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Press Release: New study recommends creating an umbrella fund for supporting blue economy

The “Study to support investment for the sustainable development of the blue economy” sets out recommendations to address major market failures to supply capital to high potential, innovative and sustainable marine and maritime businesses. The study makes a strong case for a Blue Economy Investment Platform to channel blended public and private finance into promising projects.

Press Release: NextGEOSS Release 1.0 now available

NextGEOSS, the European Data Hub and Platform funded under the Horizon 2020 Programme, is now available. It provides access to Earth Observation (EO) data to the European users’ communities.Together with a suite of platform services and Cloud resources that are seamlessly connected, it provides an integrated system for supporting applications, contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Press Release: Transformative tech for metros from Milan to Sydney

A technology called Hesop, which significantly reduces energy consumption by trains and metros, is being rolled out around the globe, following successful prototyping within the RE-USE LIFE project. RE-USE ran between 2012 and 2018.

Event: Looking for investors to finance your Deep Tech innovation? (Stockholm, 6-7 March 2019)

The European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot and Nasdaq invite applicants for an exclusive pitching event for Deep Tech companies in Stockholm, Sweden.  On 6-7 March 2019, a selected number of companies funded by the EIC pilot will have the opportunity to pitch their business to top European investors and connect with Nasdaq representatives and partners. In addition, the event will offer workshops on IPOs and how to go public, presented by experts from Nasdaq and certified advisors, as well as entrepreneurs from IPOed companies.

Press Release: NEPTUNE, the success of a Blue Growth accelerator

The Blue Growth Accelerator NEPTUNE was created in 2016 to support innovative SMEs and entrepreneurs in the fields of environment, maritime transport, water management, marine renewable energies and port logistics. Three years later, it has granted funds for €2.8 million to 41 projects in 6 countries.

Recycling construction foams

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Press Release: Spanish farmers go organic at a profit

Organic agriculture is boosting crop revenues and restoring soils across some of the driest regions in Spain. As part of the LIFE-funded Crops for better soil project, some farmers boosted their profits from €50 a hectare to over €300 in just five years. To do so, they abandoned fertilisers, adopted soil-friendly farming techniques and shifted to higher-value organic produce.

Sulapac – pack your things without microplastics

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Press Release: Vision-Box works on a smartphone token for faster ID controls in airports

The rapid growth in air travel has made the task of controlling borders increasingly cumbersome. Passengers frequently face long queues and the inconvenience of juggling bags, passports and tickets as they pass through airport controls. Portuguese company Vision-Box is working on a technology that allows travellers to store multiple ID documents (such as passport, citizen ID card, membership cards) in a smartphone which can then be used to permit hands-free authentication at authorised touch points.

Press Release: 4 EIC-funded innovators on Forbes’ 2018 Women in tech list

The European Innovation Council pilot’s SME Instrument is funding outstanding women innovators that break new grounds in technology, science and engineering. This year four women entrepreneurs funded by the SME Instrument have made it to Forbes’ Europe’s Top 50 Women in Tech 2018 list. From the CEO of Ada Health to the Founder of SoapBoxLabs have a look at these remarkable innovators.

Open call: Creating a sustainable food future with EIC pilot and Sonae!

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Innovative companies tackle challenges in sustainable construction and infrastructure

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Event: World Circular Economy Forum side event (Yokohama, Japan, 24 October 2018)

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Illegal fishing, marine pollution and protecting marine areas are main challenges of international ocean governance

Newly published study identifies main problem areas of international ocean governance. It also recommends projects that can improve the situation. The study focuses on 13 third-countries that have active bilateral agreements with the EU through Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement.

Cities save thousands of euros while reducing CO2 through energy management systems

Public administrations participating in the 50000&1 SEAPs project are improving their energy performance, saving resources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Their energy consumption in public buildings, street lighting and vehicle fleet has been reduced with the implementation of Energy Management Systems in conjunction with Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs).

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