Danube-INCO.NET — Advancing Research and Innovation in the Danube Region


Seminar: Energy Innovations and Renewable Energy Sources Projects in the Danube Region

Organised by EUSDR Priority Area 2 „To Encourage More Sustainable Energy in the Danube Region" with the theme “Innovative and the Renewable Energy Sources” the aim of the seminar is to explore funding opportunities for energy related projects within the Danube region and to provide a platform for partner search and initialisation of energy related projects by assisting in the alignment of funding procedure. 

  • Event date: September 15-16, 2016
  • Posted on: 01.08.2016
  • Prague,
  • Czech Republic

At whom is the seminar aimed?

Project leaders interested in finding possible project partners, project partners interested in finding possible consortia, stakeholders interested in financing energy projects within the Danube region.

Jürgen Raizner, Director of Steinbeis-Donau-Zentrum, is going to present at the seminar the Working Group "Environmental Technologies and Energy Efficiency" of PA 8. The Working Group is supported by Danube-INCO.NET.

Should you wish to participate, please register at the email Danubestrategy@vlada.cz by 5thSeptember 2016.

Project and partner search

Are you interested in presenting your project or finding project partners?  If yes, you are welcomed to introduce and share your project idea with other stakeholders and possible project partners in relation to energy efficiency, energy security, use of renewable energy sources, energy in cities or cross-sectoral project concerning as well energy, please let us know in the registration email by 5th September 2016.

Please find the draft Agenda of the event enclosed together with the registration form.

Should you have more questions regarding the event, please contact rocejdlova.marketa@vlada.cz

The language spoken during the event is English.

Agenda (updated 10th September 2016)

15th September 2016

9:30 - 10:00 Registration

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome address

10:15 – 10:40 Energy in the Danube region: challenges and opportunities in the

field of energy

Priority Area 2 “To Encourage More Sustainable Energy” of the EU Strategy for the Danube

Region (PA2)

10:40 – 11:15 Energy challenges in the Danube region – how to translate ideas into projects bringing change to the energy landscape in the region

Examples of good practice – DARLINGe and SMEP projects

11:15 – 11:45 Coffee break

11:45 – 13:15 Financing energy projects in the Danube region in the 2014-2020 period

Ana Leganel - Interreg DANUBE Transnational Programme

Eva Pilná - URBACT

Viera Slavikova - Central Europe Programme


13:15 – 14:15 Lunch

14:15 – 15:15 Financing energy projects in the Danube region in the 2014-2020 period

Veronika Korittova – Horizon 2020

Martin Marek - EuroAccess Danube


15:15 – 15:45 Coffee break

15:45– 16:45 Cooperation platforms


Environmental Technologies and Energy Efficiency Working Group



16th September 2016

9:00 – 9:20 Financing energy projects in the Danube region in the 2014-2020 period

Hana Kaloudová - European Investment Hub

9:20 – 11:00 Presentation of projects

11:00 – 11:20 Coffee break

11:20 – 13:20 Project ARENA

Facilitated separate thematic project developing and networking platform, discussions in separate thematic groups

13:20 – 14:00 Lunch

S&T field/scope: General, Energy | Affilation and Pillar: EUSDR Priority Areas, Key stakeholders | Geographical focus: Danube Region, Czech Republic