A couple of days ago I was reading the latest issue of the Economist magazine and my attention was caught by the
following article: "Europe faces an enduring crisis of energy and geopolitics - This will weaken it and threaten its global position" where the following is quite worrying...Read
Valencia, Elsinore, and Velenje win 2024 European Green City Awards
The winners of the European Green Capital and Leaf 2024 Awards were announced at a ceremony in Grenoble (FR) in Oct 2022. The Spanish city of Valencia will become the European Green Capital for 2024 and the title of European Green Leaf 2024 went jointly to Elsinore (DK) and Velenje (SLO). Read more
Advanced forecasting to help millions on coasts and in cities cope with climate-change impacts
Climate adaptation requires communities to plan ahead for the unavoidable changes coming our way not just immediately but decades from now. Read more
First Bus to deploy automated fleet scheduling across UK operations
The new artificial intelligence system will allow First Bus Schedulers to create or adjust full timetables and vehicle schedules for individual services in minutes, ensuring that timetables will remain accurate throughout the year (Photo credit: First Bus). Read more
EU agrees €12.4B budget for Horizon Europe in 2023
After weeks-long negotiations, the European Parliament and the member states settled on a €12.4 billion budget for the Horizon Europe programme in 2023. The final result reverses a €663 million cut proposed by member states, and adds around €10 million in funding for energy and climate-related research, compared to the draft budget proposed by the European Commission in
June 2022. Read more
Erasmus+ 2023 call launched: €4.2 billion to support mobility and cooperation in education, training, youth and sport
The Commission launched the call for proposals for 2023 under the Erasmus+ programme. With an annual budget of €4.2 billion, Erasmus+ is increasing its support for inclusion, active citizenship and democratic participation, and green and digital transformations in the EU and
EPN Consulting News: 13 years of business!
This month we celebrated 13 years of business and recognition. We are happy to have done business with tens of clients across Europe, taken part in EU projects, worked with high-level collaborators scattered in Europe and trained several interns. Since Feb 2022 the family has grown with the Dublin-based EPN Consulting Research and Innovation that was handed over the EU
Affairs and Projects business from the London-based EPN Consulting and will focus more on R&I activities. Soon we will announce a few strategic changes: stay tuned!
The Website of the Month: European Federation of Road Traffic Victims (FEVR)
FEVR was formally founded in Geneva on 6th of July 1991, by Professor Marcel HAEGI with the objectives to promote assistance to road victims at international level in Europe, work for prevention of crashes and strengthen contacts and collaboration between road victim associations from the various countries.
In 2021 FEVR celebrated 30 years of working for a better deal for road crash victims.
Don't work alone: Join the EPN Consulting Network !
EPN Consulting Members receive a number of exclusive and bespoke services including -but not limited to- a repository of selected professional news, articles and papers, and priority invitations to join European projects consortia. Choose among BRONZE, SILVER and GOLD Membership packages.
Companies can use their EPN Consulting Membership as an external department of EU affairs and funding opportunities information. Read more
06 Dec 2022 – Online – Horizon Europe info day: Research Infrastructures
07-08 Dec 2022 – Brussels (BE) – European Innovation Council Summit 2022
Dec 2022 – Online – European Innovation Council (EIC) Info Day – Work Programme 2023
14 Dec 2022 – Deadline to submit proposals to the “Europe’s Rail Call for Proposals 2022-2” call
15 Dec 2022 – Online – Horizon Europe info day: Cluster 5
N.B. As of 2023 European calls deadlines will be published on the brand-new EPN Consulting Research & Innovation Newsletter. More info will follow, stay tuned!
06-07 Dec 2022 – Brussels (BE) & Online – E-FUEL World Summit
15-16 Feb 2023 – London (UK) – European Biomass to Power 2023
07-08 Mar 2023 – Brussels (BE) – Road User Charging (RUC) Conference 2023
16-17 Mar 2023 – Turin (IT) – CITIES FORUM 2023 – Together for Green and Just Cities
Based in London. Engaged with the World
EPN Consulting Research & Innovation
Based in Dublin. Engaged with the EU