EU offers €239m for environment projects

Funding worth €239 million (£191.2m) is being made available by the European Commission for projects dedicated to the environment. Businesses across the EU are invited to bid for a share of the cash, which is provided as part of the Commission’s LIFE sub-programme for environment. It aims to develop and implement innovative ways to respond […]

UK green projects bag €49.7m from EU fund

The UK has secured €49.7 million (£40.8m) from the European Commission for 11 projects aimed at protecting the environment and tackling climate change. It is part of a €282.6 million (£232.2m) fund which was awarded to 225 new projects under the LIFE+ programme, the EU’s environment fund. The Commission said it received more than 1,400 […]

EU boosts funding to €3.45bn for environmental projects

The European Commission has agreed to provide €3.45 billion (£2.97bn) worth of funding for a programme involved in financing climate and environmental projects. Called LIFE, the programme – launched in 1992 – is the EU’s financial instrument for climate protection projects. The increased funding will be made available from 2014 to 2020, with €2.59 billion […]

EU gives €244m to environmental projects

The European Commission has approved funding for 183 new projects under the European Union’s environment fund, the LIFE+ programme. The Commission will give €244million (£215m) to projects that tackle such issues as climate change, clean technology and environmental policy. Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik said: “The LIFE+ programme maintains its financial support for high quality, innovative […]