20 urban projects with €82 million for innovative security, digital, environmental and inclusion projects

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) will finance 20 urban projects with €82 million. These projects were put forward by cities under the 4th call for proposals of the Urban Innovative Actions which is implemented by French region Hauts-de-France. In particular, Piraeus (Greece), Tampere (Finland) and Turin (Italy) will receive grants for projects that will protect and reduce the Read more about 20 urban projects with €82 million for innovative security, digital, environmental and inclusion projects[…]

€55 million investment fund for tech companies operating in Central Europe

Warsaw and New York – based Cogito Capital has reached the first closing of its Cogito Fund I with €55 million in commitments. The Fund is focused on late- and growth-stage B2B software, fintech and mobility companies. Cogito will predominantly invest in Series B and C tech companies operating in Central Europe that have the Read more about €55 million investment fund for tech companies operating in Central Europe[…]

€44.2 million in funding through grants for European Digital Service Infrastructures

The 2019-2 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom call for proposals is now open. It offers co-funding to stimulate and support the deployment of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs) in the areas of Cybersecurity, eHealth, eProcurement, European e-Justice, European Platform for Digital Skills and Jobs and Public Open Data. Up to €25 million is made available to meet Read more about €44.2 million in funding through grants for European Digital Service Infrastructures[…]

Grants for transportation sector

Monitoring and safety of transport infrastructures Opening:   30 April 2019 Deadline:   10 September 2019 17:00:00 Brussels time Contribution from the EU around EUR 2 million. Identification of best practices for monitoring the safety and maintenance of bridges and other relevant transport infrastructures, including outcomes of the most promising research projects which facilitate assessing and thus lowering Read more about Grants for transportation sector[…]

€431 million for Germany to invest in cleaner vehicles in the most polluted German cities

The European Commission has found German plans to support the retrofitting of municipal and commercial diesel vehicles to be in line with EU State aid rules. The measure should contribute to reducing nitrogen oxides emissions by 1,450 tonnes per year, while limiting distortions of competition. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “Tackling air pollution Read more about €431 million for Germany to invest in cleaner vehicles in the most polluted German cities[…]

€100 million fund to support clean energy investments

Breakthrough Energy Ventures Europe (BEV-E), a new €100 million investment fund was established by the European Commission, the European Investment Bank and Breakthrough Energy Ventures during the Fourth Mission Innovation Ministerial meeting in Vancouver, Canada.           The fund will help develop innovative European companies and bring radically new clean energy technologies to the market. It will Read more about €100 million fund to support clean energy investments[…]

Solar Energy in Industrial Processes

Specific Challenge: The potential of applying solar energy for industrial purposes is still largely untapped. Using solar energy to provide the heat or cooling necessary to industrial processes that need high reliability and high quality heat and cooling and continuous operation requires innovative advances in solar energy technology. Also, industrial processes might need to be Read more about Solar Energy in Industrial Processes[…]

€385 million support for production of electricity from renewable sources in Lithuania

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a scheme to support electricity production from renewable energy sources in Lithuania. The measure, open to all types of renewable generation, will contribute to the EU environmental objectives without unduly distorting competition. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “The scheme will contribute to Read more about €385 million support for production of electricity from renewable sources in Lithuania[…]

Developing the next generation of renewable energy technologies

Specific Challenge: The renewable energy technologies that will form the backbone of the energy system by 2030 and 2050 are still at an early stage of development today. Bringing these new energy conversion solutions, new renewable energy concepts and innovative renewable energy uses faster to commercialisation, taking into account social acceptance and secure and affordable Read more about Developing the next generation of renewable energy technologies[…]

What is the InvestEU Programme?

The InvestEU Programme will bring together under one roof the multitude of EU financial instruments currently available to support investment in the EU, making funding for investment projects in Europe simpler, more efficient and more flexible. The InvestEU Programme consists of the InvestEU Fund, the InvestEU Advisory Hub and the InvestEU Portal. It will further Read more about What is the InvestEU Programme?[…]

Programe finantare nerambursabila – Tehnologia Informației și Comunicației (TIC) pentru o economie digitală competitivă

Ministerul Fondurilor Europene a deschis programele de finantare TIC Axa Prioritară 2 – Tehnologia Informației și Comunicației (TIC) pentru o economie digitală competitivă Suma alocată: • 555.101.935,00 Euro pentru regiunile mai puțin dezvoltate (34.008.072 Euro rezervă de performanță) • 75.097.813,00 Euro pentru Regiunea București-Ilfov (regiune mai dezvoltată) – 4.552.434 Euro rezerva de performanță Priorități de Read more about Programe finantare nerambursabila – Tehnologia Informației și Comunicației (TIC) pentru o economie digitală competitivă[…]

EGNSS applications fostering green, safe and smart mobility

Specific Challenge: The specific challenge of this topic is to develop innovative EGNSS based applications. These should lead to low emission (CO2 and air pollutants), safer, more secure, lower cost and higher performance mobility, and transport solutions that respond to the increased mobility needs of people and goods whilst improving transport service continuity. Scope: Proposals Read more about EGNSS applications fostering green, safe and smart mobility[…]