Category Archives: Project

EU AND GATES FOUNDATION PLEDGE OVER €500 MILLION FOR INNOVATION IN AGRICULTURE

At the One Planet Summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron on the two-year anniversary of the Paris climate accord, the  EU, which is the largest donor of development aid, and the  Bill  and  Melinda  Gates  Foundation, which is the larger philanthropist  … Continue reading

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UP TO € 75,000 EQUITY-FREE FUNDING FOR START-UPS AND SMES IN THE SMART CITIES SECTOR!

frontierCities2 has launched its 2nd call for Market Acceleration Grants (MAG2) which offer up to €75 000 equity-free funding for start-ups and SMEs in the smart cities sector.  The Market Acceleration Grants aim to support start-ups and SMEs in the … Continue reading

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SOCIAL CHALLENGES INNOVATION PLATFORM CALLS SOLUTION PROVIDERS

The new socialchallenges.eu innovation platform has launched some 30 social challenges published by cities, regions and companies from across Europe which are in search of solutions to pressing social problems. The areas covered include migration/refugees, nutrition/food, energy,  ageing, employment/skills, smart … Continue reading

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COMMISSION LAUNCHES €2 MILLION HORIZON PRIZE IN SOCIAL INNOVATION

Carlos Moedas, EC Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, launched a new Horizon Prize in Social Innovation to improve the mobility of older people during the “Opening up to an era of social innovation” conference in Lisbon on 27 November. … Continue reading

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IDEAS FROM EUROPE FINALISTS CHOSEN IN TALLINN

On 22 November, 28 innovators (one from each European Union member state) competed in the semi-finals of ‘Ideas from Europe’ in Tallinn and shared their solutions to global challenges which include tackling food waste, using innovative technology to diagnose health problems, … Continue reading

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ENRICH – EUROPEAN NETWORK OF RESEARCH AND INNOVATION CENTRES AND HUBS, CHINA NOW OPEN

ENRICH – European Network of Research and Innovation Centres and Hubs, China – was officially opened on 25 October in Chengdu and 27 October in Beijing. Promoted by the European Commission through Horizon 2020, ENRICH is a global network of centres … Continue reading

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US OPPORTUNITIES FOR EU RESEARCHERS AND FIRMS

NearUS is an initiative funded under Horizon2020 for the purpose of increasing European and US research and innovation collaborations while strengthening the position of Europe as the world´s leading partner in science, technology and innovation. Its overarching aim is to … Continue reading

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