Eco-innovation

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Basque Country supports innovation and the circular economy

The second challenge of the Basque Country Circular Economy Strategy 2030 focuses on innovation through materials, processes, and products. Innovation allows the challenges established in European policy instruments to be converted into business opportunities. 36 new innovative projects in the...
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Catalonia stands as a hub for the promotion of the circular economy

In the last call for grants from the Agència de Residus de Catalunya, to promote the circular economy, the Packaging Cluster managed to draw 7 initiatives out of the 8 proposals The 16 changemakers involved will be in charge of generating good practices that can be replicated in other territories...
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EU Environmental Technology Verification programme

The Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) is neither a label nor a certification scheme. It focuses on ensuring that enivonmental claims made by companies are structured and complete, to present a clear assessment of a technology's potential and value. It does not evaluate the technology's...
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Horizon 2020 SME Instrument

Small and medium-sized enterprises based in the EU or established in a country associated to Horizon 2020 can apply for EU funds supporting breakthrough innovations and projects with market-creating potential under the revamped SME Instrument, which is part of a European Innovation Council (EIC)...
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Inneon - online platform for eco-innovation investment

The Inneon network for eco-innovation investment aims to extend public and private funding sources available for eco-innovation and social innovation in Europe, and provide a unique forum dedicated to the interaction between a select cohort of innovators and relevant investors. Innovators and...
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Eco-Innovation LT+

Eco-Innovation LT+ encourages micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises to install eco-innovative technology to reduce the adverse effects of climate change and the greenhouse effect. Financed activities of Eco-Innovation LT+ include: Investing in tangible assets that reduce the negative...
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Eco-Innovation LT

Eco-Innovation LT is a financial support engine for projects intended to improve the environmental impact of products throughout their life-cycle (raw material selection and use, manufacturing, packaging, transportation, use), systematically integrating environmental aspects at the earliest stage of...
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TESPI - Tool for Environmentally Sound Product Innovation

TESPI is a free web-based tool aimed at supporting environmentally conscious design, taking into account the product life cycle, the customers’ needs and competitors’ products. It has been developed to support the first steps of product design, as well as redesigning existing products - in...
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MIP - Environment and Energy Technology Innovation Platform

The Environment and Energy Technology Innovation Platform (MIP) aims to stimulate and realise cleantech innovations by bringing together and supporting companies, governments, knowledge institutions, and civil society organisations - the 'quadruple helix'. MIP provides a funding programme for demand...
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Seed Capital

Administered by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) and funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, the Seed Capital scheme provides capital for investment funds backing innovative entrepreneurs in the technology and creative sectors. The scheme effectively brings the...
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EU Innovation Deals

The Innovation Deals (IDs) instrument, set up by the European Commission, help innovators facing regulatory obstacles by setting up agreements with stakeholders and public authorities. IDs are a voluntary cooperation between the EU, innovators, and national, regional and local authorities aimed at...
Community News

SUMBOX project successfully completed; sustainable packaging for fresh products distribution

SUMBOX is a cardboard box that is recycled into paper and is capable of replacing EPS plastic in the cold chain of fresh products. SUMBOX boxes are already being commercialized and used in the Spanish market. The project, co-financed by the Waste Agency of Catalonia, has demonstrated the technical...