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Energy Day in Grodzisk Mazowiecki – CitiEnGov Regional Workshop in Poland

23rd September 2017

The event which is organized by the Municipality of Grodzisk is intended to be a multi-stakeholder event on energy, renewables and sustainability; and will will feature:

- Energy workshops and presentations for citizens

- A fair with companies and institutions active in the RES line of business

- An energy Cafe

- Presentation of RES technologies

- A conference on energy

National Info Day - Slovakia

26 September 2017

Our network of national contact points (NCPs) provides specific national information to applicants. In view of the third call for proposals, NCPs will organise national info days. More information is provided in national languages below. 

Úrad vlády SR vo funkcii Národného kontaktného bodu organizuje Národný informačný deň k tretej výzve na predkladanie projektov v rámci programu Interreg Stredná Európa 2014 – 2020.

Národný informačný deň sa uskutoční v Bratislave dňa 26. septembra 2017 o 9:30 hod. v Hoteli Bôrik (účelové zariadenie Úradu vlády SR). Na tento informačný deň je potrebné sa registrovať zaslaním emailu na adresu ivan.zemko@vlada.gov.sk, najneskôr do 15. septembra 2017. V rámci tretej výzvy bude možné predkladať projekty od 21. septembra 2017 až do 25. januára 2018. Podrobné informácie o tretej výzve zverejnil Spoločný sekretariát na stránke http://www.interreg-central.eu/Content.Node/news/Third-call-focus.html

Viac informacií: Program info deň

Midterm International Conference

The Midterm International Conference of InAirQ project is going to take place on September 27 at the premises of SiTI – Istituto Superiore sui Sistemi Territoriali per l’Innovazione (Corso Castelfidardo 30/A – 10121 Turin, Italy).

The conference will have international relevance, providing floor for policy and sector driven roundtable talks. In addition to partners in the InAirQ project, the Conference will also include external researchers who, on different grounds, study the health effects of air quality and work to identify solutions to mitigate those effects.

The program of the International Conference will be published shortly.




Food Waste Hackathon in Miskolc

Join us on the 28th- 29th of September 2017 to #reducefoodwaste in Hungary!

If you care about food waste, want to know more how to use technology to solve the pressing problems of our times. If you are a technical person or not, you can donate your expertise to #reducefoodwaste. 

In divers teams we will sit together to come up with ideas how to #reducefoodwaste in Hungary, by 

  • raising awareness for foodwaste
  • supporting donations of food waste to charity
  • helping everyone to waste less with smart apps to shop, storage and cook better


This Food Waste Hackathon is part of the researcher's night in Miskolc and teams will present their solutions to a broad audience at the researcher night on the 29th of September 2017. 

For more information and to register follow this link. 

You can also find the Food Waste Hackathon on Facebook. 

INNO-WISEs KICK OFF MEETING

The first project meeting

Project overview, thematic work packages, project implementation, administrative procedures, communication strategy


Dynamic Light Peer Review in Cesena

2nd - 4th October 2017

Within the framework of the Dynamic Light project, funded by the Central Europe Program, the Municipality of Cesena will host for the second time the student of the Master of Architectural Lighting Design, which in March 2017, had collected data to set up methodology for social needs analysis of urban public lighting in Cesena and in ​​the Ex Sugar Refinery pilot area. The second peer review visit will take place in Cesena from 2nd to 4th October 2017 with the main purpose of sharing the analysis results.

During the visit, technical meetings and panel will be organized with the municipal departments that have been involved in the social needs analysis and in particular: the Environment department, the Urban Development department, the Construction and Public Works department and the GIS department. 

TOGETHER: Innobuildings Conference

02 October, Budapest, Hungary

Psychology and climate change? Smart meters and marketing? The Innobuildings 2017 conference connects these topics that may seem remotely connceted for the first time. In 2016 seven Central European countries decided to launch the Interreg CE Together project to cooperate and reduce together the energy consumption of their public buildings. They attempt to reach their goals without major investment and retrofitting, using the latest scientific methodes from the field of behavioural sciences. As the project is reaching its half time the seven partners will share the latest results of their pilots and discuss the related topics with the help of recognised lecturers from Hungary and elsewhere. Join us for this exciting day on the 2nd of October, 2017 at the MOM Cultural Center, from 10 am to 4 pm. To register, please go to: https://www.hegyvidek.hu/innobuildings-conference 

National Info Day - Hungary

3 October 2017

Our network of national contact points (NCPs) provides specific national information to applicants. In view of the third call for proposals, NCPs will organise national info days. More information is provided in national languages below.

