March 2010

The 2010 Innovation Summit

Delivering The 2010 Robert Schuman Lecture, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European commissioner for research and innovation, called on Europe to step up its innovation performance, outlining how transformative changes should be used to address “grand challenges.” Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn’s address was part of The 2010 Innovation Summit, which also saw interventions from Prof. Dr. Martin Schuurmans, chairman of the board of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), Anthony D. Williams, senior fellow for innovation at the Lisbon Council and co-author of bestseller Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, Andrew Wyckoff, director, science, technology and industry directorate at the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Rian Liebenberg, engineering director of Google.

Watch “What is Innovation?” video clip on You Tube
Watch highlights of The 2010 Innovation Summit
Watch remarks of Prof. Martin Schuurmans, EIT
Watch interview with Anthony D. Williams on Wikinomics in Europe
Download Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn’s Speech
Download Anthony Williams’ Presentation
Download OECD Presentation
Download E-brief on Wikinomics in Europe

View Photos of The 2010 Innovation Summit on the Lisbon Council flickr Photostream