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Southern Neighbourhood: EU proposes new Agenda for the Mediterranean

To relaunch and strengthen the strategic partnership between the European Union and its Southern Neighbourhood partners, the European Commission and the High Representative have adopted a joint communication proposing an ambitious and innovative new Agenda for the Mediterranean. The new Agenda is...
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European Commission successfully places first EU SURE bond in 2021

The European Commission has issued a €14 billion social bond under the EU SURE instrument to help protect jobs and people in work. The issuing consisted of two bonds, with €10 billion due for repayment in June 2028 and €4 billion due for repayment in November 2050. There was high demand among...
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Agreement reached on EU funding for cross-border projects

The European Parliament and European Union (EU) Member States have reached agreement on the funding for cross-border programmes for the next seven years. Following the deal, which must still be formally endorsed by the Parliament and European Council, €8 billion will be available for transnational...
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€10m finance package to help Bulgarian cultural and creative SMEs hit by pandemic

The European Commission has agreed a €10 million finance package to help Bulgarian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small public enterprises in the cultural and creative sectors that have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria)...
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First “Green Deal” funding from European Innovation Council awards €307 million to 64 start-ups

The European Innovation Council has awarded over €307 million to 64 game-changing ‘green deal’ start-ups and SMEs contributing to the objectives of the European Green Deal Strategy and the Recovery Plan for Europe. Winning proposals range from innovative solutions for the automotive, aerospace and...
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European Commission mobilises additional funds for COVID-19 research and innovation projects

The European Commission has mobilised additional €122 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research dedicated to the Coronavirus. The new call is the latest addition to a range of EU-funded research and innovation actions to fight COVID-19. It...
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European Commission mobilises additional funds for COVID-19 research and innovation projects

The European Commission has mobilised additional €122 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research dedicated to the Coronavirus. The new call is the latest addition to a range of EU-funded research and innovation actions to fight COVID-19. It...
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The European Commission supports Member States in their transition to a climate-neutral economy

The European Commission has approved all requests made by 18 Member States for support with the preparation of their territorial just transition plans, which each Member State will have to draw up to get access to funding from the Just Transition Mechanism. The Just Transition Mechanism is part of...
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Grants for joint Nordic events: Nordic solutions to sustainable urban development - Round 7

Application deadline: 6 May 2020 at 15.00 CET By launching this call for proposals for activities outside the Nordic region promoting Nordic solutions for sustainable, smart and liveable cities, Nordic Innovation is looking to create an ambitious showcase and export programme for Nordic solutions to...
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EASME interactive tool for EU funding programmes

Cluster organisations and their members are active participants in many European programmes. Do you want to see in a well structured way what projects are funded and who is behind them? The Executive Agency for SMEs has developed an interactive tool that generates information on EU funding...
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Skills for Industry: Scaling-up Best practices and re-Focusing Programmes and Incentives

The publication, prepared by empirica GmbH on behalf of EASME under the service contract “High-Tech Skills for Europe – Scaling-up Best Practices and re-Focusing Funding Programmes and Incentives” (https://leadership2019.eu/), analyses the funding models of education and training programmes...
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EIC pilot: €210 million awarded to 108 innovative projects to help them access the market faster

108 innovative projects have been selected for funding under the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot in the latest funding round. Under the EIC Accelerator, 96 small companies from 20 countries get support to speed up the pace of their innovation with €177 million while under the FTI scheme, 14...