2017. október 3-án a Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium nemzeti tájékoztató napot szervez Budapesten. A rendezvény két részből áll: a résztvevők délelőtt az Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE program harmadik pályázati felhívásának részleteiről kaphatnak magyar nyelvű tájékoztatást, a délután folyamán a program Közös Titkársága szervez angol nyelvű műhelybeszélgetést.

Tervezett program és regisztrációs felület az alábbi linken érhető el: https://goo.gl/forms/l6Axsl1oexF757WP2

Az Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE program 3. felhívása - nemzeti tájékoztató nap

2017. október 3., Budapest

A Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium a hazai pályázók és érdeklődők részére tájékoztató napot szervez Budapesten, az NGM Pénztártermében. A rendezvény két részből áll: a résztvevők délelőtt az Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE program harmadik pályázati felhívásának részleteiről kaphatnak magyar nyelvű tájékoztatást, a délután folyamán a program Közös Titkársága szervez angol nyelvű műhelybeszélgetést. A workshop a tematikus iránymutatásra, illetve projektfejlesztéssel és költségvetéssel kapcsolatos kérdésekre koncentrál.

A tervezett program és regisztrációs felület itt érhető el.

A jelentkezéseket 2017. szeptember 28-ig várjuk, a terem korlátozott befogadóképessége miatt egy intézménytől legfeljebb két munkatárs regisztrációjára van lehetőség.

PPI2Innovate Days in Poland (3. 10. 2017)

Rzeszow Regional Development Agency invites you to attend PPI2Innovate Days Conference, as being part of PPI2Innovate – Capacity building to boost usage of PPI in Central Europe project, co-finansed by the Interreg Central Europe Program, which is going to be held in the Lublin Conference Centre in Lublin, Poland, on 3rd October 2017.MORE INFORMATION (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-conference-ppi2innovate-days-registration-34946894101?aff=es2)

Stakeholder meeting in Cesena

3rd October 2017

Within the second peer review visit of the student of the Master of Architectural Lighting Design, will be organized a second specific information event with the Committee “Zuccherivivo” on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at 20.30. The Committee is composed by residents of the Ex Sugar Refinery pilot area in Cesena that has been activated since the early stages of the social needs analysis of the Dynamic Light project.

In the past months and in collaboration with the Municipality of Cesena, the Committee has actively contributed to the collection of data through the distribution of some questionnaires to identify specific needs, collect critical issues and future proposals to improve the urban lights in particular within green areas and pedestrian and cycle paths. The second information event will be the occasion to present to the Committee the results of the social needs analysis conducted by the Master student.

The meeting will also be attended by the Councilor for Environmental Sustainability and Europe Ms. Francesca Lucchi, who will introduce the evening with a focus on future energy policies and public lighting in the area and the pilot Dynamic Light projects in the Ex Sugar Refinery area. 

National Info Day - Croatia

4 October 2017

Our network of national contact points (NCPs) provides specific national information to applicants. In view of the third call for proposals, NCPs will organise national info days. More information is available on national information pages.


CE-HEAT at 12th SDEWES Conference

5.10.2017

The 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – SDEWES Conference will be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia on October 4 - 8, 2017.

Within the SDEWES Conference project CE-HEAT organizes a special event on Exploitation of waste heat potentials in Europe, which will be held on 5th of October.

The special event marks waste heat as an important energy source, which should be valorized in existing and future energy systems. The project initiative CE-HEAT rephrases the waste heat as endogenous energy that should be actively recovered when possible and should become an indispensable part of all energy concepts in future. The main objective of the special event is to provide an improved, up-to-date understanding of the fundamentals, principles and practices associated with the operation of waste heat utilization systems. 

