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Events: February 2018

LIFE 2018 Conference

2 February 2018 in Zagreb, Croatia

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The Croatian National Contact Point for the LIFE Programme will organise a local conference to promote the benefits of the LIFE funding, present good examples of policy uptake, and showcase close-to-market projects. The event will provide an opportunity for potential applicants to learn more about the LIFE programme and other EU funding instruments.

The conference targets to participants from across sectors, including non-profits, public organisations, and educational and research institution. It will address delegates applying for LIFE funds, implementing LIFE projects or interested in the results of LIFE projects.

The conference will notably address:

  • Good examples of policy uptake in LIFE projects
  • Close-to-market innovative solutions
  • Good examples of transferability and replicability in LIFE projects
  • Socio-economic impact of LIFE projects
  • Synergies between the LIFE programme and other funds

The conference programme can be downloaded here.

Participants are invited to register online until 22nd of January 2018. The conference will be held at the Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts in Zagreb, Croatia. Working languages are English and Croatian with simultaneous translation. For further information please contact life@mzoe.hr or visit the event website.

 

21st European Forum on Eco-innovation

05-06 February 2018, Sofia,Bulgaria

21st European Forum on Eco-innovation

The European Commission’s Directorate General for the Environment, and the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water will hold the 21st European Forum on Eco-innovation on 5-6 February 2018. The forum brings together companies and public authorities to examine eco-innovative solutions for improving air quality.

Air pollution has come down across Europe over the past decade, but still costs the region nearly 400 000 lives and over €20 billion each year. The European Commission is committed to reduce air pollution to levels that no longer threaten human health and the environment. This objective requires support from across both society and the economy.

At the 21st European Forum on Eco-innovation, innovators will present technologies, business models and governance plans to raise air quality to new standards. The two-day programme includes conference presentations on the impact of energy, transport and agriculture on air-quality. Time is set aside for discussions in smaller groups, a cocktail reception and a visit to the UNESCO-listed Boyana Church in the outskirts of Sofia.

The event languages are English and Bulgarian. Registration is open online. For further information please visit the forum website, or contact the EcoAP Secretariat on +32 2 340 30 64.

 

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