Category: Calls & funding

Development of standards for bio-based and biodegradable plastics in UK

UK government wants to introduce new standards for bio-based and biodegradable plastics. In 2019, it will launch a call for evidence to help with the process, integrating it in its wider strategy for the circular economy. Read the news here.

New innovation communities in Europe

EIT announces two winning innovation communities in manufacturing and urban mobility EIT announces two winning innovation communities in manufacturing and urban mobility Two dynamic new partnerships join Europe’s largest innovation network. They will bring Europe’s innovators together to create a better and more sustainable future for citizens. Source: eit.europa.eu/newsroom/eit-announces-two-innovation-communities-manufacturing-urban-mobility

First World Bioeconomy Forum in Finland

First World Bioeconomy Forum held in Ruka, Finland, 11-13 September 2018, gets a positive start – future EU budget doubles to Euro 10 billion. “This large increase is recognition that we are in an economy that is becoming more and more dependent on biological resources to produce food, energy and material in a way that …

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R&D: €560M for smart factories, agrifood and life sciences in Italy

Funding for 560M “smart factories”, agrifood and life sciences. Find out more here.

Europe: Horizon 2020 Calls for SMEs’ Innovation

Boosting the Investment-Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps The aim of the call is to facilitate the interaction of potential investors with innovative SMEs and small midcaps participating in FP7 or Horizon 2020, together with preparing firms and entrepreneurs to negotiate more effectively with such investors. In a complementary manner, investors will be trained to better …

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Europe: Calls

RTD Calls for proposals and related activities under the 2014-15 work programmes under Horizon 2020 — the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-20) and under the Research and Training Programme of the European Atomic Energy Community (2014-18) complementing Horizon 2020. The Commission has adopted by Decisions C(2013) 8563 of 10 December 2013, C(2013) 8631 …

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Europe: Calls

Audiovisual MEDIA 2007 — Development, distribution, promotion and training Support for the transnational distribution of European films. The ‘automatic’ scheme 2013 aims to: encourage and support the wider transnational distribution of recent European films by providing funds to distributors, based upon their performance on the market, for further reinvestment in new non-national European films; encourage …

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