In broader view, the exploitation of thermal energy as excess energy of industrial processes across Europe will be featured. The event will provide the dissemination of information concerned the exploitation of waste heat potentials in EU and developments in the field of waste heat recovery in specific industrial processes. The efforts of CE-HEAT initiative towards the common Central Europe (CE) waste heat sources cadastre and a waste heat platform will be presented. The event will be wrapped up by the panel discussion leading to the directions for enhancement of investment mechanisms and strategic guidelines for improvement of waste heat utilization in CE space.

http://www.dubrovnik2017.sdewes.org/
International conference SDEWES_special event_CE-HEAT (pdf ~165kB)

15th European Week of Regions and Cities

9-12 October 2017

Discover 130 workshops, networking events and project visits organised in Brussels as part the 15th European Week of Regions and Cities. Under the headline 'Regions and cities working for a better future’, the programme tackles three main themes:  Building resilient regions and cities – #LocalResilience; Regions and cities as change agents – #TakeAction; Sharing knowledge to deliver results – #SharingKnowledge. 28 partnerships of regions and cities, 14 Directorates-General of the European Commission, several networks, associations and other institutions have partnered up for it. The Opening session takes place on 9th October in the European Parliament. 

Browse through the European Week of Regions and cities website and register online

Workshop on common narrative and management of the future European Cultural Route of Reformation

Workshop, project meeting and Steering Committee in Vienna  

After having determined which kind of Route the "European Cultural Route of Reformation" should be and which are its terms of reference, the partnership meets to define and finally decide upon the management structure of the Route to be and agree on the TAP, which will be bindingly signed in November in Erfurt as a culmination of the Policy Conference organized there. This extensive working and project meeting will take place in Vienna from the 9th until the 11th of October.

This meeting is an internal one, but some Associated Partners and crucial regional stakeholders, interested and willing to commit to the TAP from the very beginning will also have the opportunity of contributing to the definition of the Route's skeleton.

As usually, we will make available the results of our work in form of Deliverables on this website as soon as they are completed.

Seminarium informacyjno-szkoleniowe w Warszawie 

10 October 2017

Krajowy Punkt Kontaktowy zaprasza na seminarium informacyjno-szkoleniowe poświęcone trzeciemu naborowi wniosków w programie Interreg Europa Środkowa. Rejestracja online na spotkanie zostanie otwarta 25 sierpnia (www.europasrodkowa.gov.pl, www.ewt.gov.pl ).

Program spotkania

National Info Day - Poland

10 October 2017

Our network of national contact points (NCPs) provides specific national information to applicants. In view of the third call for proposals, NCPs will organise national info days. More information is provided in national languages below.

Krajowy Punkt Kontaktowy zaprasza na seminarium informacyjno-szkoleniowe poświęcone trzeciemu naborowi wniosków w programie Interreg Europa Środkowa. Rejestracja online na spotkanie zostanie otwarta 25 sierpnia (www.europasrodkowa.gov.pl, www.ewt.gov.pl ).

Program spotkania

ZAGREB CROWDFUNDING CONVENTION 2017

11th October 2017

Get ready – Zagreb is once again becoming the hotspot for CROWDFUNDING scene in our region!

The only international CROWDFUNDING event in Croatia is taking place for the third time in 2017. After enabling exchange of regional CROWDFUNDING experiences and gathering knowledge from variety of international CROWDFUNDING experts in the previous years, the third edition of the Zagreb CROWDFUNDING Convention aims to set milestones for growth of the regional CROWDFUNDING scene in the upcoming years.

Event’s program and networking opportunities will be especially beneficial for regional social entrepreneurs, SME’S and startups, due to a mix of topics including the use of investment CROWDFUNDING, opportunity to pitch to investors and event’s capability to gather different stakeholders.

The agenda of the Zagreb CROWDFUNDING Convention 2017 will include some of the most prominent names of the local and international CROWDFUNDING scene who will share with us their insights on the most relevant topics in this field at the moment, including Joachim Schwerin (European Commission; Belgium), Karsten Wenzlaff (ikosom, German CROWDFUNDING Association; Germany), Luka Piškorič (Poligon; Slovenia) and many more.

