Deep tech on display: Scaleups and Corporates come together to spring innovation and businessOn 3-4 April, over 100 companies funded by the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot participated in a matchmaking event at the InQbet Accelerator in Brussels with large corporates and open innovation experts. Hosted by P&G and The Growcery, participants also included representatives from Cargill, Port of Antwerp, Bpost, Nokia, Umicore, ING and Solvay and twenty other big corporations.
Energy efficiency firstMore than 20 Horizon 2020 energy efficiency projects will showcase their innovative results, share best practices and discuss challenges at this year EU Sustainable Energy Week, 17-21 June, in Brussels. Energy efficiency is key in shaping Europe’s energy future as energy savings are an excellent way of saving money for consumers as well as reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
COSME initiatives supporting Intellectual PropertyThe protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) is important for promoting innovation and creativity, developing employment, and improving competitiveness. Creating a supportive economic environment is one of the priorities of the EU Programme for the Competitiveness of SMEs (COSME). The IPA4SME and IPR SME Helpdesks are two COSME funded initiatives aiming to provide SMEs with advice, financial support and guidance on IPR. Let’s take a closer look!
Highlights from the European Maritime DayMaritime stakeholders from all over Europe gathered on 16 and 17 May in Lisbon at the European Maritime Day. Read the highlights from the event to grasp what is currently going on in the blue sector.
New territorial planning tools for heating and coolingPublic authorities can use new tools developed by H2020 projects – Hotmaps, Planheat and Thermos – to plan heating and cooling energy in their territories. These free tools allow authorities to identify, model and map resources and solutions to apply energy needs in a resource and cost efficient manner.
World Circular Economy Forum 2019: renewing the economy, as we know itOn 3-5 June 2019, the third edition of the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) will take place in Helsinki, Finland.Over two thousand circular economy thinkers, strategists and experts will gather to discuss how to scale up the transition to the next era of the circular economy.
Europe’s beauty spots: 9 spectacular places in the EU where LIFE projects are at workLIFE projects work in some spectacular landscapes around the EU. On this Natura 2000 Day, take a new look at Europe’s dramatic, diverse and precious habitats.
EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2019: vote for your favourite sustainable energy project!It is voting season: 12 projects are competing for the Citizens’ Award and you can help them win!As part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), the Awards competition recognises this year’s top projects in sustainable energy. These projects are contributing to a cleaner and more sustainable future for all EU citizens.
New study provides ecosystem indicators for fisheriesNewly published study "Selecting ecosystem indicators for fisheries targeting highly migratory species" focuses on defining a list of ecosystem indicators to monitor impacts of fisheries.
47 new environment and resources projects to share €324 million of EU fundingThe European Commission has selected 47 projects that will receive around €324 million under Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge "Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials".