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30 September 2016

Building skills and earth observation related expertise through Copernicus

Published : Fri, 30 Sep 2016 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 The objective of this call is to improve the take-up of Copernicus in EU countries by financing dedicated educational programmes and e-skills development based on Copernicus Space Component dat...
FARNET Guide #11: Results-oriented CLLD in fisheries areas: six practical factsheets
12 August 2016

FARNET Guide #11: Results-oriented CLLD in fisheries areas: six practical factsheets

The Common Provisions Regulation lays out specific requirements for CLLD regarding planning, delivering, measuring and demonstrating the results of local development strategies. This guide is composed of six factsheets, including real-life examples, desig...
21 June 2016

New 'Entrepreneurship Competence Framework' to raise awareness of entrepreneurial skills

Published : Tue, 21 Jun 2016 As part of the Skills Agenda for Europe, the Commission has published an 'Entrepreneurship Competence Framework' to raise consensus about what entrepreneurship skills are.
02 June 2016

Providing clarity for the development of the collaborative economy

Published : Thu, 02 Jun 2016 The collaborative economy is a new and fast-growing area of economic activity based on individual citizens and businesses sharing assets, services and skills via online platforms. It has the potential to increas...
28 April 2016

Call for applications for membership in the Commission expert group on recovery rules for fertilising products

Published : Thu, 28 Apr 2016 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 The European Commission has launched a call for applications aiming at supporting the development of possible process and product criteria for secondary raw materials that could be used in the ...
09 December 2015

Transatlantic cluster cooperation kicks off with fruitful U.S. - EU exchange

Published : Wed, 09 Dec 2015 From 17 to 19 November 2015, 77 national and regional cluster policy-makers, experts and researchers from both the United States and the European Union gathered in Boston and Washington for a workshop t...