R&D Promotion in the public sector

Public administrations offer opportunities for companies that seek to be at the forefront of technology and make investments to improve their competitiveness through new products and processes. We work with Spanish local, regional, and other organizations such as the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.

Over 20 representatives from non-governmental organisations met together with the HYDROPOWER EUROPE Forum to address the environmental and socio-economic challenges that European countries are facing at an online roundtable.
The European Parliament, the Council, and the Commission sign a joint declaration of priorities for the next four years.
The automotive, ICT and health sectors drove R&D growth in Europe according to the EU Industrial Research and Development Scoreboard.
The MEDIA FUTURES, DAPSI, REACH, DIGIFED and NESOI projects, all managed by ZABALA and operating under a “cascade funding” scheme, are currently offering several innovation opportunities across a broad range of sectors and themes including media, data portability, big data, digitalisation and energy.
Marie Latour, Director of Zabala Innovation Consulting in Belgium has been elected as one of the Board Members of the new association gathering the most relevant European companies specialized in Research, Development & Innovation (RDI) financing and management, EAIC.
Accelerating the EU's transition to climate neutrality and digital leadership are the main objectives of the plan to relaunch the ERA (European Research Area).
As part of the 18th edition of European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Islands Facility NESOI together with the EU Islands Secretariat and governmental representatives from the Åland islands hosted a webinar to bring forward the question on how local authorities on islands can implement the Climate Pact and find appropriate funding such as proposed in NESOI Open Call.
Over 160 hydropower industry, civil society and policy representatives met to address challenges for hydropower as a catalyst for the clean energy transition at a HYDROPOWER EUROPE online event.
The assessments of the 27 National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) analyse each Member State's path and ambition towards meeting the current climate and energy targets for 2030. For the first time, it also provides an analysis of energy subsidies.
One year has passed since fifteen European Innovation Consultants united during the R&I days in Brussels on the 24th of September 2019, launching what has now become the European Working Group of Innovation Consultants (EWGIC).