New ERA-Net Funding – Briefing event

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and Innovate UK, in collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network will be hosting a briefing and industry engagement event on Tuesday 1st December in Birmingham to promote the new European funding opportunities under the ERA-Net scheme.

This event will be an opportunity to learn about three new ERA-Net competitions, to find out how to apply for funding and to connect with potential collaborators across Europe.

What is the Opportunity?

ERA-NET stands for European Research Area Network. It is a scheme that promotes the cooperation and coordination of research and innovation activities carried out at the national or regional level in the EU Member States and Associated States as part of the Horizon 2020 funding programme.

This event will present three new ERA-Net calls, which are due to open December 2015 – February 2016. They are;

·      BESTF BioEnergy Sustaining The Future – Bioenergy demonstration

·      DemoWind – Offshore wind demonstration

·      ACT Accelerating CCS Technologies – CCS research and development

Who should attend?

This event is free to attend and will be open to any organisaton with an interest in the competition for funding. All potential lead consortia and consortia members are advised to send a delegate.