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Consultation to support the Green and Digital Transitions

In light of new European priorities such as the European Green Deal and Industrial and Digital Strategies, the European Commission has published a consultation on a draft proposal for the green and digital transition. The revision of the General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER) aims to promote...
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Clusters driving the Green and Digital Transitions event recap

The Cluster Policy Learning and Capacity Building event on ‘Clusters driving the Green and Digital transitions’, organised by the EISMEA, the European Commission and the Ile de France Region took place this 22-23 November 2021 in Paris and online. The event brought together the members of the EU...
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Consultation on Forum of Cluster Associations and Networks (FCAN): Fourth Survey

The European Forum of Cluster Associations and Networks (FCAN) initiates, drives and facilitates discussion among various cluster associations and networks and the European Commission with a focus on consultation, cluster development and cooperation, the exchange of practices and mutual learning...
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European Social Innovation Competition top 10 Finalists Announced

The ‘European Social Innovation Competition: The Challenge Prize’ is a competition run by the European Commission with support from the European Innovation Council across all EU Member States and Horizon Europe countries. The competition is for social innovators in Europe and supports early-stage...
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Creating impact beyond the Towards Green Transition Facility

The ‘Towards Green Transition’ Facility (TGTF), an initiative of the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP), has been supporting selected clusters through 25 projects with targeted business advice through a team of hand-picked advisors from around Europe. On the 5 November 2021, the facility...
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How cluster managers can further professionalise their cluster organisations through skills

On 27 October, the ECCP organised its 8th Capacity-Building Webinar on Skills. The key focus of the webinar was developing strong cluster organisations and improving internal management processes, which are key to increased resilience and fostering the green and digital transition.  Participants...
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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...