The agreement is the EU bank´s largest operation to date in support of RDI. The EIB financing, backed by the EU’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020, will support research projects in various domains and to retain and attract research talent.
The best European SMEs and start-ups working with data will access to free support services with the Data Market Services new initiative. 2,000 potential candidates will be evaluated and 150 will be chosen through three cohorts between 2019 and 2021.
The Kick-off Meeting held in Madrid on 17th and 18th December 2018 bought together eleven project partners from seven countries to start work on a new integrated methodology to develop a set of recommendations on the integration of refugees and migrant children in Europe.
ZABALA will be part of three new initiatives supporting digital entrepreneurship in the coming years. They will offer a mix of funding and free support services in areas like data-driven innovation, next generation internet and blockchain; complementing the ongoing EDI (European Data Incubator) and IRSUS (Innovation Radar Support Services) projects.
The European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) is launching a series of short stories on successful energy transition technologies to inform citizens and facilitate their involvement in the European energy system of the future.