30 November - 11 December 2015, Paris, France
COP21 will be a crucial round of international climate negotiations with the main objective to endorse a legally binding international climate agreement, under which all Parties would commit to make necessary efforts to keep global warming below 2°C by the end of the century.
DG Research and Innovation, as a member of the European Commission's negotiating task force led by DG CLIMA, will showcase at COP 21 the contribution of research and innovation on climate-related challenges.
Several side events will be organised in the European Union Pavilion, Hall 2B:
You will find below the flyers supporting the events.
Please note that this page will be regularly updated during the COP 21.
7-10 December 2015, Brussels
The 7th European Innovation Summit (7th EIS) is Knowledge4Innovation's annual flagship event taking place in the European Parliment in Brussels. The 7th EIS is taking place under the framework of the K4I Forum of the European Parliment which includes more than 30 MEPs.
The Forum is chaired by Lambert van Nistelrooij MEP. Other members include Jerzy Buzek MEP, Vice-Chair, Chair of the ITRE Committee and former President of the European Parliement, and Vicky Ford MEP, Chair of the IMCO Committee. The 7th EIS will bring together more than 1000 innovation stakeholders from Europe.
8 December 2015, Brussels
This event will feature high-level speakers and expert panels discussing the successful actions already taken under the Millennium Development Goals and analyse those which proved to be inefficient.
It will also address what research and innovation can do to make the difference in the field of Maternal and Newborn Health under the Sustainable Development Goals.
The conference will take place in Square Meeting Centre, Brussels, and will feature participation from a wide array of stakeholders including: researchers, policymakers, health practitioners, research funders, advocates, and NGOs active in low- and middle-income countries.
Registration now open!
8 December 2015, COP 21, Paris, France - European Union Pavilion -room: 'Brussels'
It is with great pleasure to announce the European Union flagship event “Research and innovation: our energy for a low-carbon future” that will take place at the COP21 in Paris.
At the event distinguished speakers will highlight the critical role of research and innovation in making the transition to a low-carbon future happen.
The speakers panel include:
The flagship event will take place on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, from 18.30 to 20.00. As of 18.00 a drink will be offered to participants.
The agenda and further information are available below.
We look forward to meet you at COP21 in Paris!
26 November 2015, Dublin, Ireland
This Conference will look at the sustainability of Mixed Farming Systems (MFS) from an environmental, economic and social perspective.
It will present the findings of CANtogether (Crops and Animals Together), an FP7 project, that assessed the relevance of farming systems combining crops and animals to increase sustainability of farms and regions across Europe.
23-24 November 2015, Luxembourg
The EU has defined a strategic objective to boost reindustrialisation and increase the manufacturing industry’s current GDP contribution of approximately 16% to as much as 20%. In order to succeed, it is essential to optimise the use of key instruments such as the European Structural and Investment Funds and Horizon 2020 and widen the access to finance for new manufacturing ventures as well as established companies with high growth potential on global level.
Manufuture 2015 will:
24 November 2015, Online
This webinar will explain the role of standardization in innovation, and provide you with tools and tips on how to correctly address standards in your project proposal.
We will include concrete case studies of successful research projects which have addressed standardization. A detailed programme will be added closer to the date.
To register your interest please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line 'Horizon2020 Webinar'.
23 November 2015, Brussels
Innovation and deployment of new technologies, products, services and solutions are key to economic growth and employment. Therefore, converting outcomes of R&I projects into the market applications is critical.
The 'Transport SME Innovation Day' is open to all Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) active in the Transport sector and its value chain, interested in receiving first-hand information on:
Please note that registrations are limited by the maximum capacity of the rooms. Therefore, please register via the link below.