Eco-innovation is at the heart of the Environmental Technologies Action Plan that helps bridge the gap between research & development and the market place for eco-friendly products, technologies, services, processes and management methods across Europe.
Within the framework of the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme, the initiatives Europe INNOVA and PRO INNO Europe® contribute to eco-innovation through the establishment of networks and partnerships.
Who can apply?
Europe INNOVA initiative:
Innovation support providers in partnership with private service providers (public-private partnerships), with active involvement of companies.See details in the call for proposal.
PRO INNO Europe® initiative: Innovation policy makers designing and testing new support programmes and policy methods.
What kind of projects will be funded this year?
Within the Europe INNOVA initiative:
Within the PRO INNO Europe® initiative:
Championing eco-innovation through the establishment of an open platform for eco-innovation policy learning and development.
What are the key dates?
Europe INNOVA initiative: closure of call 25 September 2009. See details in the call for proposal.