Speakers

Abdullah Al Jufaili
General Manager
SHARAKAH – Fund for Development of Youth Projects
Sultanate of Oman

Despina Anastasopoulos
Research & Innovation Manager
INTRASOFT International
Greece

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Sergio Arzeni
President
International Network for SMEs – INSME
Italy

Roland Benedikter
Co-Head
Eurac Research Center for Advanced Studies
Italy

Su-Hyun Berg
Senior Advisor
Korean SMEs Renewable Energy
South Korea

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Joseba Bilbatua
Director
SMART AM
Spain

Gregory Bird
Deputy Secretary General
Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics – GCEL
Switzerland

Raimund Bröchler
Senior Research & Innovation Manager
INTRASOFT International
Luxembourg

Peter Chisnall
Programme Manager
EUROSTARS
Belgium

Massimo Deandreis
General Manager
S.R.M. Economic Research Center related to Intesa Sanpaolo Group
Italy

Chris Decubber
Technical Director
European Factories of the Future Research Association – EFFRA
Belgium

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Jaime del Castillo
President
Información y Desarrollo – INFYDE
Spain

Andrea Di Anselmo
Vice-President and Founding Member
META Group Srl
Italy

Christian Dubarry
Head of European Affairs
BPI France
France

Javier Echarri
CEO
European Business & Innovation Centres Network – EBN
Belgium

Aleardo Furlani
Expert S3 Smart Specialization Strategy
Valle D’Aosta Region
Italy

Elisabetta Gardini
Member
European Parliament
Italy

Alejandro González Hernández
Chair – OECD WPSMEE and
Director – The Institute of the Entrepreneur – INADEM
Mexico

Datuk Hafsah Hashim
CEO
SME Corporation
Malaysia

Candace Johnson
President
European Business Angels Network – EBAN
Belgium

Nosipho Khonkwane
Executive Manager
Small Enterprise Development Agency – SEDA
South Africa

Nadine Levratto
CNRS Research Professor
Université Paris Nanterre, EconomiX
France

Jorge Liz
Cluster representative
EUREKA
Belgium

Maryse Louis
General Manager
Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Institutes of Economic Sciences – FEMISE
France

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Zoé Luçon
Director Key Partnerships
ANIMA Investment Network
France

Matteo Maggiore
Director of communication
European Investment Bank
Luxembourg

Giacomo Mattinò
Head of Unit
Enterprise Europe Network and SMEs internationalization
‎European Commission
Belgium

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Patrick Meinhardt
Head of Politics, Der Mittelstand – BVMW
Executive Board Member, European Entrepreneurs
Germany

Presentation

Giles Merritt
Founder and Chairman
Friends of Europe
Belgium

Jay Mitra
Director
Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Essex University Business School
United Kingdom

Presentation

Niki Naska
Head of Public Affairs
EUREKA Network
Belgium

Carlo Nicolais
Director – Institutional Relations & Communication
Maire Tecnimont
Italy

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Esteban Pelayo
Director
European Association of Development Agencies – EURADA
Belgium

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Giuseppe Perrone
Senior Manager
EY
Italy

Martin Ruppert
Managing Director
IMP3rove – European Innovation Management Academy
Germany

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Marie-Elisabeth Rusling
CEO & Board Member
Business Angels Europe – The European Confederation for Angel Investing – BAE
Belgium

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Captain Samuel Salloum
Co-Chairman
Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics – GCEL
Switzerland

Roberto Santolamazza
General Director
T2i technology transfer and innovation
Italy

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Henryk Stasinski
President
Association Free Entrepreneurship
Poland

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Philippe Vanrie
Head of Secretariat
EUREKA Network
Belgium

Cristina Vit
R&D and Operations Manager
Eidon Lab
Italy

Giovanni Zazzerini
Secretary General
International Network for SMEs – INSME
Italy

Simone Zeh Atanasovski
Principal
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development – EBRD
United Kingdom

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