Newsletter ZABALA EU | March 2020


Newsletter ZABALA EU | March 2020

European Innovation Consultants Working Group accelarates its outreach with a website launch

The website of the European Working Group of Innovation Consultants (EWGIC) was released, with now 20 members across 18 countries, this new initiative is taking a new step in its formal structuration.

Data Market Services Accelerator opens its 2nd call to boost the European Data start-up ecosystem

50 European data-centric SMEs and Start-ups will be selected to enjoy this support and accelerate their businesses

DigiFed opens the 1st call up to € 55k for EU companies to digitalise their products and services

DigiFed offers grants of up to € 55k as well as technical and business support to start-ups, SMEs or Mid-Caps for the development of smart applications in Europe.

Innovation strategy

A relevant question, especially in these times of uncertainty, is how to connect strategy and innovation, two terms that for many people may sound contradictory,

Cities, drivers of innovation

Europe is a continent of cities, with more than 70% of the population living in urban areas, facing today challenges for environmental, social and economic sustainability. Have you positioned your project for these challenges?

Activation of the general escape clause of the budgetary framework in view of the COVID-19

The measure is intended to help Member States by allowing them to adopt the fiscal policy they consider necessary to address the COVID-19 crisis while remaining within the framework of the Stability and Growth Pact.

Temporary Framework adopted to support the economy of Member States in the COVID-19 outbreak

The European Commission has announced five new types of aid to Member States to curb the impact of COVID-19.