Newsletter October 2017


Newsletter October 2017


The European Week of Regions and Cities, the annual event organised by Committee of the Regions and DG Regional and Urban Policy for cities and regions, took place in Brussels from 09 to 12 October 2017, so this is a good time to present the two “100% specific” EU programmes for cities: URBACT and the URBAN INNOVATIVE ACTIONS (UIA).

European Innovation Council opens FAST TRACK TO INNOVATION with 300 M€ in 3 years

The European Commission will invest €300 million in reducing time to market of truly novel, innovative, competitive and breakthrough ideas, coming from the European industry.

No reason to exclude UK participants from EU Research and Innovation proposals.

Until the official Brexit date (March 19), consortia should continue to incorporate UK entities into their projects.

Commission to invest €30 billion in new solutions for societal challenges and breakthrough innovation

The European Commission announced how it will spend €30 billion of the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020 during 2018-2020, including €2.7 billion to kick-start a European Innovation Council.

ROMEO Project first Newsletter released

The Romeo initiative contributes to accomplish Europe´s climate change and energy transition commitments. Subscribe to the newsletter to receive the latest news.