Vladimir Šucha

Vladimir Šucha is Director-General of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, its in-house scientific service. He was Deputy Director-General of the JRC between 2012 and 2013. Prior to that, he spent 6 years in the position of director for culture and media in the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission. Before joining the European Commission, he held various positions in the area of European and international affairs. Between 2005 and 2006, he was director of the Slovak Research and Development Agency, national body responsible for funding research. He was principal advisor for European affairs to the minister of education of the Slovak Republic (2004-2005). He worked at the Slovak Representation to the EU in Brussels as research, education and culture counselor (2000-2004).  In parallel, he has followed a long-term academic and research career, being a full professor in Slovakia and visiting professor/scientist at different academic institutions in many countries. He published more than 100 scientific papers in peer reviewed journals.

Position: 
Director-General of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
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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
Germany

 

 

Contacts

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

Luisa Knabe
International Business Development
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

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