With the official adoption of EU budget for 2021 – 2027 period, the European Union has now officially launched the new EU funding programmes that can support geothermal energy projects.
This event aimed to provide an overview of the new financing programmes of the EU (i.e. Horizon Europe, LIFE programme, Innovation Fund) and organised a matchmaking session for everyone who was interested in finding project partners or sharing a project idea.
The event was organised by EGEC in partnership with ETIP DG, the Geothermal Panel of RHC ETIP, and the Support Unit of the Deep Geothermal Implementation Working Group (IWG DG).
Moderator: Philippe Dumas, EGEC
14.00 – 14.10 > Introduction remarks – Philippe Dumas, EGEC Secretary General
14.10 – 14.25 > Introduction to the LIFE Programme’s main features – Luca Angelino, Project Adviser, CINEA
14.25 – 14.40 > LIFE programme opportunities for geothermal sector – Philippe Dumas, EGEC
14.40 – 14.55 > Ongoing and upcoming Horizon Europe calls – Reghina Dimitrisina, EGEC Policy Officer
14.55 – 15.10 > Innovation Fund results and next call – Marco Baresi, Member of the EC Innovation Fund Expert Group
15.10 – 15.40 > Matchmaking session for participants