Highlights

Highlights

  • By Hilary Webb

EER Award 2021 - applications open

Applications are now open for the 2021 edition of the European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) award.

  • By Hilary Webb

Blue Economy Window call launched

€22.5 million worth of funds are available for SMEs through the Blue Economy Window call, launched by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

  • By Hilary Webb

2020 EU budget: increased funds for R&I

The EU has agreed the budget for 2020, which includes an increase in funds for research and innovation.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Online consultation on Digital Europe Programme

The European Commission has opened a consultation on the draft Orientation of the first two years of its proposed Digital Europe programme. Inputs received through the consultation will help the Commission finalise the Orientations for Digital Europe. These will then shape the work programmes and calls for proposals for the programme’s first two years (2021-2022).

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

European Green Capital & European Green Leaf Awards

Apply for European Green Capital & European Green Leaf Awards 2019! If your city has achievements in sustainable urban mobility, sustainable land use, waste and circular economy and many more, check more information and apply until 14th October 2019. The title of European Green Capital is awarded every year to a European city for its commitment to environmental, social and economic sustainability. See the eligibility criteria and competition information here. The European Green Leaf Award is open to towns and smaller cities across Europe.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

European Capital of Innovation 2019 announced

Last week at the Research and Innovation Days the Commission announced the European Capital of Innovation for 2019. The city of Nantes in north-west France was awarded the title, securing a €1 million prize funded by Horizon 2020. Nantes was recognised for its ability to use innovation to improve its citizens lives as well as its collaborative and open approach to governance. The projects that secured Nantes the title include ‘Nantes City Labs’ – where exciting new solutions have been tested in real life to provide physical and digital infrastructure in the city.