INEA Director Dirk Beckers, RTE Chairman François Brottes and EirGrid Chief Executive Fintan Slye signed today a grant agreement releasing €4 million of EU funding from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to complete the initial design and pre-consultation of the Celtic Interconnector. Full article…
INEA is planning to invest €3.3 million in one Blue Growth project.
The public consultation asks stakeholders to give their opinions on how effective, coherent and efficient the TEN-E strategy is, and to assess its EU added value: the benefits of acting at EU rather than national level. It is open for twelve weeks and will close on 4 September.
On the occasion of the ITS European Congress in Strasbourg, the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) celebrates the recent signature of seven grant agreements with projects in the domain of Automated Road Transport under the Horizon 2020 EU framework programme for research and innovation. Full article…
Just in time for the holiday season, the Guardian reported on the EU-funded project TILOS which is planning to set the remote Greek island of Tilos to run entirely on wind and solar power.
The 2017 CEF Energy call for proposals will make €800 million available to finance projects of common interest in the energy sector, namely in electricity and gas. Full article…
39 projects selected under the H2020 Societal Challenge “Smart, green and integrated transport” will receive €238 million EU funding. These projects cover air, waterborne and road transport, safety issues, intelligent transport systems, automated road transport, as well as cross-cutting priorities for greener urban transport. Full article…
INEA is planning to invest €165.51 million in European Mobility for Growth and Green Vehicles projects. INEA has invited 26 project coordinators to prepare grant agreements for Horizon 2020 funding after today’s positive selection decision by all EU Member States. If successful, the projects are expected to be launched in autumn.
Fourteen successful projects will focus on smart grid and storage technologies. They have applied for funding under the 2016 – 2017 Competitive Low-Carbon Energy. Altogether, 82 proposals were submitted.
“INEA has invited 108 applicants to submit full project proposals in the second and final selection stage of 12 Mobility for Growth and three Automated Road Transport topics by 19 October and 27 September 2017 respectively. These project proposals have been selected as best among 386 total applications in the first stage of the call evaluation.”
“The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) is a new financing instrument with an earmarked budget of €33 billion for infrastructure projects in the energy, transport and telecom sectors. The objective of the CEF programme is to provide financial support to projects which can help fill the missing links in Europe’s infrastructure networks. Most of the support from CEF is expected to take the form of grants, which are direct financial contributions from the EU’s budget intended to co-finance actions helping to achieve specific EU policy objectives.”
“The event will be web streamed and the link will be provided one week before the event. The event will be recorded and the recording will be available for two years under the same link.”
“A wide range of European and global stakeholders in the Electronics Components and Systems field, including Industry, Research and Financial Communities, European, National and Regional decision-makers and international partners will get together in Malta on 13-14 June 2017 for the first ECSEL JU Symposium.”
“In their efforts to deliver and replicate smart city solutions, nine Smart Cities Lighthouse projects managed by INEA signed a Cooperation Manifesto in Nottingham (UK).”