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 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.
The partners of the European initiative, focused on the development of an innovative renovation ecosystem for Near Zero Energy Building (NZEB), organised a participatory workshop with local communities at the demo site of Martellago (Italy), advancing participatory and public acceptance processes.