We are moving to CINEA on 1 April!With the implementation of the new long-term EU budget, some EASME managed programme are moving to the new European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA). From 1 April, the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), the Life Programme, Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency and partly Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge ‘Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials will by managed by the new Agency.
The 4RinEU strategic network: upscaling innovative deep renovation solutionsRenovating building stocks is one of the major challenges for the European Union. The European Green Deal’s Renovation Wave has shown the critical role buildings can play in achieving climate neutrality by 2050.
LIFE projects to feature prominently at EU Industry DaysEU Industry Days is Europe’s annual flagship event on industry. This year’s edition is happening at a time when green and digital transformations are opening up new opportunities for EU businesses and citizens. Numerous LIFE projects are already addressing this challenge and play a key role in the transition to a more sustainable EU economy. The projects below represent the entire LIFE community at this year’s event.
PITCCH first corporate challenges in advanced technologiesThe H2020 INNOSUP funded PITCCH project is a recently established Pan-European Open Innovation Network that aims to build structured collaborations between big corporations (BCs) and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) leading to the acceleration of innovative solutions based on advanced technologies.
Towards a new European policy agenda for Entrepreneurship Education through COSME's "Peer-learning" projectCOSME-funded project "Peer-learning activities in Entrepreneurship Education and Women's Entrepreneurship" has adapted its activities into a fully online mode in its third and final year. Currently, stakeholders from 40 countries are finalising recommendations for future actions to move Entrepreneurship Education forward at local, regional and European levels.
LIFE programme: EU earmarks €121 million for major Integrated ProjectsThe European Commission has today announced that it will invest €121 million in Integrated Projects under the LIFE programme. This is 20% more than last year.
Expert insight: LIFE 2020 Call for Proposals from NGOs on the European Green Deal (NGO4GD)As part of the LIFE programme’s response to the Covid-19 crisis, a special Call for Proposals has been launched to help Europe’s NGOs boost public participation in the European Green Deal.
KeepWarm: Supporting modernisation of district heating systems in Central and Eastern EuropeThe KeepWarm project, funded under H2020 Energy Efficiency, worked to accelerate investments to retrofit existing inefficient heat networks, improve system operations, and switch to renewable energy and waste heat sources.