European Institutions “back to school” – 2018 edition

European Institutions “back to school” – 2018 edition What do we expect to see this autumn from the EU? The European Parliament has already started coming back to business this week, and it is preparing for the first plenary of the post-summer holiday period, which will take place in Strasbourg from 10thto 13thSeptember. Amongst the Read more about European Institutions “back to school” – 2018 edition[…]

Horizon 2020 – Work Programme for 2019

The latest update on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2019– under the 2018-2020 Work Programme, which is the third and final Work Programme for Horizon 2020 – went live on 25thJuly 2018.   The update to the 2018-2020 Work Programme, to which a total of €30 billion has been allocated for Research and Innovation, Read more about Horizon 2020 – Work Programme for 2019[…]

FINANCING YOUR BROADBAND PROJECT IN THE EU

Financing your broadband project in the EU   The EU has recently published a report on the broadband coverage in the Member States. It definitely shows that the EU is on the good way but there is still a lot of work done. As a reminder, part of the EU’s Strategy is to have:  “Universal Read more about FINANCING YOUR BROADBAND PROJECT IN THE EU[…]

EU FUNDING TRAINING – NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ACADEMY387

B2EU Consulting is happy to announce that we are launching a partnership together with the ACADEMY387 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. ACADEMY387 has been envisioned as an open educational platform for all individuals and institutions with a goal of knowledge sharing. Primary focus is creation of intense short-term courses, workshops and lectures designed by an expert level Read more about EU FUNDING TRAINING – NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ACADEMY387[…]

JOSEPH NYAGA TO JOIN AS ADVISOR FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND MARKET ACCESS – AFRICA

It is our honor to welcome Mr. Nyaga who will be joining our team as a Senior Advisor for International Development and Market Access for Africa.  He will be reinforcing our team in charge for Africa and Middle East. Joseph is a PhD candidate in ICT Law and he will be taking care of all Read more about JOSEPH NYAGA TO JOIN AS ADVISOR FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND MARKET ACCESS – AFRICA[…]

THE EU FUNDING DILLEMA: GRANTS OR FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS?

An operator searching for EU support might feel lost when facing the many possibilities leading to EU funding. Depending on the field of activities (energy, environment, ICT…), the nature of the operator (SME, university, NGO…) and its internal capacity to deal with EU funding programmes requirements (administrative issues, philosophy of a policy…), some paths appear Read more about THE EU FUNDING DILLEMA: GRANTS OR FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS?[…]

MILICA POPOVIC TO JOIN AS SENIOR ASSOCIATE FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION

We are very happy to welcome Milica Popovic to our B2EU team. She will be joining our team as Senior Associate and her portfolio will mainly consists of Higher Education and Education as well as International Development. She will be assisting our clients from Belgrade, Paris and Ljubljana. Milica holds a Master degree in political Read more about MILICA POPOVIC TO JOIN AS SENIOR ASSOCIATE FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION[…]

ESIF Objectives – EU Funding Diversification

ESI Funds: investments per thematic objectives The investments priorities covering the five ESI funds (ERDF, FSE, TC, EARDF, EMFF) are drawn up in the Partnership Agreement and detailed in the Operational Programme. For each member states, funds are to be concentrated where they have the most significant impact on socio economic and environmental challenges. Eleven Read more about ESIF Objectives – EU Funding Diversification[…]

Regional Policy – Absorption (2007-2013); Lessons learned

Regional policy 2007-2013 The total absorption of EU structural funds for the period 2007-2013 shows a diversified picture across Europe. Four categories can be identified: Between 94% and 100%: Greece, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxemburg, Denmark, Estonia, Portugal, Slovenia, Finland, Poland and Sweden Between 88% and 94%: Austria, Belgium, Germany, France, Cyprus, Netherlands, Ireland, Hungary and United Read more about Regional Policy – Absorption (2007-2013); Lessons learned[…]

The European Structural and Investment Funds – Overview

European Structural and Investment Funds for 2014-2020 are concentrated on 11 thematic objectives: Research and innovation (7 billion €) Information and communication technologies (2 billion €) SMEs competitiveness (63.4 billion €) Low carbon economy. (45 billion €) These first objectives are main priorities for the European Regional Development fund (ERDF). The seven remaining objectives, mainly Read more about The European Structural and Investment Funds – Overview[…]