23-25 October 2017

European Commission, Charlemagne Building

170 Rue de la Loi -1000, Brussels



The Horizon 2020 Energy Info Days presented the new funding opportunities offered by the Energy Work Programme 2018-2020 “Building a low-carbon, climate resilient future: Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy”.

This year the content of the event was structured across three days:

  • Day 1: introduced the overall policy background, launched the work programme and covered Global Leadership for Renewables, Decarbonisation of Fossil Fuels, and cross-cutting issues;
  • Day 2: presented Smart Cities & Communities and Energy Systems;
  • Day 3: focused on Smart & Efficient Energy.


More information and all the presentations can be found here.


The Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017 for Energy Efficiency was officially adopted on 13 October 2015. The total budget for the Energy Efficiency Calls amounts to approximately €194 million for 2016 and 2017.

The Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency call 2016-2017 provides support for innovation through:

  • Research and demonstration of more energy-efficient technologies and solutions;
  • Market uptake measures to remove market and governance barriers by addressing financing, regulations and the improvement of skills and knowledge and focuses on six areas:​



Public Authorities

Industry, Products & Services

Heating & Cooling

Innovative Financing



EFMC – European Fund Management Consulting

Agnese Accapezzato

PR and Communications Manager

Our company is specialised in the financial management of European Research & Innovation projects. We’re looking for a professional who has considerable experience in the domain of FP7 & H2020 Projects to join our team.

An ideal candidate has excellent communication and networking skills to work with the clients and create an open and friendly atmosphere during the trainings that we provide.

The work requires excellent command of written and verbal communication skills in English (excellent knowledge of German is an asset) and strong analytical skills to allow you to quickly understand a problem and to identify possible solutions and key success factors.

If you are a reliable, solution-oriented, organised, rigorous and proactive person, with versatile talents as well as strong ethical values, you have the ability to adapt ad evolve in your approach to work, we’d love to hear from you!  See more information and apply here.

There are a few places still available for our H2020 training course taking place in Athens on 8-9-10 November 2017 and in London on 13-14-15 December 2017.

If you don’t want to miss the opportunity to learn everything about H2020 projects from our EU Institutions experts, enroll for Athens or London here or check out the upcoming training courses for 2018 here.

For more information, please contact us.

3-4 October 2017

European Commission, Charlemagne Building

170 Rue de la Loi -1000, Brussels



The Industrial Innovation Information Days 2017 took place in Brussels on 3 and 4 October.

The aim of the event was to:

  • Build the basis for the future of Industrial Research in Europe
  • Inform relevant Industrial Technologies providers & users about EU activities in the field
  • Enhance cooperation among Industrial stakeholders.

The programme consisted of plenary sessions and key notes by high level speakers each morning and panel sessions with a focus on upcoming challenges for the next work programme during the afternoons.

The speeches by high level speakers focused on the future of the industrial pillar under Horizon 2020. The afternoon panel sessions on both days focused on the main upcoming challenges for the next work programme on nanotechnologies, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing and processing, and biotechnology (NMPB).

More information and all the presentations.



EFMC – European Fund Management Consulting

Agnese Accapezzato

PR and Communications Manager