As stated in Commission Work Programme 2017, ‘A New Boost for Jobs, Growth and Investment’ is one of the 10 priorities of European Commission. And “it is through innovation and the right investment in our economies that companies create jobs”. WG Innovation & Investment aims to monitor the main initiatives put in place by the EU institutions under this priority, getting early information about them and connecting with like-minded organisations.

Work Plan
WORKING GROUP LEADER
Wim De Kinderen
Brainport Eindhoven EU Office Brussels
Gabriele Pedrini
The Autonomous Province of Trento
Marie Vaugeois
Occitanie Europe

Last Working Group Meeting

I&I WG: Investment Platforms

Tuesday, 29 May, 2018 - 10:30
House of the Dutch Provinces (Rue de Treve 59-61, Brussels)
  The I&I WG is pleased to invite you to a WG meeting on Investment Platforms on 29th May. This meeting is co-organised with the Bioeconomy WG, the Smart Cities WG and the Blue Growth WG, as the investment platforms presented and discussed during the meeting touch upon all these thematic areas. The event will particularily look into the URBIS – Urban investment advisory platform, as well as the newly announced Circular Economy Platform. The agenda of the meeting is attached herewith. To...
Common Representation of the European Region Tyrol - South Tyrol - Trentino in Brussels (Rue de Pascale, 45-47, B - 1040 Brussels)
The first Innovation & Investment WG Meeting of 2018 will take place on April 19th between 2pm and 5 pm, and will be kindly hosted by the Autonomous Province of Trento at the premises of the European region Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino in Brussels (Rue de Pascale, 45-47, B - 1040 Brussels) Next to grants, financial instruments will continue to be a strong part of the future EU toolbox. In order to be best prepared, and to highlight the problems currently faced, the event will showcase...
latest presentation & Posts

Moonshots of the 2020s How to Make the Most of the Missions of Horizon Europe? Climate, food and natural resources

University of Helsinki, University of Turku and Tampere University of Technology together with the
Monday, November 19, 2018

Green Hydrogen: enabler for the low carbon economy

The Representation of the State of Saxony-Anhalt to the European Union and the Ministry for
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

RTO Innovation Summit

Fraunhofer is hosting The RTO Innovation Summit together with nine other European Research and
Friday, October 05, 2018

Catalysts for innovation - lessons from interregional collaboration

During the European Week of Regions and Cities, three Interreg Europe projects whose focus is on
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

PROSPECT learning programme on innovative financing

PROSPECT aims to encourage the exchange of knowledge and experience on innovative financing schemes
Friday, September 21, 2018

Boosting the uptake of digital technologies by European SMEs

The event aims at increasing the contribution of regions to the EC strategy to Digitise European
Monday, October 08, 2018

Discover new Horizons for your SME with Digitalisation Opportunities

The project DigitaliseSME (Digital Enablers in SMEs: Support for Digitalisation to Enhance SMEs'
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Addressing the challenges of the 21st century through innovative measures

To address the common challenges of the 21st century, EU regions and cities are increasingly
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

EU-Latin America cities and regions' partnerships to implement the 2030 Agenda

The workshop will present the main results achieved by the on-going projects INNOVACT (platform to
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Cohesion and societal challenges: Success stories for a more effective policy

Cohesion policy for all regions has been essential for reducing disparities within the EU. With the
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

H2020 UJA Project Networking Event on ICT

The UNIVERSITY OF JAÉN (Spain) is placed in the 51-75 position according to the Shanghai Global
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Sustainable finance: is green the new gold?

We are recycling household waste and are gradually switching to tap water. But did you know that
Tuesday, July 03, 2018

The Austrian presidency and the EU-funding programmes: Horizon Europe and COSME

The Liaison Agency Flanders-Europe (VLEVA) organizes the information session "The Austrian
Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Five VIP Free Passes for the 3rd ECN CrowdCamp

The European Crowdfunding Network is offering five ERRIN members the opportunity to get a free
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Finance Day: Financing future-proof low impact bioenergy chains

Small and medium enterprises are the core of the solid biomass to energy sector. What are the
Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Regional examples of financial instruments - Key points from the I&I Meeting on 19 April

On 19th April, the ERRIN Innovation and Investment Working Group organised a meeting on "Regional
Friday, May 11, 2018

Innovative fashion: closing the gap between education and employment

The project aims to tackle the growing number of young people who are Not in Education, Employment
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

AM-motion and Vanguard Initiative are looking for experts to join a closed Financial Expert Working Group (Deadline: 5th April)

AM-motion and Vanguard Initiative are looking for experts to join a closed Financial Expert Working
Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Shaping the Digital Single Market: smart solutions from Europe's regions

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, The Representation of the State of Saxony-Anhalt to the European Union,
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

I&I WG: Investment Platforms

  The I&I WG is pleased to invite you to a WG meeting on Investment Platforms on 29th May. This
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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