IEU Funding Innovations Telegram 9 October 2018

Our telegram headlines today*: 


  • EU Budget 2019 to focus on young people - MEPs +++ 


  • Clean bill of health for all but one of the 41 EU agencies, say Auditors +++ 


  • Event in Brussels "Energy Union in motion - Cohesion Policy supporting coal regions in transition” with Vice-President Šefčovič and Commissioner Creţu +++ 
  • DG Regio: Cohesion Policy keeps on contributing to Energy Union by supporting coal regions in transition +++ 
  • Cohesion Policy: EU Commission announces winners of the 2018 RegioStars 2018 awards +++ 
  • ALDE wants regional policy to finance structural reforms +++ 


  • European territorial cooperation (Interreg) 2021-2027 [EU Legislation in Progress]


  • Nearly €30 million EU investment to connect Europe digitally


  • European Big Data Value Forum 2018
  • Digital Innovation Hubs Annual Event 2018
  • I~HD Annual Conference 2018
  • Startup Europe Summit 2018
  • ICT 2018 Networking


  • Research Headlines - The ECHR and human rights violations against Kurds in Turkey
  • Research Headlines - Remote monitoring boost for long-term patients
  • Covenant on Demographic Change takes over the European Silver Economy Awards
  • AAL Challenge Prize awards €50,000 to 3 innovative solutions for active and healthy ageing
  • Performance Assessement and Standardization in Biophotonics Workshop - save the date


  • 'The digital transformation of health and care will improve the lives of all Europeans'
  • EU Cybersec Month: KONFIDO is innovating eHealth security
  • Digital Solutions in Health and Prevention
  • Improving Digital Health Literacy
  • ICT4Life final conference on integrated care


  • EP Think-tank: Horizon Europe: Framework programme for research and innovation 2021–2027 [EU Legislation in Progress]




  • Open Call for LOW-CARB Follower Cities - deadline extended
  • SUMPs-Up podcast explores SUMP challenges in small- and medium-sized cities


  • New solutions from LIFE at ECOMONDO 2018


  • Latest Q&A published by the ERC
    • Should the applicant provide the names and the Curriculum Vitae of the team members in the proposal for the ERC Starting Grant 2019 (ERC-2019-STG) call?
    • May a Principal Investigator (PI) whose proposal was unsuccessful (not category A) in ERC StG/CoG/AdG 2018 or 2017 call submit a proposal to the ERC SyG 2019 call?
    • May a Principal Investigator (PI) whose proposal was evaluated in the ERC 2018 Synergy (SyG) call as category B or C in Step 1 or B in step 2 submit a proposal to the ERC 2019 SyG call?
    • May a Principal Investigator (PI) whose proposal was evaluated as category A or category B at step 3 in the ERC 2019 Synergy (SyG) call submit a proposal an ERC SyG 2019 call?
    • Is it possible to apply to the ERC Synergy Grants (ERC-2019-SyG) for a Principal Investigator (PI) who holds an ongoing ERC grant?
    • Under call ERC-2019-SyG, where is it possible to find information on the ERC Synergy Grants?
    • Can a Principal Investigator apply simultaneously, for more than one proposal, as a Principal Investigator to the ERC? Is it possible to receive funding from more than one ERC Grant at the same time?
    • Are the eligibility conditions for the Principal Investigator (PI) submitting a Synergy Grant (ERC-2019-SyG) applicable to all PIs?
    • Under call ERC-2019-SyG, what are the restrictions for the (re-)submission of an ERC Synergy Grant?
    • What type of feedback will I receive during and after the evaluation of my proposal submitted to the ERC Starting Grant 2019 (ERC-2019-STG) call?


  • EIB Briefing - Evaluation of the European Fund for Strategic Investments


  • EIB approves EUR 6.6 billion support for innovation, clean energy and affordable housing


  • Neue Beteiligungstochter KfW Capital: Wagniskapitalfinanzierung in Deutschland wird gestärkt


    • COMMISSION DECISION (EU) …/… repealing Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1268/2012 on the rules of application of Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union
    • COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... laying down the list of indicators for the report on the application of Regulation (EC) No 1082/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on a European grouping of territorial cooperation (EGTC)
  • DG RTD
    • COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS A sustainable Bioeconomy for Europe: Strengthening the connection between economy, society and the environment
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the signing of a Cooperation Arrangement between the European Commission and the Government of the Republic of Cabo Verde on marine research and innovation cooperation
    • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the selection and award of grants under the Connecting Europe Facility in the sector of Telecommunications
    • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Progress of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing
  • DG EAC
    • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the financing of the Creative Europe Programme and the adoption of the work programme for 2019


  • A new neighbourhood, development and international cooperation instrument: Proposal for a new regulation [EU Legislation in Progress]
  • Draft report - Establishment of a European Investment Stabilisation Function - PE 628.556v01-00 - Committee on Budgets, Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Draft opinion - Establishing the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument - PE 628.565v01-00 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • Amendments 1 - 44 - Interim report on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 – Parliament's position with a view to an agreement - PE 627.771v02-00 - Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • Amendments 13 - 110 - European Regional Development Fund and on the Cohesion Fund - PE 628.489v01-00 - Committee on Culture and Education
  • Amendments 23 - 186 - Establishing the InvestEU Programme - PE 628.492v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • Amendments 28 - 245 - Establishing the InvestEU Programme - PE 628.559v01-00 - Committee on Regional Development


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