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MATCH2SMILE – Smart Islands Energy System: Online Workshop & Matchmaking Event- 8 juli

juli, 2021

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Event Details

This event, jointly organised by the H2020 Smart Island Energy System (SMILE) project partners and the Enterprise Europe Network, brings together business, research and government active and dealing with the creation of sustainable islands. It aims to share experience, knowledge and best practices, and to stimulate new collaboration between the SMILE partners and other interested stakeholders. Next to that, it is also meant to create awareness for different EU islands about the possibilities for a clean energy transition on their island. Participants from multiple European countries will be present. This is a unique opportunity to initiate and establish new international cooperations in the fields of, amongst others, renewable energy production, smart grids, electric mobility and energy storage solutions.

This event offers you:

  • information about the energy transition possibilities on European islands;
  • experience, knowledge and best practices from the H2020 SMILE project;
  • interactive discussions on legal barriers & solutions, modelling renewable energy islands, and matching clean energy business to islands
  • networking and matchmaking opportunities with international partnering of companies, research institutions and governmental authorities active on smart grids and sustainable islands;
  • possibilities for sector-specific exchange with international experts


  • 13:00 – Welcome and Introduction
  • 13:10 – Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat
  • 13:25 – NESOI: European Islands Facility
  • 13:40 – H2020 SMILE: Smart Islands Energy Systems
  • 13:55 – Pitches by the SMILE Technology developers
  • 14:35 – Presentations by SMILE pilot islands: Samsø, Orkney, and Madeira
  • 15:20 – Interactive Break-Out Sessions on: Legal Barriers and Solutions, Modelling Renewable Energy Islands, and Matching Clean Energy Business to Islands
  • 15:50 – Closing & instructions Matchmaking Event
  • 16:05 – Online Matchmaking Event
  • 17:30 – End

For a full overview of the topics, speakers and panel members, please have a look at the agenda.

Matchmaking – How does it work?

  1. Register & publish your collaboration wishes
  2. Browse the participant list and book meetings with delegates of your interest
  3. Shortly before the event you will receive your meeting schedule

For more information about the matchmaking process, please check out the ‘Matchmaking – How it works’ page.

The SMILE project

The Smart Islands Energy Project project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 731249. For more information about the SMILE project, please visit the ‘About the SMILE project‘ page.

There is no registration fee for the workshop or the matchmaking event. Your meetings will be arranged in advance by means of this website, once you have registered and completed your profile.



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