Taftie Policy Forum 2019 Digital Europe Programme

03.12 2019


Taftie Policy Forum 28th November 2019 Mondorf les Bains (Luxembourg)


Digital Europe Programme - Role and opportunities for innovation agencies


Welcome words

Ian Cresswell - Luxinnovation & Taftie Chairman


Introduction to Digital Europe Programme and country cases

General introduction of Digital Europe Programme: structure, objectives, instruments, state of play

Vesa Terävä - Head of Unit, Research Strategy and Programme Co-ordination, DG CNECT


Digital innovation - strategy for a data-driven economy, presentation of the Luxembourg case

Sasha Baillie - CEO, Luxinnovation


The Digitalisation Agency in Austria

Wolfgang Wisek - Project Manager Digitisation, FFG Austria


Artificial Intelligence


Artificial intelligence in Digital Europe Programme
Juha Heikkilä - Head of Unit, Robotics and AI, DG CNECT


How Bpifrance is boosting AI adoption in France?

Raphaël Didier - Development Director, Innovation Department, Bpifrance


Cybersecurity and trust


Cybersecurity and trust in Digital Europe Programme

Jean-François Junger - Deputy Head of Unit, Cybersecurity Technology and Capacity Building, DG CNECT


Our trust in Hardware

Jan-Henrik Fischer-Wolfarth - Head of Electric Mobility, VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH


Advanced digital skills and use of digital technologies across the economy


Advanced digital skills and use of digital technologies including DIHs

Silvia Merisio - Policy Officer, Digital Economy and Skills, DG CNECT


How the Luxembourg Digital Innovation Hub contributes to the data-driven economy

Marina Guérin-Jabbour - Head of Digital Innovation Hub, Luxinnovation




Digital Europe Programme - Supercomputing

Evangelia Markidou - Policy Officer High Performance Computing & Quantum Technology, DG CNECT


Examples of how an innovation agency promotes supercomputing to foster innovation capabilities

Eduardo Maldonado - President, ANI Portugal




e-Estonia, building a digital society

Anett Numa - e-Estonia