More information at: http://www.crowdfundingconvention.eu/


National Info Day - Czech Republic

12 October 2017

Our network of national contact points (NCPs) provides specific national information to applicants. In view of the third call for proposals, NCPs will organise national info days. More information is provided in national languages below.

Dne 12. 10. 2017 proběhne v Praze informační seminář ke 3. výzvě programu Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE
Program Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE brzy na své webové stránce oficiálně zveřejní termín jednokolové 3. výzvy. V souvislosti s jejím otevřením připravuje Ministerstvo pro místní rozvoj, jako Národní koordinátor v České republice, Národní infoden pro veřejnost z řad zájemců z ČR o účast ve 3. výzvě programu.
 

GOLEA Will Join “En. Management & En. Municipality 017” Event in Ljubljana (Slovenia)

12th October, 2017

En. Management & En Municipality is an annual event where energy managers from the industry meet with their colleagues from local communities and where an award is given to the most energy efficient municipalities in Slovenia.

GOLEA WILL join the event and CitiEnGov project will be presented by Rajko Leban, the director of GOLEA.

LuBeC - “Culture 4.0, between dialogue and internationalization

 12-13th October 2017

  On 12-13th October 2017 in Lucca (Italy) takes place the 13th edition of the event: LuBeC - Lucca Beni Culturali (Lucca Cultural Heritage) - "Culture 4.0, between dialogue and internationalization".
It will be highlighted the role of Culture in the urban development process, as a basic element for the regeneration of individual properties, neighborhoods and cities, and in promoting communities and sharing paths with citizens, organizations private and public institutions.
  The theme of the 2017 meeting focus on how the changes that involve the socio-economic system globally also modify the fruition of culture, by imposing dialogue, internationalization and multiculturalism.
  The goal - approaching the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 - is to activate a site of comparison and work devoted to the many entities that compose the Cultural System. A two-day event that facilitates knowledge and discussion among all those "innovators" that are at the forefront of the renewal process between state, market and third sector.
 It will be highlighted the role of Culture in the urban development process, as a basic element for the regeneration of individual properties, neighborhoods and cities, and in promoting communities and sharing paths with citizens, organizations private and public institutions.
  The meeting, through targeted interviews with protagonists of actions launched, seeks to shed light on the opportunities of these paths, and also valuable contributions to dissolve the administrative legal nodes that are faced with the public and private actors involved.
  Within the speakers participating in the event, it will attend representatives of the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage, the Culturale Route of the Council of Europe, several Italian Municipalities and Regions, UNESCO, UNIPOLIS (a relevant national research, culture, security and solidarity Foundation).  
  We will share with that important audience considerations, lessons learnt and outcomes of Forget Heritage project.

More info: www.lubec.it

 

4th Transnational Meeting and 5th Study Visit in Nova Gorica (SI) of the CitiEnGov Project

17th - 19th October 2017, Hotel Park in Nova Gorica

This 4th Transnational Meeting will be the opportunity to work strictly on project activities and define next steps (pilot actions, energy incentives and CitiEnGov Toolkit).

The 5th Study Visit will include the following buildings and experiences:

  • energy efficient »Intercompany Training Centre« building: innovative systems of construction, heating, cooling and air conditioning;
  • an example of the energy renovated municipal building on the principle of contractually guaranteed savings (EPC - Energy Performance Contracting) through ESCO, introduction of energy monitoring and targeting system;
  • several best practices introduced by PP8 LEAG;
  • MAHLE Letrika company: solar micro inverter 260 (awarded innovation), production of electric motors and corresponding electronic control units and other components;
  • photovoltaic power plant installed on noise barrier;
  • district heating on biomass and electric charging station

AIR TRITIA Kick-off Conference

17th October 2017, Central Mining Institute, Katowice, Poland

The conference will introduce the project primaly to municipalities and regions. Each project partner will present its role in the project and progress they achived from the beginning of the project. Everyone can contribute to the common topic troght discussion.  We are looking forward to you.

