Sustainability

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New European Bauhaus aims to bring the EU Green Deal to life

The New European Bauhaus initiative connects the European Green Deal to living spaces, calling on Europeans to build a sustainable and inclusive future. It will bring a cultural aspect to the Green Deal, aiming to demonstrate how sustainable innovation can positively impact daily life. In this...
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Contribute now to the Manufacturing our Future Survey

Are you in the manufacturing industry? The European Commission has launched a survey to gather the views of the European manufacturing community on future manufacturing priorities for 2030. Context The EU needs to build capacity to fight a large number of challenges ahead, such as climate change...
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European Alliance Against Coronavirus Recap - Clusters and the Enterprise Europe Network in the tourism sector

On 29 June, the European Alliance Against Coronavirus talked about the collaboration between clusters and the Enterprise Europe Network in the field of tourism. Aija Konisevska Azadi, EEN Sector Group Tourism & Culture Heritage​, presented the activities of this EEN sector group, which has 34...
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EU-South MED call for expression of interest now open!

We are pleased to announce that the call for expression of interest for the EU - South MED Cluster Matchmaking event is now open! The EU – South MED Cluster Matchmaking Event will take place virtually on 12-13 October 2021 in the context of the ‘TechDays – Match Up!’ event by THE NEXT SOCIETY. The...
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EU to present new Social Economy Action Plan in 2021

The Social Economy aims to put people first and reinvest profits back into an organisation or a social cause. Businesses in the Social Economy play an important role in job creation, work integration and sustainable growth. They cover a wide range of economic sectors, such as social services, health...
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Environmental Management Systems - Sustainability Standards across Clusters

On 13 May, the European Alliance Against Coronavirus talked about environmental management systems and how environmental standards can be a value concept for corporate social responsibility and the green transition. Adrian Braun, Arctic Values​, introduced two wide-spread European environmental...
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LIFE programme Call for Proposals: Green-related activities, 12 January

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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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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European Commission adopts New EU Forest Strategy for 2030

The European Commission has adopted the New EU Forest Strategy for 2030, aiming to reach greenhouse gas emission reductions of at least 55% across the EU by 2030. The Strategy also hopes to achieve climate neutrality in the EU by 2050. On 16 July, the European Commission announced it had adopted the...
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Open Call to participate in the European TouriSME programme

The TouriSME project is holding an Open Call for tourist accommodation and travel professionals to help them win back their market through sustainable tourism. Successful candidates for this Open Call will receive training to share and transfer knowledge, matchmaking events for international...
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Four COSME projects help to make fashion more sustainable

The fashion industry can play a big role in reaching the objective of climate neutrality by 2050. In this context, the European Commission is committed to supporting a more sustainable industry. There are huge opportunities for businesses in the fashion industry; five million people are directly...