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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 or contact Andrew Kent at or 01925 506100. Please be aware that spaces are limited. 
The event is taking place during the International Festival for Business 2016 (IFB2016):
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