EASME news

  • SlowFood

    Why buying local and sustainable food makes sense

    The EU’s upcoming Farm to Fork Strategy (F2F) aims to make the entire food chain, from production to consumption, greener and more sustainable. To find out more, we recently spoke to Marta Messa of Slow Food - a global movement to defend everyone’s right to food that is good for them, good for those who grow it and good for the planet. Marta talked about Slow Food’s beginnings, its work with LIFE and why it’s good to shop local this Easter and beyond.
  • 01/04/2020

    Make your green idea a reality: Apply now for LIFE funding

    The European Commission has launched its 2020 call for project proposals under the LIFE programme. We have taken measures to make it easier for you to apply in times of coronavirus restrictions including extended deadlines.
  • Kai Hempel

    Inside a good LIFE proposal: tips, insights, experiences – part II

    What’s it really like to apply for LIFE funding? Does it take a lot of effort and time? How can it help your business? We caught up with Kai Hempel who is managing director of LIFE Waste2Protein to find out.
  • 18/03/2020

    Have your say for the new LIFE programme – consultation launched!

    The European Commission has launched an online consultation to seek input on the future content and implementation of the LIFE programme (2021-2027). Market uptake activities currently funded under the Energy Challenge of Horizon 2020 will continue under LIFE, in a Clean Energy Transition sub-programme.
  • 17/03/2020

    Inside a good LIFE proposal: tips, insights, experiences – part I

    What’s it like to apply for LIFE funding? We caught up with LIFE BIOBCOMPO’s Alfonso Molaro to gain his insight into the process. 
  • 08/03/2020

    Waste not, want not: transforming the dregs of brewing

    A LIFE project has explored converting brewing waste into high-value ingredients for use in the beverage, nutrition and cosmetics sectors. 
  • Lesser Kestrel

    Protecting a symbol of the rural landscape

    Lesser Kestrel numbers have dwindled dramatically over the past century. LIFE FALKON is improving this iconic bird’s chances of survival by introducing artificial nesting sites at key locations in Greece and Italy. And it’s public awareness of the Lesser Kestrel that will guarantee its future.
  • 25/02/2020

    Keeping cool with CO2

    Many of today’s commercial refrigerators contain substances like hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). 
  • EU announces 100 million in funding for major green projects

    EU announces 100 million in funding for major green projects

    The European Commission today announced an investment of €101.2 million for the latest integrated projects to be funded under the LIFE programme for the Environment and Climate Action.
  • 04/02/2020

    Stepping up to reduce emissions

    Estimates show that global footwear production reached 24.2 billion pairs in 2018, up 2.7% on the previous year. 

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