New circular economy knowledge hub set to guide European cities and regions.

Circular economy European regions and citeis.

EBN joins a new EU-funded project: K-CCRI – set to increase the impact of the Circular Cities and Regions Initiative (CCRI). The K-CCRI project, launched in January, aims to set up a knowledge hub to help cities and regions adopt the circular economy. It comes as part of the EU’s efforts to bring together research and innovation projects that share the same vision over climate change, pollution, soil consumption, and loss of biodiversity.

Lebanon Innovate: Open call for IPR experts

Under Lebanon Innovate, a European Union funded project to revitalize the Lebanese entrepreneurial ecosystem and its productive sectors, EBN is seeking external experts to design and implement an advanced capacity-building programme on legal expertise and requirements in IPR for Lebanese lawyers foreseen for the first half of 2024.

EBN renews Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

EBN Special Interest Groups, SIGs, EU Industrial and SME Strategy

The need for an update – SIGs take a turn to EU industry focus for greater collaboration
The updated SIG names and structures, which are presented below, leverage the new policy approach to drive more opportunities for EU|BIC community members.

EU|BIC Community’s Impact 2022-2023

By the European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN), with contributions by the European Commission Joint Research Centre, UNIDO and Startup Commons

As a pan-European community, we concentrate our efforts around four mission commitments: regional economic development, quality business support, access to
finance, and scaling European innovation.

Diego De Biasio Assumes Role of President of EBN, European Business and Innovation Centre Network

Diego De Biasio, President EBN

The European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) is pleased to announce the appointment by the EBN Board of Directors of Diego de Biasio as its new President. Mr. de Biasio, a seasoned leader in business and innovation, brings a wealth of expertise and a strong vision to propel EBN forward in its mission to foster entrepreneurship and support the growth of innovative businesses across Europe – and beyond.

Bionanopolys Open Call Biobased nanomaterials: a sustainable solution for a wide range of applications

Biobased nanomaterials, which are derived from renewable sources such as plants, are gaining increasing attention for their potential to replace traditional materials in a wide range of applications. These materials have unique properties that make them suitable for use in fields such as textiles and pharmaceuticals, packaging, and foams.