EUROGIA+ : a tool to finance innovative energy projects

EUREKA and EUROGIA+ have the pleasure to invite you to participate at the Energy Forum 2012, 
the annual business summit for all energy professionals on November 14 & 15.
The high level programme includes seminars, case studies & best practices and stakeholder's debates.
EUREKA and EUROGIA+, the Cluster for Low-Carbon Energy Technologies, are major players in the 
innovation technologies in Europe.This year, they will actively participate in the Forum by organising two debates, a seminar and a 
brokerage event on very sensitive subjects.
To get a free entrance ticket you can register online.
1) Wednesday 14 November from 16:30 to 17:30 - "CO2Market and Regulations
Moderator: Christian Besson
- Sarah Deblock, European policy director, IETA
- Teresa Luis Ruiz, Head of Brussels Office for Endesa
- Simon Ashwell, European energy policy leader, General Electric
- Paal Frisvold, Chairman of the board, Bellona Europe
- Tomas Wyns, Director CCAP Europe
2) Wednesday 14 November from 17h30 to 18h30 - "The Power of Technology" 
Moderator: Gabriel Marquette
- Raul Manzanas, Acciona Energia , Spain
- Guus Keder, Indra Scientific , Belgium
- Marianne Julien, Air Liquide, France
- James Martin, Institut Physique du Globe de Paris, France
- Didier Bonijoly, BRGM, France
- Laurent Jammes, Actys Bee, France
3) Thursday 15 November 2012 from 16:00 to 17:30
"A tool to finance innovative energy projects" & Brokerage Event 
• "EUROGIA+, the EUREKA Cluster for energy"
• “Financing Innovation Priorities of the EUREKA Turkish Chairmanship” (Mehmet Gokgoz - TUR&BO)
• Brokerage event

Derbi - 7th International Conference


The DERBI Competitiveness Cluster – Development of Renewable Energies in Building and Industry – is organising the sixth edition of the DERBI International Conference in Perpignan on the 15th, 16th and 17th of October 2012. Since 2006, the DERBI International Conference has established a large audience: over 5,000 participants, some 45 nationalities, over 600 speakers, around 930 business meetings organised...

This development is largely linked to the quality, diversity and international scope of speakers guaranteeing rich debates and presentations. It is also the fruit of an efficient joint effort on behalf of the French competitiveness clusters of the sector, along with that of our regional, national and international partners.

Since its beginnings, the DERBI International Conference has undergone a tremendous development and is currently acknowledged by leaders as being THE key meeting place worldwide for professionals in the renewable energies sector. Make the most of the event to meet the 4 French competitiveness clusters involved in the sector of “renewable or non-greenhouse gas producing energies”: Capenergies, S2E2, Tenerrdis and DERBI. With the aim of informing and enriching professionals with a global and concrete overview of the latest innovations, new technologies and solutions implemented, round tables and thematic workshops with prestigious guests and top quality speakers  will be organised throughout the 3 days.

For registration: 


Turkey: Towards a sustainable energy future


On October 3, 2012 EUROGIA+ is organizing a conference and matchmaking sessions on smart energy and low carbon energy technologies under the auspices of Turk Telekom in Istanbul at the following address:

Ceylan Intercontinental Hotel
Asker Ocagi Caddesi No:1 
Taksim , Istanbul

The key priority of TURKISH EUREKA Chairmanship ‘coopetitive innovation’ embraces the cooperative competition between sectors. Turkey: Towards a sustainable energy future will bring together ICT and energy sector together to foster the intersectoral dialogue. 

As the EUREKA cluster for low carbon energy technologies, EUROGIA+ helps transnational collaborations get their energy-related RD&D projects funded. This event will also give you a unique opportunity to learn about the EUROGIA+ programme and the funding possibilities. Matchmaking sessions will prepare the basis for transnational project ideas.

Parallel match making sessions:  Telecom and energy and  Renewable Energy Technologies will be held in the afternoon.


Welcome & Keynote Speeches :

08:30 -09:30 Registration
09:30 -09:45  Enis Erkel, R&D Director, Turk Telekom, Welcome & Introductions
09:45 -10:00  Raul Manzanas, EUROGIA+ Chairman, ‘Leveraging public funding to develop new marine renewables technologies, some examples.’
10:00- 10:15   TUBITAK, ‘Funding opportunities in Turkey’. 
10:15 -10:45 Christian Besson, EUROGIA+ Office Director, ‘EUROGIA+ overview; how to get your projects funded.’ 

Roundtable Sessions:

11:00 – 12:00 Telecom and Energy: Moderator: Duygu Öktem, Türk Telekom

Roundtable Participants:

•Turk Telekom


•Turkcell Technology


•Bahçeşehir University

•SME: DFA Engineering

12:00 – 13:00 Renewable Energy Technologies:  Moderator: Enis Erkel, Türk Telekom

Roundtable Participants : 


•Cengiz Ultav, Vestel, Zorlu Group

•İrfan Acar, SDS Energy

•Hasan Terzioğlu,  HTG Mikrosay 

•Prof. Dr. Barbaros Çelikkol - University of New Hampshire 

•Prof. Dr. Baris Özerdem, Bahçeşehir Univ.

To be confirmed: 

•İlker Aydın, AIM Energy Technologies

•Prof. Dr. Volkan Ediger, Kadir Has Univ.

13:00 – 14:00 Networking Buffet Lunch 

14:00 – 15:00 : Brokerage Events

Brokerage Event 1 : Role of ICT in sustainable energy                                    Brokerage Event 2 : Green energy technologies

Moderator: Gabriel Marquette & TUBITAK                                                            Moderator: Christian Besson & TUBITAK


EUREKA Venture Forum


The EUREKA venture forum will take place in Istanbul on 19 October 2012 under the auspices of the Turkish Eureka Chairmanship . 
This event will foster start-up s and high techs, high growth entrepreneurship, internalization of Turkish start-up s through contact with blue chip investors and it promotes Turkey as innovative, attractive and rewarding country to do business with or to invest in.

