24th April 2014 9:00 am | Project | Final conference of project BORDWIIS+
INTERREG IVC project BORDWIIS+ on ICT Innovation Strategies for European Regions organises its final conference on 24 April, 2014, in Llanera - Asturias, Spain. The partnership will present their results there as well as their recommendations for regional specialisation.
24th April 2014 8:30 am | Project | Final conference of project DAA
INTERREG IVC project on Design-led Innovations for Active Ageing (DAA) brought together eight cities determined to identify sustainable solutions for demographic ageing by combining the experience of senior care specialists with the expertise of service designers. The project is now proud to present their results at a final event on 24-25 April, 2014, in Barcelona, Spain.
24th April 2014 8:30 am | Project | Final conference of project ONE
INTERREG IVC project ONE on ICT observatories, networking and knowledge, invites all interested parties to its final conference on 'Policies (R)evolution & Every European Digital'. The conference takes place on 24 April, 2014, in Brussels, Belgium. The project partners will present their achievements there and discuss with the audience issues like mainstreaming of digital benefits or the link between ICT trends and European policies.
9th April 2014 9:30 am | Project | GreenInfraNet meeting and dissemination event
GreenInfraNet project partners organise a dissemination event on 9 April 2014 in Valencia, Spain. The partnership will present to a wide public the project, its objectives and activities, as well as other initiatives and topics directly linked to the green infrastructure implementation and development, such as land planning and green infrastructure, or ecosystem services evaluation.
31st March 2014 7:00 pm | Other | RegioStars 2014 Award Ceremony
The RegioStars 2014 Awards, honouring Europe's most inspirational and innovative regional projects, will be announced on 31 March 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. During the Award Ceremony, Commissioner Hahn will present the winners in four categories - 1. Smart growth: SME innovation; 2. Sustainable growth: Green growth and jobs through Bio-economy; 3. Inclusive growth: Creating jobs for the young generation; and 4. CITYSTAR: Investments projects in sustainable urban public transport. INTERREG IVC project Mini Europe is among the finalists in the Inclusive growth category.
26th March 2014 2:00 pm | Programme | French regional event on INTERREG EUROPE and INTERREG North-West Europe
French national contact points of INTERREG IVC and INTERREG IVB NWE organise a regional information seminar on 26 March 2014 in Rouen, France. The seminar participants will learn about the achievements of the two programmes there as well as get some insight into how interregional cooperation will look like under the two successor programmes in 2014-2020.
18th March 2014 9:00 am | Programme | 4th Meeting with Thematic Capitalisation Experts
The INTERREG IVC holds another meeting with 12 teams of capitalisation experts on 18 March 2014 in Brussels, Belgium, to coordinate the delivery of the second year analyses as well as the dissemination of the capitalisation results in general. The event is hosted by the Committee of the Regions.
10th March 2014 8:30 am | Other | Innovation Convention 2014
European Commission invites all to come and join the innovation debate at the second edition of the Innovation Convention on 10-11 March 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. Over 2000 participants, some of the brightest people involved in research, innovation and science, will engage in a debate with business leaders and high-level policymakers to inform their policies for building a research and innovation eco-system in Europe, as well as share experience and new ideas with their peers.
7th March 2014 2:30 pm | Other | 6th European Summit of Regions and Cities
The Committee of the Regions organises the sixth European Summit of Regions and Cities on 7-8 March, 2014, in Athens, Greece. Politicians, experts and opinion-leaders from across Europe will take stock of the efforts made at European, national, regional and local level to deliver a job-rich recovery. As the summit takes place on the eve of the Spring European Council and a few months ahead of the elections to the European Parliament, it will also bring a high-level debate with European political leaders about the 2014 European elections. The even will also mark the 20th anniversary of the Committee of the Regions.
