News about Environment & climate action

E.g., 18-07-2018
E.g., 18-07-2018
  • EIT Climate-KIC wants to boost industrial symbiosis in Europe

    13/06/2018
    EIT Climate-KIC teamed up with five partners to build partnerships between industries to use production wastes as resources. The new platform, SCALER has been launched to help industrial sites work together to share and reuse resources and raw materials, with the objective of reducing industrial emissions and boosting economic prosperity. Under the European Union’s Horizon2020 initiative, the project will also develop a set of best practices and recommendations.
  • Commission proposes most ambitious Research and Innovation programme so far

    07/06/2018
    For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission today proposed €100 billion for research and innovation. The new programme – Horizon Europe – will build on the achievements and success of the previous research and innovation programme (Horizon 2020) and keep the EU at the forefront of global research and innovation. Horizon Europe is the most ambitious research and innovation programme ever.
  • The latest Research and Innovation Framework Programme: Horizon Europe

    17/05/2018
    At the beginning of May, the European Commission announced a proposed budget of €100 billion for the next EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme, called Horizon Europe (2021-2027).
  • Commission proposes biggest ever investment for a R&I programme in Europe

    02/05/2018
    Today the Commission presented its long-term budget proposal for the 2021-2027 period. Building on the success of the EU's past flagship research and innovation programmes, the Commission proposes to increase investment in research and innovation by allocating €114.8 billion from the future long-term EU budget.
  • FET-Open Research and Innovation Actions (RIA): next deadline on 16 May 2018

    11/04/2018
    Get ready for the next deadline for submission of RIA proposals under the Horizon 2020 Future and Emerging Technologies (FET-Open) programme: an information package with guidelines on proposal preparation, submission procedures and specific criteria for evaluation.
    FET-Open Research and Innovation Actions (RIA): next deadline on 16 May 2018
  • Confused by the difference between communication, dissemination and exploitation for your Horizon 2020 project?

    09/04/2018

    IPR Helpdesk has the answer. Read their new publication "Making the Most of Your Horizon 2020 Project", written in collaboration with the European Commission.

  • Commission launches €10 million EIC Horizon Prize for innovative batteries for electric vehicles

    23/02/2018
    The European Commission has launched the fifth of six European Innovation Council (EIC) Horizon Prizes, on Innovative batteries for eVehicles, worth €10 million. The EIC Horizon Prizes are part of the first phase of the EIC under Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme.
  • Commission launches the 2018 European Capital of Innovation contest

    22/02/2018
    Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, opened the 2018 European Capital of Innovation contest at the EU Covenant of Mayors Ceremony in the European Parliament. The winning city will be awarded a prize of €1 million to further promote and enhance its innovative actions. Applications can be submitted until 21 June 2018.
  • Maximising the impact of EU research and innovation

    11/01/2018
    Europe must step up investment in research and innovation in order to maximise impact, while also further refining the success story that is Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme. This is one of the key messages from the Communication on the Horizon 2020 interim evaluation that the European Commission presented today. It also calls for a mission-oriented approach, focusing on cracking specific challenges, as a way of boosting the impact of the programme. Other key messages inclu
  • EIT Climate-KIC's Climathon rallies an international city movement to tackle climate change

    26/10/2017
    Thousands of people in major cities across the world are uniting for a 24-hour hackathon on 27 October to accelerate our ability to respond to climate change on a global scale. Organised by EIT Climate-KIC, the EU’s initiative for climate innovation, Climathon brings together the challenges of the world’s cities with the people who have the passion and ability to solve them.
    Climathon 2017

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