On 25-26 Novembre, Foreign Ministries Science and Technology Advisors Network (FMSTAN) and Science Policy in Diplomacy and External Relations (SPIDER) organised a series of events related to Science and Diplomacy. Director of ESPI was invited to participate in a panel discussion on Technological Diplomacy that took place in the Vienna Diplomatische Akademie. He presented the situation, perspectives and challenges for the European Space sector.
The discussion was moderated by Marcus Bergmann, Head of Department of Scientific Cooperation, Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA). The other panelists were Olga Memedovic, Deputy Director and Chief, Business Environment Cluster and Innovation Division at the Department of Trade, Investment and Innovation, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Martin Rauchbauer, Co-Director, Open Austria in Silicon Valley.