The JRC signed a five-year agreement with the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) to reinforce cooperation in the fields of agriculture and climate change research.
Over €560 m was requested by applicants, the total available budget is €138.3 m. According to estimates, up to twelve projects may be funded through these funds (indicative).
The European Investment Bank (EIB – the EU bank) has provided a EUR 30m loan to finance the CHO Tiper renewable power generation plant developed by CHO Power, a Europlasma Group subsidiary. The project is also supported by InnovFin – Energy Demonstration Projects (EDP), a financial product developed under Horizon 2020, the European Union’s framework programme for research and innovation.
The agenda includes items in energy & climate and environment, transport, trade, food & drink and digital policy.