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European funding DECC workshop

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), in collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network will be hosting an 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 co-operation and co-ordination 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 organisation with an interest in the competition for funding. All potential lead consortia and consortia members are advised to send a delegate.


To register for the briefing even please click here.

Please note that they will be filming the event. If you are unable to join them in person please register for the webcast here

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