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Past events

World Sustainable Energy Days 2017

1-3 March - Wels, Austria

The World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED), one of Europe’s largest annual conferences in this field, offer a unique combination of events on sustainable energy. The 2017 conference will take place from 1 - 3 March 2017 in Wels/Austria.

For more than 20 years, experts from all over the world have gathered in Upper Austria to attend the conference - in 2016, the event attracted over 700 participants from 57 countries. The conference makes an important contribution to awareness raising about renewable energy and energy efficiency.

ETFE-MFM at the European Research Conference: Buildings

1 March - Wels (Austria)

The ETFE-MFM Project will hold a workshop at the European Research Conference: Buildings during the World Sustainable Energy Days, to be held in Wels, Austria on 1 March 2017. The workshop will cover innovative uses of ETFE as a construction material, and present the development of a new ETFE Multifunctional Module, with integrated solar PV and LEDs for sustainable façade lighting.

Brokerage event: Going Green in Seventeen!

19 January, Brussels

“Going Green in Seventeen (2017)”, is a project brokerage session for energy and climate change projects with 2017 deadlines jointly organised by the Assembly of European Regions (AER) and ERRIN. To participate, please register on the ERRIN website. Select the calls you are interested in and specify if you wish to just participate in or if are willing to lead the project.

Horizon 2020 Info Day: Responding to Societal Challenges through Nature-Based Solutions and Cultural Heritage

8 December, Brussels

The EU Research and Innovation Funding programme, Horizon 2020, is opening calls for proposals for large demonstration projects related to:

  • Nature-based solutions for inclusive urban regeneration
  • Heritage-led rural regeneration
  • Nature–based solutions for hydro-meteorological risk reduction

The InfoDay aims:

Launch of OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2016

8 December, Brussels

The OECD's biennial publication of the Science, Technology and Industry Outlook "OECD STI Outlook" reviews key global trends in science, technology and innovation (STI) policies and performance in OECD countries and other major international economies. Through comparative analysis, it informs policy makers about recent and anticipated changes in global patterns of STI and their possible implications for national science and innovation policies.

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).