Highlights

Read our highlights' section to be up to date with the most important initiatives and news.

Highlights
  • By Hilary Webb

2020 LIFE call is now accepting project proposals

The LIFE programme has launched its 2020 call for project proposals. More than €450 million is available for projects dealing with environment, nature and climate actions.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

European Climate Pact - public consultation

In order to gather inputs on the European Climate Pact, the Commission has recently launched a public consultation. We would like to collect your views on and expectations of the Pact as well as explore what role ERRIN could take in this new initiative.

  • By Hilary Webb

Intelligent Cities Challenge

100 cities are sought to take part in the European Commission's Intelligent Cities Challenge (ICC). The deadline for applications has been extended to 29th May 2020.

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  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

EU Circular Economy Action Plan adopted

The Commission has adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan which aims to protect the environment by further implementing measures on the life cycle of products. The action plan is an integral part of the EU Industrial Strategy announced yesterday and one of the main parts of the European Green Deal.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

The European Industrial Strategy announced

The Commission has announced a new strategy that focuses on a new approach to European industrial policy. The new industrial strategy aims to drive competitiveness and strategic autonomy by supporting all players of European industry.

  • By Anna Tranberg

Strengthening ERRIN’s work on education and skills

ERRIN is strengthening its work on education and skills in view of the next programming period 2021-2027. Several initiatives such as the European Universities Initiative, Centres of Vocational Excellence, and the Blueprint on sectoral cooperation on skills are closely linked to the research and innovation agenda and of great interest to ERRIN members.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Information concerning the COVID-19 outbreak and ERRIN meetings

Considering the current outbreak of the Coronavirus and cancellations of some events taking place in Brussels, we would like to inform members that for the time being all ERRIN Working Group meetings will take place as planned, unless communicated otherwise.

  • By Hilary Webb

The European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) Award 2020

The annual prize for the European city best demonstrating its ability to harness innovation to improve its citizens' lives is now accepting applications for 2020.

  • By Hilary Webb

RegioStars Awards 2020 focusses on smart, sustainable and inclusive growth

The 13th edition of the RegioStars competition is now accepting applications. This year the awards will celebrate smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.