The Seminar "Local adaptation to climate change" presents the results of the PLAAC - Arrábida project, which aims at elaborating local adaptation plans for the Setúbal, Sesimbra and Palmela municipalities.
On 9th and 10th Septmber the Final Conference of Peer Network project took place at ISPA, in Lisbon.
This project allowed us to publicize the bilateral relations between Portugal and Iceland in themes so essential to the world as biodiversity and climate change are
AMAL promotes a visit of Norwegian partners to the Algarve to share knowledge on Climate Change Adaptation
The Intermunicipal Community of the Algarve recently promoted a workshop and a visit to Lagos, which involved municipal technicians and the Norwegian partners of the project AwK - Adaptation with Knowledge, Climate Change.
Last September 21st, Bridges for Equality in Alto Minho presented the results and products of the project, both in terms of the production of scientific knowledge and the intervention carried out with the partner organisations
This seminar intends to bring together experts from the bridge engineering field and academia, climatologists, bridge authorities, and decision makers to understand the impacts of climate change on the health of bridges and to propose cost-effective adaptation strategies.
You can now visit two more pieces of Sustent'Arte at Nova SBE, an initiative that transforms waste collected from the sea and beaches into art.
Registrations are now open for the Seminar "Climate Change - Heritage & Arts", which will take place on 20 and 21 October 2022, in Lisbon, under the scope of the Bilateral Relations Fund of the Culture Programme funded by EEA Grants Portugal 2014-2021.
The papers are focused on the development of materials with negative thermal expansion and of new methods to estimate the temperature variations that magnetic materials undergo when a magnetic field is applied (magnetocaloric effect).
Modules "Funding Sources", "Law in Culture" and "Transversal Dimensions" of the Training and Qualification Programme organized by the DGartes - EEA Grants | Culture Programme
Applications are now open for the Modules "Funding Sources", "Law in Culture" and "Transversal Dimensions" of the Training and Qualification Programme organized by the Directorate-General for the Arts (DGArtes), under Call 2 of the EEA Grants Culture Programme.
The 35 participants in this initiative had access to fundamental tools to work with children and young people as agents for preventing violence and promoting gender equality.
The 1st Interational Meeting "ISLANDS, WHALES AND PEOPLE" took place from 5 to 7 September, in Horta city, Faial island, in Portugal.
On the 20th and 21st of October 2022, the “Climate Change - Heritage & Arts” Seminar will take place, in Lisbon, under the Fund for Bilateral Relations of the Culture Programme funded by the EEA Grants Portugal 2014-2021.
On July 29, 2022, the Final Seminar of the (Re) Design Affections Project took place in the Salão Nobre dos Bombeiros Voluntários de Ermesinde.
16 youngsters from a school in Porto - Agrupamento de Escolas do Cerco do Porto - will travel to Haugesund, in Norway, from 18th till 24th of August.
Minister of the Economy and Maritime Affairs inaugurates new ENIDH maritime simulators
Contribution of the Blue Growth Programme and the financed projects for the Sustainable Development Goals
MICSeaOnMed initiative: Research and technological development brings together Portugal and Iceland in the valorization of fish by-products for the health sector
This initiative allowed to share experiences between the two countries, on the valorization of marine biological resources and fish by-products and associated development of industrial applications, with emphasis on biomedicine.
Blue Growth Programme represented at UNOC 2022 Side Event
From April 2021 to June 2022, 'MAFRA Reciclar a Valer +' managed to collect more than 2.5 million used beverage packages. In total, about 71 tons of packaging were sent for recycling, with the majority being PET plastic packaging (82%), and the rest, aluminum packaging (18%).
The Project NO! started the first day of the training of 30 technicians from local institutions about Prevention and Intervention in situations of domestic violence.
Blue Growth Programme represented at UNOC 2022 Special Event
The module on artistic and programming dimensions of DGARTES Capacity Biulding Programme starts next Tuesday, July 12, online, in the framework of Call 2 under the EEA Grants Culture Programme 2014-2021.
