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Energy Efficient Technologies for Building Envelopes Workshop

25-27 November 2020, Dresden, Germany

According to the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD), all newly planned buildings shall be “nearly zero-energy” buildings by December 2020. Furthermore, long term renovation strategies for existing buildings are needed to ensure a low and zero-emission building stock all over Europe by 2050.

Nanotechnology offers Energy Saving Solutions for Buildings such as Smart Windows, Solar Energy Harvesting, Active Energy Storage or Super Insulative Elements and can therefore be an important part to achieve this mission.

We welcome you to a colorful technical workshop to see the latest trends and discuss about most promising technologies for the Energy Efficient Buildings of the future!

 

Program

Day 1 – Energy efficient technologies for building envelopes
Day 2 – Reliability, life time and characterization
Day 3 – Energy smart solutions in membrane architecture (German only)

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Earth Observation for agriculture under pressure

25-29 May 2020, Rome, Italy

The European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG R&I) and the European Space Agency (ESA) are jointly organising the Earth Observation (EO) for Agriculture under Pressure Workshop from 25 to 29 May 2020 in ESA-ESRIN, Frascati (Rome), Italy.

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Demonstration of innovative technologies towards a more efficient and sustainable plastic recycling - polynSPIRE

14 May 2020

Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is pleased to announce its next live webinar on the polynSPIRE project “Demonstration of innovative technologies towards a more efficient and sustainable plastic recycling”, organised on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and the polynSPIRE project.

The live webinar will focus on recycling and redesigning the plastics value chain are essential in reusing plastic waste material and avoiding landfill.

Webinar agenda:

  • Welcome & Introduction
  • About CIRCE
  • The polynSPIRE project: goals, challenges and progress
  • Questions & Answers
  • Closing

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Developing a new value chain from wood to bio-based products. Challenges and lessons learned

21 April 2020, Brussels, Belgium

The Exilva project is Borregaard’s set-up and running of the first industrial scale plant for producing Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) in addition to develop advance market segments for the use of this product. It is funded under the BBI JU program of EUs Horizon 2020 effort.
The main goal for the Exilva project is to establish a successful operation of the novel plant, and to develop the advanced market segments to secure a commercial success.
The project has members from 5 different countries in Europe and has its project period from May 1st 2016 to April 30th 2020.
The project support phase has now come to an end, and will be summarized in this event.

Agenda highlights:
• Project introduction
• Market challenges and customer feedback
• Technical characterization of MFC
• Panel discussion
• Development of MFC technology through research
• Lunch and dinner

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European Forest Policy Post-2020

18 March 2020, Brussels, Belgium

EFI's next ThinkForest seminar on the European Forest Policy Post-2020 will take place in Brussels on 18 March

It will discuss issues such as:
  • What does the Green Deal mean for European forest policy?
  • How can we improve policy coordination

The event also sees the launch of EFI's newest From Science to Policy study, ‘European forest governance Post-2020’.

The seminar is chaired by Janez Potočnik, ThinkForest President.

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