Scotland’s Collaborative Place in Europe

Scotland Europa and Scottish Government

Scotland Europa and the Scottish Government would like to invite you to Scotland House, Rond-point Schuman 6, Brussels on 26 March 2018, for an event to promote Scotland’s formal position on FP9.

During the session, you can expect: 

  • An outline of our R&I excellence (reflecting key research strengths, research pools and innovation centres, and university/business collaborations) and existing experience in Scotland that could support the wider objectives of the European Union, including widening participation.
  • The welcome that Scotland continues to extend, and intends to continue to extend to students, researchers and collaborators from across Europe.
  • Communicating Scotland’s continuing desire to play a full part in collaborative European research and innovation programmes as a European partner now and in future.

Scotland is passionate about fostering a culture of innovation which supports the high-impact, world-class research of our universities and research institutes and improving levels of commercialisation of academic research. We know this ambition is shared at a European level, which is why Scotland would like to share with you its formal position on the structure of FP9.

The event will primarily focus on sharing Scottish R&I related views, expertise and experience in the shape of key recommendations and priorities stemming from our FP9 position. 

There will be an opportunity to engage with confirmed speaker, Shirley Anne Somerville, Scottish Government Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, Sheila Rowan, Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland, as well as network with a number of high-profile participants, including EU officials, Principals from Scotland’s top universities.

Full agenda and further information to follow shortly.

We encourage you all to join us in the conversation in Brussels. To confirm your interest in the event, please send an email to

We look forward to hearing from you. 

Event Information

26-03-2018 17:30

Venue Location

Rond-Point Schuman 6
Philip Piatkiewicz

Rond-Point Schuman 6