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

Delegates will be able to 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. Representatives of the EU Energy Focus team will attend the event. Please contact the EU Energy Focus team if you would like to arrange to meet to discuss a proposal idea at the event. 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.

RenewableUK Annual Conference 2014, Manchester (UK) 11th to 13th November

The conference covers onshore and offshore wind, wave & tidal energy and small & medium wind systems. The 36th annual conference will be attended by over 4,000 delegates, 200 exhibitors and 150 speakers. Helen Fairclough from the EU Energy Focus team is making a presentation on Horizon 2020 in session A7 ‘Financing Innovation’ on 12th November. Please contact the EU Energy Focus team if you would like to arrange to meet to discuss a proposal idea at the event. More information on the event can be found here,

Hydrogen and fuel cells: International developments and prospects for the UK, London (UK) 25th November 2014

This event will showcase how fuel cells and hydrogen are progressing across the world, examining international examples (e.g. California and South Korea) where hydrogen and fuels see steep growth in the transport and power sectors. Hosted by the UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (UK HFCA) in collaboration with the Parliamentary Renewable and Sustainable Energy Group (PRASEG) and the All Party Parliamentary Group for Intelligent Energy (APPGIE), the debate will also highlight how policy and support are helping to stimulate growth abroad and how the UK could successfully build on this experience to grow a major new industry able to deliver against a range of Government policy objectives. More information can be found here.

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.