EASME news

  • 15/07/2020

    Blockpool.eu welcomes 25 SMEs to its BDLT Accelerator and Funding Programme

    Blockpool.eu is proud to officially announce the 25 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) selected for funding and participation in the bespoke Business and Technical Support Programme for blockchain and distributed ledger technology (BDLT) implementation.
  • Alessandro meets Europe
    14/07/2020

    Alessandro meets LIFE after close encounter of the bear kind

    A video of a 12-year-old boy being shadowed by a brown bear in the Adamello-Brenta Nature Park in Trentino, northern Italy has gone viral.
  • 14/07/2020

    Where the past meets the future: New technologies for the 21st-century pilgrim

    COSME funded project “Creative Loci Iacobi” successfully proposed a new approach to explore El Camino de Santiago (Way of Saint James), one of Europe’s main cultural routes.
  • 14/07/2020

    CAST Hackathon: New ideas to re-boot EU tourism

    COSME co-funded project "Creative Accelerators for Sustainable Tourism (CAST)" organised a 3-days hackathon to identify effective answers to the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to the tourism sector.
  • 10/07/2020

    SUNShINE builds a project pipeline of € 25M for deep renovation of multi-family buildings in Latvia

    The SUNShINE project – funded under H2020 Energy Efficiency - has successfully set up the Latvian Building Energy Efficiency Facility (LABEEF) to support ambitious energy renovation projects in multi-family buildings using Energy Performance Contracting (EPC).
  • Nautical Routes of Europe call
    09/07/2020

    Sustainable tourism, boost for local economies. Five “nautical routes” projects deliver results

    Five projects funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) under the "Nautical Routes for Europe" call came to an end and we are proud to present the results they have achieved. Be it nautical and maritime activities, ecotourism, waters sports or sailing, all these projects foster blue growth, help creating new jobs and promote sustainability in their respective regions.But which projects are we actually talking about? 
  • 06/07/2020

    Peel appeal: a new life for citrus fruit waste

    Being Europe’s top citrus fruit producer is something Spain should be proud of. But there are downsides. Citrus fruit waste is notoriously high while the packaging required for fruit juices means Spain consumes way too much plastic. A LIFE project has found a solution to curb both problems.
  • 03/07/2020

    19 new environment and resources projects in the pipeline

    The European Commission has selected 9 projects that will receive around €32,5 million under Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge "Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials".
  • 01/07/2020

    Read our 2018-2019 Highlights from EIC Corporate Days

    The European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot stimulates strong collaboration between the innovative companies it funds and large corporates, investors, technology giants and industrial leaders to spur new partnerships and help small companies scale-up their business. Read our 2018-2019 Highlights from Corporate Days to get a grasp of what the programme offers.  
  • 01/07/2020

    Technology and trust in the mining industry – getting the raw materials for the green transition

    How can the mining industry support the carbon-neutral economy? Can the mining innovation projects engage with civil society to create solutions that bring benefits to local communities? How can the mining industry attract young professionals? Those were some of the questions addressed in the ‘Open to the World: the EU’s Horizon programme for research and innovation’ workshop at the Prospectors & Development Association of Canada (PDAC) convention on 3 March 2020 in Toronto.

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