The European Commission has just launched the CEF Telecom 2018–4 call, making €12.4 million available to stimulate and sustain the deployment of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs). This call is the fourth under the 2018 CEF Telecom Work Programme. In 2018, CEF Telecom will provide up to a total of €84.4 million in funding through grants for DSIs.
A total of 65 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) form 16 countries have been selected for funding under the latest round of the SME Instrument. The companies will receive a total amount of €113 million to share between their projects to get their innovations faster on the market.
The EU Member States agreed yesterday on a Commission proposal to invest €48.4 million in several key European energy infrastructure projects using funds coming from CEF Energy (CEF Energy call 2018-1).
The European Commissioner for Research Science and Innovation - Carlos Moedas, presented "HORIZON EUROPE" at the 8th edition of EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF2018) - the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe held in Toulouse from the 9 till 14 July 2018.
The Commission's recently published 2018 European Innovation Scoreboard shows that the EU's innovation performance continues to improve, but further efforts are needed to ensure Europe's global competitiveness.
The European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB), together with the German KfW, the Italian Cassa depositi e prestiti and France’s Caisse des Dépôts, announced the first pooled €420 million for the Connecting Europe Broadband Fund to finance broadband network infrastructure across underserved areas in Europe