Date Hour Room Track
07th February,2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am Track 3

The legislation on intellectual property is fragmented across the European Union, which means costly patents. Ethical legislation also varies from state to state. How can we adopt unified European legislation on healthy ageing products? How can European countries unite around common standards?

In addition, public investment, mostly in the form of reimbursement, is a strong incentive for investors, but it is also arbitrary and therefore unpredictable. With a limited budget, public actors are often hesitant about investing in novel concepts. Can a common European Social Security policy be created?

Miguel Gonzalez-Sancho - DG CONNECT, European Commission

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