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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...
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The Towards Green Transition facility has started!

We are pleased to announce that the Towards Green Transition Facility has been launched.  The aim of the facility is to enable clusters to promote green transition skills among their members through technical advisory support by highly qualified advisors. Last week, separate orientation sessions...
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Striving towards a greener Europe in urban areas

EU institutions, Member-States, regions and cities have stressed the importance of the energy transition and climate adaptation at an urban level for many years now. To accelerate these transitions, the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 12...
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Sustainable industrial innovation through renewable energies

In the meeting on 9 March, the European Alliance Against Coronavirus talked with Gilles Colson, Cluster GreenWin​, Cédric Brüll, Cluster TWEED, and Axel Soyez from Desimone about Wallonia’s strategy on renewable energies to increase sustainable industrial innovation. Context The cluster GreenWin is...
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Position paper from the European Clusters Alliance: Recommendations for the update of the EU Industrial Strategy

In March 2020, the European Commission published a new strategy to support Europe‘s industry in the green and digital transition and increase the resilience of European ecosystems. The COVID-19 crisis has since presented numerous challenges for society and industry in Europe, however. It has...
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EU Industry Days: New ECCP website helps clusters to be more resilient

video {box-shadow:0 0 1rem .1rem rgba(0,0,0,.13); Last week was the EU Industry Days annual event on industry, which brought together a wide range of partners, industry leaders and policymakers to discuss key industrial challenges and co-develop opportunities and policy responses as part of an...
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EU to set up new European Partnerships and invest nearly €10 billion in the green and digital transition

European Partnerships are provided by Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme (2021–2027). Their aim is to accelerate the development and uptake of new innovative solutions across different sectors by mobilising public and private resources, and also to contribute to the...