55 New Grants Approved as Part of Horizon 2020

Fifty-five grantees of the European Research Council (ERC) have been awarded Proof of Concept funding to explore the commercial or societal potential of their research results.  The grants are part of the EU’s research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020.  The awarded projects cover a variety of topics e.g., making gecko-inspired gripping technology to help automate…

ESBA consortium wins contract to reinvigorate WEgate

Today the European Commission announced that the European Small Business Alliance (ESBA) won the contract to reinvigorate WEgate, the EC women entrepreneurship platform. Renamed WEgate 2020 – We open doors for women entrepreneurs, the portal provides women entrepreneurs with support, training and encouragement to succeed. The WEgate announcement was made during the “Women, Investment, and Access to…