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WATCH: Cities Partnerships Programme Stockholm Summit

23 July 2021

Videos from the Cities Partnerships Programme Summit, hosted by UCL and the Stockholm Trio (Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University.

Screenshots of speakers at the CPP (Stockholm) event

Research and Innovation Summit, Summer 2021

Topic: Launch event of UCL Cities Partnerships Programme with Stockholm, around the start of the Horizon Europe funding programme. Using the launch of the EU’s key funding stream for research and innovation as the occasion to gather the Cities Partnerships Programme’s partners and articulate the Programme’s aims over the next three years.

Aims: High level launch of the Cities Partnership Programme (CPP) Stockholm and Horizon Europe; clarify UK eligibility in Horizon Europe; profile local researchers and innovators (industry); profile the city research and innovation ecosystems; encourage networking (digital networking in the pandemic/post-pandemic world).
By convening the four academic institutions, University College London (UCL), The Stockholm Trio (Karolinska Institutet (KI), KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm University (SU) with other bodies, the targeted approach of the CPP (a strategic global initiative by UCL) will build on these achievements and create sustainable, productive relationships dedicated to the creation and dissemination of knowledge from 2020-3.

The summit was held on 15 June 2021

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Part 1
Welcome and Introduction to UCL Cities Partnership Programme (CPP) Stockholm

Dr Catalina Turcu
UCL Academic Director CPP Stockholm

Welcome from UCL

Professor David Price
UCL Vice-Provost Research, Innovation & Global Engagement

Welcome from Stockholm

Professor Stefan Östlund
Vice President Global relations KTH, (representing the Stockholm Trio)

Introduction to Stockholm

Adjunct Professor Clara Hellner
Director of Research & Innovation, Stockholm Region

Alexandra Göransson
Deputy CEO, City of Stockholm

Introduction to London

Theo Blackwell MBE
Chief Digital Officer for London

Network IQ and Innovation

Dr Daria Tataj
Expert on
innovation networks, Former Chair of Advisors to EU Commissioner for Research and Innovation, and World Economic Forum’s Digital Leader (2017)

Horizon Europe

What are the challenges connected to missions and clusters and how should researchers and companies address these?

Philippe Froissard
Head of Unit: Cities Mission, Directorate-General Research and Innovation, European Commission

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Part 2
Towards Horizon Europe Funding - Taking stock of research process, outputs and outcomes

Dr Catalina Turcu
UCL Academic Director CPP Stockholm

University Support Services & Tips to Access Horizon Europe Funding from the Experts
What is needed for a successful proposal and where to go for support

Kimberly Cornfield
Head of European Research and Innovation, UCL
Björn Kull
Head of Grants Office, KI

Frontiers: Research process and academia-public-private partnering

Professor Roman Zubarev
TopSpek, KI

Rich Walker
Managing Director, Shadow Robot

Associate Professor Zahra Kalantari
Digital Demo Stockholm, KTH & SU

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Health: Research process and academia-public-private partnering

Professor Rajiv Jalan
Yaqrit Ltd. (Liver Disease), Professor of Hepatology and Head of the Liver Failure Group at UCL Consultant hepatologist at the Royal Free Hospital in London, Founder Yaqrit Ltd.

Dr. Veronique Chotteau
Senior researcher, KTH, School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health

Professor Ingrid Kockum
KI, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

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Climate Change: Research process and academia-public-private partnering

Dr. Maria Kamargianni
Associate Professor of Transport & Energy, Head of MaaSLab, UCL Energy Institute

Professor Ulf Olofsson
Professor in Tribology, KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management

Professor Annica Ekman
SU Department of Meteorology

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Part 3
Conclusions and next steps of cooperation

Dr Catalina Turcu
UCL Academic Director CPP Stockholm

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