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Interdisciplinary Research Centre
Friday, 26 May, 2023 - 09:30 to 12:30
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This webinar, brought to you by Innovate UK KTN in partnership with the Energy UK Horizon Europe National Contact Points (NCPs) will focus on pitching of project ideas and brokering partnerships for European Research and Innovation collaborations and networking. Open to participants in the UK and beyond.


  • Welcome and Introduction
  • UK Participation in Horizon Europe & UK Guarantee
  • Getting ready for Horizon Europe and finding the right partners – UK National Contact Point
  • Break
  • Pitching Session – Each pitch will be max. 2-3 minutes long. (A pitch template will be provided following registration)
  • Breakout rooms – Virtual breakout rooms for discussions with pitch presenters and the NCP Team in small groups.
  • Closing remarks

Who can attend?

This event is suitable for anyone interested in collaborating in the Horizon Europe “Sustainable Energy” calls reflected in the below list and who is looking to submit a proposal idea or join a consortium. Delegates from all countries including European Member States and Horizon Europe Associated Countries are welcome and encouraged to attend and may also pitch at the event.

This event is not an information dissemination event and is suitable for those who have identified specific call topics listed above or at least areas of interest, and are ready to take the next steps, discussing concrete project ideas with potential partners and going forward to a proposal submission. We recommend you familiarise yourself with the Horizon Europe “Climate, Energy and Mobility” 2023-24 Work Programme calls in preparation for this event. If you still need support with other questions the NCP Team and Innovate UK KTN are available to answer your questions and arrange a call separately.

Why should I attend?

This Horizon Europe “Sustainable Energy” Consortia Building Event will help you find partners to form international collaborations and strategic partnerships. The key focus of the event will be to provide hands-on advice to give you the final boost and get you ready for submission to a specific list of calls from the Cluster 5: “Climate, Energy and Mobility” 2023-2024 Work Programme of Horizon Europe.

There will be the opportunity to present a pitch about your project idea or your capability offering, and you will be able to talk to pitch presenters and other delegates in small groups. The UK National Contacts Point Team for this area of Horizon Europe and Innovate KTN’s European Programmes Team will also be available for small group discussions to answer any specific or more confidential questions. Make the most of the pitching and breakout-rooms opportunities.

Calls covered in this “Brokerage Event”

The calls covered in this event are:

  • Destination 3 Call: Sustainable, secure and competitive energy supply
    • Sub-call: Global leadership in renewable energy
    • Sub-call: Energy Systems, Grids & Storage
  • Destination 4 Call: Efficient, sustainable and inclusive energy use
    • Sub-call: Highly energy-efficient and climate neutral European building stock

You can consult the full list of topics under these calls by clicking here.