PPP Infodays – SPIRE Brokerage session - Project ideas presentations now available!

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The SPIRE PPP was featured at the Horizon 2020 Information Days on Public-Private Partnerships in Brussels on 21 October.

Clara de la Torre, DG Research and Innovation, chaired the plenary session dedicated to the four research public-private partnerships launched in the framework of Horizon 2020 -Sustainable Process IndustryGreen VehiclesFactories of the Future and Energy-efficient Buildings.


SPIRE is the most recent of the PPPs family, having been officially launched in December 2013. Lionel Platteuw, EUnited and SPIRE Vice-President, presented its main features and objectives.

The SPIRE PPP brings together the potential of 8 sectors of the process industry (cement, ceramics, chemicals, engineering, minerals, non-ferrous metals, steel and water) with the objective of boosting the European economy and contributing to a new European Industrial Renaissance through resource and energy efficiency innovations in these essential industrial sectors and along their value chains.

SPIRE session and brokerage

A specific session dedicated to the SPIRE PPP took place during the afternoon of 21 October, followed by a brokerage and networking event during which different stakeholders had the opportunity to present their project ideas for the 2015 SPIRE calls and meet potential partners.

Slides and project ideas presented during the SPIRE Brokerage session are available here.

You can find more information on the 2015 calls for SPIRE under Horizon 2020 here.

Should you need any further information about the A.SPIRE membership, please do not hesitate to contact the SPIRE secretariat.