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European Framework Programme for R&I - Innovation Fund Synergies Workshop

The focus of the workshop is to gather participants from mature R&I projects funded under EU R&I funding programmes (notably Horizon 2020) to explore funding opportunities under the Innovation Fund to deploy their technologies.

On 8 February 2023, the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA), the European Commission's DG Climate Action and Research and Innovation are organising a half-day virtual Workshop on Innovation Fund synergies.  

The focus of the workshop is to gather participants from mature R&I projects funded under EU R&I funding programmes (notably Horizon 2020) to explore funding opportunities under the EU Innovation Fund to deploy their technologies.

You have the opportunity to present the potential of your project online in one of the breakout sessions within the registration deadline of 16 December 2022. Otherwise you can register to connect and follow the event online.

Fully virtual, selected participants will present online their ideas. The workshop will be webstreamed, with the link being made available a few days before the event and interactive participation will be encouraged using sli.do (#H2020IFSynergies).

Register here

 

    • clean technology | EU financing
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    • Online only
    • Live streaming available

    Programme

    1. 8 Feb 2023,
      09:30 AM - 09:45 AM CET
      Welcome & Opening

      Welcome: Dirk Beckers (Director, CINEA) 5min

      General high-level opening remarks: Joanna Drake (DDG, DG RTD), Clara de la Torre (Acting DG, DG CLIMA) 

    2. 09:45 AM - 09:55 AM CET
      QUICK BREAK
    3. 09:55 AM - 10:10 AM CET
      Rationale for Workshops & Synergies Strategy

      Explaining overall importance & policy priority of synergies between EU funding programmes 

      Presenting specific actions so far on HE/H2020-IF Synergies (standard sentence in HE WP 2023-24, joint CSA topic in CL5 WP 2023)

      Jose Jimenez Mingo (DG CLIMA) 

    4. 10:10 AM - 10:20 AM CET
      Overview of Horizon 2020 Portfolio

      Explaining where/in which areas of H2020 project portfolio we (COM) see most scope & potential for deployment via IF

      Overall overview of projects identified/registered participants + Inputs from all areas

      Philip Hawkins (DG CLIMA)

    5. 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM CET
      Innovation Fund

      General overview of funding opportunities at the Innovation Fund

      Key features, structure & eligibility criteria

      Summary of past LSC & SSCs + Overview of upcoming calls (3rd LSC)

      Lessons learnt from past calls

      Maria Velkova (DG CLIMA C.2 Acting HoU) & Roman Doubrava (CINEA C.4 HoU) + CINEA/DG CLIMA Project/Policy Officers as needed  

    6. 10:50 AM - 11:00 AM CET
      QUICK BREAK
    7. 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CET
      Parallel Breakout Sessions - Overall introduction

      Session 1: Low-carbon technologies in energy-intensive industries

      Session 2: Carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS)

      Session 3: Renewable energy generation

      Session 4: Energy storage & hydrogen

    8. 12:30 PM - 12:35 PM CET
      QUICK BREAK
    9. 12:35 PM - 01:05 PM CET
      Closing session - Key conclusions

      Each breakout room moderator presents a summary of the key conclusions of each session (max 5min each)

      Final brief Q&A (via slido), covering final questions participants & audience may have (max 5-10min)

    10. 01:05 PM - 01:15 PM CET
      Closing Remarks

      Overall conclusions & next steps

      Alexandre Paquot (DG CLIMA)

    Practical information

    When
    -
    Where
    Online only
    Livestream
    Starts on Wednesday 8 February 2023, 09:30 CET
    Languages
    English

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