This seminar will assess policy priorities for promoting the growth of research and innovation in the energy sector. Speakers include Dr Keith MacLean, Chair, Advisory Board, UK Energy Research Centre and Industry Co-Chair, Energy Research Partnership and Philip New, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Systems Catapult. Sessions look at the allocation of research commissioning funding ahead of the review into the Research Excellence Framework in Summer 2016, examining future opportunities for energy research and innovation centres in the context of a protected £4.7bn science resource budget over the course of this Parliament and the Horizon 2020 programme. More information can be found here.
The Commission will be launching the 2017 Calls for Proposals for Energy Efficiency in July 2016 and January 2017. An Information Day will be held in Brussels on 19th September 2016 at which the Commission will present the details of these Calls for Proposals. More information and the link to the registration page will be provided once available.