15th September 2020, Leipzig

The “Kamingespräch” (“fireplace talks”) is a cluster event of NEU e.V. hosted twice a year. It addressed small and medium-sized companies, public authorities, and scientific institutions. Usually, the events follow a certain set of topics. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its affects on hosting physical events, a variety of topics will be introduced to the participants at this upcoming event.


  • FIRECE: Financial Instruments for energy efficiency measures, IT tool for assessing financial options for energy efficiency measure in SMEs
  • International Activities of Leipzig’s department of economic development
  • Foreign workers 

Projekt Partners NEU e.V. and Fraunhofer will participate and present the results of FIRECE. Main focus will be on the evaluation of financial instruments to assess energy efficiency measures and to introduce alternative instruments developed in FIRECE with a following discussion. Furthermore, the presentation of the final version of the IT tool and a demonstration of its functionalities and application opportunities in comparison with existing tool in the region.