That was good opportunity to present the NEW FINANCE project to our horizontal project and to other modular projects in our thematic community and to start with networking activities.

NEW FINANCE, together with other 10 modular projects, as a member of the Efficient Buildings thematic community which is coordinated by the horizontal project MEDNICE, participated in MEDNICE kick-off meeting in Nice. The main purpose of the meeting for all participants was to get to know each other, to find out more about the expected results and activities of each project and ultimately to identify the opportunities for synergy. The meeting opened many opportunities because most of the projects deal with financing of energy efficiency measures in buildings, just like NEW FINANCE, which promotes successful financial models and enables networking between public and private sector stakeholders. During the second day, representatives from SMEs, energy agencies and public authorities had the opportunity to participate in the event, and search for further synergies with both horizontal and  modular projects, contributing to the launch of the Efficient Buildings Thematic community.