EU budget 2023

The Commission has today proposed an annual EU budget of €185.6 billion for 2023, to be complemented by an estimated €113.9 billion in grants under NextGenerationEU. The EU budget will continue to mobilise significant investments to boost Europe’s strategic autonomy, the ongoing economic recovery, safeguard sustainability and create jobs. The Commission will continue to prioritise Read more about EU budget 2023[…]

Charging ahead: Europe’s quest to become a top global battery producer probed by EU auditors

The European Court of Auditors is launching an audit to find out whether the European Commission has been effective in developing a globally competitive and sustainable value chain for batteries in the EU and whether the projects supported in the Member States maximised the impact of EU funding. The audit comes against the backdrop of Read more about Charging ahead: Europe’s quest to become a top global battery producer probed by EU auditors[…]

What is the Construction Products Regulation about?

The Construction Products Regulation aims to ensure that construction products can freely circulate within the Single Market. To achieve this, the Construction Products Regulation lays down harmonised rules for putting construction products on the EU market. The existing harmonised rules focus on how to express the performance of construction products in relation to their essential Read more about What is the Construction Products Regulation about?[…]

European Innovation Council: 2022 Work Programme

The Commission adopted today the 2022 work programme of the European Innovation Council. It opens funding opportunities worth over €1.7 billion in 2022 for breakthrough innovators to scale up and create new markets, for example in quantum computing, new generation batteries and gene therapy. Launched in March 2021 as a major novelty of the Horizon Read more about European Innovation Council: 2022 Work Programme[…]

€570 million interregional innovation investment instrument

The Commission has launched the first call for projects for the new Interregional Innovation Investment instrument (I3). This is a new funding instrument for 2021-2027 that allocates €570 million to support the commercialisation and scaling up of interregional innovation projects in shared smart specialisation priority areas. It will encourage the development of European value chains Read more about €570 million interregional innovation investment instrument[…]

Digital Europe Programme €1.98 billion funding

The Commission has adopted three work programmes for the Digital Europe Programme, outlining the objectives and specific topic areas that will receive a total of €1.98 billion in funding. This first set of work programmes includes strategic investments that will be instrumental in realising the Commission’s goals in making this Europe’s Digital Decade. The Digital Europe Programme aims to Read more about Digital Europe Programme €1.98 billion funding[…]

What is the EU-Catalyst partnership?

The EU-Catalyst partnership brings together the Commission, the European Investment Bank and Breakthrough Energy Catalyst. It was first announced at the Mission Innovation Ministerial Conference in June 2021 by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Bill Gates, founder of Breakthrough Energy. The partnership will mobilise up to €820 million ($1 billion) between 2022-2026 to accelerate the deployment and rapidly commercialise innovative Read more about What is the EU-Catalyst partnership?[…]

What Europeans think about science and technology

A new Eurobarometer survey on ‘European citizens’ knowledge and attitudes towards science and technology’ released today shows that 9 in 10 EU citizens (86%) think that the overall influence of science and technology is positive. They expect a range of technologies currently under development to have a positive effect on our way of life in the next Read more about What Europeans think about science and technology[…]

A sustainable future for Europe

HAPTIC R&D CONSULTING SRL will participate at B2B Brokerage Event – A sustainable future for Europe This international information-day event will highlight research topics covered within the call “A sustainable future for Europe” in Cluster 2 “Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Societies” of Horizon Europe. Participants will have the possibility to join in a matchmaking event dedicated to the topics of this call Read more about A sustainable future for Europe[…]

More than €90 million available under the first calls of the European Innovation Ecosystems Work Programme

A novelty under Horizon Europe, the European Innovation Ecosystems (EIE) Work Programme aims to create the ground for a sustainable, robust and integrated European innovation ecosystem. Its main objective is to support the scaling of companies and spurring innovation to address important challenges. The EIE calls are now open for submission and are grouped under three main destinations: CONNECT, SCALEUP Read more about More than €90 million available under the first calls of the European Innovation Ecosystems Work Programme[…]

What is the General Block Exemption Regulation?

The 2014 ‘General Block Exemption Regulation’ exempts certain categories of State aid from the requirement of prior notification to the Commission, when the benefits to society outweigh the possible distortions of competition that the aid may cause to the Single Market. State aid measures that meet the criteria of the Regulation can be implemented by Read more about What is the General Block Exemption Regulation?[…]

Partnerships for Horizon Europe: mobility, climate and energy projects

Haptic R&D Consulting SRL will participate at Partnerships for Horizon Europe: mobility, climate and energy projects Presentation of ideas and competences for project proposals, inspiring sessions and panels, and targeted 1:1 meetings for creating consortia. Are you interested in Horizon Europe Cluster 5: CLIMATE, ENERGY, MOBILITY calls? are you building a consortium to present a Read more about Partnerships for Horizon Europe: mobility, climate and energy projects[…]