Highlights

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Highlights
  • By Hilary Webb

ERRIN input paper on a future EU Algae Strategy

ERRIN has published an input paper on a future EU Algae Strategy, highlighting the challenges and opportunities of such a strategy at a regional and local level. 

  • By Hilary Webb

DG R&I publish Industry 5.0: Towards a sustainable, human-centric and resilient European industry

The European Commission has published Industry 5.0, a paper highlighting research and innovation as key drivers for the move to a more sustainable European industry, while placing the wellbeing of workers at its centre.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

ERRIN Autumn Annual General Meeting – registration open!

We are happy to invite you to ERRIN’s Autumn Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will take place on 10 December, 14.00-17.00. Even if the AGM takes place on-line, it will include several interactive elements and an occasion to virtually connect with colleagues in the network.

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  • By Hilary Webb

Agreement on the 2021 European Year of Rail (EU)

Last week, the Council and the European Parliament agreed on the final legal text of the European Year of Rail, which will take place in 2021. The final text makes direct reference to rail’s history and its cultural heritage as an opportunity to build on rail’s power for the collective imagination.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Study on the use of urban green spaces

The UNaLab project is conducting a study on how people generally perceive and use urban green spaces, and how these use patterns have changed due to the COVID-19 situation. The results of this study will contribute to the design of urban green spaces to satisfy the needs of all urban citizens.

  • By Hilary Webb

LIFE Programme to receive €280 million investment package

The European Commission has approved an investment package of €280 million from the EU budget to fund more than 120 new LIFE Programme projects.

  • By Hilary Webb

Catalogue of good practices published by Cultural Heritage in Action

The EU peer-learning programme Cultural Heritage in Action, of which ERRIN is a partner, has published a collection of good practices from EU cities, regions, urban and non-urban and rural areas.

  • By Hilary Webb

JPI Urban Europe Policy conference – towards the Driving Urban Transition Partnership

The JPI Urban Europe Policy conference took place yesterday online. The conference served as forum to exchange on the opportunities for and needs of cities and municipalities in the face the EU Green Deal and the Urban Agenda.

  • By Hilary Webb

León becomes candidate to be seat of the European Cybersecurity, Technology and Research Competence Centre

León has been announced as a candidate to be the seat of the European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Competence Centre.