Innovation Union

Innovation Union is the EU strategy to create an innovation-friendly environment that makes it easier for great ideas to be turned into products and services


Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Research Headlines - Knowledge is key to sustainable biomass transition

[Source: Research & Innovation] Providing detailed information on non-food biomass availability and appropriate conversion technologies will help to boost Europe's sustainable transition to a bio-based economy. An EU-funded project is helping to ensure that sustainable biomass is creating new revenue streams for agriculture and job opportunities in bio-based industries.

Source: What's New in Innovation


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18-19 May 2018

EURINT 2018 conference | Reflecting on Europe’s (dis)order: scenarios for the EU’s future, Iasi, Romania

The Centre for European Studies within Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi organizes the seventh EURINT edition, May 18-19, 2018. The event is part of the EURINT conference series which was successfully launched in 2013 in the frame of the Jean Monnet Life Long Learning Programme.

Since 2013, the EURINT conference series has established itself as a visible academic event in the field of European Studies and in this regard we aim at developing it into a traditional conference series.

During the last year, the European Union has faced unprecedented challenges (Brexit, the rise of populism, the devaluation of EU-USA relations) which have represented both a test and an alarm sign for future threats.

These challenges have shifted the ordinary political and economic paradigms and have created a new state of affairs for the EU, as well as for its partners. Therefore, new policies are required to help address the urgent economic, political and social challenges.

Current strategies are being questioned while new perspectives of the European and global economy are emerging