EC - European Commission

The European Commission's "EU Reference Scenario 2016 - Energy, transport and GHG emissions - Trends to 2050" is a projection of where the current set of energy, transport and emission related policies and developments coupled with market trends are likely to lead up to 2050.   
Post date: 21 Jul 2016
Type: Publication

European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 workshop   The European Week of Regions and Cities (OPEN DAYS) is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.  
Post date: 20 Jul 2016
Type: Event

The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2016 (EUSEW 2016), Europe’s largest event on sustainable energy policy, is around the corner. Part of EUSEW’s activities is its conference on policy, which takes place from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 June.   As usual, BUILD UP gives you an overview of the activities that you do not want to miss, including those of its partners.  
Post date: 8 Jun 2016
Type: News

  On 21 April 2016, the European Commission announced that 189 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 26 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of Horizon2020 SME Instrument, for Phase 1. The funding – €8.7 million in total, €50,000 per recipient– will finance feasibility studies for new products. The SMEs can also ask for up to three days of free business coaching.  
Post date: 21 Apr 2016
Type: News

 
Post date: 18 Apr 2016
Type: News

  A Handbook on green public procurement – 3rd edition   This handbook by the European Commission is designed to help public authorities successfully plan and implement Green Public Procurements (GPP). It explains the possibilities offered by European Union law in a practical way, and looks at simple and effective approaches to greening contracts. The handbook follows the logic and structure of a procurement procedure. It also gives many real examples of green purchasing by public authorities across the EU.  
Post date: 18 Apr 2016
Type: Publication

  On 29 March 2016, the European Commission launched a public consultation to gather the experience, views and opinions of stakeholders and the public on the impact of current EU legislation on the construction sector, with a questionnaire targeted at key procedures and issues affected by these legal instruments. The results will feed into the Fitness Check for the Construction Sector undertaken by the  Commission, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2016
Type: News