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  • By Hilary Webb

First Erasmus+ 2021 - 2027 work plan adopted & calls published

The European Commission has published the first annual work programme of the Erasmus+ Programme for 2021-2027, along with the first calls.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Be.CULTOUR project – Beyond Cultural Tourism

Be.CULTOUR is one of ERRIN’s new projects led by the Italian Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development. It will mobilise five ERRIN members from the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Working Group to offer real-life settings to co-create and test human-centred innovations for circular cultural tourism.

  • By Hilary Webb

EIC launches to develop and expand breakthrough innovations

The European Innovation Council has been launched with €10 billion for 2021-2027 to develop and expand breakthrough innovations. It builds on the successful pilot programme in Horizon 2020.

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  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

First European Innovation Council Accelerator calls open

The European Commission opened the first EIC Accelerator calls following the launch of the European Innovation Council (EIC). The funding is worth over €1 billion and will help scale up start-ups and small and medium-sized businesses that have the potential to achieve high impact.

  • By Hilary Webb

EASME becomes EISMEA

EASME - the Executive Agency for SMEs - has transitioned into a new initiative called EISMEA - the European Innovation and SME Executive Agency. It will be responsible for SME support as well as innovation, single market, consumer policy and interregional innovation investments. 

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Commission introduces the EU4Health programme

The Commission has introduced today the EU4Health programme, which as a response to COVID-19 crisis is set to ensure health protection across the EU.

  • By Hilary Webb

Action Plan to boost organic production

The Commission has presented an Action Plan for the development of organic production. Its aim is to boost the production and consumption of organic products in the EU, raise agricultural land under organic farming to 25% by 2030 and increase organic aquaculture. 

  • By Hilary Webb

First Erasmus+ 2021 - 2027 work plan adopted & calls published

The European Commission has published the first annual work programme of the Erasmus+ Programme for 2021-2027, along with the first calls.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Be.CULTOUR project – Beyond Cultural Tourism

Be.CULTOUR is one of ERRIN’s new projects led by the Italian Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development. It will mobilise five ERRIN members from the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Working Group to offer real-life settings to co-create and test human-centred innovations for circular cultural tourism.