1-5 October 2013, Leiria - Portugal
The International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping (VRAP 2013), organised every two years since 2003, is designed to be a major forum for the scientific exchange of multi-disciplinary and inter-organisational aspects of virtual and physical prototyping and related areas. VRAP 2013 will be held at Leiria, from October 1 to 5, 2013. The Conference carries out a full paper submission and a rigorous paper peer reviewing. Accepted papers will be included in a Hardcover book with ISBN registration published by Taylor & Francis. The Conference program will include invited talks by leading experts. The event will start with a Welcome Reception at Leiria Castle on Tuesday, 1st October. Leiria is a beautiful city with a striking royal castle, built in 1135 by the first king of Portugal, Dom Afonso Henriques. The historical city centre spreads along the castle hill and the river Lis. The city of Leiria is located near the western coast, in the central region of Portugal, with a Mediterranean climate and oceanic influence, one hour north of Lisbon.. For more information, please visit the conference website at www.vrap.ipleiria.pt
2-4 October 2013, Tuheljkse Toplice (Croatia)
Sustainable Energy Finance and Investment Summit CROENERGY 2013 aims to identify ways of financing renewable energy projects using innovative financial instruments. At the same time, the programme will highlight the importance of regional co-operation by promoting energy efficiency investments. Regional cooperation in South-East Europe is essential, regardless of different stages of EU integration of countries within the region. Stability, prosperity and the security of this new emerging market are of significant interest to the EU.
The programme of the Conference has been conceived as an opportunity to enrich and strengthen regional cooperation by providing a forum for exchange of opinions, sharing and mutual learning between stakeholders and experts from Europe and beyond.
The event provides an opportunity for advanced and more experienced European partners to share their expertise and explore opportunities which new, enlarged Europe is ready to offer. Apart from the central day which will gather together EC's renown speakers, financial experts and government representatives, several dedicated workshops will be held. One of them' How to make your project bankable?' is co-organised with Zagrebačka bank, a member of the UniCredit Banking Group and a leading bank in Croatia. Speakers from the financial sector will share their know-how on making your projects more attractive to financial investors.
- European Commission's ManagEnergy event on ESCO financing and Energy Performance Contracting
- General Assembly of FEDARENE (European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and Environment)
- IEA Bioenergy TASK 43 business meeting
- National Training workshop of IEE project eReNET
- How to finance your Sustainable Energy Action Plan?
2-4 October 2013, Madrid
BioMicroWorld2013 will bring together researchers, engineers and scientists in the fields of industrial microbiology, biotechnology, environmental sciences, agriculture, food and medical microbiology, and other related fields, to communicate current research priorities and progress in those fields, and to identify new research approaches.
You are cordially invited to participate and submit abstracts to the conference.
Deadline for abstract submission: 2 July 2013 for oral presentations and 30 July 2013 for poster/virtual presentations
Aurora Solano, BioMicroWorld2013 Secretariat
Phone: +34 924 25 86 15
Fax: +34 924 26 30 53
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
30 September - 4 October 2013, Brussels
The five Joint Technology Initiatives (JTIs) – IMI (innovative medicines), Clean Sky (aeronautics and air transport), ENIAC JU (nanoelectronics), FCH (fuel cells and hydrogen), and ARTEMIS (embedded computing systems) - will present their achievements to date and their vision on future challenges at a shared event and exhibition called Innovation in Action. The event will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels, in the presence of policy makers, industry, academic and research organisations.
The purpose of the event is to focus on the value proposition, model for innovative research and contribution to European quality of life of the JTIs in the context of the ongoing discussions on the Innovation Investment Package within the EU Horizon 2020 Programme, presented on 10 July 2013 by the European Commission.
3-4 October 2013, Aarhus, Denmark
The conference's purpose is to provide input to the European Commission on the future research needs in Horizon 2020. We are calling for abstracts within the three major themes:
Why should you attend?
The Conference is being organised by Aarhus University together with the Partnership for European Environmental Research (PEER).