Opening Conference: The rationale of Europe’s security research
A warm welcome will be done by:
Ingrid van Engelshoven (Deputy Mayor of The Hague)
Patrick Padding (PASAG Vice-Chair and Core Group Leader, ENLETS, National Police, NL)
The rationale of Europe's security research: achievements and the needs to protect freedom and security of Europe and its citizens. The Commission aims at highlighting the role of security research to foster the implementation of EU policies, and presenting the financial support of the Horizon2020 to promote concrete research and innovation projects.
The event will be opened by Dutch Minister of Security and Justice Ard van der Steur and closed by Director General, Matthias Ruete.
The SRE programme, elaborated in co-operation with ENLETS, will address the end-users` needs to explore how political priorities can be transformed into concrete security research projects. In addition it will discuss how security research supports the implementation of the European Agendas on Security and on Migration. It also presents experience gained from FP7 research programmes across the EU.
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