01/06/2021

Accelerating the Impact of Innovation through SPAIN-ASEAN Strategic Partnerships in Bioeconomy, Urban and Food Sustainability


  • START DATE
    17/06/2021 - 16:00
  • EVENT TYPE
    Webinar
  • LOCATION
    Singapore, Singapore
  • END DATE
    17/06/2021 - 17:30
  • ORGANISER
    Embassy of Spain in Singapore and CDTI-Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain with the support of EURAXESS ASEAN

The event will selectively showcase ongoing research, innovation collaborations and expert exchange programs involving either academia and/or industry partners from Spain and Southeast Asian countries. The selected partnerships will focus on areas like urban and food (fisheries, aquaculture) sustainabilitybioeconomy (fungi-based biopesticides, bioplastics, forest) and environment (waste treatment).

Besides sharing previous or ongoing STI engagements with Southeast Asian counties, Spanish STI stakeholders will put forward emerging areas where they could be interested in initiating new collaborative R&D projects and tech-alliances with Southeast Asian partners.

The session will be inaugurated by H.E. Santiago Miralles, Ambassador of Spain to Singapore and feature the participation of Mr. Javier Ponce, DG CDTI – Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain.

To jumpstart the Horizon Europe Launch Event in ASEAN: Information and Partnering Brokerage happening from 28-30 June 2021, this Meet my Lab session is aimed at showcasing best practices and opportunities for collaboration with EU Member States, in particular, Spain.

This session is coordinated by the Embassy of Spain in Singapore and CDTI-Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain with the support EURAXESS ASEAN. 

REGISTER

Program:

10:00-10:05 (CET)/ 16:00-16:05 (SGT)

Opening
 

 

10:05-10:10 (CET)/ 16:05-16:10 (SGT)

Distinguished Speaker and Inauguration: H.E. Santiago Miralles, Ambassador of Spain to Singapore.
 

 

10:10-10:20 (CET)/ 16:10-16:20 (SGT)

Spain’s leadership in Horizon 2020. Tech Capacities of Spanish Research and Innovation Stakeholders: Mr. Javier Ponce, Director General CDTI, Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain.
 

 

10:20-11:30 (CET)/ 16:20-17:30 (SGT)

Ongoing R&D partnerships with ASEAN and Pitching of Ideas for New Projects and Strategic Alliances in Bioeconomy, Urban and Food Sustainability: Moderator: Mr. Adrián Gutierrez, Chief Representative of CDTI to India, South and South East Asia, Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain.
 

 

  1. Research and Innovation Cooperation:

 

10:30-10:40 (CET)/ 16:30-16:40 (SGT)

 

URBAN SUSTAINABILITY

 

Dr. Raul Sánchez, Head of Natural Resources Area.
 

 

 

10:40-10:50 (CET)/ 16:40-16:50 (SGT)

 

BIOECONOMY

 

Dr. Daniel Menchaca, Innovation Specialist, The Circular Lab.
 

 

10:50-11:00 (CET)/ 16:50-17:00 (SGT)

 

BIOECONOMY

 

Mr. José Ramón Fernández, Director R&D

Ms. Lucía Polo, Marketing Manager
 

 

11:00-11:10 (CET)/ 17:00-17:10 (SGT)

 

FOOD SUSTAINABILITY

 

  • CETMAR Marine Technology Center

Dr. Rosa Chapela, Head of Fisheries Socioeconomic Department.

 

  1. Research Mobility and Training of Experts:
     

 

11:10-11:20 (CET)/ 17:10-17:20 (SGT)

FOREST BIOECONOMY

Dr. Felipe Bravo, Professor, Director of Research Institute for Sustainable forestry management and President of the Spanish Society of Forest Sciences.

 

 

11:20-11:30 (CET)/ 17:20-17:30 (SGT)

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT

 

Dr. Daniel González Alé, Post-doc researcher and coordinator of MSCA RISE project RECYCLES

 

 

 

11:30 (CET)/ 17:30 (SGT)

Closing

 

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