Press releases about Energy

  • Press release: EIT Awards winners 2018

    Caroline Vandenplas, EIT, Head of Communications Section
    05/10/2018
    The power to innovate: winners of EIT Awards 2018 announced. The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) rewards Europe’s top entrepreneurs Simone Accornero (Italy), Ioannis Tamanas (Greece), Bieke Van Gorp (Belgium), Isabel Hoffmann (Canada) and Laura Soucek (Italy) for innovations in the fields of energy, health and food. Press release in EN, DE, EL, ES, FR, HU, IT, NL
    EIT Awards Winners 2018
  • Horizon 2020 Work Programme from 2018 to 2020

    27/10/2017
    Spanning seven years (2014 - 2020) and with a budget of €77 billion, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation funding programme ever. It is implemented via multi-annual work programmes.
  • European Commission invests €16 billion in funding for research and innovation over next two years

    13/10/2015
    Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation said: "Research and innovation are the engines of Europe's progress and vital to addressing today's new pressing challenges like immigration, climate change, clean energy and healthy societies. Over the next two years, €16 billion from Horizon 2020 will support Europe's top scientific efforts, making the difference to citizens' lives."
  • Commission helps bring Europe's best innovations to the market

    05/02/2015
    With the support of the European Research Council (ERC) "Proof of Concept" grants, 59 researchers in Europe will now get the chance to turn their inventions into viable products.
  • Switzerland and EU join forces in science and research

    05/12/2014
    Today (5 December 2014) the European Union and Switzerland signed a comprehensive international agreement associating Switzerland to parts of Horizon 2020, Research and Training Programme of Euratom and the ITER project. This will see Switzerland participate in project consortia in eligible programmes on an equal footing with EU Member States, while financially contributing to these programmes with an estimated €400 million until the end of 2016.
    signing the agreement
  • From sunlight to jet fuel: EU project makes first "solar" kerosene

    Andreas Sizmann
    25/04/2014
    An EU-funded research project called SOLAR-JET has produced the world's first "solar" jet fuel from water and carbon dioxide (CO2), a promising technology for a better energy security and turning possibly a greenhouse gas into a useful resource.
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