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Climate Technologies Transfer to Developing Countries


01 July 2015 - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm CEST

Invitation to Brussels Final Workshop Supporting CTCN

After the successful workshops of Rome, Vienna and Copenhagen, the European Commission – DG CLIMA, D’Appolonia and the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Sciences and Arts are pleased to announce the Final Workshop to support the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) dedicated to presenting the results of the activities for the creation of awareness about Climate Technologies transfer mechanism. (Please note: This event is not hosted by CTCN, but rather by the European Commission – DG CLIMA, D’Appolonia and the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Sciences and Arts).


9.30 Registration

9.45 Welcome greetings – Humberto Delgado Rosa – Director of Directorate C 'Mainstreaming Adaptation and Low Carbon Technology' in DG Climate Action of the European Commission

Introductory Session 

10.00 “Activities and opportunities of CTCN for technology providers in the EU” – Manfredi Caltagirone, CTCN

10.30 “The UNFCCC Technology Mechanism and the work of the CTCN” – Karsten Krause, European Commission

Q&A on the first session

11.20 “Investing in clean energy markets” – Martin Hiller, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership

11.40 “What experience with climate technology transfer teaches us about what the CTCN should do” – Heleen de Coninck, Radboud University of Nijmegen

12.00 “Knowledge transfer and collaboration: Climate-KIC as an example” – Andrea Karpati, Climate-Kic

12.20 “Opportunities, barriers and recommendations for the successful operation of the CTCN” – Lorenzo Facco, D’Appolonia

Round Table and Open Discussion

13.00 Networking Lunch

Success Stories Session

14.00 “Patent Information to support dissemination of climate change friendly technologies” – Anne-Sophie de Brancion, European Patent Office

14.30 “Eco-innovation cooperation for smart integrated waste management” – Anna Sager, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden

15.00 “Transfer of governance and finance models for climate technology implementation” – Luise Noring – Copenhagen Business School

Final Discussion



You can register here.

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