EUROSUNMED organises a Solar Festival and an Industrial Workshop in Egypt


EUROSUNMED will organise an  industrial workshop (20 March 2017)  combined with a Solar Festival (21 March 2017) in Cairo, Egypt


The objective of the workshop is to present the EUROSUNMED Roadmap to interested stakeholders (local companies, research, academia, local and governmental agencies) with a view to discussing areas for potential cooperation. The event is by invitation only. Interested people may contact Paola Mazzucchelli, co-organiser of the event at : 





9:00 AM

Assembly of all participants at Nile Cruse Port Land, Cornish El Nile


9:00 - 9:30

Welcome Tea and Coffee


9:30 - 9:45

Welcome Speech by Eurosunmed PI and VIPS


9:45 - 10:15

Presentation of EUROSUNMED Project (including PV, CSP)


10:15 - 10:45

Solar energy roadmap in Egypt, prospects and challenges

Dr. Mohamed El khayat (NREA)

10:45 – 11:00



11:00 – 12:15

Panel Discussion:

Solar energy systems manufacturing and market challenges in the south Mediterranean countries

·         Arab authority for Manufacturing

·         Ministry of military production

·         ONERA

·         Schneider Electric Egypt

·         NVE

12:15  - 12:45

Solar energy grid integration present status and future challenges

Speaker to be confirmed

12:45 – 13:15


Paola Mazzucchelli (EUREC) 

13:15  - 15:00 (at the latest)




The Solar Festival will take place in the Faculty of Engineering in Helwan and targets 1000 students. The programme is detailled below: 







Assembly of all participants at Faculty of Engineering, Helwan


10:00 - 13:00

Open air booths and live exchange with students including:

·       Welcome speeches by EUROSUNMED PI and VIPS.

·       Schneider Electric,  Siemens, Arab organization for industries, Ministry of military production, NREA,  Private companies booths ad exhibitions.

·       Students booths with solar energy activities from faculties of Engineering.

·       Short panel discussions on solar energy issues animated by national and foreign speakers.


13:00 - 14:00

Presentation of winning student projects


14:00 - 15:00

Inauguration of demo plant


15.00 - 16:30