The 6th edition of the European cluster conference took place during 14-16 May 2019 in the palace of Parliament in Bucharest, hosted by the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU. The event theme was ‘Connecting ecosystems: bridge. inspire. change.
The expert panel aims to discuss the conditions that could facilitate a full role out of EVs. It will develop the discussion focusing first on specific topics, trying to address challenges and solutions that could facilitate greater EV deployment: freight and mass transit, charging infrastructure and batteries. A fourth panel will provide indications for CEM governments on the policies that are most relevant to move towards a deep transition towards electric mobility.
INEA has received 107 project proposals by the deadline of 25 April for eleven topics under the Mobility for Growth, Automated Road Transport and Green Vehicles calls.
They have requested €801.8 million, while the available EU funding is €162 million.
The first venture capital (VC) fund in the Nordics investing purely in startups with a deep tech and science background was launched today. Voima Ventures combines science-driven innovation and teams with a global entrepreneurial mindset, and provides access to global networks and capital.
The Council today agreed on key parts of the draft Council decision establishing the specific programme implementing Horizon Europe. This programme sets out the operational objectives and types of activities envisaged for implementing Horizon Europe, the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation for the years 2021 to 2027.