NextGenerationEU: Commission gets ready to raise up to €800 billion to fund the recovery

The Commission has today taken steps to ensure that borrowing under the temporary recovery instrument NextGenerationEU will be financed on the most advantageous terms for EU Member States and their citizens. The Commission will use a diversified funding strategy to raise up to around €800 billion in current prices until 2026. This approach, which will Read more about NextGenerationEU: Commission gets ready to raise up to €800 billion to fund the recovery[…]

European Innovation Procurement Awards

The European Innovation Council (EIC) launched today the first edition of the European Innovation Procurement Awards. The prize rewards public and private buyers in their effort to promote procurement of innovation and thus help SMEs and start-ups across Europe to bring their innovative products and services to the markets. Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Read more about European Innovation Procurement Awards[…]

Actions to support startups and scaleups across the EU

EU Digital Day 24 EU Member States and Iceland signed the declaration on Startups Nations Standard of Excellence, to support startups across Europe in each stage of their development. Startups and scaleups play a key role in Europe’s economy and society, which was true before and during the Covid19 crisis and will even more be Read more about Actions to support startups and scaleups across the EU[…]

€79.5 billion for Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI)

The European Commission welcomes the endorsement by the European Parliament and the Council this week of the political agreement on the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) – ‘Global Europe’ for the next MFF period (2021-2027). This instrument will support the EU’s external action with an overall budget of € 79.5 billion in current Read more about €79.5 billion for Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI)[…]

€10 billion for 2021-2027 to develop and expand breakthrough innovations

The European Commission launched today, at an online event, the European Innovation Council (EIC) with a budget of over €10 billion (in current prices) for 2021-2027 to develop and expand breakthrough innovations. Building on a successful pilot programme under Horizon 2020, the new EIC is not only a novelty of Horizon Europe, but it is also unique in the Read more about €10 billion for 2021-2027 to develop and expand breakthrough innovations[…]

€95.5 billion for Horizon Europe 2021-2024

Today, the European Commission adopted the first strategic plan for Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme worth €95.5 billion in current prices. The strategic plan is a novelty in Horizon Europe and sets the strategic orientations for the targeting of investments in the programme’s first four years. It ensures that EU research and Read more about €95.5 billion for Horizon Europe 2021-2024[…]

Launch of the new European Innovation Council

Save the date: 18 and 19 March 2021 The European Innovation Council (EIC) is a key novelty of Horizon Europe and represents the most ambitious innovation initiative that Europe has taken, with a budget of €10 billion for the period 2021-2027. The EIC has a mission to identify, develop and scale-up breakthrough technologies and disruptive Read more about Launch of the new European Innovation Council[…]

Digital Transition

What is the Technical Support Instrument?

The Technical Support Instrument (TSI) is the Commission’s instrument to provide technical support to reforms in EU Member States. TSI is part of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027 and of the Recovery Plan for Europe. It has the general objective to promote the Union’s economic, social and territorial cohesion by supporting Member States’ efforts Read more about What is the Technical Support Instrument?[…]

EIT URBAN MOBLITY | Startup Investment 2021

Urban mobility is undergoing one of the most transformational shifts of a generation. A successful strategy in the industry requires the adoption of a comprehensive and coherent approach, centered on innovative ventures that are disrupting this landscape. While the pandemic has taken a heavy toll on the economy, the crisis has also encountered major opportunities Read more about EIT URBAN MOBLITY | Startup Investment 2021[…]

First calls under Horizon Europe to be launched by the European Research Council

The European Commission today presented the Work Programme 2021 for the European Research Council. This is the first work programme under Horizon Europe, Europe’s new Framework Programme for Research and Innovation for 2021-2027. It includes three main calls for proposals for frontier research actions for a total amount of €1.9 billion. The European Research Council (ERC) offers Read more about First calls under Horizon Europe to be launched by the European Research Council[…]

ERA-NET Cofund Urban Transformation Capacities Call Open

HAPTIC R&D CONSULTING SRL participate to webinar session info for just launched call of the European Research Area Networks (ERA-NETs) on Cofund Urban Transformation Capacities welcomes a broad range of research and innovation projects that enable capacity building for urban transformations. The European Commission and further sixteen national research and innovation funding agencies from 14 European Read more about ERA-NET Cofund Urban Transformation Capacities Call Open[…]