Issue 49

May - June 2016

The European Commission has awarded grants to 31 consortia for running projects on water innovation, waste recycling, earth observation, climate action or natural resources. All in all, more than 550 organisations from 48 different countries, including 25 EU Member States, will be involved in the new projects. The projects will run for three to four years and range from deploying environmental living labs across Europe for improving air quality in cities to developing waste management strategies for tourist cities.