“Energy and environmental efficiency of heating systems”
Kick-off meeting of the Open innovation Lab Rhône-Alpes
The 27th June 2012 – Centrale Thermique de la Poterne in Grenoble (France)
As a partner of the OpenAlps project, ARDI Rhône-Alpes invites you to the Open Innovation Lab Rhône-Alpes kick-off meeting. This Open Innovation Lab will focus on the wood-energy industry and more precisely on innovations concerning wood-fueled heating systems.
The Open Innovation Lab Rhône-Alpes is a workgroup gathering Rhône-Alpes’ SMEs, startups, clusters and laboratories, that you may be part of. Other stakeholders such as the TENNERDIS cluster, experts on these issues and authorities’ representatives will also take part in this Open Innovation Lab.
The purpose of an Open Innovation Lab is to develop products or process innovations in regional SMEs through open innovation. In order to answer company’s needs, expert’s evaluations and external resources will be mobilized.
The kick-off meeting will give us the opportunity to assess the current situation of the wood-energy industry in Rhône-Alpes, to present the different issues and challenges, and to inform on open innovation and on the upcoming activities of the Open Innovation Lab. A visit of the “Centrale thermique de la Poterne” will be organized.
13h-13h30 : Participants’ registration
13h30 : The OpenAlps project : open innovation in SMEs
13h45 : Presentationof the prospective study : “Wood–energy and biomass-energy in Rhône-Alpes” - M. Fabien Combernoux - ARDI Rhône-Alpes
14h05 : The wood-energy industry’s challenges, barriers and tools for development - M. Dominique Jacques- Rhône-Alpes Energy Environment
14h25 : What is Open Innovation ? What are the tools?
15h10 : The Open Innovation Lab : objectives, methods and services offered
15h25 : Questions – debate about innovation paths in global solutions for wood-fueled heating systems
16h : Visit of the “centrale thermique de la Poterne” (http://www.cciag.fr/Documents/CCIAG_BoisEnergie.pdf - in french -)
Registrations are free. Since the number of place is limited, please fill in the registration form and send it to Sara Maiez-Tribut : firstname.lastname@example.org before the 20th June 2012.