5-7 July 2017, Athens, Greece
The Hellenic Forum is under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs and aims to act as a meeting point for Science, Technology and Innovation building bridges with scientists abroad, in order to enhance scientific and technological transfer collaboration for innovation.
The Forum will cover a broad range of topics including Nanotechnology, Energy & Environment, Life Sciences, ICT , Particle Physics, Cultural Heritage with emphasis to converging technologies.
12-14 July 2017, Lisbon, Portugal
Commissioner Carlos Moedas will host a High-Level Ministerial and Scientific event on 12-14 July 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal, joined by high-level government representatives from Brazil and South Africa, as well as from the European Union.
This event will celebrate the launch of the South Atlantic Flagship Initiative between the European Union, Brazil and South Africa, aiming to better understand and protect marine ecosystems and the link between oceans and climate.
A Statement on Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Cooperation between the European Union, Brazil and South Africa is planned to be signed during the event.
26-27 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium
The EU-funded project “Turkey In Horizon 2020” and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) have the honour to invite you to the “Cities of the Future 2017” International Brokerage Event. The event will target the following Horizon 2020 calls: • “Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Cities” and “Energy Efficient Buildings” • “Circular Economy (SPIRE, Raw Materials and Water) • “Mobility for Growth,” “Automated Road Transport” and “The European Green Vehicles Initiative” • “Smart Energy Systems and Consumers”
We will bring together up to 400 participants from Europe and Turkey, coming from both research and industrial communities, and municipalities in the domains addressed.
This will give you the unique opportunity to connect not only with Turkish and European participants but also with highly qualified research-performing SMEs. Hence, this event will be an excellent platform to expand your network and create new partnerships for the upcoming calls in Horizon 2020.
Join this event, present your project ideas and discuss them with potential partners in face-to-face meetings! What is even better, we have some funds available to cover travel and accommodation expenses for participants who want to present their proposals ideas in one of our workshops!
The earlier you register and provide us with your idea, the better will be your chances for this travel fund.
For more information please contact Ms. Nezahat Yilmaz, at email@example.com
23-24 November 2017, Kaunas, Lithuania
The aim of the 8th International Scientific Conference ‘RURAL DEVELOPMENT 2017: Bioeconomy Challenges’ is to provide scientific interdisciplinary discussion and to share new ideas for sustainable rural development in the context of Knowledge, Innovations and Social Progress.
The scope of the Conference covers four main areas: Biosystems Engineering and Environment, Agro-innovations and Food Technologies, Multifunctional Approach for Sustainable Use of Natural Resources, and Social Innovations for Rural Development.
The Conference ‘Rural Development’ organized biannually since 2003 is attracting to Aleksandras Stulginskis University over 300 scientists from more than 25 countries. All the peer-reviewed conference papers will have been published in open access Proceedings of the conference (online ISSN 2345-0916, print ISSN 1822-3230). Proceedings of International Scientific Conference “Rural Development” are published periodically every two years since 2003 and indexed by Thomson Reuters (Web of Science), EBSCO (Academic Search Complete).
23 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium
E²Tech4Cities 2017 – Energy & Efficiency Technologies for Cities – is back with a 3rd editon of its highly visible brokerage event organized by Enterprise Europe Brussels.
Also this year, the B2B event will be hosted by impulse.brussels at the occasion of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017 #EUSEW2017 NEW!!! Pitch your project idea in front of a panel of investors
For whom: Private companies (including Start-ups SMEs and large companies), Public authorities and municipalities Industry associations Universities and research centers Investors and Business Angels Focus and main areas topics: Renewable energies Energy-efficient Buildings and districts ICT for cities, Smart cities and communities Energy efficient mobility and transport European Research and Innovation opportunities under Horizon 2020 Energy management Energy recovery Smart grids and energy systems integration
22 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium
Nine smart city projects funded under the Smart Cities and Communities (SCC1) Horizon 2020 funding programme will contribute to the ICLEI coordinated "Smarter is cleaner" policy session on 22 June from 16.00 - 17.30.
The session will focus on the replication potential of the energy-related smart solutions implemented in leading cities. These projects represent a total of 27 advanced cities and 30 learning cities, working to build up a catalogue of experience and techniques that can be applied in other cities across Europe.
The aim of this joint event is to equip other cities with the knowledge to put these technological solutions into practice. The session will look closely at smart solutions in three areas: smart grids, smart electric storage, and industrial to civic prosumers.
The projects will also be present on 21 June at the EUSEW Networking Village. City and business representatives are available to meet at the smart city project stand from 14.00 to 17.30.
19 June 2017, Helsinki, Finland
European GEO Workshop will take place in Helsinki between 19-21 June 2017.
The purpose of the conference is to bring together European stakeholders interested in and actively contributing to the Global Earth Observations System of Systems (GEOSS). The event is a forum to exchange ideas and inform participants about work and initiatives undertaken in the context of GEOSS.
More info on the venue and practical information are available here
15 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium
Increasing global consumption and climate change put pressure on our current economic model. Today around 50% of costs in the manufacturing sector are related to raw materials, energy and water used in industrial processes.
Optimising the use of resources is therefore one of the main challenges the manufacturing industry is facing today. But improving resource efficiency is not only crucial from an environmental point of view; it also proves highly profitable for the economic competitiveness of manufacturing industries.
15 June 2017, Gent, Belgium
Open initial seminar @ Centre for Sustainable Development – CDO, Ghent University.
CROWD_USG is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie research project exploring how ICT-people interactions are transforming the governance of urban sustainability.
This seminar will present the background, motivations, scope and expected results of the project, by exploring current scientific production and forefront applications of participatory ICTs toward urban sustainability.
Theoretical and methodological approach will be open for discussion with colleagues, in reference to the case of Ghent.