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.
Marine life under threat: how six LIFE projects are coming to the rescueOceans are the world’s largest ecosystem. But they are being polluted and damaged at an alarming rate and this is having a devastating impact on marine life. Several LIFE projects are working hard to reverse this worrying trend.
H2020 Energy Efficiency at the EU Sustainable Energy WeekThe first-ever digital edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) drew more than 6000 participants from 120 countries across the world.
New business model encourages ESCOs to join forces with demand response aggregatorsThe NOVICE project – funded under H2020 Energy Efficiency - has been testing the validity of an innovative new business model for Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) that combines both energy efficiency and demand response services into a single service offering.
Training professionals and craftsmen on energy-efficient traditional building skills for the heritage sectorPRO-Heritage, a project carried out with Horizon 2020 funding support, is protecting traditional craftsmen skills that have an impact on the support of energy-efficient heritage buildings. We talked with Gerald Wagenhofer, partner in the project, who explained a bit more how they are doing it and their challenges and achievements so far.
Energy efficiency in industry and services: help us devise the next LIFE programme!The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is carrying out an assessment of EU-funded projects supporting the market uptake of energy efficiency measures in industry and services.
Study reveals how Maritime Spatial Planning benefits the blue economyA new study from the European Commission reveals economic and social benefits of having an integrated Maritime Spatial planning approach.