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Friday 17 December 2010

Launch of the Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness, created and supported by ESCP Europe and Foundation Europe +

Hugues du Rouret and Pascal Morand, Chairman and Dean, ESCP Europe, Pierre Guénant and Patrick Gounelle, Co-Chairmen, Europe+ Foundation announce with great pleasure the launch of the Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness, created and supported by ESCP Europe and Foundation Europe +,on Tuesday January 11th, 2011, at 5.30 pm at ESCP Europe.

The inaugural presentation will be followed by a round table discussion with a panel of European experts and business leaders and led by Delphine Manceau, the Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness’ Director.

Agenda of the Inauguration of the Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness

5:30 pm - Welcome

5.45 pm  - Welcome speech by ESCP Europe Dean, Pascal Morand, and by Pierre Guénant and Patrick Gounelle, Co-Chairmen of the Europe+ Foundation

6.00 pm – Institute Patron’s Address

6.20 pm - Presentation of the Institute' goals and activities by Professor Delphine Manceau

6.30 pm - Debate on innovation role as a competitiveness key factor with:
* Pierre Bergé, Chairman of the Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent Foundation, Chairman of the French Institute for Fashion (IFM)
* Pascal Colombani, Chairman of Valeo, Senior Adviser at A.T. Kearney
* Giovanni Colombo, EIT Executive Committee member, Adjunct Professor at Politecnico di Torino
* André Harari, Chairman of Lectra’s Board of Directors
* Odile Quintin, Special Adviser at the European Commission, Affiliate Professor at ESCP Europe
* Stephan Schwarz, Chairman of GRG Services Group, President of the Berlin Chamber of Crafts

8.00 pm - Cocktail
 

Practical information
Tuesday January 11th, 2011, at 17:30
ESCP Europe – Paris Campus
79, avenue de la République, 75011 Paris


Contacts ESCP Europe
Julie Fabbri
Emmanuelle Tessier-Solaz

More information about the Innovation and Competitiveness Report

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