Birmingham Uni granted €4m for rare earth metals recycling facility

The materials can be found in electric vehicles, wind turbine generators, household appliances and hard disk drives

Businesses urged to register for Horizon 2020 grants as Brexit looms

It is to ensure organisations continue to receive funding if the UK leaves the EU with no deal

EU offers share of €550m for smart and sustainable projects

An EU funding programme is offering €550 million (£495m) for projects including the development of smart cities and green vehicles. It is part of Horizon 2020, the largest European funding programme for research and innovation. Smart cities projects seeking a share of the fund should demonstrate solutions at district-scale integrating smart homes, buildings, grids, charging infrastructures for […]

EU seeks low carbon solutions for energy intensive industries

A new initiative to help finance low carbon technology solutions – especially those used in energy intensive industries – that cut greenhouse gas emissions has been launched. The European Commission is inviting proposals from companies for a €20 million (£16.3m) fund as part of its Sustainable Industry Low Carbon II (SILC II) scheme. It will […]