January 2017


January 2017

Public Hearing - "European companies in indigenous territories of Latin America: from conflict to understanding through Prior Consultation"

It will take place on 9 February at the European Parliament in Brussels. Ramón Jáuregui (chair of Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly) and Beatriz Becerra (vice-chair Subcommittee on Human Rights of the European Parliament) will host the event.

2.5 billion euros investment in R&I over next 10 years to help manage Europe’s Energy Transition

This week the European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) presents long term key priorities to enable the transition towards a reliable and sustainable European electricity system with very high shares of renewables. Overall the roadmap estimates that 2.5 billion euros investments in Research and Innovation are needed over the next 10 years to help manage Europe’s Energy Transition as a system.

Live & Upcoming Innovate UK competitions for 2017

Businesses and research organisations can apply to funding competitions to help them develop their innovations

Urban Innovative Actions: € 50 million of European funds for solutions to urban challenges

The European Commission has just published a second call for proposals worth € 50 million under the Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) initiative. Cities can now directly request and receive EU funding for innovative urban projects.