Upcoming events

SPIRE Process Industry Conference

19-21 September, Brussels

The Process Industry Conference, a SPIRE mid-term policy event, will take place on 19-20-21 September 2017 and intends to gather all relevant stakeholders for the European Process Industry. Although Brokerage and thematic discussion meetings are reserved for A.SPIRE members (20-21/09), the high-level event on the 19th of September will be open to the public.

GARPUR Final Conference: 'GARPUR’s new reliability criteria and their impact on the future handling of power system reliability'

17-18 October, Brussels

The European Commission and the GARPUR consortium are pleased to invite policy makers, regulators, system operators, energy and technology providers and academic experts to the presentation of the GARPUR project’s final results: 

“GARPUR’s new reliability criteria and their impact on the future handling of power system reliability”

17-18 October 2017

Past events

Factories of the Future – Making Innovation Happen

1 December 2016, Brussels

On 1 December 2016 the FoF-Impact coordination action project will hold a major workshop: Factories of the Future – Making Innovation Happen. The workshop will take place in the Diamant Building (Brussels). This event, organised by the European Factories of the Future Research Association (EFFRA) through the FoF-Impact Coordination Action, aims at:

Pre-fabricated building solutions – highlights from the MeeFS project

16 November, Brussels

This mini conference marks the end of the EU-funded MeeFS (Multifunctional Energy Efficient Facade System for Building Retrofitting) project, which was launched in January 2012. MeeFS set out to develop an innovative, energy efficient, multifunctional façade system for retrofitting, geared towards the residential building sector across Europe.

ButaNexT Workshop: Next Generation Biobutanol

28 October, Paris

ButaNexT will host a session within the Energy and Environment Knowledge Week Congress in Paris later this month as it looks to share its innovative research on next generation biobutanol with the scientific community and industrial stakeholders.

The annual congress is an international multidisciplinary event planned to discuss and present cutting-edge research in energy and environment in all possible fields of study, organised in partnership between the University of Castilla-La Mancha and the University Paris Est-Créteil (UPEC).

Re-Industrialisation of the European Union 2016

Bratislava, 26-28 October 2016

Excellent science, research and innovation are essential for a sustainable development of the European economy. That is why hundreds of representatives from European and international research, innovation communities, and the business sector will meet to discuss this topic during a prestigious event in the field of nanotechnologies, advanced materials, manufacturing and production technologies, biotechnology - the International Conference REinEU2016.

20th European Forum on Eco-innovation

26-28 October, Tallin

The 20th European Forum on Eco-innovation will be held in Tallinn, Estonia, on 26-28 October 2016.The Forum will examine financing opportunities for eco-innovative SMEs and will showcase successful companies who have succeeded in attracting investors and growing their business. It will explore the enabling factors and challenges of transitioning to a circular business model and will address these through the lens of business, finance and public sector.

Local Renewables 2016 - Energising the Smart City and Region

26-28 October 2016, Freiburg, Germany and Basel, Switzerland

Energy provision and usage are core elements in the quest for a smart city. But the question arises whether a smart city can also be a sustainable city. What role can, and should, smart technologies play in the search for improved energy efficiency and quality of life in a city? What are the opportunities and limitations of new technologies for urban energy transformation? And what is the role of social innovation and citizen engagement?