Learning while sleeping, it exists!
Anne Koopman, our new colleague since the beginning of the year, did her Master’s in Wales in the field of “sleep learning”. It exists! In this blog she talks about her sleep research at Cardiff University.
Nature-based Solutions: Pursuing the Mainstream
Mainstreaming: the incorporation of nature-based solutions within mainstream policy. A tool that fits in with a course where nature, biodiversity and climate adaptation become a permanent part of policy-making and innovation.
Residents of The Paperclip actively involved with Life@Urban Roofs
After 2.5 years of Life@Urban Roofs, it is now the turn of The Peperklip’s inner courtyard to undergo major maintenance. Residents’ participation plays a significant role in this. We talked about it with Vestia and Rotterdam council.
Horizon Europe: What Are the EU’s Priorities for Research and Innovation?
Horizon Europe (2021-2027) is the EU’s largest funding programme and will make available approximately €95.5 billion for research and innovation projects in the coming years. The EU’s ambition is great, as attested to by the fact that this budget is 30% higher than the previous Horizon 2020 programme. However, to whom will this financial support […]
Ecosystem Services: (Re-)valuing Nature?
Ecosystem services are often associated with a price tag for natural capital. But where does this approach actually come from? And what can an approach based on ecosystem services bring us within the funding advice profession?
The United Kingdom and EU Grants After the Brexit Agreement
The EU and the UK have reached a Brexit-deal. But what might this have for consequences for the participation of the UK in current and future EU grant programmes?
A New LIFE Programme for NGOs: Supporting the Implementation of the European Green Deal
LIFE has published a new call, specifically for NGOs, that supports the implementation of the European Green Deal.
Innovation Fund – New call to stimulate small-scale low carbon projects
A new call Innovation Fund by the European Commission to stimulate small-scale projects has been published. The Innovation Fund is one of the EU’s instruments that aims at making the European climate carbon neutral.
Stakeholder analysis: How to find stakeholders and involve them in your grant proposal
Science is becoming more multidisciplinary and applied. For many grant applications you are therefore required to list and engage the stakeholders of your project.
REACT-EU: From the Corona Crisis Towards a Green Future
REACT-EU stands for “Recovery Assistance for Cohesion and the Territories of Europe”. The programme is intended to help the member states through this difficult period by providing financial support for the sectors most affected by the corona crisis.
Investment Incentive BIK During the Corona Crisis
The Job-related Investment Discount (BIK) is a reduction on the wage tax, rather than on the income tax, and is intended to support entrepreneurs in making investments that will benefit the progress of their companies.
Changes Innovation Box in 2021 and Beyond
The Innovation Box (innovatiebox) is a tax measure that aims to stimulate R&D within the Dutch business community. This advantage is achieved by allowing companies, using the innovation box, to tax the part of the profit attributable to the developed technical innovations at a reduced corporate tax rate.