Innovative financing for energy efficiency and renewables: feedback from successful projects, Brussels (Belgium) 8th October 2014

This conference will focus on the detailed presentation of 8 successful projects across Europe, which are developing new ways to set up and finance investments in public buildings, street lighting and housing. Local and regional authorities will have the opportunity to learn how to concretely implement similar approaches in their own territories. More information can be found here.

The energy transition at local level: its economic impact and financing opportunities, Brussels (Belgium) 9th October 2014

The economic impact of the energy transition at local level needs to be highlighted so that more initiatives are implemented by local authorities and stakeholders. This will be the focus of the morning session of this event. The different opportunities available to secure the financial resources necessary for the energy transition of towns and cities will be presented in the afternoon session. More information can be found here.

Brokerage Event on Horizon 2020 Energy and Environment, Lille (France) 9th October 2014

This Energy and Environment brokerage event is organised by J’innove network, the Regional council of the Nord-Pas de Calais with the support of Entreprise Europe Network, Horizon 2020 National Contact Points, ERRIN Network and the Tandem project. The aim of this event is to connect the research and innovation stakeholders interested in participating in the Energy and Environment Challenges of Horizon 2020. More information can be found here.

Information Days on the Research Public Private Partnerships on Factories of the Future, Energy-efficient Buildings, Green Vehicles and Sustainable Process Industry, Brussels (Belgium) 21st October 2014

The aim of the event is to give the research community an overview of ongoing activities, and to support the preparation of proposals for the 2015 Calls for Proposals. More information can be found here.

Innovate 2014, London (UK) 5th and 6th November

Delegates will be able discuss their business needs and discover collaboration opportunities with over 2,000 attendees, speakers and exhibitors. As the only cross-sector innovation event focused on stimulating business deals delegates will benefit from the breadth of sectors and disruptive technologies including energy, food, future cities, transport, manufacturing, digital, healthcare and space. More information can be found here.

Chile-EU Solar Energy Workshop, Seville (Spain) 11th and 12th November 2014

This is an international workshop on current initiatives, and opportunities, in solar research and technology development in Chile. The one-and-a-half day event will bring together experts from university research centres, industry and government for a discussion focused on applied research – and the application of new solar technologies in the Chilean market. Please contact the EU Energy Focus team for the formal invitation.

SET-Plan Conference, Rome (Italy) 10th and 11th December 2014

This is the 7th Conference of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan), organized by ENEA under the auspices of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU. The Conference will offer a forum for experts, researchers, producers, stakeholders and representatives of national and EU institutions to have in-depth discussions on the future developments of the SET-Plan needed to respond to the grand energy challenge. More information can be found here.