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Norwigean partner search & Construction industry conference

31 May, 2012

Dear PREPARE colleagues,


1) Aida Szilagyi from Romanian NCPC is looking for a partner from Norway to cooperate with. It would be welcomed if you could recommend someone. (Details below)


Green Economy Conference

11 May, 2012

From: Aida Szilagyi


Denkstatt Romania and the National Centre for Sustainable Production and Consumption will launch a Regional Conference in May, 24 in Timisoara. The conference will facilitate the dialogue between key institutions and businesses on challenges and opportunities for a green economy in the western area.


Conference announcement




SCP related conferences

10 May, 2012

Ibon Zugasti has just informed us about three upcoming conferences related to sustainable consupmtion and production. You can find more about them at PREPARE website:


- 6th SETAC World Congress "Securing a sustainable future: Integrating science, policy and people", 20-24 May 2012, Berlin


Eco-innovation Course Invitation

23 April, 2012

Eco-Innovation Course

From: Prof. Jonathan Borg, MECB Malta (via Aida Szilagyi, NCPC Romania)


In September 2012, MECB Ltd of Malta, will be hosting a course on the topic of Eco Innovation, Environment & Sustainable Devleopment coupled with a number of Technical and Cultural visits around the island   The European Commission has once again approved this course for a Grundtvig/ Commenius grant,  to allow EU adults/citizens to  obtain funds to cover travelling, accommodation  and course training fee expenses.

PREPARE activities at ERSCP, Bregenz - IMPORTANT

10 April, 2012

From: PREPARE Secretariat


Dear all,


The ERSCP conference in Bregenz (2-4 May) offers a good opportunity to present PREPARE and its activities, including TRUST IN project. The following workshops, presentations and events are being prepared:


Energy Savings & Efficiency in Food Processing Project

5 April, 2012

From: Aida Szilagyi, NCPC Romania


Our organization with other entities from Italy and Malta are preparing an Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) proposal related to Improving Energy Savings & Efficiency in Food Processing & Packaging & Distribution SMEs. We are looking at expanding our partnership; we are interested in particular in partners with high expertise in energy efficiency especially for the food sector.


12th Eco-Innovation Forum & EDULINK II Call for Proposals

2 April, 2012

The European Commission, Directorate General for the Environment, and the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment would like to invite you to participate at the forthcoming European Forum on Eco-Innovation dedicated to ‘Scaling-Up Sustainable Construction Through Value Chain Innovation’ that will take place on 25 and 26 April in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

More information


March News

30 March, 2012

1) LIFE+ 2012 Call for Proposals


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:

- Nature and Biodiversity

- 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)

ERSCP 2012 - programme completed

12 March, 2012

Message from Willi Sieber:


The ERSCP programme is now completed. With its 30 workshops it's absolutely attractive. For details look on


Attention: deadline for early registration (to save € 100) is Friday, March 16.


Kind regards

EU Environment Policy News & New MSc at Aalborg University

9 March, 2012

EU Environment Policy News


The European Commission has published a February issue of EU Environment Policy Brief, providing information about current development in EU environment policy. It includes information about study on environment and resource efficiency initiatives in EU Member States, Retail Forum outputs and many others.