High Level Group of Innovators Established to Advise on a Potential European Innovation Council – Slovenian Expertise On-Board
(Brussels, 20 January 2017) The European Commission has
announced the 15 members of the new High Level Group that will advise the
Commission on how to strengthen support for breakthrough, market-creating
innovation in Horizon 2020 and future research and innovation programmes.
The High Level Group of Innovators brings together leading
personalities from across Europe with a wide range of expertise in business
innovation, including entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and other major players in
the innovation ecosystem.
Among 15 members balanced in terms of skills, experience,
knowledge, geographical diversity, gender and age, Slovenian Dr Jana Kolar (CEO
of CERIC-ERIC and governing board member of the European Institute for
Innovation and Technology - EIT) has been selected among 469 candidates.
Associated News – Slovenian Press Agency (STA)