SDGs - in June the Sustainable Energy for All Charrettes

SeforAllIn 2019 Sustainable Energy for All will convene a series of intensive planning and mapping meetings focused on how to increase the speed and scale of progress along the critical path to SDG7, which calls for universal access to sustainable energy by 2030.

Launch of the Global Green Bond Partnership

Launch of the Global Green Bond Partnership

Green BondThe Global Green Bond Partnership (GGBP) was launched in San Francisco, at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS). This new partnership will support efforts of sub-national entities such as cities, states, and regions, corporations and private companies, and financial institutions to accelerate the issuance of green bonds.

Circular economy - EP propose ways to boost plastics recycling

Single digital gateway - a time saver for citizens and companies

Single Digital GatewayEuropean Parliament adopts a legislative report to set up a single digital gateway that will help citizens and firms to access information and administrative procedures online, e.g. to apply for study loans or register a car.

Intellectual property: how to support business investments in EU

Circular economy - EP propose ways to boost plastics recycling

Circular EconomyBan micro-plastics in cosmetics and oxo-degradable plastic, incentives to collect marine litter at sea and EU-wide standards and definitions for biodegradability and compostability: are among the proposals set out in the non-binding draft resolution, adopted by European Parliament.

EU tender: assistance mechanism for investment in the blue economy

EP: better protection against non-cash payment fraud

Credit cardNew EU rules to protect EU citizens against non-cash payment fraud, such as credit card theft, skimming or phishing, were approved in Civil Liberties Committee on Monday.

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Intellectual property: how to support business investments in EU

Economic Forum 2018In Europe it's necessary to help companies to invest in the protection of their ideas, with adequate tools and resources. Read the strategies proposed at the Economic Forum 2018 in Krynica (Poland) during the panel on EU funds post 2020, innovation, creativity and intellectual property.

EU funding post 2020 for Innovation, Creativity and Intellectual Property 

COSME - call for fashion and lifestyle industries

Cosme fashionThe WORTH Partnership Project, supported by COSME, launched a call for proposals for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and start-ups working in the fashion or lifestyle industry. Applications are open until 24 October 2018.

Intellectual property - counterfeiting costs EUR 60 billion every year

EU funding post 2020 for Innovation, Creativity and Intellectual Property

Intellectual propertyThe conference “EU funding post 2020 for Innovation, Creativity and Intellectual Property” will gather political and institutional members at the Economic Forum 2018 in Krynica (Poland) on September 5.

EU Budget post 2020 - what's at stake for innovation and creativity 

EP - work on corporate tax for digital companies kicks off

Taxes digital companiesMEPs kicked off their work on designing tax laws to better address the realities of digital companies on Wednesday. Consensus on the need to act is broad.

EU Budget post 2020 - what's at stake for innovation and creativity

EU tender: assistance mechanism for investment in the blue economy

Blue economyThe EU call for tenders 'Assistance mechanism for investment in the blue economy' is open until October. The call is supported by the EMFF work programme for 2018.

EU Budget post 2020 - what's at stake for innovation and creativity

EU Budget post 2020 - what's at stake for innovation and creativity

EU budget post 2020For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission proposes to increase the financial resources in different areas, such as culture, research and innovation, digital economy and cohesion policy. The aim is to ensure the EU growth, while sustaining innovation, creativity and intellectual property protection.

EU budget post 2020 - European Commission proposes a pragmatic plan