The Executive Agency for SMEs received 108 proposals for the EMFF Blue Economy call before the deadline 31 January 2019.
Priority sectors for Myanmar are agri-food processing, manufacturing, plastics, and waste management.
Water Knowledge Europe 2018 is the specialised event created by WssTP to expand your network and create new partnerships for the upcoming water-related calls in Horizon 2020.
On 30 October, the award ceremony for the National Prize2018 Environment and Energy Technology and the Special Prize2018 for Resource Efficiency took place in the MUMUTH (House of Music and Music Drama of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz). The winners of the highest national accolade in the area of environment technology were Technologies GmbH, Fronius International GmbH and Compuritas GmbH. Federal Minister Elisabeth Köstinger and Federal Minister Norbert Hofer congratulated the winners of this important award.
An event in the European Parliament, hosted by Seb Dance MEP, Fredrick Federley MEP, the Bellona Foundation and the Center for American Progress. John Podesta, founder of the Center for American Progress, will be holding a keynote speech followed by a panel discussion on climate science funding in the US and EU.
The European Commission adopted the Blue Growth Strategy in 2012 in order to harness the potential of Europe’s oceans, seas and coasts for growth and jobs. Since the adoption of the strategy, the Blue Economy has become a driver for Europe’s welfare and prosperity. Europe’s maritime economy is expected to become an even more significant source of jobs and growth in the years to come. However, despite concerted efforts by the European Union to increase funding for Blue Economy actors, access to funding with acceptable terms remains a key obstacle for innovative businesses.