Several organisations representing European cities have recently taken the initiative to find a common ‘European way’ for the digital transformation ensuring data and technological sovereignty in the European Union. The European Commission and the Committee of the Regions support the initiative.
Today the 100th signature of the Manifesto launched by the recently created European Working Group of Innovation Consultants – EWGIC has been reached. Back on 24 September 2019, a group of 15 innovation consultants from across Europe met as the R&I days in Brussels were kicking off, the purpose of this first meeting was to exchange on common needs from the professionals of the sector.
The European Commission has launched DUE DILIGENCE READY !, an online portal for companies to verify the origin of raw materials that enter their supply chains. ZABALA took part in its development, thanks to a tender from DG GROWTH.
The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund launches a new call to support the sustainable development of the blue economy SMEs across the European Union. Under the Blue Economy Window call, the SMEs can apply as single entities or consortia. The overall budget is €22.5 million.