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Highlights
  • By Hilary Webb

Blue Economy Window call launched

€22.5 million worth of funds are available for SMEs through the Blue Economy Window call, launched by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

  • By Hilary Webb

2020 EU budget: increased funds for R&I

The EU has agreed the budget for 2020, which includes an increase in funds for research and innovation.

  • 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).

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News

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

  • 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?

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

4th Fed4FIRE+ Open Call for Experiments with a focus on IoT and 5G (Deadline: 18 September 2018)

Fed4FIRE+ has launched a call to make Fed4FIRE+’s federated infrastructure directly available for execution of innovative experiments by experimenters at both industrial (including SMEs) and research organisations. Examples of such experiments may include but are not limited to testing of new protocols or algorithms, performance measurements or scalability testing.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

The Greater Birmingham & West Midlands Brussels Office is looking for a Communications and Administration Officer (Deadline: 15th September)

The Greater Birmingham & West Midlands Brussels Office (GBWMBO) is one of the strongest regional UK representations in Brussels, working on behalf of a broad multi sectoral partnership including universities, local authorities, research organisations and private sector companies. To support the European Centre activities and assisting the team, they are currently looking for a Communications and Administration Officer. Main duties and responsibilities include a broad range of activities, such as: Communications and Website Event management Office Administration