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Innodrive Final Conference 22.-23.2.2011

22 – 23. February 2011 (Brussels, Belgium): The final conference presenting the results of the INNODRIVE research project was held on the 22-23 February 2011. During the first day of the two-day conference main scientific findings were presented and discussed. The second day was devoted to drawing and debating the policy conculsions arising from the project.

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Programme with links to slides and related papers:

Scientific Seminar, Tuesday 22nd February 2011

09:00 – 09:30 Registration and coffee (pre-registrations at www.innodrive.org)

09:30 – 09:40 Welcome address, Karel Lannoo, CEPS CEO, Coordinator Hannu Piekkola, UNIVAASA, Marianne Paasi, DG Research, European Commission

09:40 – 10:30 Intangible Capital and Productivity Growth in EU area – Cecilia Jona-Lasinio, Massimiliano Iommi, LUISS
[Slides] [WP 10]

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:30 Does intangible capital affect economic growth? – Felix Roth, CEPS
[Slides] [WP 3]

11:30 – 12:00 Comments on the Macro Approach – Bart van Ark, Kirsten Jaeger, The Conference Board
[Slides]
12:00 – 12:30 Living standards in an ageing, greener knowledge economy: Towards a period of lean cows? – Jorgen Mortensen, CEPS
[Slides]
[WP 4]

12:30 – 12:45 Discussant: Kieran McMorrow, DG ECFIN, European Commission
[Slides]

12:45 – 13:45 Lunch

13:45 – 14:15 How to measure intangibles of enterprises: the case of Finland and UK as example – Hannu Piekkola, UNIVAASA and Rebecca Riley, NIESR
[Slides]

14:15 – 15:15 Innovativeness and Intangibles: Norway, Germany, Slovenia, Czech Republic – Kurt Geppert, Anne Neumann, Bernd Görzig DIW, Stepan Jurajda, EI , Miroslav Verbic, IER
[Slides, Germany] [Slides, Slovenia] [Slides, Czech Republic]
[WP 6, Germany] [WP 12, Czech Republic] [WP 13, Czech Republic]

15:15 – 15:30 Discussant: Mariagrazia Squicciarini, OECD
[Slides]

15:30 – 16:15 Intangible Capital and Regional Differences – Kurt Geppert and Anne Neumann, DIW, Rebecca Riley NIESR, Hannu Piekkola UNIVAASA
[Slides]
[WP 9]

16:15 – 16:30 Coffee Break

16.30 – 17:00 Intangible Capital and Wages: A Comparison of Czech Republic, Finland and Norway – Rita Asplund, Sami Napari, ETLA
[Slides]

17:00 – 17:10 Discussant: Robert Strauss, DG Employment, European Commission

17:10 – 17:40 Comments on Micro Approach – Jonathan Haskel, Imperial College London
[Slides]


Policy Seminar, Wednesday 23rd February 2011:

09:00 – 09:20 Registration and coffee (pre-registrations at www.innodrive.org)

09:20 – 09:30 Intangibles in European growth and innovation policy - Marianne Paasi, DG Research, European Commission
[Slides]

09:30 – 10:15 How intangible investments have evolved in EU area using both firm-level and national perspectives, INNODRIVE team
[Slides]

10:15 – 10:45 Intangible capital synthesis INNODRIVE, COINVEST AND THE CONFERENCE BOARD

    Speakers:
    Jonathan Haskel, COINVEST
    Cecilia Jona-Lasinio, INNODRIVE, [Slides]
    Bart van Ark, THE CONFERENCE BOARD

10:45 – 11:00 Discussion: Fernando Galindo-Rueda, OECD
[Slides]

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:00 Policies to improve competitiveness in Europe, INNODRIVE team
    Discussant: Manfred Bergmann, DG Enterprise, European Commission
12:00 – 13:00 How to improve European competitiveness
    Panel:
    Hannu Piekkola, UNIVAASA
    Cecilia Jona-Lasinio, LUISS
    Jonathan Haskel, Imperial College
    Bart van Ark, The Conference Board, [Slides]
    Jorgen Mortensen, CEPS
    Manfred Bergmann, DG Enterprise, European Commission
13:00 – 14:00 Drinks and Lunch  



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