150 million euros will support investments in established innovative enterprises in 5G technology

TIM, through its company dedicated to Corporate Venture Capital TIM Ventures, signed an agreement with United Ventures, an independent venture capital manager specialised in investments in digital technologies founded by Paolo Gesess and Massimiliano Magrini, to launch a new fund called UV T-Growth which will support investments in established innovative enterprises and SMEs in order to develop technological projects in Italy and Read more about 150 million euros will support investments in established innovative enterprises in 5G technology[…]

CALL for innovative response and recovery partnerships between EU regions

European Commission is launching a call for expressions of interest for thematic partnerships to pilot interregional innovation projects that support the response and recovery following the coronavirus pandemic. The aim of the call is to help regions catch the opportunities emerging from the crisis, develop resilience and build on green and digital transformation for the recovery Read more about CALL for innovative response and recovery partnerships between EU regions[…]

EU invests over €2 billion in 140 key transport projects

The EU is supporting the economic recovery in all Member States by injecting almost €2.2 billion into 140 key transport projects. These projects will help build missing transport links across the continent, support sustainable transport and create jobs. The projects will receive funding through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the EU’s grant scheme supporting transport infrastructure. Read more about EU invests over €2 billion in 140 key transport projects[…]

€1 billion in innovative clean technology projects

The Commission is launching today the first call for proposals under the Innovation Fund , one of the world’s largest programmes for the demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies, financed by revenues from the auction of emission allowances from the EU’s Emissions Trading System. The Innovation Fund will finance breakthrough technologies for renewable energy, energy-intensive industries, energy storage, Read more about €1 billion in innovative clean technology projects[…]

Emergency Support Instrument to transport goods, equipment and patients provide €220 million

European Union countries can now apply for additional funding via the Emergency Support Instrument to transport essential goods, medical teams and patients affected by the coronavirus. This comes in addition to support already available via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and deliveries of protective equipment through rescEU. Today, a pilot operation has successfully delivered over Read more about Emergency Support Instrument to transport goods, equipment and patients provide €220 million[…]

The proposed InvestEU Programme

Why do we need InvestEU for the post-coronavirus recovery? InvestEU is the EU’s proposed flagship investment programme to kick-start the European economy. It is well-placed to provide long-term funding and to support Union policies in the recovery from a deep economic and social crisis. This has been shown with the successful implementation of the European Read more about The proposed InvestEU Programme[…]

EU INVESTING FOR THE NEXT GENERATION

Today, the European Commission has put forward its proposal for a major recovery plan. To ensure the recovery is sustainable, even, inclusive and fair for all Member States, the European Commission is proposing to create a new recovery instrument, Next Generation EU, embedded within a powerful, modern and revamped long-term EU budget. The Commission has also unveiled its adjusted Work Programme Read more about EU INVESTING FOR THE NEXT GENERATION[…]

Patent research grants – call for proposals 2020

The EPO is pleased to announce a new call for proposals for funding under its Academic Research Programme. The EPO recognises the importance of high-quality research on patent-related intellectual property (IP) matters to inform policymakers and facilitate sound business decisions in a context where intangible assets, innovation and IP rights have become pivotal in the Read more about Patent research grants – call for proposals 2020[…]

ESCALAR: up to €1.2 billion to help high potential companies grow and expand in Europe

Today, the Commission is launching ESCALAR, a new investment approach, developed together with the European Investment Fund (EIF), that will support venture capital and growth financing for promising companies, enabling them to scale up in Europe and help reinforce Europe’s economic and technological sovereignty. It will provide up to €300 million aiming to increase the Read more about ESCALAR: up to €1.2 billion to help high potential companies grow and expand in Europe[…]

€50 million pilot to develop skills and education across Europe

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and European Commission are launching a new pilot guarantee facility to improve access to finance for individuals and organisations looking to invest in skills and education. The EUR 50 million pilot scheme will support financing for students and learners, enterprises investing in the upskilling of their employees, and organisations supplying Read more about €50 million pilot to develop skills and education across Europe[…]

NEW €5.6 MILLION FUND AND SUPORTING PROGRAMME TO EMPOWER DATA PORTABILITY INNOVATORS

ARE YOU AN INTERNET INNOVATOR READY TO TACKLE THE DATA PORTABILITY CHALLENGES? JOIN DAPSI PROGRAMME AND GET UP TO €150K, TECHNICAL & BUSINESS SUPPORT, AND ACCESS TO TOP INFRASTRUCTURE APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN The Data Portability and Services Incubator (DAPSI) has a €5.6 Million fund to empower internet innovators, to develop new solutions in the Data Read more about NEW €5.6 MILLION FUND AND SUPORTING PROGRAMME TO EMPOWER DATA PORTABILITY INNOVATORS[…]