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15 December 2016

LIFE HEROTILE: TWO MOCKUPS IN ITALY AND ISRAEL

News

Life HEROTILE project (LIFE14CCA/IT/000939) ongoing activities: two mockups were been installed, buildings with test roofs, to compare performances of the new Marsellaise and Portuguese tiles with the standard ones.
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EU projects
15 December 2016

INSYSME PROJECT - ADVANCEMENT FROM ITALY

News

The INSYSME Project will come to its end during December. The sixteen partners have developed ten innovative systems for masonry infill walls.
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EU funding programmes
6 October 2016

EC ORGANISES INFO DAYS ON PPPS

News

On 14 October, Cerame-Unie attended the EC info day on the research PPPs.
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EU funding programmes
5 October 2016

EC FUNDS DREAM PROJECT TO IMPROVE CERAMIC KILNS

News

In 2016, the European Commission has funded the DREAM project, under the SPIRE 2016 calls on the retrofitting of new and existing installations.
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EU funding programmes
1 September 2016

CERAME-UNIE PARTICIPATES TO A.SPIRE ACTIVITIES

News

The A.SPIRE General Assembly on 17 February, which CU attended, addressed developments in the SPIRE PPP and projects as well as the priorities and expectations for 2016.
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EU projects
1 September 2016

MATCH RESEARCH PROJECT

News

In January, CU was invited to provide its expertise at a workshop organised by Alliance for Materials (A4M) as part of the MATCH project.
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EU funding programmes
17 February 2016

2016 A.SPIRE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Event

The annual A.SPIRE General Assembly took place on 17 February 2016. The A.SPIRE members reviewed the management priorities of the association as well as the advancements of the PPP and recommendations/expectations for 2016.
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EU funding programmes
22 January 2016

HORIZON 2020 PROJECT MATCH ORGANISES WORKSHOP

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CU was invited to provide its expertise at a workshop organised by Alliance for Materials (A4M) as part of the MATCH project. MATCH is a Horizon 2020 project that started in January 2015 and will continue for 30 months until June 2017.
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EU funding programmes
21 January 2016

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES UNDER H2020 CALLS FOR 2016

News

Late 2015 was a key period for research opportunities. The European Commission organised InfoDays linked to the Horizon 2020 calls, on PPPs in October and on energy efficiency in December.
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EU projects
14 January 2016 - 15 January 2016

INSYSME HOLDS TWO-DAY MEETING IN BRUSSELS

Event

On 14-15 January the INSYSME partners met in Brussels to discuss the 27-month progress of the project. The INSYSME project aims at developing innovative systems for masonry enclosures and is funded under FP7.
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EU funding programmes
8 December 2015

H2020 INFO DAY ON 2016 ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROPOSALS

Event

The European Commission organised a Horizon 2020 Info Day on the 2016 call for energy efficiency proposals under the Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy Societal Challenge.
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EU projects
4 November 2015

RESTAR PROJECT CONCLUDED AFTER TWO YEARS

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Launched in October 2013, the ReStaR project concluded after two years. This project was funded under the EU’s 7th Research Framework Programmeand involved 13 partners (RTDs and SMEs) in 7 countries.
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EU funding programmes
16 October 2015

2015 HORIZON 2020 PPPS INFO DAY

Event

This year's Information Day on contractual PPPs - Sustainable Process Industry, Factories of the Future, Energy-efficient Buildings, Green Vehicles - took place on 16 October 2015 in Brussels.
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EU projects
2 July 2015

RESTAR - IMPROVING EUROPEAN REFRACTORY TESTING STANDARDS

News

Cerame-Unie is a dissemination partner for ReStaR, a Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) project which aims to improve, promote and ensure the reliability, precision and efficiency of the current European refractory testing standards.
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EU funding programmes
30 June 2015

SPIRE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP UNDER HORIZON 2020

News

Cerame-Unie is a founding member of A.SPIRE aisbl, an association governing a private part of a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) funded under the Horizon 2020 framework programme. Since its launch in July 2012, many activities have taken place.
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EU funding programmes
10 June 2015

EEB PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP UNDER HORIZON 2020

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EeB is a public private partnership (PPP) funded under Horizon 2020 which aims to improve the energy efficiency of buildings. Cerame-Unie is a proud member of the Energy Efficient Buildings Association (E2BA) governing the private part of the PPP.
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EU projects
24 March 2015

INSYSME - INNOVATIVE SYSTEMS FOR MASONRY ENCLOSURES

News

Cerame-Unie is a dissemination partner for INSYSME, a Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) project. The INSYSME project aims at developing innovative systems for masonry enclosures.
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EU funding programmes
4 December 2014

RESEARCH & INNOVATION IN CERAMICS: HOW INDUSTRY BENEFITS FROM EU FUNDING

Event

Cerame-Unie organised a conference on research and innovation on 4 December. Around 90 participants attended to discover which EU funding schemes are available to the ceramic industry and receive first-hand experience on EU-funded research projects.
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EU funding programmes
17 December 2013

CERAMIC COMPANIES AND RTOS PRESENT RESEARCH IDEAS AT PPP INFODAYS

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The long awaited Horizon 2020 legislation and its work programmes for 2014 and 2015 were published in December 2013. Ceramic companies and RTOs presented their initial ideas at a SPIRE brokerage event in October and during the PPP Infodays.
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EU funding programmes
18 July 2012

CERAME-UNIE IS FOUNDING MEMBER OF A.SPIRE

Press release

A.SPIRE aisbl, which will manage and implement the proposed SPIRE Public-Private Partnership (PPP), was established as at a signing ceremony in Brussels. Cerame-Unie is proud to be a founding member of this industry association.
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