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Highlights
  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Discover new Horizons for your SME with Digitalisation Opportunities

The project DigitaliseSME (Digital Enablers in SMEs: Support for Digitalisation to Enhance SMEs' Capacity to Go International and Innovate) is an EU-funded project that supports the digital transformation of small and medium-sized companies, as well as of mid-caps in Europe. If you are an SME, register on the platform, and take advantage of the many opportunities offered by digitization for the competitiveness of your business.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Two ERRIN regions presented their innovative sustainable battery solutions on the Autumn 2018 issue of the European Energy Innovation e-magazine!

Clean energy transition, with increasing use of renewable energy and electrification of the energy system, has placed energy storage as a key challenge for the coming years.  Traditional storage and battery technologies are developing fast.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Invitation for Regions and Organisations engaged in Integrated Care to participate in assessing the test-retest reliability of the SCIROCCO tool

The SCIROCCO Consortium would like to invite you to test the SCIROCCO self-assessment tool for integrated care and contribute to further validation of the Tool.  The objective of this testing process is to assess to what extent SCIROCCO tool measure what it is designed for and reliability of the measurements.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

The September 2018 edition of the ERRIN Newsletter is out!

  After the summer break, ERRIN is back with its newsletter. You might be wondering what we have been busy with in the past months. Just before the summer break we ran two events during the European Sustainable Energy Week 2018 with our member regions, we co-organised a session during the Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) in Innsbruck, and held the conference “The Road from War to Peace, More Democracy and European Integration” as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

ERRIN calls for further support to Regional Innovation Ecosystems in Horizon Europe

Following our dialogue with the European Commission on the role of regional innovation ecosystems in the Horizon Europe proposal, ERRIN is now continuing to raise this issue within the European Parliament. ERRIN suggested a few changes to the draft report published by MEP Christian Ehler and Dan Nica on the next framework programme for research and innovation. In general, we were fairly pleased with several amendment proposals that already highlight the need to increase coherence between research and innovation priorities and funding between European, national and regional levels.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Applications open for blockchain startups to be part of a big pitch competition (Deadline: 7 September 2018)

Are you working on an exciting blockchain startup?