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Speakers corner 10 August 2022 - Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Strategic collaboration on European energy related R&I - before and beyond RePowerEU | Marie Bysveen at ICAE2022

Marie Bysveen held a keynote presentation at the 14th International Conference on Applied Energy in Bochum. The theme of ICAE2022 was “Closing Carbon Cycles - A Transformation Process Involving Technology, Economy and Societ”.
Marie’s presentation focused on the strategic collaboration on European energy related R&I - before and beyond RePowerEU. RePowerEU is a response to the hardships and global energy market disruption caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Marie’s presentation gives overview of how European funding on energy is organized. This includes national funding, Horizon Europe, the upcoming, large Clean Energy Technology Partnership (CETP), Innovation Fund – and Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). A success-story from CCUS on collaborative partnerships funding R&I by national governments was presented – namely ERA NET ACT (Accelerating CCUS Technologies).
The presentation also gives an introduction to the roles of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) and the European Technology and Innovation Platform ZEP towards the European Commission – focusing on their advisory role on behalf of R&I and industry, respectively. The presentation concludes with some remarks on the way forward, and the role of such collaborative efforts following up RePowerEU.


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