CIP Eco-Innovation has opened its 5th call for proposalsThursday 24 May 2012
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CIP Eco-Innovation opened its 5th call for proposals on Tuesday 8 May
This framework includes funding opportunities that might be of big interest to you. The call supports Eco-Innovative projects which aim at the prevention or reduction of environmental impacts or which contribute to the optimal use of resources. Five specific priorities are focused on:
1. Materials recycling
2. Sustainable building production
3. Food and drink sector
5. Greening businesses
Numerous projects of interest for the forest-based sector are already financed by this framework, some examples:
CELLUWOOD Laminated Strong Eco-Material for Building Construction made of Cellulose-Strengthened Wood
MDFCYCLE A new lease of life for old medium density fibreboard. The effective recycling of waste Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF).
INSULATFH Pre Insulated wall panels from recycled materials. Enhanced insulation in timber-frame housing using recycled materials.
ECBP A greener glue for wood flooring. Eco-labeled chemical building products. New adhesives for wood flooring.
GREENPAL A green marketplace for used pallets. Green pallet exchange solution.
ECO2 BUILDING A cost and energy efficient solution for commercial buildings.
FSC CERTIFICATION LC Boosting uptake of certification for forestry services and management. FSC certification for forest service enterprises.
LIMAS Simplifying the management of our environmental profile. Life cycle innovation and management for SMEs.
ECOLABEL ESTORE Ecolabel online: a dedicated e-store. Electronic store for eco-labeled products.
ECOPACK Composting packaging. Improvement on green labels for packaging.
PROWASTE New furniture from old plastic. Efficient utilization of plastic waste through product design and process innovation.
The European Commission grants up to 50% co-funding to finance green ideas in the Eco-Innovations programme. The total budget available in the 2012 call is 34.8 Million Euros.
Publication: 8 May 2012
Deadline for submission: 6 September 2012, 17:00 CET
More information on the call can be found at the Eco-Innovation portal
National information days will be organized in several countries: see this link
You can always contact your national contact points for specific questions: see this link