External Events

SET-Nav partners Katerina Papapostolou and Chara Karakosta (NTUA) participated in the ICEF IV, 4thInternational Conference on Engineering and Formal Sciences, held in Amsterdam  on 14-15 December 2018, and disseminated SET-Nav work through the presentation with the title "Assessment of Alternative Policy Strategies towards a Decarbonised Energy System: A Fuzzy-PROMETHEE Approach”.


Webinar: Scenarios for deep decarbonisation of the EU industry

Highlighting technological innovation, addressing systemic change

In the EU and its Member States, the aim is to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases up to a minimum and to use energy more efficiently. Decarbonisation of industry plays a key role in reaching this goal.  


The EU Commission tries to determine by the reform of emissions trading during the 4th trading period, the original idea of ​​this market-based instrument to meet. At the same time, however, competitiveness, especially in the energy-intensive industry that is heavily affected, should also be maintained. How this should be implemented in concrete terms or how the situation will affect German companies in particular was further explained in detail by the speakers from BMU and DEHSt. Further


Chara Karakosta (NTUA) participated in Climate Change Conference in Athens on the 9th November 2018. NTUA delivered SET-Nav message through networking and discussion with relevant stakeholders. The conference acted as an information and dialogue platform on the impact of climate change policies on businesses in all sectors. Policies with the triple goal of ‘internalizing’ emissions costs, increasing the use of renewable sources and saving energy, are gaining increasing interest amongst:


SET-Nav partners Ulf Johansen (SINTEF) participated in the ERSA congress “Places for People: Innovative, Inclusive and Liveable Regions”. ERSA puts people back at the heart of regional and urban development to examine how spatial and regional analysis can work to improve people’s lives. The Congress hosted a large variety of themes in spatial, regional, and urban economics, economic geography, and regional policy topics like local governance and institutions. 


On the initiative of the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission, INZEB (Institute of Zero Energy Buildings) organized a workshop on the presentation of the Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan).

The event took place on Thursday 12 July 2018 and was held at the premises of the European Parliament Office in Athens. 


The 7th International Symposium & 29th National Conference on Operational Research was co-organized by the School of Production Engineering and Management of the Technical University of Crete and the Hellenic Operational Research Society (HELORS). The conference was held at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Crete, Greece, June 14-16, 2018. 


The international community discussed bold steps to enhance public and private investment and collaboration on clean energy research and innovation. The Ministerial was co-hosted by the European Commission, together with Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Nordic Council of Ministers.


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