SEP 2014 – Financing Innovation at ECOC

PRESENTATIONS

• EUROPEAN OVERVIEW: “H2020 SME-I COSME EIF RSFF RSI: Finance spaghetti alphabet” A dummies guide to finance acronym land in Europe and how to get it to work for you.
James Cogan, Senior Consultant, PNO

• UNITED KINGDOM: “Incentives and Support for Innovation in the UK”
Anke Lohman, Head of Photonics, Knowledge Transfer Network

• JAPAN: “Industry-Academia Collaborative R&D Programs in Japan”
Takatomo Enoki, Senior VP Broadband System & Device Business Group, NTT Electronics

• USA: “Modern vs. Classic Innovation Models in Photonics”
Tom Hausken, Senior Engineering & Applications Advisor, OIDA/OSA

• SWITZERLAND: “Innovation: The Swiss Democratic System”
Christoph Harder, President, SWISSPHOTONICS

• FRANCE: “A MAINSTAY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PHOTONICS SMES IN SOUTHERN FRANCE”
Philippe Brégi, Member, Pôle OPTITEC

• GERMANY: “Germany/Berlin Opportunities to Finance Research and Innovation”
Martin Schell, Director, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (Germany)

• NEXPRESSO model “Network for EXchange and PRototype Evaluation of photonicS componentS and Optical systems”
Carlos Lee, Director General, EPIC (European Photonics Industry Consortium)

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Jean-François Morizur, CEO, CAILabs (France)
• Martin Schell, Director, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (Germany)
• Michael Lebby, CEO, OneChip (Canada)
• Mike Wale, Director, Oclaro (United Kingdom)