AIR TRITIA Project Team

Kick-off Conference Program: PL, CZ


6th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region

18-19 October 2017

The 6th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, taking place on 18-19 October 2017 in Budapest, is jointly organised by Hungary (current Presidency of the EUSDR), the European Commission and the Danube Transnational Programme. Under the title ‘A secure, connected and prospering Danube Region’, the Forum will emphasise the different challenges related to, and perspectives of, energy security, transportation development, clean connectivity issues and financing opportunities.  The key question to answer will be how to best transform political commitments into operational policies and measures.

For more information and to register visit the website of Danube Forum.

Food Waste Hackathon in Asti, Italy

PUPILS ONLY

In Asti our project partner LAMORO will organize a Food Waste Hackathon working with the school also involved in their pilot actions to raise awareness about food waste in schools. Involving the pupils to come up with smart app ideas how food waste in Italy can be reduced or what would help them to waste less. 


For more information please contact europa@lamoro.it. 

Food Waste Hackathon in Asti, Italy

PUPILS ONLY

In Asti our project partner LAMORO will organize a Food Waste Hackathon working with the school also involved in their pilot actions to raise awareness about food waste in schools. Involving the pupils to come up with smart app ideas how food waste in Italy can be reduced or what would help them to waste less. 


For more information please contact europa@lamoro.it or go here: http://www.reducefoodwaste.eu/food-waste-hackathon-italy.html.

National Info Day - Austria

24 October 2017

Our network of national contact points (NCPs) provides specific national information to applicants. In view of the third call for proposals, NCPs will organise national info days. More information is provided in national languages below.

Am 24. Oktober 2017 organisiert die nationale Kontaktstelle, die Österreichischen Raumordnungskonferenz (ÖROK), in Wien eine Informationsveranstaltung zur dritten Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Ausschreibung. Mehr Informationen unter www.oerok.gv.at.

National Info Day - Slovenia

24 October 2017

Our network of national contact points (NCPs) provides specific national information to applicants. In view of the third call for proposals, NCPs will organise national info days. More information is available on national information pages.


Transnational Thematic Workshops

7-8 November 2017

In view of the third call for proposal, a series of support measures will guide and advice applicants on how to improve the quality of project applications. 

One measure on transnational level are  thematic workshops, which will take place in Prague (Czech Republic) on 7 and 8 November 2017.

The workshops will offer a mix of theoretical inputs and practical exercises. Please note that participation to the workshops will be limited to project idea holders that have already submitted their project idea(s) to the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Online Community before registration. Ideas submitted to the online community do not have to be published if preferred.

Registration to the workshops will open soon after the launch of the call, please check our website for further information.

The workshops will be documented on the programme website for all other interested applicants.

Project kick-off event

Lubin (Poland)

On 8-10 November 2017 Project Partners and Associated Partners meet in Lubin to officially kick-off the Project. Attached three workshops will take place:

  • Finance workshop
  • Project management workshop
  • Workshop on communication issues

The agenda will be complemented by a site visits and get-to-know each other activities.

COME-IN! First thematic conference:

Inclusive Museums - challenges and solutions

The first thematic conference entitled "Inclusive museums - challenges and solutions" will take place in Udine on November 9th, 2017. The event is organised by the Transport and Spatial Planning Institute of the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt and the Archaeo-logical Museum Udine with the aim of exploring the function and opportunities, but also potential limits for the creation of accessible and inclusive museums. Essential questions in this regard are raised and examples of good practice solutions shown, before the COME-IN!-approaches are presented and discussed. Participation at the conference is free of charge and the conference language is English with, a simultaneous translation to Italian.

We look forward to welcoming you to the conferencand kindly ask you to register by sending an email with your contact details to joern.berding@fh-erfurt.de
or a fax to 0049 / 361 / 6700 - 757.

For additional information about the Programme and the venue click here



National Info Day - Italy

15 November 2017

Our network of national contact points (NCPs) provides specific national information to applicants. In view of the third call for proposals, NCPs will organise national info days. More information is available on national information pages.


Food Waste Hackathon in Wroclaw

Join us to #reducefoodwaste in Poland with smart app ideas! What app do you think is missing? 

