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New European Bauhaus: applications open for the 2023 Prizes

Starting today, the Commission is opening applications for the New European Bauhaus Prizes 2023. Following the successful last two editions that received over 3,000 entries from all EU Member States, the 2023 competition will reward 15 exemplary initiatives linking sustainability, aesthetics, and inclusiveness - the three core values of the New European Bauhaus. In the […]

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: €1.75 billion in new calls for researchers and institutions

Today, the Commission announced new calls to support researchers' training, skills and career development under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), the EU's flagship funding programme under Horizon Europe for doctoral education and postdoctoral training. With a total budget of €6.6 billion over 2021-27, the MSCA support researchers from all over the world, at all stages […]

EU to invest €13.5 billion in research and innovation for 2023-2024

The Commission has adopted today the main Horizon Europe work programme 2023-24, with around €13.5 billion to support researchers and innovators in Europe to pursue breakthrough solutions for environmental, energy, digital and geopolitical challenges. As part of the broader EU €95.5 billion research and innovation programme, Horizon Europe, this funding will contribute to the EU […]

EIB loan for Spanish company GAM to support electric rental fleets and sustainable last-mile delivery

The EIB financing will also help to digitalise GAM and its vocational training provided through Kirleo. The agreement is supported by European Fund for Strategic Investments EFSI, the main pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe. The European Investment Bank (EIB) will lend €35 million to the Spanish multinational GAM (BME ticker: GALQ), which specialises […]

LIFE Programme: €380 million for 168 new green projects all around Europe

Today, the Commission has approved more than €380 million of funding for 168 new projects across Europe under the LIFE Programme for the environment and climate action. At the heart of the European Green Deal, LIFE projects can help the EU become climate-neutral by 2050 and reach climate, energy and environmental goals. They support biodiversity, […]

Erasmus+ 2023 call launched: €4.2 billion to support mobility and cooperation in education, training, youth and sport

Today, the Commission launched the call for proposals for 2023 under the Erasmus+ programme. With an annual budget of €4.2 billion, Erasmus+ is increasing its support for inclusion, active citizenship and democratic participation, and green and digital transformations in the EU and internationally. Erasmus+ flagship feature being mobility, next year, the programme will continue to […]

Skellefteå wins 2023 Access City Award for its outstanding efforts to become accessible to persons with disabilities

Today, the Swedish city of Skellefteå received the 2023 Access City Award in recognition of its long-term commitment and innovative approach to enhancing accessibility for persons with disabilities. Accessibility is included in all Skellefteå's plans, ensuring that public spaces such as playgrounds and streets are equipped with tactile information signs and ground heating, so as […]

EU Cohesion Policy: €37.3 billion for Spain to support its green transition and a fair and competitive economy

In 2021-2027, Spain will benefit from €37.3 billion in Cohesion Policy funding to accelerate the country's green transition, finance innovation and digitisation, increase the employment rate and improve local social services. The strategy and details for these investments are set out in the Partnership Agreement between Spain and the Commission. The strategy will mainly focus […]

Commission announces the winners of the REGIOSTARS Awards 2022

Today, the Commission has announced the winners of the 2022 REGIOSTARS Awards for the best Cohesion Policy supported projects in the EU. To celebrate the Awards' 15th anniversary, 15 projects were nominated among finalists and winners of the past editions. A group of young journalists made short documentaries on how the projects have evolved since […]

European Innovation Council Fund: first equity investments for a total of €190 million under Horizon Europe

The EIC Fund - the equity investment arm of the European Innovation Council (EIC), which is a key component of the New European Innovation Agenda to identify, develop and scale up deep tech innovations, has taken 35 investment decisions, the first batch under Horizon Europe. The announcement has been made today by Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner […]

Commission invests €3 billion in innovative clean tech projects to deliver on REPowerEU

Today, the European Commission is launching the third call for large-scale projects under the EU Innovation Fund. With a budget doubled to €3 billion thanks to increased revenue from the auctioning of EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) allowances, this 2022 call for large-scale projects will boost the deployment of industrial solutions to decarbonise Europe. With […]

Valencia, Elsinore, and Velenje win 2024 European Green City Awards

Last night, the winners of the European Green Capital and Leaf 2024 Awards were announced at a ceremony in Grenoble, France, this year’s European Green Capital. The Spanish city of Valencia will become the European Green Capital for 2024 and the title of European Green Leaf 2024 went jointly to Elsinore in Denmark and the […]
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