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 […]