EU Finally Puts its Money Where its Mouth is When it Comes to Making Europe Greener

Authors: Gayle Kimberley, Nicole Sciberras Debono & Nina Fauser In December 2020, the EU leaders agreed on the EU’s budget for the period 2021-2027. The EU long-term budget 2021-2027 together with NextGenerationEU, the temporary instrument designed to boost the recovery, form the largest stimulus package ever financed through the EU budget, of €1.8 trillion, to support … Continued

Good Things Come in Small Packages: European Innovation Fund to Launch Funding for Small-Scale Projects in Innovative Clean Tech

Authors: Gayle Kimberley, Nicole Sciberras Debono & Nina Fauser Following the end of the European Innovation Fund’s (‘EIF’) first call for proposals for large-scale projects, a second call will be released, focusing on projects of a smaller scale. To have a better picture of what projects the EU Commission is looking to fund, click on … Continued

Hype Around Hydrogen: Projects Eligible for EU Funding

Authors: Gayle Kimberley & Nina Fauser Why the hype? With the EU 2050 targets of achieving carbon neutrality across all EU Member States, it is no surprise that the latest buzzword seems to be ‘hydrogen’. The use of hydrogen is an important solution which the EU is pushing, as it moves towards a low-carbon future … Continued

Of All Things Digital: EU Funding Opportunities for 5G, AI, IoT and Drones

Authors: Gayle Kimberley & Nina Fauser Amidst the panic caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, whilst many industries have been hit drastically, the tech ecosystem in Europe hasn’t stopped making headlines. Several tech start-ups across Europe have made interesting updates such as the next-generation delivery drones from Germany, the UK and other countries. ..And the EU is … Continued

Newly Announced Cut-Off Dates for the ERDF Grant Scheme

Authors: Gayle Kimberley, Nicole Sciberras Debono & Nina Fauser The Business Enhance Grant Schemes, part financed by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020, (‘ERDF’ Grants), aim at supporting enterprises when undertaking investment projects which secure sustainable business growth, by becoming more competitive, innovative, and resilient towards market challenges. The ERDF Grant Schemes address various aspects … Continued

The European Green Deal Call is Out!

Author: Gayle Kimberley The European Green Deal is a set of policy initiatives by the European Commission (‘EC’) with the overarching aim of making Europe climate neutral in 2050. On the 17th of September, the EC launched the ‘European Green Deal Call’, a €1 billion call for research and innovation projects which respond to the … Continued

Largest EU Innovation Fund Launched

Author: Gayle Kimberley A new Innovation Fund has just been launched by the European Commission. It is one of the world’s largest funding programmes, with €10 billion earmarked for selected projects over the next 10 years, projects which can demonstrate innovative low-carbon technologies (wind generated electricity, clean fuels, battery storage etc). Unlike other funds, this … Continued