The Impact of Science

Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Thursday, 25 April 2013
The Program

09.00-09.30

Registration

09.30-09.40

Opening plenary session by the chairman: Douwe Breimer; Professor of Pharmacology and Past Rector Magnificus & President of Leiden University

09.40-11.00

 I Return on Investment of Science

http:

 09.40-09.55

Official opening: Karl Dittrich; President of the Association of Universities in The Netherlands (VSNU) - presentation here

 09.55-10.10

Donald Dingwell; Secretary General European Research Council (ERC) & Professor Experimental Volcanology, Ludwig-Maximillians Universität München                        Keynote from a policy perspective by the EU

10.10-10.25

Nick Fowler; Managing Director, Academic and Government Institutions, Elsevier
Keynote on the position of the Netherlands compared to Europe, Asia and the Americas - presentation here & brochure here.

10.25-10.40

Erkki Ormala; Professor Innovation Management, Aalto University & former Vice President Business Environment, Nokia & President DigitalEurope                                    from a business perspective - presentation here.

10.40-10.55

Shirley Pearce; Board Member Higher Education Funding Council for Engeland & Chair of Council for Industry & Higher Education, Task Force Enhancing Value
Keynote from a research perspective - presentation here.

10.55-11.10

Q&A


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11.10-11.30

Break

11.30-12.30

II Facing the facts: Measuring & demonstrating the value & impact of science

    11.30-12.30

Introduction:
Reinhilde Veugelers; Member of the Scientific Council of the ERC & Professor in Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation, KULeuven
Keynote from a policy perspective by the EU - presentation here.

Forum discussion:
   Focus on internal measurement methods & accountability issues
- Defining impact & success of science for different research fields
- Showing latest insights and limitations of measuring the impact
- Demonstrating effects of the impact of science for the public & private sector



Participation from different stakeholders:
Paul Wouters; Director Centre for Science & Technology Studies (CWTS), LU
Ben Jongbloed; Senior Research Associate CHEPS & project member U-Multirank 
- presentation here.
Frank Miedema; Vice President of the Executive Board and Dean, UMC Utrecht                Nico Stam; Executive Director Global Licensing & Asset Management, Merck 



12.30-13.30

Lunch


    13.30-15.00

III Enhancing your performance

for Policymakers

for Business

Research Management

How to enhance the performance & impact (appreciation and use) of science for policymaking

Introduction by moderator:
Jarig van Sinderen
, Chief Economist, Authority for Consumers & Markets
Focus on indicators & outcome
- presentation here.

Speaker 1
Klaus Jacob; Research Director of the Environmental Policy Research Centre, Germany
'How to optimize the performance for policymaking'

Speaker 2
Jeroen Backs; Head of the Department for Strategic Policymaking, Flemish Ministry of Education and Training
'How to optimize the impact for policymaking'
- presentation here.

Outlines of the presentations of Klaus Jacob & Jeroen Backs here.
How to enhance the performance & impact (appreciation and use) of science for Innovation

Introduction by moderator:
Ron Winkler, Senior Program Officer for Science, Innovation and Valorization, STW
Focus on indicators & outcome
- presentation here.

Speaker 1
Jo Bury; General Manager of the Flemish Institute for Biotechnology
'How to optimize the performance for innovation'
- presentation here.

Speaker 2
Marja Zonnevylle
; Manager Gas Processing Design, Shell
'How to optimize the impact for innovation'
- presentation here.
How to enhance the performance & impact of science internally and externally

Introduction by moderator:
Lisa Colledge; Senior Project Manager Strategic Alliances, Elsevier
Focus on indicators & outcome
- presentation here.

Speaker 1
Carl Johan Sundberg; Professor, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology and Unit for Bioentrepeneurship, Karolinska Institute
'How to use outcomes to optimize the internal performance' 
- presentation here.

Speaker 2
Cornelis van Bochove; Professor of science policy studies (CWTS)
'How to use outcomes to optimize science policy & research funding'
- presentation here.

15.00-15.30

Break


    15.30-16.30

 IV Marketing of Science: Reporting scientific results to investors in science


    15.30-15.45


    15.45-16.30


Concluding keynote
 
'External accountability & "marketing" of results towards different stakeholders'

Forum discussion:
Michiel Kolman; Senior Vice President, Elsevier (Moderator)                                        Marja Zonnevylle; Manager Gas Processing Design, Shell                                          Carl Johan Sundberg; Professor & Unit for Bioentrepeneurship, Karolinska Institute        Jo Bury; General Manager of the Flemish Institute for Biotechnology


16:30 - 17.30

Reception

 

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