Contribute to a greater participation of citizens in the recycling process, rewarding them directly when they deposit aluminum and PET plastic containers up to 3 liters. It is based on this premise that has been developed the project "Mafra Recycle for Real +", a living laboratory of incentive systems, which culminated with the holding of an event at the Ecological and Intermodal Park of Venda do Pinheiro.
Between 20 and 23 June, bridGEs team was hosted by its international partner KUN Centre for Equality and Diversity in Kristiansand, southern Norway.
The EEA Grants Project IMAPA promotes, on 7th July, this activity which aims to contribute to broaden the discussion on policies to combat domestic violence.
The result of the project "Portugal and Iceland: united by biodiversity" will be published on print and online editions of Público.
CONCEXEC hosts a Demonstration Event of the CircularBuild Project! On June 22nd, at 2:30pm, took place the Demonstration Event of the CircularBuild Project.
On June 20, 2022, at 18h30, the project "Participate!", funded by the financial mechanism EEA Grants Portugal operated by CIG - Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality and promoted by União de Freguesias de Aldoar, Foz do Douro e Nevogilde, developed the Final Forum of its project.
Workshop on "Advances in Skin Therapy Research" for PhD students and researchers, Portuguese and international was promoted by the CoSki initiative.
The ViViDo project team is pleased to announce the public presentation session of the ViViDo platform and other products of the project, to be held on Friday, July 1st at 2:15 pm.
Business Development Innovation and SMEs Programme Operators together in Brussels
Following the event Rising up from Drought Together, held in the municipality of Mogadouro, in the context of the desertification and drought day 2022 that is marked today worldwide with the motto: "Overcoming Drought Together", the contracts of the EEA Grants Portugal Call#5 were signed.
Invasive species are one of the main threats to native biodiversity. Invasive plants grow and multiply uncontrollably, occupying the space of the typical plants of our territory, while invasive animals may be predators of native species or compete with them for habitat and available food.
The Equality Platform and Standard Project promoted on May 24, 2022 a workshop on policy measures that promote gender equality in the labour market.
The aim of this initiative is to demonstrate that artivism is a tool that gives a voice to artists who find in art the power of messages and who reach out to people, inspiring change. It is a cultural manifestation, and culture is also one of the pillars of sustainable development.
The Municipality of Vila Real, in partnership with the Civic Association of Training and Culture (MUNDIS) and the IX International Festival of Theater and Performing Arts (FITAP) organize the XIII International Symposium on Research in Art as part of the celebrations of Environment Week 2022.
"Domestic Homicides Review" Webinar allows professionals from Portugal and Norway to exchange best practices and national experiences
This Webinar aims to allow professionals from both countries to learn, reach conclusions and create recommendations on the different methodologies of retrospective analysis in domestic violence homicides.
Today was the day for the Norwegian team to visit the Trans Biosphere Reserve Gerês-Xurés and interact with local actors from the Portuguese side (Gerês) and the Spanish side (Xurés).
Under the Franc@d.PTação Project, regarding the Municipal Climate Change Adaptation Plan (PMAAC-VFX), the Vila Franca de Xira City is promoting technical training sessions, with groups considered fundamental for its implementation.
Arrábida Territory starts to identify the measures that will integrate the Local Climate Adaptation Plans
Municipal technicians, technicians from Local Safety and Security Authorities and local agents from Setúbal, Palmela and Sesimbra municipalities participated, in May, in two sessions aiming to build, through collaborative methodologies, the territorial measures that will integrate the Local Climate Adaptation Plans (PLAAC- Arrábida).
"Para cá do Marão, embalagens, não!" develops activities dedicated to the circular economy of cigarette butts
The operational team of the project "Para cá do Marão, embalagens, não!", in close collaboration with the Multidisciplinary Team Innovate for Success (EMIS), prepared a set of activities for the school public with the circular economy theme and the 5 R's policy - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink and Recycle.
A field trip to the Boquilobo Paul Biosphere Reserve took place on May 31st with the objective of strengthening bilateral relations between Portugal and Norway and to make known the Portuguese Network of Biosphere Reserves.
Ocean literacy in young people through educational aquatic experiences and human development tools
The iREC pilot project was awarded the "Escoba de Oro" by the Spanish association ATEGRUS. This project was the first beverage container return system to introduce the incentive modality in Portugal.
