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Conference of Rectors and Presidents of European Universities of Technology Conference of Rectors and Presidents of European Universities of Technology

Objectives:


In 1980, this Conference has been started following a joint initiative of Aachen and Vienna,
to establish an informal group of representatives from leading engineering universities in Europe,

The basic objectives of The Conference are to offer an open forum for

  • discussing topics of major common concern, that are not discussed in other fora,
  • identifying differences and commonalities of existing solutions to problems of common interest,
  • developing new ideas and - if appropriate - preparing recommendations on specific topics, and, thus,
  • forming a "think tank" for the future development of the universities of technology in Europe.


As an informal group The Conference has no formal international or European organisational structure.



38th Conference of Rectors and Presidents of European Universities of Technology


13-14 September 2019
Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary


HORIZONS OF EUROPEAN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION:
EXPERIENCES OF HORIZON 2020 AND PERSPECTIVES FOR HORIZON EUROPE

Discussions at the 2019 Conference will address issues such as:

  • Universities of science technology as backbone of the European research and innovation
  • Coping with Global Challenges and Industrial Competitiveness - getting organised for success
  • Universities collaborating with the "real world" and contributing to innovation in Europe
  • Enhancing Europe's attractiveness for excellent researchers from all over the world
  • Strategies for international cooperation with excellent partners
  • Utilizing researcher mobility for career development and for facilitating institutional cooperation
  • Strengthening cooperation between universities and major research infrastructures
  • Providing opportunities for high risk/high gain research



We are looking forward to welcoming you in Budapest in September 2019!


Prof. János Józsa
Rector, Budapest University of
Technology and Economics

Prof. Manfred Horvat
Conference Coordinator