5th March 2014 10:30 am | Programme | 7th Programming Committee Meeting
The committee in charge of preparation of INTERREG EUROPE, the future interregional cooperation programme, will meet on 5 - 6 March 2014 in Athens, Greece. Representatives of the Partner States will discuss the partnership agreement and further details regarding the programme delivery like the technical assistance budget and the proposed actions of the programme.
17th February 2014 9:00 am | Other | European Commission forum on CiTIEs
The European Commission hosts a forum 'CiTIEs: Cities of Tomorrow: Investing in Europe' on 17-18 February 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. This forum, together with a series of side events, will gather urban public and private decision-makers to debate how Member States and EU institutions should work together to ensure that cities play their full role in European development.
4th February 2014 9:00 am | Other | Information seminar on European projects 2014-2020
Regional information seminar on 'European projects 2014-2020: who, what , where, when and how?' takes place on 4 February 2014 in Antwerp, Belgium. The event is in Flemish. It will provide the audience with some insights into the European programmes and changes with respect to the current period.
29th January 2014 9:30 am | Other | Conference on Culture and Creativity
The Committee of the Regions organises a conference on 'Culture and Creativity: Europe's regions and cites making a difference' on 29 January, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. There, policy-makers, experts, creative minds and trend watchers, artists and representatives of European associations and international organisations will discuss success stories from cultural and creative sectors and their impact on local development, as well as reflect on the funding opportunities for the period 2014-2020.
28th January 2014 9:00 am | Project | Brain Flow project final conference
INTERREG IVC project Brain Flow organises a final conference on 'Brain retention and how to achieve it? - Recipes for regional action' in Düsseldorf on 28 January 2014. The participants will have a chance to discuss there three main areas that influence the retention of highly skilled workers: policies for regional attractiveness, higher-education systems and the business sector.
16th January 2014 8:00 am | Other | Social entrepreneurs: Have Your Say!
Social entrepreneurs: Have Your Say! is a large two-day interactive event on social entrepreneurship in Europe, organised by the European Commission on 16 - 17 January, 2014, in Strasbourg, France. It brings together all stakeholders and those interested in the field to co-create a coherent pathway and continue building a healthy and vibrant social entrepreneurship sector right across Europe.
10th January 2014 11:00 am | Other | OPEN DAYS 2014 kick-off meeting
The Committee of the Regions and the European Commission Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy invite interested colleagues from regional offices, associations and EU institutions to the OPEN DAYS 2014 kick-off meeting to discuss the 2013 edition and the themes for 2014. The meeting takes place on 10 January 2014 in Brussels.
10th December 2013 10:00 am | Project | E-COOP study visit on digital cooperatives
INTERREG IVC project E-COOP organises a study visit in Gironde County, France. The local authority is proud to present some of the best digital practices operated on its territory. Some of them symbolise the local concept of 'digital cooperatives'. The 12 E-COOP partners will meet there on 10 and 11 December, 2013.
9th December 2013 1:00 pm | Programme | 6th Programming Committee Meeting
The committee charged with preparing the future interregional cooperation programme will meet on 9 - 11 December in Vilnius, Lithuania, to continue discussions on the Operational Programme final draft and further details on programme delivery.
9th December 2013 9:00 am | Other | 'Telling the Story' Conference
Communication professionals from the European, national and regional levels, responsible for the five EU Structural and Investment Funds, meet for the first time on 9 - 10 December 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. They will discuss their work and exchange experience at a conference on 'Telling the Story - Communicating European Structural and Investment Funds 2014-2020', organised by the European Commission. INTERREG IVC will present the web-documentary 'Stories of changing regions' and talk about using this tool to tell the story (workshop B6).
6th December 2013 8:30 am | Project | FIN-EN project mid-term conference
INTERREG IVC project FIN-EN organises a mid-term conference on 'Financial engineering: which improvements for the future?' The project focuses on enhancing co-operation among regional and national authorities across Europe on implementing Financial Engineering operations in the framework of EU Structural Funds. The event takes place on 6 December 2013 in Clermont-Ferrand, France.