South Baltic green tech 2017

South Baltic green tech event 2017, 12 September, Roskilde University, Denmark

South Baltic green tech 2017

The South Baltic Programme invites all stakeholders with interest in green policies and technologies to its annual conference, scheduled to take place on 12 September 2017 at the University of Roskilde, Denmark. No matter whether your green idea seeks cooperation or territorial harmonisation, research or prototyping, partners or new markets, grants or risk capital, the South Baltic green tech 2017 is the right place to be. Our green tech information sessions and debates will cover all aspects for the green economy, including green transport, green maritime technologies, environment as well as green skills. Guest speakers from Horizon 2020 and the European Investment Bank will provide insights into research and innovation grants as well as lending and blending instruments.

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Conference programme, 12 September Roskilde University, Denmark

9:00 – 10:00       Registration, morning coffee and snacks

10:00 – 10:20     Opening and welcome speeches

                               Hanne Leth Andersen, Rector of Roskilde University

                               Steffen Schubert, Chair of the Monitoring Committee of the Interreg South Baltic Programme

10:20 – 10:40     Keynote by Region Zealand on green South Baltic cooperation

                               Peter Madsen, Chair of the International Committee of Region Zealand

10:40 – 11:10     Interreg South Baltic: finance for a sustainable blue and green economy

                               Igor Kaniecki, Acting Head of The Joint Secretariat of the Interreg South Baltic Programme 

11:10 – 11:30     Coffee break and mingling

11:30 – 11:40     Green opportunities in Southern Scandinavia

                               Lone Hylander, Projectadvisor, Interreg Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak

11:40 – 12:05     Horizon 2020 new call programme for green tech research grants

                               Stefanie Bondy Jørgensen, Anne Maibohm Haridt, Horizon 2020 NCP for Denmark

12:05 – 12:30     European Investment Bank blending & lending for green investments

                              Stephen D. Hart, Head of Copenhagen Office, European Investment Bank Group

12:30 – 13:30     Lunch break

13:30 – 13:45     How Interreg unlocks investements - a success story  

                              Andrius Sutnikas, Development Manager at Klaipeda Science and Technology Park 

13:45 – 15:00     Green project ideas pitching

                               Potential beneficiaries and finance seekers

15:00 – 15:30     Coffee break and mingling

15:30 – 16:50     The role of public investments for the challenges of the green South Baltic economy, public debate with:

                              Flemming Stender, Director of the Baltic Development Forum                             

                              Akko Karlsson, Green Party, Sweden  

                              Tyge Kjær, Associated professor at the Roskilde University

                              Niels Haar Sørensen, Director of Energy Planning of Odsherred Municipality

                              Stephen D. Hart, Head of Copenhagen Office, European Investment Bank Group

                              Igor Kaniecki, Acting Head of The Joint Secretariat of the Interreg South Baltic Programme

                              Lone Hylander, Projectadvisor, Interreg Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak

The panel discussion moderator: Sebastian Magier, Head of the Euroregion Baltic International Permanent Secretariat

16:50 – 17:00     Wrap-up