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International Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency and Eco-innovation Brokerage event - Liverpool 22 June 2016

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) is working with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and Innovate UK to organise a FREE one day brokerage, matchmaking and information event.  The event is focusing on Horizon 2020, technology transfer and commercial opportunities for businesses making the transition to a circular economy and becoming more resource efficient.
 
The circular economy offers considerable economic benefits with analysis by McKinsey estimating that circularity could add $1 trillion to the global economy by 2025.  To support the move towards a circular economy the European Commission has committed over €725 million of Horizon 2020 funding in their 2016-17 work programme. 
 
Event Focus:
  • Pre-arranged 20 minute meetings to meet potential partners for technological and commercial cooperation including identifying partners for collaborative R&D projects as part of Horizon 2020
  • Presentations on European Commission funding to support circular economy, resource efficiency and eco-innovation
  • Best practice presentations/case studies from successful H2020, SME Instrument and Fast Track to Innovation applicants
  • Proposal ideas (short presentations) from participants with project suggestions
  • Consortium building and proposal writing workshop

Why participate

  • Build quality partnerships in view of the upcoming Horizon2020 circular economy calls
  • Present, discuss and develop new project ideas at international level
  • Find out the latest information on Horizon 2020
  • Identify technology and commercial collaborations
 
View the full programme and register for FREE by visiting www.b2match.eu/h2020resourceefficiency2016/ or contact Andrew Kent at een@inventya.com or 01925 506100. Please be aware that spaces are limited. 
 
The event is taking place during the International Festival for Business 2016 (IFB2016): www.ifb2016.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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