Newsletter ZABALA EU | October 2020


Newsletter ZABALA EU | October 2020

Europe’s energy transition carries on through the ETIP SNET and BRIDGE initiatives

Zabala continues providing its expertise in the area of Energy Transition management through its renewed involvement with the European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET) and also takes on management of the BRIDGE H2020 Initiative; two EU financed initiatives that seek to promote Europe’s energy transition.

Key hydropower sector stakeholders meet to shape hydropower’s role in the clean energy transition

Over 160 hydropower industry, civil society and policy representatives met to address challenges for hydropower as a catalyst for the clean energy transition at a HYDROPOWER EUROPE online event.

European Regions Week 2020: Islands as pioneers of the Climate Pact and Energy Transition powered by European Islands Facility NESOI

As part of the 18th edition of European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Islands Facility NESOI together with the EU Islands Secretariat and governmental representatives from the Åland islands hosted a webinar to bring forward the question on how local authorities on islands can implement the Climate Pact and find appropriate funding such as proposed in NESOI Open Call.

Getting prepared for 2021-2027, what does the future European budget have in store for me?

Most will agree, 2020 is a year to forget: the COVID crisis, endless Brexit negotiations… So let’s prepare for the future and see what the 2021-2027 period reserves for us. But why 2021-2027?

The EUHubs4Data project will set up an European federation of Data Innovation Hubs

ZABALA takes part in EUHubs4Data, a new European project that will support European companies through the development of smart technologies based on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence.

Cities, get ready: YOU HAVE A MISSION

Mission "100 Climate-neutral Cities by 2030 - by and for the Citizens": goes beyond the traditional approaches in urban climate policy. Cities need the commitment of all stakeholders and the CLIMATE-CITY CONTRACT is the key.

A new European Research Area: Commission sets out a new plan to support the EU's ecological and digital transition and recovery

Accelerating the EU's transition to climate neutrality and digital leadership are the main objectives of the plan to relaunch the ERA (European Research Area).

Why do innovation ecosystems thrive and where?

The future of innovation in organisations should involve open models. Organisations must build and expand their ecosystems and establish connections in order to collaborate.