Promoting and Financing Energy Efficiency in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Dublin (Ireland) 28th September 2017

This event aims to engage policymakers and stakeholders in an informed discussion on ways to upscale energy efficiency investments. This includes sharing best practice on how to reach out to and engage SMEs in thinking about energy efficiency investments and presentation of the opportunities for unlocking the potential for energy efficiency investments in Ireland and the UK. More information can be found here.

Empowering Smart Solutions for Better Cities, Budapest (Hungary) 2nd and 3rd October 2017

Across Europe cities are working together in EU-funded smart cities projects to develop and demonstrate innovative solutions to accelerate the transition towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient, competitive and inclusive economy. Delegates will have the opportunity to meet with creative thinkers and decision-makers in urban planning, sustainable energy, mobility, ICT, smart business models and user-centric innovation. More information can be found here.

Smart Energy Wales, Cardiff (UK), 4th October 2017

This RenewableUK event returns for the third year, bringing together practitioners, innovators and entrepreneurs from Wales and beyond. Join more than 100 delegates to hear the latest news from the sector, and to network with fellow professionals. More information can be found here.

UK Information Day and Networking Event on Energy Efficiency in H2020, London (UK) 10th October 2017

The EU Energy Focus team, in conjunction with the Knowledge Transfer Network and Enterprise Europe Network, is delivering an information and networking event on the forthcoming Horizon 2020 Calls for Proposals for energy efficiency projects. Details of the event and how to register can be found here.

General Assembly of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities, Brussels (Belgium) 12th October 2017

The annual General Assembly of European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities: "Towards a Joint Investment Programme for Smart Cities" will be held in Brussels, with a clear focus on stimulating joint investment in the smart cities market, building towards a coordinated plan to make that real in the market at scale. More information can be found here.

Save the dates - 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. Registration will open on 20th September. 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.

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.