European Energy Information Days, Brussels (Belgium) 23rd to 25th October 2017

The European Commission will present the new funding opportunities and innovative schemes offered by Horizon 2020’s Work Programme 2018-2020 over three days in October 2017. More information can be found here.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Innovative Training Networks events, 24th October, Sheffield (UK) and 25th October, London (UK)

Innovative Training Networks (ITNs) bring together universities, research centres and companies from different countries worldwide to train a new generation of researchers. The UK Research Office, the National Contact Point for MSCA ITNs, is holding two information events on the 2018 Call for Proposals. MSCA Calls are not topic-driven and their ‘’bottom-up’ approach to research ideas makes the scheme attractive to researchers from all disciplines. The close cooperation between academia and non-academia is also strongly encouraged. Information on the events can be found here.

Cities of the Future 2017 International Brokerage Event, Brussels (Belgium) 26th and 27th October 2017

This brokerage event will cover the following Horizon 2020 Calls: “Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Cities” and “Energy Efficient Buildings”, “Circular Economy (SPIRE, Raw Materials and Water, “Mobility for Growth,” “Automated Road Transport” and “The European Green Vehicles Initiative”, “Smart Energy Systems and Consumers”. Some funds are available to cover travel and accommodation expenses for participants from Europe and Turkey, who would like to present their proposals ideas in one of the workshops. More information can be found here.

Innovate 2017, Birmingham (UK) 8th and 9th November 2017

Innovate 2017 is the UK’s leading innovation event. It brings together innovators, businesses, individuals and governments to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. One of the themes of the event is Powering the World. The event also includes a brokerage event. The Innovate 2017 Match event is an opportunity to meet innovative people and future focused companies for 1-2-1 meetings. Information on the Innovate 2017 conference can be found here and on the Innovate 2017 Match event on the event website.

Brokerage event on the H2020 Energy Work Programme 2018-2020, Brussels (Belgium) 16th November 2017

The European Technology and Innovation Platforms on Renewable Heating & Cooling (RHC-ETIP), Deep Geothermal (DG ETIP) and the DHC+ Technology Platform are organising a brokerage event focused on the upcoming Horizon 2020 Energy Work programme 2018-2020. A Plenary Session will take place in the morning with representatives from the European Commission and Executive Agencies. In the afternoon the participants will attend parallel sessions according to their preferences. More information can be found here.

Energy Technologies Institute’s ‘10 Years of Innovation’ Conference and Exhibition, London (UK) 21st and 22nd November 2017

For the last 10 years the ETI have invested in whole energy system modelling, technology innovation, road mapping and the delivery of a portfolio of over 135 complex low carbon energy innovation projects. At this conference delegates will learn about the findings from this work. More information can be found here.

Ocean Energy ERA-NET Final Conference: Developing the Sector, Edinburgh (UK) 30th and 31st January 2018

The OCEANERA-NET project invites the ocean energy community to attend its two-day final conference and have the opportunity to discuss future sector policy, showcase technologies, network with like-minded organisations, celebrate the successes of the OCEANERA-NET project and the companies that have benefited from involvement and funding and hear about new funding opportunities across Europe. More information can be found here.