RENEXPO® Western Balkans in Belgrade 25th-27th April 2017

TREC & DBFZ join conference with presentation and Future Proposal Workshop

The TREC partner GREENLINE Western Balkans Cluster Foundation is organizing the RENEXPO® Western Balkans conference from 25th to 27th April 2017 in Belgrade. The DBFZ will participate with the presentation “BioEnergy as a Function of the Future BioEconomy - R & D Topics and Cooperation Opportunities” and an adjunct workshop to discuss future possibilities to initiate EU project proposals.

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Smart Cities: 2nd Economic Talk of Leipzig's environmental cluster

Discussion approached issues of innovative, sustainable urban development

On Thursday, 2nd March 2017, Leipzig's recently founded environmental cluster held its 2nd economic talk at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ. Companies from the field of environmental and energy technologies based in Leipzig and its surroundings as well as representatives of administration and science came together in order to discuss issues of an innovative, sustainable urban development.

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Horizon2020 applications shortly due

1st stage deadlines of promising EU calls on 14th February 2017

Various EU Calls have been identified as promising starting points for TREC H2020 applications. Topics include "Business models for modern rural economies" (RUR-09-2017) and "Closing loops at farm and regional levels to mitigate GHG emissions and environmental contamination - focus on carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycling in agro-ecosystems" (SFS-30-2017) which have already been focus of the TREC Danube Phase II international workshop in Leipzig in November 2016. For both calls, the deadline of the 1st stage is on 14th February 2017.

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Employees of Leipzig's Cluster for energy and environmental engineering and the NEU e. V. took part in a two-day international exchange of experiences from 10th to 11th January 2017 in the Hungarian city Szeged. Main focus of the meeting was learning from experiences of other European cluster organisations from the energy-/environmental field as well as getting to know methods of network management. The meeting was organised by the Hungarian Cluster ArchEnerg which is holding the European ESCA label for Cluster Management Excellence in gold.

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Great interest: Leipzig's environmental cluster founded

1st economic talk at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

On Wednesday, 7th December 2016, a new cluster team "Environment" started in Leipzig's cluster for energy and environmental technology. Companies from the field of environmental and energy technologies based in Leipzig and its surroundings came together for the first economic talk in order to give shape to the cluster's topics and orientation.

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