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  • By Hilary Webb

Next Generation EU proposed as recovery programme in new EU budget

The European Commission has put forward its proposal for the recovery plan, Next Generation EU, which will be included within the long-term EU budget. The recovery instrument should ensure the sustainable, inclusive and fair recovery for the EU.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

EU Interregional Innovation Investments: towards EU economic recovery

European regions and innovation stakeholders jointly call on the European institutions to use the EU Interregional Innovation Investment instrument to unleash the innovation potential available in Europe’s regions for Europe’s recovery.

  • By Hilary Webb

EIT Crisis Response Initiative launched

EIT has launched the EIT Crisis Response Initiative as part of the EU's collective response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

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  • 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 Jetha

Declaration on joining forces to boost sustainable digital transformation in cities and communities in the EU

At the end of January during the City Forum in Porto, the 'Join.Boost.Sustain Declaration on Upscaling Digital Urban Solutions' was officially signed by over 60 EU, national, regional and city leaders.

  • By Anna Tranberg

The Commission launches evaluation survey on the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive

The European Commission is conducting an evaluation of the Directive on the Deployment of Alternative Fuels Infrastructure and invites regional and local authorities to provide their input. The objective of the study is to provide a comprehensive evaluation of the Directive and to collect and analyse evidence to help assess whether it has achieved its objectives in an effective and efficient manner.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

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 Hilary Webb

Social Innovation: an add-on to classical technology-focused innovation or a driver of the whole transition process?

Last week ERRIN was invited to moderate a KEP peer-to-peer event on social innovation in Zagreb, Croatia.

  • By Hilary Webb

Showcase your innovative practices in the field of Cultural Heritage and benefit from the peer-learning scheme funded under the Creative Europe programme

In the coming weeks, local and regional authorities will have a chance to showcase their policies, projects, events and structures that they have developed in the field of cultural heritage.