Newsletter November 2019


Newsletter November 2019

ZABALA doubles success rate in latest LIFE programme results

LIFE receives a major budgetary boost and reinforces its commitment to clean energy. Meanwhile, ZABALA has doubled the success rate in Nature and Biodiversity sub-programmes and tripled it in Environment- results that place us in a leading position for LIFE’s next phase.

Due Diligence Ready!, new online portal from the Europe Commission to support responsible companies

The European Commission has launched DUE DILIGENCE READY !, an online portal for companies to verify the origin of raw materials that enter their supply chains. ZABALA took part in its development, thanks to a tender from DG GROWTH.

Blue Economy Window call just launched

The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund launches a new call to support the sustainable development of the blue economy SMEs across the European Union. Under the Blue Economy Window call, the SMEs can apply as single entities or consortia. The overall budget is €22.5 million.

REZBUILD Project continues to develop advanced technologies for a more sustainable building sector in Europe

The partners of the European initiative, focused on the development of an innovative renovation ecosystem for Near Zero Energy Building (NZEB), organised a participatory workshop with local communities at the demo site of Martellago (Italy), advancing participatory and public acceptance processes.

HEALTH H2020: Five FET projects sign a manifesto to influence EU research agenda

The first European Commission FET (Future and Emerging Technologies) event on extracellular vesicles, held recently in Palermo, was co-organized by ZABALA, as a partner of the VES4US project.

ATELIER: create and replicate Positive Energy Districts (PEDs)

Smart City project to turn Amsterdam and Bilbao into citizen-driven Positive Energy Districts.

ZABALA joined the #GoBlue campaign to raise awareness on children’s rights

ZABALA’s IMMERSE project took part in UNICEF’s #GoBlue campaign to mark the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.