10 October 2017

Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU

Square de Meeûs 30 – 1000 Brussels

 

 

The Education Research and Innovation sector deserves the utmost priority because it contributes largely to the individual, social and economic well-being of a country and the European Union as a whole.

This seminar took place at the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU and focused on the fact that Research and Innovation funding on education and training has been rather limited on the EU-level.

In this regard, panel discussions were organized in order to promote a more ambitious and structured approach for Education Research and Innovation in the next EU Framework Programme FP9.


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.


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.

3 July 2017

European Commission, Charlemagne Building

170 Rue de la Loi -1000, Brussels

 

Against the backdrop of the Commission’s White Paper on the future of Europe, the conference “Research & Innovation – shaping our future“, hosted by Research, Science and Innovation Commissioner Carlos Moedas, brought together policymakers from EU institutions, nearly 700 stakeholders and interested actors to discuss the role of research and innovation for Europe’s future.

Pascal Lamy, the chair of the High Level Group on maximising the impact of European research and innovation programmes, presented the Group’s vision and recommendations for the future, based on the results of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020. Visionary speakers included captains of industry, researchers and innovators at the frontier of progress, politicians and movers and shakers in society but also young people who have expectations for the(ir) future.


7-8 June 2017

Tour & Taxis

Avenue du Port 86 – 1000 Brussels

 

 

Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

The European Development Days is Europe’s leading forum on international cooperation and development. EDD 2017 focused on promoting a new global strategy to address the most pressing current global development challenges and bringing together development actors committed to tackling poverty worldwide with a particular emphasis on engaging the private sector as a partner in economic development. Overarching objectives of the private sector engagement include the promotion of inclusive growth and the creation of decent jobs in particular for women and youth, which leads to improved living conditions.


30-31 May 2017

Crowne Plaza Brussels – Le Palace

Rue Gineste 3 – 1210 Brussels

 

 

EU Green Week is an annual opportunity to debate and discuss European environmental policy. Organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Environment, this key event in the environment policy calendar attracts policymakers, leading environmentalists, stakeholders and other interested parties from across Europe and the globe.

 

EU Green Week 2017 took place from 29 May to 2 June with the theme of ‘Green jobs for a greener future’. It focused on how EU environmental policies are creating green jobs and contributing to economic, sustainable and socially responsible growth in the EU.

 


28 April 2017

Charlemagne Building, European Commission

Rue de la Loi 170 – Brussels

 

 

On 28 April 2017, BBI JU organised its fourth Info Day in Brussels, following the official launch of the 2017 Call for proposals. Over 590 participants registered for the event in the European Commission’s Charlemagne building and more than 400 participants watched via the live streaming.

 

The morning was dedicated to information about the state of play for BBI JU programme, the EU’s bioeconomy strategy and the new strategic orientations for BBI JU, with key note speeches from Philippe Mengal, John Bell and Dirk Carrez. Following that, members of the BBI JU programme office team shared relevant information on participating in BBI JU’s 2017 Call for proposals, including the Call conditions and rules for participation, how to submit proposals and how these are evaluated, and finally tips and tricks to write a good BBI JU proposal.

 

For more information and all the presentations.

 

 

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30 March 2017

Residence Palace, Polak room

Rue de la Loi 155 – Brussels

 

 

This event presented a selection of on-going initiatives at local, national and European levels that are demonstrating that energy efficiency can be financed on a large scale through the mobilisation of private financing. Mostly funded under the Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency programme, these initiatives provide inspiring insights on:


21-22 March 2017

The Hotel

Boulevard de Waterloo 38 – 1000, Brussels

 

 

This two-day event was an opportunity to mark the closing of Clean Sky 1. The first day featured a series of keynote speeches and debate by high-level representatives from the industry, European Parliament and the European Commission, all involved in Clean Sky. The second day focused on the technical platforms of Clean Sky 1, with breakout sessions dedicated to reporting the results and achievements.