eceee seminar on Ecodesign and innovation

22 January 2013, 10.00–17.30

Bibliothéque Solvay, Rue Belliard 137, Leopold Park, 1040 Brussels

About the seminar

The seminar was arranged by the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) in cooperation with the Swedish Energy Agency and CLASP Europe with additional support from Energifonden. Read more on the background.

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"The rest of the world is watching"

Kathryn Conway, UNEP/GEF en.lighten initiative

"Great to have the debate across the ocean"

Mia Forbes Pirie, Policy Partners

"Extended product approach is the next step for pumps"

Ruben Kubiak, European Commission, DG Energy and Niels Bidstrup, Grundfos.

"We need to broaden our concept of innovation"

Agneta Persson, WSP Sweden and eceee Vice-President

Recorded sessions and pdf downloads

Introduction (see whole session)

Introduction by Nils Borg, eceee and Peter Bennich, Swedish Energy Agency (film)
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When you wish upon a star - Innovation on demand. An introduction to the dynamics of innovation. Hans Nilsson, Fourfact, Sweden and eceee board member (film)
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Technology-forcing standards for product energy efficiency and innovation.Kevin Lane, Oxford, UK (film)
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Part I - Ecodesign to boost innovation (see whole session)

Ecodesign and energy labelling: state of play. Ruben Kubiak. DG Energy, European Commission (film)
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Case study: Innovation in the lighting sector after the ban of incandescent light bulbs. Martijn Dekker, NTL Lemnis, the Netherlands (film)
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Case study: Innovation in the circulator sector after the adoption of Ecodesign requirements. Niels Bidstrup, Grundfos, Denmark (film)
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Part II - Innovation to boost Ecodesign (see whole session)

Integrating innovation impacts into policy assessments: a case of energy-using products? Shailendra Mudgal, Bio Intelligence Service, France (film)
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Applications of experience curves in US energy efficiency standards analysis. Robert Van Buskirk, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US (film)
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Applying learning curves in Ecodesign measures. Hans-Paul Siderius, NL Agency (film)
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Case study: Challenges and implications with a label for boilers encompassing cross-cutting technologies. Martin Forsén, European Heat Pump Association (film)
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Part III - Roundtable and discussion (see whole session)

EU supporting technological innovation - Quick overview. Eveline Dureiux, European Commission LIFE Programme (film)
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How could Ecodesign measures better take innovation into account? Edouard Toulose, European Environmental Citizens' Organisation for Standardisation (ECOS) (film)
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