For more information and registration 

European Geothermal Congress


European Geothermal Energy Council and the main event sponsor Enel Green Power are pleased to announce the European Geothermal Congress 2013 event. The event will take place 3-7 June 2013 at Palazzo dei Congressi in Pisa, Italy, and will be held under the auspices of the International Geothermal Association – European Regional Branch, which will also set up the Scientific Committee for the Congress. 

Please have a look at the congress website regularly, as you will find more information there as soon as it becomes available.


EUROGIA+ Marine Renwables Information Day


Date : Monday, March 5thTime : 14:00 – 19:00
Place: GdFSuez
Direction Recherche & Innovation
1 et 2 place Samuel de Champlai
Faubourg de l’Arche
Registration : Please email until Feb. 29 to

As the EUREKA cluster for low carbon energy technologies, EUROGIA+ helps transnational collaborations get their energy-related RD&D projects funded. This information day will give you a unique opportunity to learn about the EUROGIA+ programme and the funding possibilities.

As one of the key technologies for Europe’s energy future, marine renewables represent an important subset of projects funded through EUROGIA+. With the special focus on marine renewables, this EUROGIA+ information day intends to facilitate the generation of exciting transnational RD&D projects in this area by bringing together interested industry and academic players from all over Europe.

Bring your ideas, find partners and get funding support at the EUROGIA+ Information day in Paris on March 5th.

Programme :

14:00 Marc Florette, VP Research, GdFSuez: Welcome. ‘The importance of low carbon energy technology developments for GdFSuez.’

14:15 Pierre Besse, Bureau Veritas, ‘The European marine industry and its role in the development of marine renewables.’

14:30 Jose Luis Villate, Ocean Energy Association and TECNALIA, ‘Technology developments in ocean energy.

14:45 Manuela Conconi, European Wind Energy Association, ‘Market prospects for offshore wind.’

15:00 Yann Hervé  De Roeck, Platforme France Energie Marine: ‘France Energies Marines: How is France going to catch up on marine renewable technologies?’

15:15 Thierry Langlois, EU DG Research, ‘FP7 and Horizon support for Low Carbon Energy Technologies and the links to Eurogia+.’

15:30 tbc, ERA-Net Wave and Wind, ‘Transnational collaboration for marine renewables in Europe.’

15:45 Chris Besson, Eurogia+ Office Director, ‘Eurogia+ overview; how to get your projects funded.’

16:15 Raul Manzanas Eurogia+ Chairman and Acciona, ‘Leveraging public funding to develop new marine renewables technologies, some examples.’

16:30 Yves Robin, DGCIS, ‘Public support for low carbon energy technologies in France.’

16:45 Coffee Break

17:00 Brokerage event:

-    Project ideas: participants in the information days are invited to present in 5 minutes each project ideas for which they would like to find some partners.

-    Break-out sessions: participants interested in proposing projects can get individual consultations with EUROGIA+ and Public Authorities representatives on any question they may have concerning their project ideas

18:15 Refreshments, courtesy of GdFSuez




Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference, Israel


The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative is excited to invite you to participate in the 5th International Renewable Energy Conference & Exhibition which will take place in Eilat, Israel, November 27-29.
In 2011, over 1800 leading Renewable Energy professionals from government, business, academia and NGOs attended the conference. Guests and delegates from the all around the globe created a fruitful working atmosphere which has lead to collaborative projects around the world.
For further information, please go to Eilat -Eilot Renewable Energy Conference website

EUROGIA+ Information Day in Madrid -September 30, 2011


EUROGIA+ is pleased to announce that the next information day will be held in Madrid on September 30, 2011 under the auspices of CDTI.  The goal of Madrid information day is  to present Spanish funding schemes and EUROGIA+ to Spanish industry and academia. 

The highlight of the event will be the bilateral meetings, giving the opportunity to the participants to introduce their project ideas to EUROGIA+ team and CDTI.

For registration, please contact :
Ms María Luisa Revilla Trujillo

EUROGIA+ Day : Decarbonizing Europe and Beyond




EUROGIA+ DAY: Decarbonizing Europe and Beyond

November 15, 2011

Venue: EUREKA Secretariat Rue Neerveld 107 1200, Brussels

On 15 November, EUROGIA+ is organizing EUROGIA+ Day to celebrate its 3rd anniversary with the distinguished speakers from across Europe.

was founded in 2008 to support and promote international partnerships developing innovative projects in low-carbon energy technologies.
Deployment of low carbon energy technologies is the only way to meet Europe’s ambitious 20-20-20 objectives and address climate change. EUROGIA+ Programme supports all innovative energy technologies that will reduce the carbon footprint.

Join us at EUROGIA+ Day where you will have a unique opportunity to learn more about EUROGIA+ programme, low carbon energy technologies and the achievements of public- private partnerships. This event will bring together energy sector,academia as well as key stakeholders and policy makers in Europe.

EUROGIA+ Day will be followed by Brokerage Event in the afternoon which will allow the participants to introduce their project ideas to EUROGIA+ and to the public authorities. 

*The detailed programme will be published soon

Please send registration form to Ms Nil Atmaca


European Innovation Summit


The 3rd European Innovation Summmit will be organized in Brussels and Warsaw. In Warsaw the adjustment of the EU policies to regional and local contexts will be the main topic discussed . In Brussels meetings, which will be held in the European Parliament,  the challenges of innovation funding and financing will be adressed.

For registration and more information, please visit :
Innovation Summit 2011