CycLED High level policy workshop


CycLED High level policy workshop

Supporting ecoinnovation in the LED sector: What can policy makers do?

Objective: Provide solutions to policy makers and town planners seeking to support LED innovation and the diffusion of LED technologies.

Participants: Policy makers, town planners, and other policy experts (government, municipalities, industry associations, …).

Free of charge by invitation only (write to

Location: Meliá Hotel (central Berlin: Friedrichstraße 103), Berlin 10117, Germany.

Background information: cycLED policy brief

Workshop output: Questions of participants will be answered during the workshop, and voiced to EU policy makers by means of an updated version of the Policy Brief, to be published by the European Commission’s project cycLED.

11:00-13:00 Hours

May 19 2015, Berlin

11:00-11:15 Welcome & Roundtable
11:15-11:45 Guest speaker from Lighting Europe (tbc)
11:45-12:00 Q&A
12:00-12:15 Presentation of the Policy Brief:
How to support LED innovation and the diffusion of LED technologies?
12:15-12:30 Q&A
12:30-12:55 Discussion:
  • What are the obstacles that you have faced when trying to support the innovation and diffusion of LED technologies?
  • What could be done to overcome these obstacles?
  • 12:15-12:45 Buffet lunch and beginning of interactive sessions:
    A. Key barriers highlighted in the policy brief: are they relevant? Is there any key missing barrier?
    B. Which are the most important barriers to ecoinnovation in the LED sector, and what can policy makers do about them?

    12:55-13:00 Wrap up (then lunch offered before the cycLED conference)