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Highlights
  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

The European Green Deal – how does it impact research and innovation at the regional level?

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen presented on 11 December the European Green Deal, a plan to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050.

  • 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

European Commission unveils European Green Deal

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

News

News

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

  • 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?

  • 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.