Wien (AT) September 29th 2017
The European Researchers' Night is an annual event that takes place simultaneously in several hundred cities all over Europe and beyond. The key objective of the event is to motivate and inspire youth to enjoy, understand and pursue science and technology by connecting them with outstanding scientists and innovations. At the Austrian edition of the European Researchers' Night, ERIGrid will provide an overview of trends and research activities in the domain of smart grids, also representing partner project ELECTRA IRP.
The Management Committee of the ELECTRA Integrated Research Programme is pleased to announce the sixth call for applications for Research Exchanges has been extended up to August 6th, 2017.
Applications from both industrial organisations and research organisations are welcome. For detailed information on call topics and application procedure click the "Mobility" Tab.
Bruxelles, 25th – 26th June 2017
The ELECTRA team actively participated to the sixth edition of the InnoGrid2020+ conference. In particular Luciano Martini, project coordinator, contributed to the panel session "Prosumers empowerment and active system management" and illustrated the contribution that ELECTRA is providing to the challenges of fostering new flexibility services and demand response and of engaging end customers in this process. Moreover two banners were prepared: the first banner summarized the structure, the goals and the activities of ELECTRA, while the second advertised the 6th Researcher Exchange call. (Read more).
Beijing, 4th – 6th June 2017
The Eight Clean Energy Ministerial and the Second Mission Innovation Ministerial events were held from 6th to 8th June at the China National Convention Center (CNCC) in Beijing.
As a side event, the first deep-dive Workshop of Mission Innovation Challenge Smart Grids (MI IC#1) was co-organized by the three co-leading institutions: IEE CAS (CN), RSE (IT) and IIT (IN). The workshop gathered experts, policy makers and innovators of Smart Grids from all over the world and consisted in a two-day closed door meeting and a public event at the China National Convention Center on 6th June, where IC#1 was officially launched. The ELECTRA team actively attended the meeting, providing the European view on Smart Grids under technical, business and policy points of view (read more).