The Implementation Plan of the SET Plan Action 6 on "Continuing efforts to make EU industry less energy intensive and more competitive" was endorsed by the SET Plan Steering Group on 29 September 2017. It describes the future activities that will contribute to reaching the targets defined earlier in the Declaration of Intent.
The Cooperation Workshop in June aims to contribute to the realisation of the Implementation Plan by enhancing cooperation between national programmes and further developing the activities into concrete projects.
Country representatives will meet and discuss existing forms of cooperation, not necessarily in the field of energy efficiency in industry, to identify the best cooperation model(s) for the future. The identified cooperation models will then be shared with the full workshop audience in relation to Action 6 priorities.
In addition, parallel brokerage sessions, open to country representatives and stakeholders, will focus on further developing the activities into potential cooperative projects: presenting ideas of projects, looking for possible cross-border cooperation between similar and/or complementary ideas, and identifying specific actors and potential financing sources for collaborative projects.
To ensure effective and efficient workshop, the number of attendees for the workshop will be limited to 150 persons maximum. In particular, stakeholders will be invited to submit "idea(s) for projects" (or draft projects) before the workshop. In the case of over-registration, priority will be given to stakeholders who have submitted a project.
Plan and programme
Details of the Implementation Plan and the Workshop Programme, including its rationale and objectives, who should attend and why, plus practical information on the organisation of the sessions and a preliminary agenda can be found here.
Registration and the call for "Project ideas" is now open, but will close at the end of April. Confirmation of participation will be announced at the end of May.