Climate change

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EU Adaptation Strategy for Smart Cities

In 2013, the European Commission adopted a strategy on adaptation to climate change which was welcomed by the EU Member States. The strategy aims to make Europe more climate-resilient. The EU Adaptation Strategy focuses on three key objectives: Promoting action by Member States: The Commission...
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Scotland's first climate tech report highlights global opportunities

Scotland is playing a leading role to develop new technology that can help meet the challenge of global climate change, according to Scotland’s first analysis of the sector. The report, which was commissioned by Scottish Enterprise, has been launched today by ScotlandIS, the membership and cluster...
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AfriAlliance: Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on "Social innovation in water and climate change in Africa"

The increasing manifestations of Climate Change on the African continent present many challenges for African stakeholders. This requires novel and holistic approaches in order to deal with the impacts on water resources and society. One such approach is social innovation - tackling societal, water...
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Industry clusters on the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) agenda

Clusters.es, the Spanish Federation of Clusters, in close collaboration with the European Commision’s unit for Advanced Technologies, Clusters and Social Economy (DG GROW), the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities and the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism will have...
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LIFE 2019 call for project proposals

The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action created in 1992. The current funding period 2014-2020 has a budget of €3.4 billion. The LIFE programme is divided into two sub-programmes, one for environment (representing 75% of the overall financial envelope)...
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The Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) Initiative has launched its third Call for Proposals

Deadline: 30th of March 2018 In the framework of supporting innovative actions in the area of sustainable urban development , the European Commission launched in 2015 the Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) Initiative, in order to identify and test new solutions which address issues related to...