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Second call – WiFi4EU

The date of the second call of the WiFi4EU voucher initiative has been announced for 04 April 2019 at 13:00 CEST. With a call budget of EUR 51 million, the Commission will distribute 3,400 vouchers across European municipalities on a first come, first served basis. In order to be able to apply for the EUR […]

Promoting energy efficiency – EU Sustainable Energy Week

The Policy Conference, European Sustainable Energy Week, is the biggest European conference dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. Sessions organised by the European Commission and energy stakeholders focus on sustainable energy issues, debate new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas. Carrying the momentum of the 13th edition, the 14th edition on […]

iCapital Award launches for the 5th time!

Cities and towns are the backbone of our ecosystems, providing favourable conditions for the strengthening of innovation, resilience and sustainability. The EU recognises cities with inclusive innovation ecosystems by awarding the European Capital of Innovation Awards (iCapital). In its 5th edition, the iCapital prize enables European cities to showcase their contribution to developing local innovation […]

Interreg NWE – 9th call open

Interreg North West Europe Call 9 Opens: Deadline 14th June 2019 Interreg North West Europe Programme ninth call for project proposals is now open.  The deadline for Step 1 applications is Friday 14 June 2019.  The application form and support documents are now available online. The current call for proposals is only open to priority 1 […]

INEA launches 2019 CEF Call for Transport

On 8th January, INEA (Innovation and Networks Executive Agency) opened the 2019 CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) Transport for Proposals, making €100 million of funding available for projects of common interest in the transport sector. This is one of the last calls before the end of the current Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020. The 2019 annual CEF call […]

URBACT launches call for Action Planning Networks

The URBACT III Programme is looking for up to 23 new Action Planning networks, aiming to help cities in Europe find solutions to common urban challenges. Bringing together partners from different European countires to share experience and learn from each other, the partners will produce an Integrated Action Plan and have the opportunity to test […]

URBACT Infoday – Action Planning Networks

Would you like to learn more about the ongoing call for proposals for the creation of new Action Planning networks, which opened on 7th January? WHEN: 22 January 2019 WHERE: Custom House, Dublin REGISTRATION AND AGENDA: here   Over the last 10 years, URBACT has promoted mutual cooperation and exchange of experience across cities across Europe. It is […]

URBACT – Monitoring Committee approves new transfer networks

URBACT’s Monitoring Committee approves 23 Transfer networks for Phase 2 Two projects with Irish partners have been approved in the process. Kildare County Council will partake in ”Volunteering Cities”, a network aiming to make use of volunteerism to approach social exclusion and poverty at the community level via inter-generational collaboration, where different age groups of […]

News from the CoR – 132nd Plenary

Committee of the Regions delegates from 28 Member States met on 5th and 6th December for the 132nd CoR plenary session in Brussels. It was a very busy plenary with 21 adopted opinions, a discussion with Commissioner Corina Cretu on the future of Cohesion Policy, as well as an update on Brexit from European Commission’s […]

MATCH-UP, the role of modal interchange to foster low-carbon mobility

Local Transport is crucial to control air pollution and maintain low level of pollutants in our regions The project aims at fostering multimodality at local level to improve public transport With increasing levels of air pollution, CO2 emissions and traffic congestion in the EU the development of sustainable multimodal mobility becomes one of the EU […]