FCH public information session and Brokerage event

Following the publication of the FCH JU 2012 call for proposals, the Industry Grouping (NEW-IG) and the Research Grouping (N.ERGHY)of the Joint Undertaking are organising a Brokerage event 2012 for all interested parties.

The event takes place on 9th February 2012 in the premises of the FCH JU Programme Office, avenue de la Toison d'Or 56-60, Brussels.

The FCH JU introduces the day in a Public Information Session on the 2012 Call for proposals. The session will cover the topics of this year’s call, processes, rules for submission of proposals as well as other useful information for participants. A representative from the National contact point Energy Network explains the role of the network and the support it can provide to project participants.

Presentation from the FCH JU

Presentation from the National Contact Point Energy Network

The day will then continue with a Brokerage event co-organised by the Industry Grouping (NEW-IG) and the Research Grouping (N.ERGHY). Sessions will be organised by application areas and topics in order to facilitate concrete discussions and targeted networking. Each specific topic of the Call for proposals 2012 will be discussed twice (see draft programme below) to allow participants to take part in all discussions of their interest.


Draft programme:

08:30 – 09:00


09:00 – 10:45

Public Information Session – FCH JU Call for proposals 2012 (presented by FCH JU Programme Office)

10:45 – 11:10

Brokerage event introduction (presented by NEW-IG and N.ERGHY)

11:10 – 11:30

Networking coffee break

11:30 – 12:30

Parallel break-out sessions 1A (by topics)

12:30 – 13:30

Networking lunch

13:30 - 14:30

Parallel break-out sessions 2A (by topics)

14:30 – 15:00

Networking coffee break

15:00 – 16:00

Parallel break-out sessions 1B (by topics)

16:00 – 16:15

Networking coffee break

16:15 – 17:15

Parallel break-out sessions 2B (by topics)

17:15 – 17:30

Conclusions and end of event

Participation in the event will give the opportunity to:

Discuss projects ideas

  • Find potential project partners
  • Develop proposals
  • Build or join a consortium
  • Receive information and advice
  • Enlarge contacts network


The event is open to all interested parties free of charge.

A registration form has to be completed and returned to events@fchindustry-jti.eu by 3 February 2012 at the latest. Registrations submitted after this date may not be accepted.

For more information, please consult www.new-ig.eu



Thursday, February 9, 2012