Calls for green business projects now open
Got a great business project that could make Europe greener but don't know how to get it off the ground?
The 2011 Eco-innovation call for proposals may be for you!
The Eco-innovation programme supports projects in different sectors aimed at preventing or reducing the environmental impacts, or at contributing to the optimal use of resources, such as water and raw materials.
The project may involve products, techniques, services, technologies or processes and can last up to 36 months.
Priority areas for the Eco-innovation 2011 Call include:
- material recycling,
- sustainable building products,
- the food & drink industry
- greening businesses
Priority is given to SMEs but all businesses based in the 27 EU countries and other eligible countries can apply to the programme.
The project can receive up to 50% funding of total eligible costs.
Deadline to apply: 8 September
For more information and to apply, please visit: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eco-innovation/getting-funds/call-for-proposals/index_en.htm