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European Innovation Council

Hear the keynote speeches from the pioneers of innovation in Europe, great scientists and entrepreneurs to get inspired!

Discover the speakers of the EIC Summit 2024 edition. We are adding speakers on a regular basis when their attendance is confirmed. Don't hesitate to come back to this page later on to discover the full panel of speakers.   

Iliana Ivanova

Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth

Marc Lemaître

Director-General, Directorate General for "Research and innovation" (RTD)

Jean-David Malo

Director of the European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

Caroline Voltz

Scientific lead in the oncology and haematology office at EMA

Clyde Hutchinson

Transportation, Decarbonization & ALT Fuels, Coastal Tourism, Circular Economy, Habitat Restoration & Dual Technologies

Olivia McDermott

Associate Professor in Regulatory Affairs and Operational Excellence at the University of Galway in Ireland

Marcello Bondesan

Head of Energy Engineering and Measuring Department, Operations, Hera

Justyna Tisserand

Project Advisor, Leader of the “Health” Team in the EIC Accelerator Unit.

Bertrand Wert

Innovation maker and demand side measures expert at European Innovation Council

Carina Faber

EIC Programme Manager for renewable energy conversion and alternative resource exploitation

Franc Mouwen

EIC Programme Manager for architecture engineering construction technologies​​

Vassilis Tsanidis

Innovation Procurement Advisor, European Innovation Council, European Commission.

Nathalie Noupadja

Manager, Strategy & Business Design, Government & Public Sector, Deloitte, SPIN4EIC Project Manager.

Mandy Chan

Procurement Specialist, First movers Coalition, World Economic Forum

Rob van Riet

Interim Head, First Movers Coalition, Senior Advisor, Centre for Nature and Climate World Economic Forum

Samira Nik

EIC Programme Manager for quantum tech and electronics

Gustav Kalbe

Acting Director of DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology C Digital Excellence and Science Infrastructure

Albena Kuyumdzhieva

Policy Officer at European Innovation Council Unit, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission

Liviu Știrbăț

Head of Unit for AI in Science in the DG for Research and Innovation at the European Commission