Birgitte Andersen speaking at the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development: Innovation Open Day EBRD Headquarters, One Exchange Square, London, EC2A 2JN

26 January 2016 | 09:00 – 13:00

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is hosting an EBRD Innovation Day on 26 January from 10:00- 12:30 in its London Headquarters.

"Innovation in Transition", EBRD's Transition Report 2014, defined innovation by companies as a key element in the response of emerging economies to boost their productivity and to help them catch up with their more advanced neighbours. The event will take this discussion further and will explore how innovation can help boost convergence processes, re-energise transition and drive business growth.

The line up of innovation experts includes:

  • Roland Harwood, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, 100% Open
  • Professor Birgitte AndersenCEO and Co-Creator of the Big Innovation Centre
  • Dr. Christian Busch, Associate Director and Research Fellow, Innovation and Co-Creation Lab, London School of Economics (LSE)
  • Aldo Monteforte, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Floow
  • Alexander Kickinger, Head of Innovation Lab Corporates & Markets, Erste Group AG
  • Whitney Johnson, Author of “Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work”

Moderators: Alain Pilloux, EBRD's Managing Director for Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness and Jonathan Charles, EBRD's Managing Director for Communciations

CEO & CoCreator Birgitte Andersen’s talk will be on

“The New Gold! The 21st century opportunity”

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