For the second consecutive year, the European program for mobility and climate innovation "Pioneers in Practice" is being organized in Cyprus by the Cyprus Energy Agency. The Pioneers in Practice program aims to bring together professionals and organizations from the public and private sectors, as well as research institutes active in environmental and climate change issues.
Why participate in the program Pioneers into Practice as a Pioneer?
When participating in the program as a Pioneer you will have the opportunity to work for XNUMX-XNUMX weeks in another European country, in a business or organization, on challenges related to clean technologies, sustainable mobility, and environmental protection. During your placement you will work with the "host" business to find a solution to a specific issue that the business / organization will determine.
As part of the program, you will complete an online training program, join two experiential workshops, and work group work on a climate innovation issue that concerns a local business / organization.
The program is aimed at professionals who are ready to go out of their comfort zone, want to contribute to a low-carbon economy and are willing to work with people from different scientific fields and workplaces in the field of climate change.
Why participate in the Pioneers into Practice program as a Host?
As a host business / organization you will be hosting a Pioneer from Europe who will share with you your experiences and know-how, as well as the knowledge you will gain from participating in the program, in order to find a solution to specific issues in which your organization operates. You will have the opportunity to choose a Pioneer that you would like to work on the subject you will define through a number of interested participants, without any financial burden.
Participation grant forPioneers
The program subsidizes the participation of professionals (pioneers) up to and including 2000 euro per professional, to cover travel, subsistence and food expenses in the place of installation.
Requests for participation
Applications for participation in the program as a Pioneer practitioner or as a host / organization are accepted until 15 April 2018, 24: 00 (CET).
Registration is done online after you first create an account through this link.
Pioneers in Practice of Climate-KIC is funded by the EIT.