First simulations reveal up to 70% savings from value chain optimisation
Resource efficiency is not only a critical environmental issue, it also plays a decisive role in industrial competitiveness. Despite the huge potentials present, resource efficiency measures have mostly been enacted only within single factories. A new study by Greenovate! Europe reveals hidden resource efficiency possibilities of up to 70% of resource costs through optimisation of the entire manufacturing value chain.
WASTECOSMART – Maximising resource efficiency in European regions
The WASTECOSMART project aims to strengthen and increase the innovation capacity of regional research-driven clusters in resource efficiency through co-operation, research and technological development within the waste sector.
MeeFS – Multifunctional Energy Efficient Façade System for Buildings Retrofitting
The MeeFS project aims to develop, evaluate and demonstrate an innovative multifunctional façade system for improving the energy efficient retrofitting of the residential building sector across Europe.
Horizon 2020 SME Instrument
The European Commission is selecting potentially disruptive businesses to invest in and support through the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. SMEs with strong growth potential and ambition could receive up to €2.5 million in funding and world-class business support and mentoring.