Blockpool.eu welcomes 25 SMEs to its BDLT Accelerator and Funding ProgrammeBlockpool.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.
Where the past meets the future: New technologies for the 21st-century pilgrimCOSME 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.
CAST Hackathon: New ideas to re-boot EU tourismCOSME 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.
SUNShINE builds a project pipeline of € 25M for deep renovation of multi-family buildings in LatviaThe 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).
Sustainable tourism, boost for local economies. Five “nautical routes” projects deliver resultsFive 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?
Peel appeal: a new life for citrus fruit wasteBeing 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.
19 new environment and resources projects in the pipelineThe 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".
Read our 2018-2019 Highlights from EIC Corporate DaysThe 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.
Technology and trust in the mining industry – getting the raw materials for the green transitionHow 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.