The EU Water Innovation Conference 2019 (EUWIC) will be held on 12 December 2019 in Zaragoza, Spain, under the theme ‘Accelerating action to tackle water pollution and enhance EU preparedness to water-related climate change impacts’.
The conference aims to raise awareness about the need and urgency to improve water management across the European Union towards a water-smart society, take stock of recent European Commission’s policy assessments and of research and innovation results and outcomes, as well as to promote the exchange of best practices and innovative approaches at the technical, governance and policy levels.
Today, more than 100 public and private partners covering the whole plastics value chain will sign the declaration of the Circular Plastics Alliance, which promotes voluntary actions for a well-functioning EU market in recycled plastics.
A briefing by the European Parliamentary Research Service.
GreenProtein is a BBI JU project which aims at a major innovation in the fields of protein production and food loss reduction in EU by producing high-added value, food-grade functional proteins and other ingredients, out of green field waste.
Forest owners and forestry managers in the Haut-Languedoc Regional Nature Park are testing a new mobile application which will help foresters plan forest management based on future climate changes. Once released, the “FORECCAsT by BioClimSol” app from LIFE FORECCAsT will be available for any forest managers and trained private forest owners who want to adapt their forest to climate change.
Yesterday the Member States in the REACH Committee agreed unanimously to a Commission proposal amending the compliance check target of registration dossiers in REACH from 5% to 20%. The Commission can proceed to adoption after a scrutiny period by the European Parliament and the Council of 3 months.
The JRC’s LISFLOOD water model has been made fully open-source to make it more accessible, allow developers to engage in its further development, and for the computations to be more transparent to Member State authorities.