Funding Source: Competitiveness & Innovation Programme


Got a great business project that could make Europe greener but don’t know how to get it off the ground? The 2008 Eco-innovation call for proposals may be for you!

The call will be published on 21 April 2008. This year’s funding priorities are:

Materials recycling;


Food & drink;

Greening business;

Smart purchasing.

€28 million worth of funding is available – enough to support some 40 of the best projects, covering up to 60% of the eligible costs.

A European Info Day will take part in Brussels on 8 May and provide you with more information and advice – make a note in your diary!

Eligibility: Priority will be given to Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Clusters of applicants and projects which demonstrate a European added value and have a high potential for market replication are strongly encouraged.

Sum: Projects will typically cost around €1 million

Deadline: 11 September 2008

Funder Link: Click here

Eco-innovation news alert service link: Click here