European Consultants in Innovation ask for greater recognition of Professional project management in Horizon Europe. In 35% of cases, organizations have relied on consulting companies to prepare their proposals for the current R&I funding programme - Horizon 2020.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed EUR 7 billion of new financing. EUR 630 million to improve social and affordable housing across Europe. EUR 1.4 billion support for urban and international transport. EUR 2.8 billion backing for private sector investment
This September the European Commission opened nine calls - worth €187 million, for H2020 projects working on smart & clean energy, smart cities and communities, and smart airports; bringing the total amount of energy funding currently open to applicants to €297 million.