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EUROGIA+ shares information about innovative low carbon technologies in Paris & Oslo


EUROGIA+, the EUREKA cluster for low carbon energy technologies, has recently shared details of its programme at events in Paris & Oslo.

The events, known as EUROGIA+ Information Days, were attended by delegates from across the French and Norwegian energy sector and key staff from each country’s leading academic institutions.

'The opportunity to showcase our work is an essential part of our remit,' said Gabriel Marquette, the Chairman of EUROGIA+. “At the Information Days in Oslo & Paris, we were able to present EUROGIA+ and we have been able to demonstrate how EUROGIA+ is benefiting EUREKA Member States.”

The Information Day in Oslo, organized with the support of TEKNOVA  and the Research Council of Norway, showcased fifteen new project ideas of Norwegian companies and research institutes like SINTEF, Clean Silicon AS, University of Bergen, EnSol etc.

The Paris Information Day, organized with the support of DGCIS, French Finance Ministry Department was attended by over 100 participants .DGCIS officials also ran through the practical steps needed to preparing and submitting a successful project and gave information about the French funding mechanisms. DGCIS official, Johann Faure emphasized the importance of complying with the eligibility requirements, which differ from one EUREKA Member State to another.

The next Information Day will be held in Madrid on September 30 – visit the EUROGIA+ website [] to review the agenda, see the topics under discussion and to obtain registration details.


EUROGIA+ Call 07 Press Release


EUROGIA+ seeks research proposals

Brussels, BE – June 1st, 2011– EUROGIA+, the EUREKA low-carbon energy technology cluster has announced its latest call (CALL 07) on June 1st, for the submission of collaborative renewable energy research projects.

EUROGIA+ is a bottom-up, industry driven, market oriented programme which addresses all areas of the energy mix, from renewable energy to efficiency, and reduction of carbon footprint of fossil fuels.

It adresses all innovative energy technologies that will:
•    reduce the carbon footprint of energy production and use
•    develop new technologies for energy such as solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, energy efficiency, etc

Projects submitted in the preliminary project outline format will be reviewed by the EUROGIA+ technical committee and proposers will be provided the feedback and assistance necessary to move to the full proposal stage.  The technical committee will also review full proposals which are ready to seek the EUREKA label. The technical committee consists of representatives of European national funding agencies, research universities and industrial organizations.

To be qualified for the EUROGIA+ label projects must meet the following criteria.
•        Comprise 2 or more companies from 2 different EUREKA member countries
•        Demonstrate Technical Innovation
•        Have strong commitment to commercial exploitation
•        The contribution from any given country and/or any given organization must not exceed 66%of the total budget.

Project outlines and full proposals are due to the EUROGIA+ office by close of business on September 14, 2011 and they will be reviewed that the organizations technical and board meetings on September  28-29, in Spain.



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EUROGIA+ Info Day& Brokerage Event in Oslo


Together with the research company Teknova, located in Kristiansand Norway, EUROGIA+ is organising an info day/brokerage event on the 26th of May 2011 in Oslo, where it will be promoting its industry-driven, market-oriented program for research and demonstration projects.


EUROGIA+ Call 06 Press Release


Eurogia+ has issued a call for new, collaborative research projects to enhance the world’s supply of clean, safe and affordable energy.




Brussels, BE – October 19, 2010 – Eurogia+, the Eureka low-carbon energy technology cluster, and Tubitak, the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, held an information day in Istanbul.