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Establishing a Transatlantic Innovation Economy

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About this Event

09 Feb 2011 @ 12:45

About the Speaker:

Jeffries Briginshaw is the EU Executive Director of the Transatlantic Business Dialogue (TABD), a CEO-level body that represents EU and US business interests in discussions with the US government and the European Commission on transatlantic business and economic affairs.

Before joining the TABD, Mr. Briginshaw was Head of Political and Regulatory Affairs at British American Tobacco. Prior to this, he worked in the area of intellectual property at the UK law firm Lovells.


About the Speech: 

Jeffries Briginshaw discussed the importance of innovation as an engine for EU-US growth, employment and competitive advantage vis-à-vis the emerging economies. 

In December 2010, Jeffries Briginshaw and Kathryn Hauser, respectively the EU and US Chairs of the TABD, and the CEOs of member companies, met with the Transatlantic Economic Council to convey their views that joint action on strengthening innovation in the transatlantic economy should be a priority for discussion between EU and US leaders. 

The TABD October 2010 report on “Accelerating the Transatlantic Innovation Economy” details ten policy principles and recommendations for innovation and is available below http://www.tabd.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&layout=blog&id=8&Itemid=11

The IIEA wishes to acknowledge the support it has received from the European Commission throughout 2011.

 

Theme: Foreign Policy and ESDP  Economics and Finance 

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