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ETP Energy Systems: Opportunity for Circular Economy

Confirmed speakers: Ronan Bolton (University of Edinburgh); Neil Ferguson (Energy Systems Lead at Scottish Enterprise)

Come along to this interactive session to discover how you can access support to unlock and deliver your innovative energy system solutions and adopt new CE approaches such: leasing, remanufacturing and repurposing. This workshop is an important part of the process we will deploy to recruit suitable companies to participate in the ZWS funded initiative.  Do not miss this session if you have an interest in finding ways to maximise the reuse, recycle, repurposing opportunities in energy system assets.

9:00 – 9:25     Registration & Refreshments – Pick up your Innovation Support Info Packs.
9:25 – 9:30     Welcome & Introduction
                     Natasha Madeira (ETP) & Scott Bryant (ZWS)
9:30 – 9:45     Neil Ferguson (Energy Systems Lead, Scottish Enterprise)
                     Overview of the Innovation Funding Landscape in Scotland: SE perspectives on energy systems & Circular Economy challenges.
9:45 – 10:05   Ronan Bolton (University of Edinburgh)
                     Setting the scene for embedding the circular economy or whole energy system approaches to energy innovation & applied research. Academic perspectives on applied research energy challenges.
10:05 – 10:25  John Bingham (Energy Technology Centre)
                      Practical examples and industry perspectives on innovation potential of whole energy systems and circular economy initiatives.
10:25 – 10:40  Scott Bryant (Sector Manager, Energy Infrastructure – Circular Economy, ZWS)
                      Funding projects to make energy assets last longer.
10:40 – 10:55  Natasha Madeira (Business Development Manager – Energy Systems, ETP)
                      ETP funding & support for innovative low CO2 energy projects.
10:55 – 11:35  Cuppa & Connect: Break-Out Zone
                      Have your 1:2:1s with ETP and ZWS Team: Sign up for follow-on support.
11:35 – 11:45   Q&A and discussion on Energy Systems Integration and Circular Economy Challenges.
11:45 – 12:30   Challenge the Panel
                      Could your organisation become a ‘Future Game-Changer’ or a ‘Quick Win’?
                      Ask the panel how your organisation’s product or service could contribute to addressing Energy System Integration challenges or benefit from Circular Economy approaches? 
12:30 – 14:00    Lunch + Linking-Up: Break-Out Zone

    Have your 1-2-1s with the ETP and ZWS Team: Sign up for follow-on support.

How to register:

Register for free at the eventbrite website

For more information, please contact Natasha Madeira at

To find out more about ZWS current funding call for projects to make energy assets last longer, visit their website.

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