EASME news

  • 24/05/2019

    Deep tech on display: Scaleups and Corporates come together to spring innovation and business

    On 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. 
  • 23/05/2019

    Energy efficiency first

    More 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.
  • 21/05/2019

    COSME initiatives supporting Intellectual Property

    The 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!
  • Maritime Spatial Planning session at the European Day in Lisbon
    20/05/2019

    Highlights from the European Maritime Day

    Maritime 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.
  • 20/05/2019

    New territorial planning tools for heating and cooling

    Public 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.
  • 20/05/2019

    World Circular Economy Forum 2019: renewing the economy, as we know it

    On 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.
  • Natura 2000 viewer
    17/05/2019

    Europe’s beauty spots: 9 spectacular places in the EU where LIFE projects are at work

    LIFE 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.
  • 17/05/2019

    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. 
  • 17/05/2019

    New study provides ecosystem indicators for fisheries

    Newly published study "Selecting ecosystem indicators for fisheries targeting highly migratory species" focuses on defining a list of ecosystem indicators to monitor impacts of fisheries.
  • 17/05/2019

    47 new environment and resources projects to share €324 million of EU funding

    The 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".

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