Category Archives: Project

NEW HORIZON IMPACT AWARD LAUNCHED

The European Commission is launching the first Horizon Impact Award – a prize dedicated to EU-funded projects whose results have created societal impact across Europe and beyond. Applications are invited until 28 May 2019. The prize acknowledges and rewards the … Continue reading

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INSPIRE YOUTUBE CHANNEL LAUNCHED

The H2020 INSPIRE project, which aims to professionalize Open Innovation (OI) processes in European SMEs, has just launched its own YouTube channel “INSPIRE open innovation by and for SMEs”. Two testimonial videos of how one Belgian and one Spanish SME … Continue reading

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LAUNCH OF EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S COMMON IP BOOSTER

META Group & ClearViewIP have been selected to run the European Commission’s new service to provide specialised professional IP advice to universities and public research organisations across Europe. The IP Booster is a free service designed to help PROs and … Continue reading

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EIF AND FRAUNHOFER ESTABLISH JOINT TT FUND

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft are launching the Fraunhofer Tech Transfer Fund under the European Commission’s InnovFin programme with a total volume of €60 million. They will be supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments, EFSI, … Continue reading

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SPAIN LEADS THE WAY IN SME INSTRUMENT PHASE 1 APPLICATIONS

The European Commission received 2 822 proposals for the SME Instrument Phase 1 by the most recent cut-off date of 13 February 2019. SMEs from 39 countries submitted proposals. The largest number of proposals for this batch was submitted by … Continue reading

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ERASMUS+ BREAKS OWN RECORD

With a budget of almost EUR 2.6 billion, 2017 was yet another record year for the EU’s ERASMUS+ programme*, representing a 13% funding increase compared to 2016. This provided almost 800 000 people with an opportunity to benefit from learning, working … Continue reading

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ENRICH SOFT LANDING ZONES IN CHINA – EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST OPEN

ENRICH in China (European Network of Research and Innovation Centres and Hubs China) provides a variety of services, including Soft Landing and Co-working, which aims to help European STI organisations secure a smooth entry into the Chinese market, through localisation … Continue reading

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