37th EU PVSEC, 07 - 11 September 2020

Horizon 2020 projects: Backing the European PV industry


EU-funded actions from material research to market deployment

Day: Thursday, 27 September 2018
Time: 13:30 - 18:30
Site: Audit. The Arc, Level 3
Access: Open to all Conference participants (on days registered)

Parallel event during the 35th EU PVSEC on 27 September 2018 initiated by EC DG Research and Innovation and INEA. The purpose of this event will be to introduce the current Horizon 2020 projects working on photovoltaics, EU-funded actions from material research to market development, with a strong focus on how industrial project partners benefit from Horizon 2020 in the development of their activities. In addition, the workshop will highlight what Horizon Europe, the successor to H2020, will do in support of RES and PV in the future.


Overview and objectivesH2020 logos

13:30 Chair welcome
Piotr Tulej, Head of Unit, European Commission, DG RTD

13:35 What we achieved with Horizon 2020 and where we want to go with Horizon Europe
Patrick Child, Deputy Director General, European Commission, DG RTD

13:50 Horizon 2020 implementation – The PV project portfolio
Dirk Beckers, Director, INEA

14:00 Vision of the ETIP PV
Marko Topic, Chair of the ETIP PV

SESSION I: Material and component research

Fabio Belloni, European Commission, DG RTD

14:15 Projects
Kaining Ding, NEXTBASE
Byungsul Min, DISC
Gerald Siefer, CPVMatch and SiTaSol
Wolfram Witte, SHARC25
Bart Vermang, SWInG
Lars Samuelson, Nano-Tandem

15:15 Panel discussion
Moderator, Project representatives & Audience

15:45 Coffee break

SESSION II: Industrial and market uptake

Bernardo Abello, INEA

16:00 Projects:
Claudio Colletti, AMPERE
Maider Machado, PVSITES
Luc Federzoni, CABRISS
Stefan Winter, PV-Enerate
Julius Denafas, SUPERPV + Stéphane Guillerez, GOPV (5 minutes each)

17:00 Panel discussion
Moderator, Project representatives & Audience

17:30 Concluding remarks
Piotr Tulej, European Commission, DG RTD

17:35 Networking session

18:30 End of event