Highlights

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

Highlights
  • By Hilary Webb

Horizon Impact Award 2020 - applications open

The European Commission today launches the 2020 edition of the Horizon Impact Award. The prize is dedicated to rewarding EU-funded projects whose results have had a societal impact across Europe and beyond.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Joint message on Interregional Innovation Investments

As the MFF 2021-2027 negotiations are coming to a crucial point, we, as key European regions, interregional smart specialisation partnerships and other innovation stakeholders, would like to raise your attention to the new instrument proposed by the European Commission.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Driving urban transitions to a sustainable future partnership

The Partnership Driving urban transitions to a sustainable future (DUT) is the proposal for an urban partnership under Horizon Europe, which is currently under development led by JPI Urban EuropeERRIN has been invited to participate and actively shape this new partnership.

News

News

Get the latest news from ERRIN and its members and learn about innovation opportunities in the European regions.

  • By Hilary Webb

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2020

Details have now been published regarding the 15th edition of EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW). Events will run from 22nd - 26th June 2020, with a Policy Conference and Networking Village taking place from 23rd - 25th June 2020. 

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Adequate funding is needed to ensure wide support for regional and local actors in research and innovation

On 5 December the Finnish Presidency published a proposal for the next Multiannual Financial Framework (2021-2027), which will be the basis for the discussions and negotiations in the European Council starting today. ERRIN has looked at the proposed budget – referred to as the Negotiating Box – to highlight the financial commitments that may soon be made for research and innovation and how they compare with the current MFF (2014-2020).

  • By Hilary Webb

Apply for the EU Sustainable Energy Awards

Applications are open for the 2020 EUSEW Awards ahead of EU Sustainable Energy Week 2020.

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission sets out draft guidelines for CEF2 Digital programme

The European Commission has published a non-paper detailing potential orientations and implementation guidelines for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF2) Digital programme. 

  • By Hilary Webb

European Commission unveils European Green Deal

The European Commission presents its European Green Deal ahead of a debate in the European Parliament.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Collaborating towards a Horizon Europe mission on climate-neutral cities by and for citizens – how do we ensure smartness?

On 4 December, Lärosäten Syd – the network of Universities in South Sweden – together with the other south Swedish Brussels offices co-organised a policy event in Brussels to present the main wishes and expectations of south Swedish actors on the Horizon Europe mission on cities, as well as to discuss with European partners the main recommendations for the implementation of the mission.