European Research Area
Food, agriculture and fisheries, and biotechnology
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
Key Enabling Technologies
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
New materials and new production technologies
SME - Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Science with and for Society
Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities
11 June 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark
In 2017 and 2018, the RISE (Research, Innovation, Science Experts) group of advisors to Commissioner for Research, Science & Innovation, Carlos Moedas, are touring European capitals to meet with independent experts and think tanks in the field of research and innovation.
The Tour d’Europe takes place in the context of President Juncker' initiative of a wide and open reflection on the future direction of the European project.
The RISE Tour d’Europe will focus on the field of research and innovation and its role in wider European policy. This involves a dialogue between the RISE group and independent think tanks, not directly connected to national administrations. The participants will be policy advisers, economists, academics, and intellectuals.
Tour d'Europe events are invitation only and not open to public participation.
The RISE group will use the tour to present the findings of their report “Europe’s future: Open Innovation, Open Science, Open to the World”. The national hosts will put forward the main economic and policy perspectives of their country. A final report on Opening R&I for EU’s future will be presented after the end of the tour in 2018.
European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2018
4-8 June 2018, Brussels
This year's edition of European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will focus on clean energy transition.
The event will feature:
- A three day Policy Conference (5 - 7 June), which will offer the participants an opportunity to discuss about new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas;
- The Networking Village (6 - 7 June), where the stakeholders will be able to exchange ideas on policies and best practices;
- EUSEW Awards ceremony, showcasing original and innovative projects;
- Energy Days, organised all over Europe, throughout May and June, giving citizens and businesses the opportunity to discover the latest developments in sustainable energy.
E2Tech4Cities Brokerage and Pithing Event 2018
7 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
E²Tech4Cities 2018 – Energy & Efficiency Technologies for Cities – is back with a 4th editon of its highly visible brokerage event organized by Enterprise Europe Brussels.
Also this year, the B2B event will be hosted by hub.brussels (former impulse.brussels) at the occasion of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2018 #EUSEW2018 and the Brussels Exporters day
Innovative bio-based products: Investment, Environmental Impacts and Future Perspectives
6 June 2018, Crowne Plaza Brussels- Le Palace, rue Gineste 3, Brussels
The conference serves as a platform to present and discuss the considerations emerging from the study “Bioeconomy: Support to Policy for Research and Innovation”.
The objective of the study is to provide a range of new information and analyses that will enable policymakers, investors, the scientific community, primary producers, business enterprises and other stakeholders to make more informed decisions about innovative bio-based products.
Besides a plenary session lead by bioeconomy experts, three parallel sessions focusing on each study areas will be organised during the whole day, encouraging the active participation of guests.
Please register via this website by 4 May 2018 at the latest.
The „recipe” of innovative ecosystems
6 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
The aim of the event is to share experiences of V4 countries with assessing the successful “recipe” for creating innovative local ecosystems, in particular the role of knowledge transfer, skills development of SMEs and students, services delivered to innovative SMEs and what answers policies can be given to such challenges.
The Visegrad Four (V4) conference „The „recipe” of innovative ecosystems” is organized jointly in Brussels on 6 June 2018 by the Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation (CZELO), the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU, the Slovak Liaison Office for Research and Development (SLORD) and the Polish Science Contact Agency (PolSCA).