Europe invests in bioeconomy

The European Commission has announced plans to accelerate growth in the bioeconomy. It wants to attract investment and generate jobs in the green economy by scaling up the sustainable use of renewable resour...

Get coding

Why should you get involved with European Code Week this October? There are fun and accessible events for all ages, designed to help citizens boost their digital literacy; and it is expected to engage a mill...

Big day for Europe’s circular economy

New waste to resource legislation comes into effect across the EU today. The waste package will support member states increase their recycling efforts. "By 2035 all EU countries should recycle at least 65...

EU nations say yes to more renewables

European countries this week backed EU renewable energy targets of 32% by 2030. The 32% figure was agreed by European leaders on 14 June; member states have now endorsed it and pledged to set out clear plans...

EU increases renewable energy targets

The European Union has made a preliminary agreement to set a binding renewable energy target for member states of 32% by 2030. This is an increase from the 27% put forward by the European Commission in late ...

Innovation trends in the EU

The EU Innovation Trends newsletter is a great way to keep up to date with all the game changing developments across Europe. It is produced by our friends at Incubator Europe, and provides insight into EU fu...

EU invests €13M in innovative SMEs

The European Union's research and innovation programme is investing €13 million in small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) as part of its latest funding drive. Over 250 SMEs will receive €50,000 phase 1 fina...

Tune into the circular economy

(EUROPE) Brussels will host a conference later this month focussed on finding solutions to the scourge of plastic waste. The Reinventing Plastics – Closing the Circle conference on 26 September will tackl...

Charting Europe’s innovation trends

|17 February 2017| Europe Incubator Europe has relaunched its EU Funding Trends platform as EU Innovation Trends. It is the go-to place for information on EU funding, innovation and digital technologie...

Canadian beef market open for business

Scotland’s food secretary Richard Lochhead has welcomed the news that Canada has reopened its market to EU beef after lifting the ban that was imposed on the market in 1996 following an outbreak of BSE. The...