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Registration is open for the SusChem 2017 Brokerage event, which will take place on 18 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

The Horizon 2020 work programme for 2018-2020 is expected to be officially published in October and until then you can consult a Commission document that describes the context for the entire strategic programming process, which will guide the preparation of the work programme itself, here:

http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/sites/horizon2020/files/strat...

 

Grant-It and the SusChem brokerage event

Participants can propose their project ideas for the 2018 and 2019 calls of Horizon 2020 on GRANT-IT – a one-stop access to funding opportunities from the European Commission and Regional and National governments in the field of sustainable chemistry.

SusChem members can use GRANT-IT resources for free to search for funding, identify project opportunities, propose project ideas and search for potential project partners. SusChem members can log-in with their SusChem username and password.

Submitting your project ideas via GRANT-IT will make it available to the whole SusChem community and allow interested partners to contact you for meeting requests when the brokerage speed dating tool is open.

For more information and registration, please visit the SusChem 2017 Brokerage event registration portal or contact SusChem Secretariat atsuschem [at] suschem [dot] org.

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LIFE+ 2012 Call for Proposals

30 March, 2012

The sixth LIFE+ call for proposals was published in the Official Journal (2012/C 74/08) on 13 March 2012. The deadline for applicants to submit proposals to Member State authorities is 26/09/2012.

 

The following themes are covered by the Call:

1) Nature and Biodiversity

2) Environment Policy and Governance (includig climate change, water, air, soil, urban environment, noise, chemicals, environment and health, natural resources and waste, forests, innovation, strategic approaches)

3) Information and Communication

 

Zero Waste Scotland nears Reality

9 March, 2012

Author: Andrew T. Marlow, onePlanet Solutions Limited, UK

 

It is rewarding to see that Scotland is driving forward on all fronts, and not just the much publicised referendum on independence, but working to assist SMEs(Small Medium Sized Enterprises) to develop more effective recycling solutions for their businesses.

 

New MSc: Sustainable Cities at Aalborg University

5 March, 2012

Please allow us to introduce our new MSc programme. Nordic countries are at the climate forefront, and we are collaborating with the City of Copenhagen and the City of Malmo in Sweden, two of the most climate progressive cities, to develop new knowledge and new methods for sustainable cities.

 

The programme will be conducted from our new setting in the harbor area in Copenhagen.

 

Study on the future of business organizations and cooperative

27 February, 2012

PROSPEKTIKER, as coordinator of the Spanish MILLENNIUM PROJECT Node, has launched a worldwide DELPHI Study on the future of business organizations and cooperatives, in the framework of the 2012 UN International Year of the Cooperatives.

 

PROSPEKTIKER invites you all to participate in the DELPHI Study in the following link: www.realtimedelphi.net.

Study Code: orgs

VLEVA: Call for Proposals

17 February, 2012

The Flamish VLEVA agency announced a Call for Proposals "Support to Regional Themetic Networks" under Civil Society Facility-Partnership Programmes for Civil Society Organisations. The global objective of the Call is to achieve a more dynamic civil society actively participating in public debate on democracy, human rights, social inclusion and the rule of law and with capacity to influence policy and decision making processes.

Public consultation on SCP in the context of resource efficiency

9 February, 2012

The European Commission gathers views on delivering more sustainable consumption and production in the context of resource efficiency. It is asking for contributions on the possible introduction of new EU wide measures related to Sustainable Consumption and Production.

 

UNIDO-CEU Green Industry Summer Course (Budapest, 25 June - 6 July 2012)

9 February, 2012

We are glad to inform about the next Green Industry Summer Course organized by our UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development in cooperation with the Central European University in Budapest. The summer course will be held in Budapest, Hungary, 25 June - 6 July 2012.

Billions of EU Funds Wasted on Dead-End Investments

9 February, 2012

New map shows socially and environmentally harmful projects in Central and Eastern Europe. (Press release of CEE Bankwatch, Friends of the Earth Europe)

 

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BILLIONS OF EU FUNDS WASTED ON DEAD-END INVESTMENTS

New map shows socially and environmentally harmful projects in Central and Eastern Europe (The online version of the map ‘Roadmap to sustainability or dead-end investments’ is available at: http://bankwatch.org/billions)

 

GIN 2012 Conference - Call for Abstracts

8 February, 2012

Our Division of Environmental Technology and Management at Linköping University took initiative to organize the 18th Greening of Industry Network (GIN) conference in Linköping, Sweden, during 21-24 October, 2012. The website of the GIN 2012 conference is developed, the Call for Abstracts (deadline 15 April, 2012) is open, and an electronic Call for Papers for a special issue of the Journal of Cleaner Production is available.

ISO Certification Survey 2010

2 February, 2012

The International Organization for Standardization has recently published the survey of certificates providing information about number of ISO certificates worldwide in 2010. The survey includes numbers on the following standards: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 13485, ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO 22000. The full survey can be ordered and principal findings downloaded for free from ISO website.