• Posted 15-Nov-2019

Circular economy erected as ‘number one priority’ of European Green Deal

The circular economy, including new waste and recycling laws, will represent “half” of the EU’s effort to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and will be erected as “the number one priority” of the upcoming European Green Deal, according to officials.


  • Posted 15-Nov-2019

Commission and OECD present recommendations to help EU countries and regions achieve industrial transition

On the 14th of November the Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) presented a report on an initiative launched in 2017 to help 12 EU regions and Member States achieve industrial transition and hold their own in a globalised economy.


  • Posted 15-Nov-2019

Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom call 2019-2 closed: 95 proposals to compete for EUR 25 million EU funding

The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom 2019–2 call in support of European Digital Service Infrastructures in the areas of Cybersecurity, eHealth, eProcurement, European e-Justice, European Platform for Digital Skills and Jobs and the Public Open Data is now closed. Ninety-five (95) proposals were received, requesting a total of EUR 54.888.829 for EUR 25.000.000 of available funding.


  • Posted 15-Nov-2019

Defence cooperation: Council launches 13 new PESCO projects

The Council adopted an updated list of 13 projects to be undertaken under PESCO. Today's decision brings to 47 the number of projects that are currently in place.


  • Posted 15-Nov-2019

Horizon Europe faces cut of €12B, warns MEP

Horizon Europe rapporteur Christian Ehler gives MEPs on the ITRE committee first indication of how much the research programme is likely to be trimmed.