Newsletter July 2018


Newsletter July 2018

'SME INSTRUMENT': ZABALA quintuples the success rate of the official EU average

The European Commission has published the results of the third SME Instrument call for phase 2 of 2018 revealing an approved European average of 3.8% of the projects presented. At ZABALA, this figure stands at 18.2%.

The solar energy sector as a model for the circular economy

This new innovative project will provide systemic circular business solutions applicable in different sectors supporting the energy transition.

European Commission adopts a Horizon 2020 Work Programme update for 2019

The revised Work Programme includes new calls for Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) activities in High Performance Computing and future battery technologies.

Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom: €12.4 million to support eHealth, eProcurement, the European e-Justice Portal and Online Dispute Resolution

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.

Commissioner Moedas presents Horizon Europe to the largest science meeting on the continent

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.

European Innovation Scoreboard 2018: Europe must deepen its innovation edge

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.