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European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel will speak at our EU-Startups Summit on May 12-13 in Barcelona!

On May 12-13 we’ll be hosting the 2022 edition of the EU-Startups Summit in beautiful Barcelona! This exciting in-person event will enable you to connect with Europe’s most influential investors, founders and entrepreneurs, as well as to get the most knowledgeable and inspiring insights into the European startup ecosystem.

Today, we are thrilled to announce our next speaker highlight: Mariya Gabriel, the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, will join us at this year’s EU-Startups Summit!

Recognised as one of Europe’s most influential women, Mariya Gabriel has served as European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth since 2019. She previously served as a Member of the European Parliament from 2009 to 2017. 

Mrs. Gabriel is responsible for EU policies related to Horizon Europe (the EU R&I programme), research and innovation, the Erasmus+ programme, education, culture and sport. Under her leadership, the Digital Single Market of the European Commission became a reality and she developed the first pan-European programme Digital Europe with a budget of €9 billion. Mariya is also behind ambitious proposals supporting the development of creative industries, and turning digital research into European innovation success stories.

At this year’s EU-Startups Summit Mariya Gabriel will talk about the European Commission’s perspective on startups and innovation in Europe, and how to create a fair and prosperous environment for European tech companies to grow.

It’s certainly going to be a highlight of the event, so make sure you don’t miss it. Secure your ticket now, and add this very special event to your calendar. The EU-Startups Summit is coming up quick, so make sure you secure your ticket now so you can guarantee your space at unmissable events like this fintech panel discussion. You can also check out more information about the Summit on our dedicated event page. 

Patricia Allen
Patricia Allen
is the Head of Content at EU-Startups. With a background in politics, Patricia has a real passion for how shared ideas across communities and cultures can bring new initiatives and innovations for the future. She spends her time bringing you the latest news and updates of startups across Europe, and curating our social media.

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