•	Chair of session on the current relevance of Grands Projets in the Six Countries conference on Grands Projets, Brussels
•	Review of visions for the development of science, technology, innovation and business clusters in Lithuania
•	Presentation to IMPLORE Conference, Berlin, on the challenges for R&D policy and the scope for international collaboration 
•	Adviser to ERAWATCH project on the strategic governance of R&D and innovation 
•	Presentation to CREST on the policy mix peer review synthesis report 
•	Preparation of the synthesis report for the joint IPTS/CREST peer review of policy mixes in six countries
•	Preparation of workshop report on research priority setting for international cooperation 
•	Moderator of DG RTD workshop on research priority setting for international cooperation
•	Member of DG RTD Expert Group on international cooperation
•	Invited commentator at IPTS Forlearn workshop on the evaluation of foresight
•	Preparation of briefing paper for EURAB on ex-post impact assessment
•	Co-Rapporteur of DG RTD Expert Group on Fundraising by Universities from Philanthropic Sources
•	Adviser to ERAWATCH project on identification and analysis of policies to promote investment in research in non-EU countries
•	Invited commentator at Lisbon Expert Group workshop on open and systemic research and innovation policies for Europe
•	Member of the consortium taking stock of innovation evaluations for DG Enterprise’s Inno-Appraisal action line
 
Projects and tasks commencing 2007
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