Study visit to Brussels on Sustainable Process Industry is an event in which will participate Polish companies and research institutes from the chemical sector.

The event is organized by the Polish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the European Union in collaboration with the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the EU in Brussels. Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry and the Polish Science Contact Agency PolSCA, under the auspices of the Polish Ministry of Economic Development and Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Study visit to Brussels on Sustainable Process Industry will be held on 9-10 November 2016. It will be hosted by the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the European Union in Brussels, Rue Stevin 139, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium.

The aim of the Study visit is to present opportunities and challenges of the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation – Horizon 2020 to the Polish companies and research institutions in the chemical sector, as well as presentation of research and development potential of Polish chemical sector and building connections with partners in order to cooperate in research and development projects in particular in the frame of the Sustainable Process Industry Public-Private Partnership (SPIRE).

The Study visit to Brussels will also be an opportunity to show the potential and achievements of the Polish chemical sector to representatives of the European Commission and European stakeholders of the Horizon 2020 programme.

The event is primarily addressed to Polish companies and research institutions active in SPIRE-related areas which have potential to enter the SPIRE initiative or related H2020 areas. The visit should result in new and reinforced links between Polish and European stakeholders and should contribute to an increase of Polish participation in the Horizon 2020 SPIRE initiative.

We hope that the Study visit to Brussels on Sustainable Process Industry will contribute to increasing the share of Polish chemical sector in European programmes, which is one of the priorities of the Polish Government contained in the Strategy for Responsible Growth.