“ENRICH” Launch Event & Networking Cocktail


ENRICH is the European Network of Research and Innovation Centres and Hubs. Funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme the ENRICH Network offers services to connect European research, technology and business organisations with three global frontrunner innovation markets: Brazil, China and the USA.

Following the launch of the ENRICH Centres in Brazil, China and USA, we are ready to take off in the heart of Europe!

In the by  invitation only  event, requiring registration we would like to inform research & innovation actors about the opportunities that the ENRICH initiative can offer to companies and researchers for international growth.





Moderator – Robert Sanders, EBN

17h00          Welcome Words            

Javier Echarri - CEO, EBN


17h10          Why ENRICH?

Promoting research and innovation cooperation with international partners and strengthening the EU's scientific excellence and attractiveness.

Adam Tyson - Head of Unit for North America, Latin America and Caribbean, DG Research & Innovation


17h30          Introduction to the ENRICH Centres and the service offer

ENRICH Coordinators (10’ each):

  • Brazil - Johanna Haunschild, IPK Fraunhofer
  • China - Sara Medina, SPI
  • USA - Johanna Fuellmann, DLR


18h00         Discussion & Wrap Up followed by Networking Cocktail