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CLIC Innovation & FinCEAL Plus Seminar: Re-Energizing International Cooperation – Renewable Energy Research with Third Countries
19th November 2015, Marina Congress Center, Katajanokanlaituri 6, Helsinki
CLIC Innovation (Finnish Bioeconomy and Cleantech Cluster) and FinCEAL Plus are organizing a joint 1-day seminar on international cooperation in Renewable Energy research, focusing especially on research collaboration with Third Countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean region.
The purpose of the seminar is to enhance cooperation among the members of the Finnish research community working in the Renewable Energy field, share information on current initiatives, discuss the challenges and best practices related to cooperation with Third Countries, as well as provide information in funding opportunities within the Horizon2020 framework.
The workshop is especially targeted to:
– Researchers working within the field of renewable energies research, and with experience and/or interest in Africa, Asia and the LAC Region.
– Private sector and NGO representatives interested in the topic of the seminar, and networking with the research community for potential partnerships and information exchange.
The seminar opens with an introduction to the upcoming Energy Calls of Horizon2020. The day is pided into three thematic sessions in which international cooperation in Renewables, Biomass and Sustainability are discussed by top experts representing a wide range of Finnish universities and research institutes. Each session also has time reserved for informal discussion between the speakers and seminar participants, and the discussion continues in the learning café in the afternoon. The seminar is moderated by Tuula Savola, Secure, clean and efficient energy NCP from Tekes.
The seminar is free of charge but requires registration by 12 November at:https://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/6370E7CF79A26F38.par
This post was written by AGI