Ulrich Samm

Prof Dr Ulrich Samm, born 1950 in Gevelsberg, Germany, is a physicist. He finished his PhD at the RWTH Aachen University in the field High Energy Physics and habilitated at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf in the field of plasma physics and became full Professor in 1999. A major part of his professional life was devoted to the field of plasma physics and international fusion research working at Forschungszentrum Jülich, where he became director of the Institute for Energy and Climate Research - Plasma Physics in 1999. He served as Head of Research Unit, Association EURATOM-FZJ. Since 2015 he is member of the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels, giving advice in the fields of research and innovation policy, energy and digitalisation.

Rapporteur on H2020 mid-term evaluation, European Economic and Social Committee

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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