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Read and View exclusive interviews with the conference speakers. In the Pre-Conference Interview Series, we contacted some of the speakers and asked them to  provide us with a taste of what we will hear at the conference. During the Conference, we interviewed speakers and participants and we present the videos in this section. 



 Conference Interviews





Pre-Conference Interviews

Interview with Richard Tuffs, ERRIN Director: Dr Tuffs discusses about the regional dimension of innovation and stresses the role of citizen engagement in the process of Innovation.

Interview with Evi Sachini, Director of the National Documentation Centre of Greece: Dr. Evi Sachini talks about the National Documentation Centre of Greece and its involvement in organizing the WIRE 2014

Interview with Nicolas Singer, coordinator of the Project Officers’ team within the INTERREG IVC: Mr.Singer  talks about  the interregional cooperation  in the programming period 2014-2020.

Interview with Constantinos Kokkinoplitis, Research & Innovation Strategy Expert: Mr. Kokkinoplitis explains how we can increase the impact of open data economy in Greece.

Interview with Dirk Pilat, Deputy Director, Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD :Dr. Pilat  highlights the role of performance indicators in fostering evidence-based policies and shaping the R&D landscape in Europe.

Interview with Dimitris Corpakis, Head of Unit, Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation in Horizon 2020, DG Research & Innovation : Dr Corpakis explains  how Horizon2020 will address the Innovation divide in Europe.

Interview with Rafael Rodriquez, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas: Prof. Rodriguez talks about Smart Specialisation Strategies and explains how Regions can translate them into policy mix for efficient governance.

Interview with Giannis Stoitsis, COO, Agro-Know: Dr. Stoitsis talks about open data in Greece and its power to transform traditional business.

Interview with Hugo Hollanders, Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and technology (UNU-MERIT), the Author of Regional Innovation Scoreboard : Prof. Hollanders stresses the role of benchmarking and innovation indicators in designing and monitoring efficient policies

Interview with Charlina Vitcheva, Director, Smart and Sustainable Growth and Southern Europe, DG Regional and Urban Policy: Mrs. Vitcheva outlines the novelties of the ESIF 2014-2020 and points out to its main priorities.





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