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European Maritime Day - DG RTD session

19-20 May 2014, Bremen, Germany

Join us at the European Maritime Day on 19-20th May in Bremen!

This year’s European Maritime Day will focus on “Innovation driving Blue Growth” and on this occasion the EU Commission Directorate General for Research and Innovation is organising a thematic session on 20 May in Bremen, Germany, titled “Ocean technologies: an investment for sustainability”.

The session will be a discussion forum on possible ways to enhance European marine and maritime leadership through innovation and research.

It will present concrete examples that can contribute to unlock the innovation potential of seas and oceans in a sustainable way. The event will also be the place to identify innovation challenges and to demonstrate the ocean technologies' innovation and growth potential for multiple "Blue Growth" sectors and their benefit for society.

Several stakeholders' workshops featuring European research projects will also take place. Check them out

Several EU projects such as ECO2, MICROB3, BONUS or Sea For Society will take part in the exhibition while Commissioner Damanaki will present the awards to the winner of each of the 14 countries participating in the MARLISCO 's project video competition.

You will find the programme and all relevant information on the website.

Don't forget to register:

Since 2008, the European Maritime Day is celebrated across Europe on 20 May to raise awareness on the maritime sectors and support an integrated approach to maritime affairs.

It is the European flagship event on the Integrated Maritime Policy with participation of high-level speakers from all over Europe.

We look forward to celebrating European Maritime Day 2014 with you in Bremen!

5th AEBIOM European Bioenergy Conference 2014

12-14 May 2014, Brussels, Belgium

The AEBIOM European Bioenergy Conference organized by the European Biomass Association is the fifth edition of the growing series. The annual conference has grown ever since its first edition in 2010 and has quickly become Europe´s major occasion for discussion and networking amongst important industry leaders and policy makers. Bioenergy is the largest renewable energy source in Europe and we expect around 300 industry representatives to be present at this event which is one of the leading bioenergy conferences in Europe. The 5th edition will be co-organized with the European Pellet Council (EPC), the Industrial European Pellet Suppliers (EIPS) and the International Biomass Torrefaction Council (IBTC).


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Smart to Future Cities

29-30 April 2014, London

Smart Cities are evolving and growing. Join us in April when some of the world’s leading Smart Cities experts will be discussing how to implement an integrated infrastructure.

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Industrial Technologies 2014

9-11 April 2014, Athens, Greece

The Industrial Technologies 2014 conference integrates nanotechnology, biotechnology, advanced materials and new production technologies. The event offers opportunities for developing valuable research and industry collaborations, and showcases cutting-edge research, latest innovations and rising companies from all around Europe.

The main topics include:

  • European and global developments in the high-tech arena,
  • Re-industrialisation and regional development in Europe,
  • Technological and entrepreneurial opportunities especially for the Balkan and Mediterranean states, and
  • Opportunities in Horizon 2020 in the field of enabling technologies.

The event takes place during the Greek Presidency of the European Council and has received funding from European Union Seventh Framework Programme.

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Horizon 2020 national launch events and thematic events

1 January - 17 March 2014, Various locations in Europe

UPDATED: Bulgarian and Croatian web sites added (10/2/2014)

This is a handy, one-page overview of all the national launch events and thematic events related to Horizon 2020. The "summary of events" page linked to below will be updated as more information becomes available.

The table includes past events as well as those that have not yet taken place.

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