S3FOOD: Connecting food processing SMEs with specialist providersThe S3FOOD project is open for funding! The INNOSUP funded project on digital innovation in agrifood, recently launched its second call for voucher applications. Here why you should apply!
ICT4Water cluster and ETSI cooperate to deliver open standards supporting digitalisation of the water domainFrom the digitising of industrial processes to creating smart services for citizens, it is essential to accurately record data together with its context information and to transfer these without misinterpretation to other systems.
New H2020 energy efficiency projects are fighting energy povertyEnergy poverty continues to represent a challenge for many European households. A new Eurostat publication ‘Housing in Europe’ shows that still close to 7% of the EU population reported not being able to afford to heat their home adequately in a 2019 survey – a figure that is likely to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic for the year 2020. To support efforts to curb this phenomenon, four new Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency projects will empower households to take measures to save energy and improve their quality of life.
Food waste: beauty is in the eye of the beholderIn Europe, around 30% of all fruit and vegetables are discarded each year just because of their appearance. The team behind Portugal’s FLAW4LIFE project has successfully worked with farmers, consumers, volunteers, and students to cut this waste by 2 600 tonnes. This compares to the annual amount of unused food from around 13 000 people.
Meet nine COSME projects that are moving European entrepreneurship forwardSince 2014, COSME has provided more than 70 million Euros in funding for projects aiming to promote entrepreneurship among European SMEs, by offering training, mentorship and advice to entrepreneurs and helping new businesses grow.
51 new environment and resources projects in the pipelineThe European Commission has selected 51 projects that will receive around €381,5 million under Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge "Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials" and Horizon 2020 “Cross-cutting activities”.
Happy Holidays from LIFE2020 is coming to a close and what a turbulent year it has been. Perhaps the one good thing to have come out of the pandemic is that more people are aware of how important nature and biodiversity are for our planet. With this in mind, here are some Christmas-themed LIFE projects that are protecting and enhancing life on Earth.
Check our top class environment and resources projectsThe Cordis Results Packs on environment and resources present the results of projects funded under Horizon 2020 that have driven forward the European Green Deal and the New Circular Economy Action Plan.
Home delivery: energy-efficient buildings for a brighter futureAround one-third of Slovakia’s population lives in housing estates constructed just after the 1950s. These buildings are far from energy-efficient, especially in the winter months when residents turn the central heating on. LIFE DELIVER is coming up with some low carbon solutions to the problem.
Helping humans and bears to live in harmonyThroughout history, humans have had conflicts with bears. But coexistence between us and them is possible. This is key for bear conservation as the LIFE DINALP BEAR project shows.