A Successful Start to ECCIR’s International Innovation Masterclass

On September 15, ECCIR hosted the first webinar in our “International Innovation Masterclass” series: “Innovate with Bavaria.” This event offered attendees a unique opportunity to gain insight into one of Europe’s most powerful innovation engines, engage directly with Bavarian and Canadian experts, and discover how to make use of Bavaria’s innovation capacities for their own strategic purposes. ECCIR would like to extend our gratitude to the presenters who made this webinar a success:

Mike Allan, CEO of Routeique

Frédéric Arsenault, Manager of Business Development & Technology at the State of Bavaria Montreal Office

Britta Baron, President of the European-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research (ECCIR)

Andrew Bauder, Industrial Technology Advisor and the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) Lead for Germany

Sandra Candie, Director of Industry and Global Partnerships for Alberta Innovates

Dr. Jennifer E. Decker, Consul (Principal Advisor) for the NRC, Germany

David Dunkerley, Consul, Senior Trade Commissioner, and Head of Office for the Consulate of Canada in Munich

Dr. Florence Gauzy, Senior Scientific Officer for the Scientific Coordination Office in the Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR) GmbH

Dr. Christian Hackl, Managing Director at TUM-Tech GmbH

Dr. Karin Lobinger, Head of the EU and International Affairs’ Unit of the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts

Natalia García Mozo, Head of Unit SME Advisory Services for BayFOR Gmbh

Vladimir Mravcak, Chairman and CEO of Atlantis Research Labs

Veronika Reichl, Deputy Head of Investor Services at Invest in Bavaria

Fiona Rumohr, Scientific Officer for the Scientific Coordination Office in BayFOR GmbH

ECCIR’s International Innovation Masterclass is designed to profile a select number of European regions as innovation partners for Canadian stakeholders. The webinars bring together expert speakers from Canadian and international industry, government, and academia to help attendees:

  • Discover the selected region as a European innovation leader, including the key sectors and initiatives
  • Find out about funding and support services
  • Understand how to connect to productive international partnerships
  • Be inspired by success stories from stakeholders who have developed collaborative partnerships abroad

You can find previous webinar recordings and resources here. Subscribe to ECCIR’s mailing list for updates on upcoming webinars.