Chaired by Ms. Véronique WILLEMS, Secretary General of SMEunited, this Breakfast at Stefany’s will be hosted  by Ms. Anaïs GUILLERME, Counsel within the European law and competition law team of DALDEWOLF, and M. Raphaël de VIVANS, CEO of EFMC Consultants. EU grants are incredible opportunities for SMEs across Europe, allowing them to realize their ambitions and participate in meaningful projects. SMEs should strive to […]

The European Commission is working on the Horizon Europe 2023-2024 programme with an approximate budget of €95.5 billion. The official version of the programme is due to be published at the end of this year, but unofficial versions of this document have begun to appear in some research organizations and universities. These unconfirmed versions do not […]

Why EU R&I community needs Governance Innovation and professionals of proposals submission & Project Management. Writing and managing EU-funded projects can turn into a painful experience. In almost two decades of experience in EU affairs, one of the things I learned is that writing a project proposal for EU funding can turn into a very […]

The European Union and UNICEF work together in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, and Nigeria. The programs cover such areas as improving access to justice and supporting the provision of child protection services for 41,389 children on the move, child victims of violence, abuse, and exploitation, and children in conflict with the law, under […]

The European Commission announces the opening of a call for projects within the Digital Energy Facility. This program is funded by the EU and implemented jointly with Agence française de Développement (AfD). This program focuses on startups and digital solutions in Africa. The project’s main goal is to develop and integrate renewable energy sources and […]

Due to Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine, European universities and scientific organizations suspend most research projects with Russian partners. Mariya Gabriel, EU commissioner for research and innovation: “I have asked my services to suspend any payment to Russian entities under existing contracts.” Thus, the European Commission suspends the process of financing Russian institutions involved in […]

Researchers funded by the European Research Council (ERC) received Proof of Concept Grants. The grant is part of the Horizon Europe R&D programme and is worth €150,000 each. These grants help researchers move on to the first phase of the commercialization of their projects. For example, to explore business opportunities in the market or prepare […]