October 11, 2017
DTU Campus
Europe/Stockholm timezone

Event description


Invitation to

The European Spallation Source

Horizon 2020 (H2020-INFRADEV-1-2015-1)

“Establishing and Maintaining an Innovation Framework”

11th October 2017

Glass Hall, Building 101, Anker Engelundsvej 1, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark

As a green field research facility and one of the largest science and technology infrastructure projects being built in Europe today, the European Spallation Source (ESS) offers many innovation opportunities. To leverage the scientific and technological opportunities arising from the design, construction, and operation, ESS is currently in the process of establishing an innovation management structure within the organization and implementing concrete steps to build internal capacity.

The aim of the conference is to achieve a broad and effective exchange of best practice among ESS partner organisations. The conference is organised in the framework of the Horizon 2020 project BrightnESS and will focus on the importance of the establishment and maintenance of an innovation framework and its ecosystem.

The conference addresses stakeholders of the innovation systems from ESS and its partner organizations. The one-day event will be divided into two blocks, each block will have three speakers with strong knowledge transfer background. The blocks will be finalized by interactive workshops to provide a forum of best practice exchange from similar organisations.

Main partners for the conference organization are the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and the High Energy Physics Technology Transfer Network (HEPTech).

Please register here for the event

The European Spallation Source ERIC

The European Spallation Source (ESS) is a Partnership of European Nations committed to the goal of collectively building and operating the world's leading facility for research using neutrons. The ESS is a European Research Infrastructure Consortium with 12 member and 3 observer countries, including the two host countries Sweden and Denmark.


BrightnESS is a European Union-funded project within the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme in support of the European Spallation Source (ESS), a partnership of several European nations working together to build the world’s next-generation neutron science facility. The BrightnESS programme is designed to ensure that key challenges are met in order to build an ESS that can deliver high-impact scientific and technological knowledge.


This project has received funding from the European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 under grant agreement No 676548.










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