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Sustainable business models in evolving times - Clusters greening SMEs through the Towards Green Transition Facility

The ECCP’s Towards Green Transition Facility (TGTF) has been supporting 25 selected clusters with targeted business advice through a team of hand-picked world-class advisors from around the world. Throughout September and October 2021, the facility launched its first two cross-cutting support...
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Consultation for clusters in Research and Innovation is now open

Increasing breakthrough technologies across European industrial ecosystems is vital for a resilient, green and digital industry. The European Commission is preparing industrial technology roadmaps with the aim of ensuring that research results enabling the transformation towards the EU’s Green Deal...
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European Commission to issue NextGenerationEU green bonds

The European Commission has adopted an independently evaluated Green Bond framework, which will contribute to the issuance of up to €250 billion green bonds for NextGenerationEU. This would make up 30% of the initiative’s total issuance. The Green Bond framework gives investors in these bonds...
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Semi-Finalists Announced for the European Social Innovation Competition

Thirty semi-finalists have been announced in this year’s European Social Innovation Competition. The announcement was made by the European Commission and the European Innovation Council and SME Executive Agency (EISMEA). In total, the competition received 565 applications – from this high number...
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Catch up on the Horizon Europe newsletter on food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture and environment

The July edition for the Horizon Europe newsletter on food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture and environment (Cluster 6) is now available! The latest issue contains various news on Horizon Europe, new projects and upcoming events such as the EuroGEO workshop 2021. The main highlight of...
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Roadmap published for Delivering the EU Green Deal

The European Commission has released a comprehensive roadmap outlining how the EU economy can transition towards a more sustainable future. The document is titled Delivering the European Green Deal. The goal is to make Europe the first climate neutral continent in the world. For this to be achieved...
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LIFE programme Call for Proposals: Green-related activities, 30 November

The first LIFE Call for Proposals has been announced, and over EUR 580 million is available in funding! Organisations are invited to submit their project proposals and ideas. The Open Call is under the new LIFE programme 2021–2027, and funding tenders are categorised into four sub-programmes: Nature...
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Apply for the first LIFE programme Call for Proposals

The first LIFE Call for Proposals has been announced, and over EUR 580 million is available in funding! Organisations are invited to submit their project proposals and ideas. The Open Call is under the new LIFE programme 2021–2027, and funding tenders are categorised into four sub-programmes: Nature...
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NextGenerationEU supports Europe on the road to recovery

NextGenerationEU will support Europe's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and help to build a greener, more digital and more resilient Europe. Key goals of NextGenerationEU include financing measures for the green and digital transitions, as well as swiftly addressing the consequences of the...
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First sustainability workshops organised by Towards Green Transition Facility winners

The ‘Towards Green Transition’ Facility is an initiative by the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) which enables clusters registered at the ECCP to promote green transition skills amongst their members through technical advisory support by highly qualified advisors. The winners were...
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EU budget to help Europe on the road to a green, digital, and resilient future

On 8 June, the European Commission proposed an annual budget of €167.8 billion for 2022, as well as an additional €143.5 billion under NextGenerationEU. The draft budget is part of the EU’s long-term plan, which was adopted at the end of 2020. It seeks to turn key priorities into concrete actions...
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Digitising green spaces hackathon

The CASSINI Hackathons and Mentoring programme is a series of 6 hackathons that tackle global challenges in European space technologies. They are spreading awareness and accessibility of space technology to protect the world’s natural spaces. From 18–20 June, hackers in 10 cities across Europe have...