EUROPA - Research and Innovation: What's New in Energy
EUROPA - Research What's New in Energy. This RSS feed includes the most recent updates to the European Commission's Research and Innovation web site on Europa in the area of Energy. The last (or, in some news readers, the first) item of this feed will take you to the EU Energy web site. For more RSS news feeds visit http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=rss
18 Sep 2018 at 8:06am
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Events - Webinar - "Smart Cities and Communities": Antragserfahrungen und Inf...
17 Sep 2018 at 5:00pm
Mit Vertretern zweier laufender SCC-Projekte veranstaltet die Nationale Kontaktstelle Energie am 20. September ein Webinar zum Horizont 2020 Call "Smart Cities and Communities" für Februar 2019.
Das Webinar richtet sich an alle, die sich für die Antragstellung in "Smart Cities and Communities" interessieren. Insbesondere Kommunen und kommunennahe Unternehmen, aber auch Vertreter aus Forschung, Wissenschaft und Industrie sind uns herzlich willkommen.
Events - Beyond Lithium-Ion Workshop - 2 October 2018, Nice, France
17 Sep 2018 at 5:00pm
The Beyond Lithium-Ion Workshop – From Current Research to Industrial Application is a unique high-level event organized by Leitat and Varta Microbatteries bringing together international speakers to show the evolution of post lithium-ion technologies.
It will take place on October 2nd, 2018 at Nice Acropolis, France. This event will be dedicated to the exchange of knowledge from current running European collaborative projects and industrial development dedicated to post lithium for stationary or electrical mobility.
It is organised in the framework of ALISE and ALION Horizon 2020 founded projects developing post-lithium batteries.
Research Headlines - Keeping captured carbon dioxide safely locked away
12 Sep 2018 at 5:00pm
Storing man-made carbon dioxide deep underground is a promising intermediate solution for tackling climate change. An EU-funded project has developed innovative techniques to help ensure the potent greenhouse gas stays safely locked up.
Research Headlines - Shaping the future of Europe's energy policy
10 Sep 2018 at 5:00pm
The transition toward clean, efficient and secure energy will require more than just technological innovation. An EU-funded project is applying research insights from across the social sciences and humanities to help guide European energy policy.
Research Headlines - A superconductive breakthrough for wind energy
28 Aug 2018 at 5:00pm
The world's first superconducting wind turbine will be installed this year off the coast of Denmark - a landmark achievement by an EU-funded project that is set to revolutionise the wind-energy industry through the deployment of lighter, more cost efficient and more potent generators.
Research Headlines - Enzyme discovery could boost biofuel production
27 Aug 2018 at 5:00pm
EU-funded researchers have discovered a new family of enzymes able to break down wood into its chemical components. The findings may lead to more efficient production of biofuels and other valuable chemicals derived from biomass.
Research Headlines - Researchers target quantum breakthroughs
22 Aug 2018 at 5:00pm
An EU-funded network is carrying out cutting-edge research that could lead to pioneering commercial applications such as ultra-powerful quantum computers, helping to position Europe at the forefront of technological innovation.
Events - Horizon 2020 Energy info day - 5 October 2018, Brussels, Belgium
7 Aug 2018 at 5:00pm
The Horizon 2020 Energy info day will take place on 5 October in Brussels, in the Charlemagne building.
It will present the upcoming funding opportunities offered by the EU's Horizon 2020 Programme to projects focusing on:
• Smart Energy System (total budget: €130 million)
• Smart Cities and Communities (total budget: €83 million).
It will also give an overview on the evaluation process. Previously funded projects will share their experiences.
A brokerage event will be organised in parallel by the National Contact Points. The registration for the brokerage event is separate.
Events - Renewing the EU electricity grid: the Best Paths towards energy tran...
7 Aug 2018 at 5:00pm
The Conference “Renewing the EU electricity grid: the Best Paths towards energy transition” is the chance for energy professionals, policy makers, and researchers to discuss how to attain interconnected, efficient and optimised electricity grids, suitable for the integration of more renewables.
We will also take a look at investment opportunities and policy options to make the energy transition happen.
Finally, top experts from the energy sector will introduce the breakthroughs in transmission technologies developed during the last four years within Best Paths, the largest energy research project funded by the European Commission in the last decade
Events - 2018 Transport Information Day - REGISTRATION OPEN! - 23 October 201...
2 Aug 2018 at 5:00pm
This year, the Transport Info Day will be virtual and will take place on 23 October from 09:00 to 13:00 CET.
Participants will need to register in order to receive the web-streaming link.
The event will present the following 2019 calls for funding making available a total of nearly €355 million:
• Mobility for Growth (MG)
• Automated Road Transport (ART)
• Green Vehicles (GV)
• Next Generation Batteries (BAT) - the brand NEW cross-cutting call
It will also give an overview of the application and evaluation process, and will offer a recap on lessons learnt from previous evaluations, including tips for writing a good proposal.
Registration is open: register now!
For more information, please check the event page
Research Headlines - New multidisciplinary research centre in Sweden and Denmark
1 Aug 2018 at 5:00pm
A loan backed by the InnovFin-EU finance for innovators initiative under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme and the European Investment Bank (EIB) is supporting construction of the European Spallation Source (ESS) research centre. Its powerful neutron beams will open up opportunities for researchers in a range of disciplines.
Research Headlines - Gaining a deeper understanding of the universe
25 Jul 2018 at 5:00pm
Under the InnovFin Large Projects facility, a CHF 250-million loan has been provided to increase the capacity of the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC), which is the European Organisation for Nuclear Research's (CERN) central project for the decade. The expansion will help open up new commercial possibilities and deepen understanding of our universe.
Events - Session ?Supporting clean energy innovations in regions? at the Euro...
19 Jul 2018 at 5:00pm
On 10 October 2018 a session “Supporting clean energy innovations in regions”, organised by DG RTD in partnership with DG REGIO will take place as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities activities.
The aim of the session is to bring together the proposals for Horizon 2020 programme that hold “Seal of Excellence” label and the regional and local authorities able to help these projects with funding. The holders of Seal of Excellence from Horizon 2020 are SMEs and Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions' applicants in the area of clean energy that could not be funded despite the high quality of their proposals.
During the session the representatives of projects and the corresponding authorities will discuss the existing possibilities or boundaries for synergies between European and national/regional level.
• The registration is open until 28 September 2018.
Events - Horizon 2020 Energy virtual info day - 13 September 2018, Brussels, ...
19 Jul 2018 at 5:00pm
The H2020 Energy virtual info day will take place on Thursday, 13 September 2018. The event will cover the upcoming Horizon 2020 calls for funding in the areas of:
• Renewable Energy Sources;
• Carbon Capture and Storage;
In addition the participants will have the opportunity to learn about Horizon energy prizes, evaluation process and how to apply for funding. The event will be webstreamed. In order to receive the link to the webstreaming of the event, participants will need to register.
The registrations will open on 3 September 2018.