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ECO-INNOVATION:New EU funding opportunities for eco-innovation!

Date

22 Jun 2009

Sections

Sustainable Dev.
Climate & Environment

€30 million to fund new projects!

The European commission recently launched a call for proposals in the framework of the Eco-Innovation programme. This call concerns the 4 following areas:

1. Recycling materials -

- improving sorting processes for waste materials
- strengthening the competitiveness of the recycling industries
- New recycling solutions and innovative products that use recycled materials

2.Buildings and construction -

- Innovative products for the building sector
- Production of sustainable construction materials and techniques - Better use of recycled materials and renewable resources for construction
- New technologies for treating and saving water

3. Food and drink

- Cleaner production and packaging processes
- Devising more efficient water-management processes
- Innovations to tackle waste reduction, recycling and recovery
- Methods to improve the efficient use of resources

4. Greening business and green purchasing
- Ensuring businesses consider environmental criteria when purchasing
- Helping businesses to green their processes and production
- Integration of eco-innovation techniques in supply chains

For a free evaluation of the success chance of your idea of project, contact your expert! Jorge Negrin Dastis Energy and Environment Department jorge.negrin@interfaceurope.eu

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