Welcome to “CITIES of the FUTURE-H2020” International Brokerage Event

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Date(s) - 30/09/2016
All Day

InterContinental Istanbul


Organized by the Turkey In Horizon 2020” project and TUBITAK National Coordination Office for EU Framework Programmes

The “Cities of the Future 2016” Brokerage Event will bring together 300 researchers, industry professionals, government officials and policy makers from Europe and Turkey.

The event will target the following H2020 calls:

  • ‘Smart and Sustainable Cities’ and ‘Energy Efficient Buildings’
  • ‘Sustainable Process Industries’ and ‘Circular Economy’
  • ‘The European Green Vehicles Initiative’
  • ‘Factories of The Future’

Cities of the Future 2016” is meant as a wider concept that encompasses cities’ overall energy and resource efficiency with profound economic, social and environmental impacts, resulting in a better quality of life. In this context ‘Green Vehicles’ play an essential role, as well as further advances in ‘Factories of the Future’ or ‘Sustainable Process Industries’, for increased resource efficiency, new markets, and new jobs.

This event provides a unique opportunity to connect not only with Turkish and European researchers but also with highly qualified research-performing SMEs, making this event an excellent platform to expand networks and create new partnerships for the upcoming calls in Horizon 2020.

Some funds are available for travel and accommodation for European participants. After your registration, we’ll get in contact with you.

Event Focus

  • Keynote Speeches from Turkey and the EU on latest trends and policies
  • Presentation of proposal ideas in 4 parallel workshops
  • Short, sharp 15 minute face-to-face meetings to foster effective networking
  • Poster sessions of the most successful projects with Turkish participation

Main Calls

  • SPIRE-Circular Economy
  • Smart and Sustainable Cities and Energy Efficient Buildings
  • Factories of the Future
  • The European Green Vehicles Initiative

How does it work?

  • Register and publish your collaboration offerings (Registrations open until 23 September)
  • Browse the participant list and book meetings with companies you are interested in
  • Two weeks before the event you receive your meeting schedule

Why participate

  • Present your ideas for proposals in the upcoming H2020 calls and find the right partners
  • Find new commercial/technological/research partners
  • Get the latest information on calls for Smart Cities, SPIRE, FoF and Green Vehicles


More info visit the website here