The two day event has been organized by the European Academy of Sciences and Arts Salzburg and the University of Ulm and covered various and important aspects from social and political area. Special attention was given on funding opportunities of EU programs H2020, EUREKA as well as to the Danube Strategy; the European identity through migration and culture evolution was discussed as well as water-ethics and de-contamination.
Around 40 guests, among them scientists, industrial representatives, policy advisers and representatives of the EU-institutions participated in the event. Among them also Danube-INCO.NET and CODCR representatives.
Johannes Hahn, the Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations, expressed his support towards the Danube Academies of Science via video message. He also took the chance to express his gratitude to all the people involved in the process of developing the Danube Region and their devotion to finding the best solutions to harness it at its true potential.