EARTO Annual Conference 2017 – Munich, March 29-30, 2017 – #EARTOAC2017     

Conference Features 

Keynotes Speakers

Leaders from Research & Technology Organisations & Industries


Shaping Europe's future - RTOs at the forefront of innovation 

Conferences & Sessions

Sessions designed to make you think & conferences to make you think together

Social Event

Enjoy the conference dinner at the Residence in Munich

Keynote Speakers

Muriel Attané is EARTO Secretary General since July 2013.
Muriel Attané

Alexandra Bech Gjørv has been President and CEO of SINTEF, the larg

Alexandra Bech Gjørv

Dr Peter Dröll is in charge of Industrial technologies in the Europ

Peter Dröll

Christian Ehler was born 17 August 1963 in Munich, Germany.

Christian Ehler
Born in Bologna (Italy) in 1962, Gabriele Fioni is a Nuclear Phys
Gabriele Fioni

Dr Carlos Härtel has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) o

Carlos Härtel

Dipl-Ing Dr  Sabine Herlitschka was born on February 1, 1966 in Pfa

Sabine Herlitschka
Yngve Joseph Foss is Head of the Research Council of Norway Bruss
Yngve Joseph Foss

Dr Harri Kulmala graduated from Tampere University of Technology in

Harri Kulmala


Max Lemke

Mr Antti Peltomäki is Deputy Director-General of the Internal Marke

Antti Peltomäki

Personal Data

Franz Josef Pschierer

Prof Dr Ulrich Samm, born 1950 in Gevelsberg, Germany, is a physici

Ulrich Samm

Before seventeen years working in the Technological Centre Fatronik

Iñaki San Sebastián

Pia Sandvik is the Chairperson of RISE Research Institutes of Swede

Pia Sandvik


Georg Schütte

Vladimir Šucha is Director-General of the Joint Research Centre of

Vladimir Šucha

Frank Treppe, Director International Affairs and Research Programs

Frank Treppe

Educated as a physicist, Jan van den Biesen joined Philips in 1983

Jan van den Biesen

Prof Antti Vasara is the President & CEO of VTT Ltd (Technical

Antti Vasara

António Vicente is Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas, i

António Vicente

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Impressions of Munich


 15+ Speakers

The conference brings together 15+ speakers from all over Europe


Sessions organised with a focus on specific & relevant topics

 2 days

The EARTO conference is a 2 day event.

 200 Participants

Open to stakeholders from RTOs, industry and EARTO members.


Programme of the 2017 Conference

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Annual Conference

The EARTO Annual Conference 2017 will explore new ways and ideas on how RTOs can further contribute to increasing Europe's innovation capabilities and will look at what are the challenges hindering EU's innovation potential and how RTOs, industry, National and EU policy makers can work together towards more growth and jobs in Europe.

About the event

A 2-day Conference
March 29-30, 2017

Conference venue: 

Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
Arabellastrasse 5
81925 Munich




For general information about the conference, please contact us at:

Luisa Knabe International Business Development Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

luisa.knabe[at]zv.fraunhofer.de +49 (0)89 1205-7327 Hansastrasse 27c 80686 Munich Germany