14-17 October 2013, Vilnius, Lithuania
FISA 2013, a conference on research and training in reactor systems and EURADWASTE '13, a conference on radioactive waste management will be held in parallel from 14 - 17 October 2013 in Vilnius, Lithuania. These events are co-organised by the European Commission and the Lithuanian Ministry for Education and Science, under the auspices of the Lithuanian Presidency of the EU.
Gathering together some 600 key stakeholders in the domain, joint opening and closing sessions will facilitate in-depth discussion on issues and policies in research and development programmes in both reactor systems and radioactive waste management in Europe. There will also be ample opportunity for more domain specific and interactive sessions under the separate FISA and EURADWASTE banners.
10 October 2013, Hannover, Germany
The BIO-TIC consortium wish to invite you to a free one-day workshop discussing issues surrounding the uptake of industrial biotechnology in Germany. This is your chance to tell us where the hurdles lie and suggest ways in which they could be addressed. Your input will be crucial in helping us develop an action plan which best addresses the needs of German stakeholders in this strategically important area. This workshop is one of a number of regional workshops being held throughout Europe as part of the BIO-TIC FP7 project, which aims to develop an integrated roadmap and action plan for the successful development of industrial biotechnology in Europe.
8 October 2013, Brussels
People's well-being, industrial competitiveness and the overall functioning of society are dependent on safe, secure, sustainable and affordable energy. The scale of this challenge requires consolidation of research and innovation capacities at EU level.
The objective of the workshop is to demonstrate that energy research & innovation can bring real benefits to European regions. By sharing good examples and best practices from Spain and Germany and presenting practical aspects of the use of structural funds for energy research projects, the aim is to encourage European regions to invest more in energy research & innovation and to foster growth and jobs.
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?