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12 September 2017


PPI4Waste conference: Opportunities for PPI in the waste sector

Brussels, Belgium

The PPI4Waste final conference will share the principal findings of the research, networking and training activities implemented during the project's lifetime to help increase the uptake of innovative waste solutions.

The one-day conference will have two main sessions. The first session will present the main findings of the PPI4Waste project and how public procurement of innovation (PPI) can be experimented and stimulated in the field of waste management. It will be followed by an afternoon session exploring synergies between procurers and projects on innovative solutions. A full programme and participant registration will be available shortly.

PPI4Waste is a three-year Horizon 2020 project involving eight partners and explores how innovative public procurement can be a key instrument in galvanising the market in order to foster sustainability, preserving and recycle material resources.

For more information, visit the PPI4Waste website.

19 September 2017

Boosting the Electric Vehicle Market in Europe

Brussels, Belgium

The event will take place on the 19 of September in Brussels and invites all key stakeholders for lively discussion on the current framework for electric vehicles and to explore solutions to overcome market barriers whilst plugging the sustainability gap. The event will explore the need for flexible partnerships between diverse industries, such as telecommunication, energy providers, manufacturers, suppliers and retailers, to develop innovative solutions across all areas of EV policy and ensure Europe remains a driver of green growth and jobs.

The event includes a session dedicated to "Strategies for Investment, R&D and Public Procurement for Electric Vehicles" which will focus on the role public procurement can have in boosting clean vehicle demand.

For more details on the event and to register visit the event's webpage.