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European Innovation Partnership on Water

Stakeholder consultations

Copyright ThinkstockA number of dedicated stakeholder consultations for all related and interested stakeholders are being organized during the preparation of the proposal for the EIP on Water. The aim is to ensure a bottom-up approach for a solid feedback and understanding of the needs and interests of all involved actors. The consultation procedure will deliver a communication for the EIP in the first half of 2012. If the EIP Water communication is endorsed by the Council and the European Parliament, the EIP on Water aims to be operational in early 2013.

Read more about the proposed EIP on Water in the draft consultation document.

Please find enclosed the documents related to the Consultation meetings:

Organized meetings:

Member State Consultation for the European Innovation Partnership on Water 6th July 2011

DG ENV organised a Member State consultation on July 6th 2011 in Brussels to start the discussion on the proposal for a candidate EIP on Water. The objective of the consultation was to examine the structure, governance and implementation of the proposal. A wide variety of Environment attachés and Research & Innovation attachés of the Permanent Representations of the Member State attended the consultation.

1st Stakeholder Consultation for the European Innovation Partnership on Water 20th October 2011

The first stakeholder consultation on EIP Water was organised on 20 october 2011 in Brussels with a view to collecting the opinions of stakeholders on the proposal for a candidate EIP on Water. Around 100 stakeholders with a wide variety of backgrounds attended the consultation. Please find all the documents of the consultation meeting below:

Workshop co-operation with European Technology Platform for the candidate EIP on Water 15 December 2011

This workshop was specifically targeted at the relevant European Technology Platforms, to discuss existing innovative solutions, develop a prioritization of areas in which innovative solutions need to be developed and identify where the activities of the ETPs and the EIP on Water can support each other. Also the optimal governance model for the EIP Water was be discussed. All interested ETP representatives were invited to present their ideas and views on the EIP consultation document on what they consider as priority areas where innovative solutions are needed. Please find the presentations of the ETPs and other related documents below:

2nd Stakeholder Consultation for the European Innovation Partnership on Water 1st February 2012

The second stakeholder consultation to further develop the EIP on Water was organised on 1st February 2012 in Brussels. Around 200 stakeholders with variety of backgrounds attended the event and the discussion was also available online via webstreaming here. Please find all the related documents below:

Picture from the event

Stakeholder Contributions

In the preparation of the proposal EIP on Water the stakeholders have the possibility to share their views in writing for the public. Please find the written views received so far here.