When: 9 February, 2012

NEW-IG and N.ERGHY invite all parties interested in responding to the FCH JU Call for proposals 2012 to participate in the Public Information Session and Brokerage event 2012.

The event will take place on 9th of February 2012 in the premises of the FCH JU Programme Office, avenue de la Toison d’Or 56-60, Brussels.

The FCH JU will introduce the day in a Public Information Session on the 2012 Call for proposals (to be published mid-January). The session will cover the topics of this year’s call, processes, rules for submission of proposals as well as other useful information for participants.

The day will then continue with a Brokerage event co-organised by the Industry Grouping (NEW-IG) and the Research Grouping (N.ERGHY) of the FCH Joint Undertaking. Sessions will be organised by application areas and topics in order to facilitate concrete discussions and targeted networking. Each specific topic of the Call for proposals 2012 will be discussed twice to allow participants to take part in all discussions of their interest.

Draft programme:


08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 10:45 Public Information Session – FCH JU Call for proposals 2012 (presented by FCH JU Programme Office)
10:45 – 11:10 Brokerage event introduction (presented by NEW-IG and N.ERGHY)
11:10 – 11:30 Networking coffee break
11:30 – 12:30 Parallel break-out sessions 1A (by topics)
12:30 – 13:30 Networking lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Parallel break-out sessions 2A (by topics)
14:30 – 15:00 Networking coffee break
15:00 – 16:00 Parallel break-out sessions 1B (by topics)
16:00 – 16:15 Networking coffee break
16:15 – 17:15 Parallel break-out sessions 2B (by topics)
17:15 – 17:30 Conclusions and end of event


Your participation in the event will give you the opportunity to: 

Discuss your projects ideas

Find potential project partners

Develop your proposal

Build or join a consortium

Receive information and advice

Enlarge your network


In addition, members of NEW-IG and N.ERGHY are invited to:


Bring posters presenting their project ideas or organization/company

Consult profiles and other participants and summaries of project ideas on IG/RG Intranet prior to the event




The event is open to all interested parties free of charge.

Attached you may find the registration form for participation to the event. Form may be sent to events@fchindustry-jti.eu by 3 February 2012 at the latest