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Lean and environmental (Lean/Green) funding supports

Lean and environmental (Lean/Green) funding supports are available from: Local Enterprise Offices for small and micro companies Udaras Na Gaeltachta for companies located in Gaeltacht regions Enterprise Ireland for indigenous companies, exporting and typically employing more than 10 employees. Also for Multi-national companies using natural resources. Industrial Development Authority (IDA) for Foreign owned companies The state...

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€40 million: 14 resource-efficiency research projects

The European Commission has approved funding for 14 new research projects to shape a more resource-efficient economy in Europe. A summary of the 14 resource-efficiency research projects that will receive a total €40 million funding is presented below.   ANAGENNISI (Innovative Reuse of All Tyre Components in Concrete, EU budget contribution: € 3.12 million, Project coordinator: The University...

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EU Funding research on resource efficiency

The European Commission has approved funding for 14 new research projects with the stated aim of shaping a more resource-efficient economy in Europe. The projects, which involve the collaboration of over 140 partners from research organisations and private companies, will tackle the challenges of recycling waste materials from manufactured products and the agricultural sector to...

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Single portal to assist SMEs access >€100billion EU Funding

  The EUROPA – Finance for EU businesses: banks & venture capital – Your Europe site is intended to help businesses to apply for finance supported by the European Union. To access EU finance, click on your country to locate banks or venture capital funds that provide finance supported by the EU. ECOS Environmental Consultants Limited

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European Commission provides €281.4 million for 248 new environment projects

The European Commission has approved funding for 248 new projects under the LIFE+ programme, the European Union’s environment fund. The projects have been submitted by beneficiaries in 26 Member States and cover actions in the fields of nature conservation, climate change, environmental policy and information and communication on environmental issues across all 27 Member States....

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FP7 Funding for Water, Waste & Wastewater: Participation of SME Business

FP7 attaches great importance to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The aim for FP7 is to allocate at least an indicative 15% of the total EU funding of roughly €50 billion for 2007–13 to SMEs. SMEs have a role in a range of environmental research topics including water recovery/recycling, water and wastewater treatment, waste management...

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Plans to modernise funding model for Scotland’s environmental protection

Options for modernising the funding of environmental protection and improvement in Scotland were outlined in a new consultation launched on 11 October 2012. The key reason presented for changing the way SEPA is funded is to help maximise the benefits of the better environmental regulation approach. The consultation from SEPA and the Scottish Government looks...

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€200,000 Enterprise Ireland fund for new business in West Region

The new Enterprise Ireland €200,000 Competitive Feasibility Fund for the West Region has been launched. The Competitive Feasibility Fund Can provide up to €25,000 per project. Is aimed at supporting feasibility studies of start-up ideas with job-creating potential for the West. Is focused growth-oriented businesses with the potential to move into export markets. Is now open...

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EU launches prize for innovative public authorities

The European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation has launched a competition to find the most innovative public authorities in Europe. I Up to nine prizes of €100,000 will be awarded to successful, already running public initiatives that benefit citizens, firms or the education and research sector. The purpose of the prize is to encourage...

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FUNDING: Competitiveness of enterprises and SMEs (COSME) 2014-2020

The new Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME) will run from 2014 to 2020, with a planned budget of €2.5bn (current prices). The Objectives are: Facilitating access to finance for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) Creating an environment favourable to business creation and growth Encouraging an entrepreneurial culture in...

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