Director of Innovation, DG GROW
Slawomir Tokarski graduated from Warsaw University and obtained a PhD at the European University Institute in Fiesole in 1995. Between 1996 and 2004 he occupied a number of managerial positions in the Polish administration involved in the EU accession and negotiation process. In 2004 he joined the European Commission in the cabinet of the Commissioner responsible for regional policy. In 2009 he was nominated Head of economic policy Unit in DG Maritime Affairs, in 2012 he became Head of unit responsible for defence, aeronautic and maritime industries in DG Enterprise. In February 2016 he became a Director responsible for innovation and Advanced Manufacturing in DG GROW.
Slawomir Tokarski speaks about Industrial innovation policy and EU funding opportunities. Smart specialisation strategies as a lever for cooperation and joint investment strategies for industrial modernisation.