The A.SPIRE General Assemblyon 17 February, which CU attended, addressed developments in the SPIRE PPP and projects as well as the priorities and expectations for 2016. The process industry actively searches for unconventional synergies across sectors to achieve ambitious objectives through industrial symbiosis. More about SPIRE at www.spire2030.eu.
On 15 June, the SPIRE brokerage event took take in Brussels. About 150 participants took part. In the morning session, representatives from the European Commission gave an update on the success rate of the 2016 calls and deadlines for the 2017 calls. In the afternoon, a series of project ideas for the 2017 calls were presented.