The weekend of the 17th till 19th of November 2017 at the University of Wroclaw will be dedicated to reduce food waste with smart ideas.

  1. How can we support a system for separate collection of organic waste in households?
  2. How can we help food banks in Poland save more food from being wasted and distribute it to people in need?
  3. How can apps help reduce food waste in Poland?

Find the event also on Facebook and more information and registration on #reducefoodwaste.eu. 

The Annual Forum 2017 of the EU Alpine Strategy

23-24 November 2017

The Annual Forum 2017 of the EU Alpine Strategy will take place on 23 and 24 November 2017 in the Munich BMW Welt. During the Annual Forum, the political representatives of the member states and regions will present the implementation measures undertaken during the Bavarian presidency to the public, engage in discussions with citizens, associations, businesses, municipalities and institutions, and give an outlook on the future implementation of the Strategy.

During the Annual Forum, there will be a large Citizens’ Forum open to the general public, with numerous opportunities for information and participation.

Further information on this event will be available as of September 2017 on the EU Alpine Strategy website.

First Train-the-trainer seminar

Train-the-trainer seminar on preservation of cultural heritage

The first of three Train-the-trainer seminars will be held in Erfurt on the 27th of November 2017 handling issues regarding preservation of cultural heritage.

The capacity building within this project is foreseen to occur in several steps. Train-the-trainer seminars are the first towards an increase of knowledge and capacities in the regions. The trainings have three thematic foci: preservation, stakeholder alignment and promotion. Once the trainers gather in international seminars to gain new inputs and insights on these topics, they pass this information, once adapted to the local reality, to the actors in the regions.

Some of the main goals of the Train-the-trainer seminar on preservation are supporting international network, communication and exchange of expertise and experience, guarantee a common baseline among involved territories, secure the availability and suitability of provided inputs at regional and local level, present innovative approaches in preservation of cultural heritage, especially regarding funding options and provide hints on key issues to be observed in preservation projects and strategies. The seminar will be based on a pre-developed curriculum, content to be provided to the attendants and will be enriched through interactive working sessions in which the attendants will apply the acquainted knowledge and inputs in practical examples and group discussions. The outcomes of this working sessions will be used to further develop the curricula on preservation.

The trainers will be directly engaged by the project partners in charge of implementing the local trainings.

If you would like to know more about the programme for this event click here

ECRR Policy Conference

First big open event in the frame of ECRR

Almost at the middle of the project's implementation, the first big open event is taking place in Erfurt on the 28th of November 2017.

By then the main steps setting the base for the European Cultural Route of Reformation will be made. Organized right after the closing of the 500th Reformation Jubilee, ECRR aims at positioning itself and the Route as a stable and sustainable option to keep Reformation and its cultural heritage activated, independently from special celebrations and commemorations, as well as to raise awareness about the high diversity within Reformation movements and processes. The event seeks to enable networking amongst relevant actors from all the involved regions and foster a feeling of unity and belonging among them. At the same time, the importance and potential of cultural heritage, Reformation cultural heritage and European Cultural Routes for regional development, tourism and education should be highlighted and made aware to all participants.

The final goal of this event is the "ceremonial" signing of the TAP by some of the Route's funding members.

The final program of the event, as well as information about registration will be posted on this website as soon as they are available.

International Blogger Meeting

Be part of this International Blogger Meeting in Vienna!

This is your chance to meet other bloggers and share your food waste prevention experiences with others as well as get to now new and interesting ideas to #reducefoodwaste!  It is not only about food waste prevention itself but also about the role of bloggers and how important information can be communicated!

We invite your to join this meeting and find ideas and solutions together with successful bloggers, food waste experts as well as owners from start ups in Vienna!

You are a blogger visiting Vienna in December?  GREAT!! Take part in our meeting!
You are a blogger and like to meet others and make a difference? Great- join us!
You are a blogger and have never been to Vienna before? Well that’s a shame – change that soon and be part of our meeting!

You can find more information here at www.reducefoodwaste.eu

To register please send an email to DI Sandra Schwödt (sandra.schwoedt@boku.ac.at)