European Technology (and Innovation)

Report
WssTP,
A Common Vision
for Water
Research and
Innovation
 WssTP and WssTP WG objectives
 Horizon2020
 Mission WG Ecosystems services
Key facts on WssTP
 European Technology (and Innovation) Platform
 Strives to:
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Improve coordination and collaboration in RTD & Innovation
Enhance competitiveness of the European Water Sector
Contribute to solving societal challenges through RTD & Innovation
 Membership-funded ETP
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Legal entity
Growing organization: From 11 to 96 members from 2008 to 2013
Openness and transparency: 315 contributing organization, a network of more than
750 persons
 Strategic recommendations and working groups: 3 key documents (SRA,
Vision document, Implementation document), many scientific reports sent to
DG Research
 Yearly stakeholders’ event: www.waterintheurbanenvironment.eu
A changing environment
2004
2006
WssTP initiated WssTP Water
by EC
Vision
2007
WssTP SRA 1st
2010
2011
WssTP SRA 2nd
Expansion
WssTP staff
WssTP becomes EU2020 strategy
a legal entity
Launch FP7
2012
Launch
EIP
Water
Initiation ACQUEAU
2014
ETP 2020
Horizon 2020
Regional
policy 2020
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5 EU targets for 2020
 Employment
 R&D/innovation
 Climate
change/energy
 Education
 Poverty/social exclusion
WssTP, a growing organization!!
100
Members
80
1
1
8
21
3
20
11
0
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
4
14
6
4
2
1
WssTP membership
colleges:
5
6
60
40
6
12
96
1
College A: Multinational corporations
College B: Research & Technology
2
2
developers
College C: Utilities
College D: Suppliers & SMEs
College E: Large water users
WssTP Publications
Web Services
WssTP Working Groups
Topic for consideration
Lead Member
Lead Person
Financing for EU Competitiveness
Abengoa Water
Arturo BUENAVENTURA
Water & ICT
Suez
Pascal BLANC
Water-Energy-Food biodiversity nexus
Deltares
Jaap KWADIJK
SPIRE
Tecnalia
Ignacio CALLEJA
Industrial Reuse
TNO
Albert Jansen
Nutrients Recovery
Wetsus
Pieter de Jong
Membrane Technologies
EMH
Gilbert Rios
Emerging Compounds
Deltares
Harm DUEL
Urban Water Pollution
KWR
Adriana HULSMANN
Bathing Water
KWB
Ulf MIEHE
Agriculture & Irrigation
IRSA
Antonio LOPORTO
Eco-systems Services
Poledream
Gaëtane SUZENET
Green Infrastructure
Deltares
Johan BOON
Managing HydroClimatic Extremes in a changing Environment
CEH
Alan JENKINS
Shale Gas
Veolia
Bruno TISSERAND
Techwatch
KWR
Theo VAN DEN HOVEN
WssTP WGs
WG topics under discussion:
 Water Economy (incl foot printing),
 Bio-fouling,
 Water pricing
 Decentralized water & waste water treatment,
 Disinfection and disinfection by-products
 Algae
 Odours
 Metals recovery
 Nano technologies
 Water & oil industry/mining
 Skills and education for the water sector
 Waterpricing
Horizon2020
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What’s new
 A single programme bringing together three separate programmes/initiatives*
 Coupling research to innovation – from research to retail, all forms of
innovation
 Focus on societal challenges facing EU society, e.g. health, clean energy and
transport
 Simplified access, for all companies, universities, institutes in all EU countries
and beyond.
*The 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7), innovation aspects of
Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP),
EU contribution to the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
WATER in HORIZON
European Research Area
International cooperation
SOCIETAL CHALLENGES
• Health, demographic change and
wellbeing
• Food security, sustainable agriculture,
marine and maritime research and the
bioeconomy
• Secure, clean and efficient energy
• Smart, green and integrated transport
• Climate action, Resource
Efficiency and Raw Materials
• Inclusive, innovative and secure societies
INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP
• Leadership in enabling and industrial
technologies (ICT, nano, materials, bio,
manufacturing, space)
• Access to risk finance
• Innovation in SMEs
EXCELLENT SCIENCE
Research Council
• Future and Emerging Technologies
• Marie Sklodowska Curie actions on skills, training and career
development
• Research infrastructures
• European
Simplified access
Dissemination &
knowledge transfer
European Institute for Innovation and
Technology
Joint Research Centre
Supporting EU policiy priorities while enhacing synergies and cross-cutting competences
13th European Forum on Eco-innovation
 A.2 CALL – WATER INNOVATION: BOOSTING ITS VALUE FOR EUROPE
 H2020 – WATER_1 – 2014/2015: Bridging the gap: from
innovative water solutions to market replication
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H2020 – WATER_2 - 2014: Integrated approaches to water and
climate change
H2020 – WATER_3 – 2014/2015: Stepping up EU research and
innovation cooperation in the water area
H2020 – WATER_4 – 2014: Harnessing EU water research and
innovation results for industry, policy makers and citizens
H2020 – WATER_5 – 2014/2015: Strengthening international R&I
cooperation in the field of water
 A.3 CALL – GROWING A LOW CARBON, RESOURCE EFFICIENT ECONOMY
WITH A SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY OF RAW MATERIALS
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PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABLY MANAGING NATURAL
RESOURCES, WATER, BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEMS
• H2020 – SC5_5 – 2014: Biodiversity and ecosystem services: drivers of
change and causalities;
• H2020 – SC5_6 – 2015: More effective ecosystem restoration in the EU
• H2020 – SC5_8 – 2014: Consolidating the European Research Area on
biodiversity and ecosystem services
DEVELOPING COMPREHENSIVE AND SUSTAINED GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL
OBSERVATION AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
• H2020 – SC5_16 – 2014: Making Earth Observation Data usable for
ecosystem modelling and services
Agenda
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8 October 2013
12 November 2013
22 November 2103
12 December 2013
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Meeting all WG leaders
H2020 info day
WssTP WG Workshop and preparation H2020
Launch H2020 WP 2014-2014
WssTP,
Thank you
A Common
Vision
for Water
Research and
Innovation

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