Forward Consortium at the Virtual Island Summit – 6 -12 september

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FORWARD Consortium will be joining 10,000 islanders from around the world as a speaker at the Virtual Island Summit! It’ s a free online event designed to connect global islands, isolated areas and share their common experiences, best practices and solutions.

On September 10, from 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm Brussels time, Forward team will present the results of ORs Research and Innovation ecosystem diagnostic, tailored actions, training and networking, common strategy. At, there will be a Forward booth if attendees want to go further in the discussion with the Forward team.

The main highlights of the Forward session in the Virtual Island Summit are as follows:

– FORWARD PROJECT COORDINATOR : Dr. Fco. Javier Roo Filgueira – “Introducing Forward”

« Forward ; a EU project to foster research and innovation excellence in Outermost Regions »

-RESEARCH & INNOVATION MANAGER AT NEXA : Dr Evelyne Tarnus, « Outermost Regions in the European Research & Innovation Area »

– HEAD OF SECTION AT INNOVATION DEPARTMENT, CANARY ISLANDS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: Lucía Dobarro-Delgado – “Co-create with the researchers and innovators from the European Outermost Regions”

– DIRECTOR OF THE INNOVATION, RESEARCH AND DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT, Collectivité Territoriale of French Guiana : Marc Sagne – “The ORs, tropical Europe as an opportunity to expand the challenges of excellence in innovation and research”.

-ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COMPUTER SCIENCES, University of French Guiana, Sarah Zirmani – “ Innovation capacity in energy transition of a European outermost region : Case of French Guiana” . We encourage you to join us as stakeholders from across the world to collaborate on issues around sustainable development and the future prosperity.

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