The 2015 edition of the SET-Plan Conference took place on 21 and 22 September in Luxembourg. The conference entitled “Research, innovation and competitiveness for the Energy Union” aimed to launch the European debate on the new SET-Plan communication and the next steps for its implementation.
The new SET-Plan communication was made public by the European Commission on 15 September 2015. Titled "Towards an Integrated Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan: Accelerating the European Energy System Transformation", the communication connects the SET-Plan and the European Energy Union by making the SET-Plan the Research & Innovation pillar of the Energy Union.
See the new SET-Plan communication and the respective press release.
The UNI-SET team is pleased to announce the public launch of the UNI-SET website
On the new project website, www.uni-set.eu, project staff will pool all relevant information about the UNI-SET project and offer up-to-date news and insights.
Representatives from companies, research centres and universities met on 19 May 2015 in Leuven to discuss the developing needs of the energy sector regarding skills and training of university graduates.
Ten invited guests from Belgium, the Netherlands and the United States kicked off the series of six profile identification workshops that are part of the UNI-SET project. The invitation-only event was organised by the project partners of KU Leuven and KIC InnoEnergy.