FENIX TNT, in cooperation with the Technology Centre of the Czech of Sciences. Technology Centre provided the premises, and 30 participants met there at the workshop “E2VENT project – Horizon 2020 in practice” that took place on 30th May 2018. The workshop consisted of three parts, each part followed by a panel discussion. The first part focused on European projects in general, programme Horizon 2020 and research and development. The second part aimed to present the E2VENT project as a reference example of the H2020 project, its life cycle and results achieved so far. Three project partners including TECNALIA, ACCIONA CONSTRUCTION, and RINA CONSULTING represented the project.
Presenters in the last part of the workshop focused on the innovations and legal issues. In this part, project partner from PICH ARCHITECTS represented the E2VENT project and also introduced trends and innovations in the construction industry from the architects´ point of view. The workshop was attended mainly by local experts dealing with eco-innovation. During the discussions, participants were very interested in the topic of operation of project consortia, the advantages and disadvantages of participation in projects, the development of innovations, cooperation between development centres and businesses, and legal issues. After the workshop, participants had a chance to visit University Centre for Energy Efficient Buildings of Czech Technical University in Prague.