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

Turning Climate Transitions Into Practice: Experiments For Change

The latest IPCC Report has highlighted the urgency with which the world needs to change course if
Tuesday, December 04, 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

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

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

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

Solutions taking up the digital shift in healthcare - speed-dating workshop

As digital health investor, what are the routes you consider the most promising for alleviating the
Monday, February 26, 2018

Design for Entreprises short course on design-driven innovation

Unioncamere Lombardia is hosting a free training courses on design-driven innovation on 7 March at
Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Improving entrepreneurship through social economy and smart specialisation

ERRIN and two of its members, Government of Navarra and East and North Finland, together with
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Cross Innovation as an impetus for economic development - The digital approach of Saxony-Anhalt

Cross Innovation as an impetus for economic development - The digital approach of Saxony-Anhalt’s
Monday, November 27, 2017

Innovation & Investment Working Group Meeting

The Innovation and Investment Working Group Leaders are pleased to invite you to the first meeting
Thursday, September 21, 2017

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