Webinar "Men's participation in the fight for gender equality" became a space to exchange views and concepts related to masculinities
On March 17th 2022, the Project Participo! developed the Webinar "Men's participation in the fight for gender equality" which became a space to exchange views and concepts related to masculinities.
The Project NO! started the first day of the Training of 30 PSP agents on the 16th of May 2022, this training will be about Prevention and Police Intervention in situations of domestic violence.
On 19, 20 and 21 April the 3rd Academia Participo! took place, a training activity for civic and political participation.
Businesses, clusters, researchers, policymakers, and other stakeholders from 11 countries in Europe gathered in Athenas
Cláudia Borges sets an example in the return of beverage packaging and encourages the circular economy
Video promotes a new phase of the projects "Quando do Velho se Faz Novo" and "Bebidas+Circular" promoted by APED/APIAM/PROBEB
This conference is presenting the conclusions of the work carried out by the project 'The value of unpaid work of women and men – care and domestic work'.
The orca-shaped bottle project, developed by João Mendes, former student of the Integrated Design Master's course of the School of Technology and Management (ESTG) of the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo (IPVC), won the international Green Product Award, in the consumer goods category. The award is delivered in a ceremony in Munich, Germany, next May 18th.
The project "Oficina dos Afetos - Educar para a Igualdade" asked preschool children, who participated in the project's activities, to draw about what they feel when they are yelled at.
In the middle of spring, when temperatures start to rise all across the country, the Lisbon Metropolitan Area will install 16 micro-meteorological sensors to study urban heat island effects in eight green spaces of the region.
On May 3, 2022, it took place the synergies between the Environment Programme and the Blue Growth Programme – Circular Economy and reduction of marine litter
Circular economy and marine litter reduction
A very special recreational area for children, in Loures has been created.
Six machines are in operation since April 21st, allowing the University of Aveiro (UA) ID card holders to be reimbursed for each plastic bottle or can deposited. The machines are available in several points of the UA campi.
This Initiative aims the cooperation between Portugal and Iceland on the valorization of fish by-products, marine biomaterials and biomedical applications.
This initiative had the mission of challenging the local community to know or revisit the natural and human heritage of the council, through the sharing of photographs under the motto "The River and the Man", more specifically the path of the Ceira River in the council of Góis.
In an activity included in the project "Cuidar Braga II", Braga City Council performed two actions of awareness and dissemination in Eco Schools EB1 Trigal Santa Maria and EB2/3 of Celeirós, promoting a demonstration of the use of a bio-shredder.
Deposit system with return to the consumer is the first in the country whose reward system is fully financed by commercial establishments.
The Benfica Parish Council and the Project NO! re-associate themselves with the Blue Lace Campaign, promoted by the National Commission for the Promotion of Rights and Protection of Children and Youth.
2nd Academia Participo!, a space for youth empowerment for the construction of equality, counted with 15 young people from primary School Manoel de Oliveira
On 30 March, 2 and 3 April, the 2nd Academia Participo! took place, a training activity for the civic and political participation of young people.
The CircularBuild Project launched its fourth newsletter in March.
Digital continuity throughout the life cycle of constructions is this year the central theme of this event.
As a way of commemorating World Water Day, the Municipality of Vila Real, through the Vila Real Science Center, developed a campaign to raise awareness of the responsible use of water in all schools in the municipality, a natural resource of high value for the sustainability of the planet.
On February 8, 2022, the Project NO!, at Secondary School José Gomes Ferreira, organized an awareness-raising session for the prevention of dating violence.
On March 9, the consignment notice for an intervention of more than 400 thousand euros was celebrated to rehabilitate the riverside ecosystems of the river Ceira. In the municipality of Arganil, the project provides for the rehabilitation of the riverfront between the town of Malhada and the stream of Adela, in the Union of Parishes of Cepos and Teixeira, over a length of 6.2 km.
On 24 and 25 March, the 1st edition of the course Integration of the Gender Perspective in Research took place under the GendER@UC EEA Grants project. This edition had 19 participants.
On 21st and 22nd March 2022, under the scope of the project "Climate Change Adaptation in Vila Nova de Poiares", took place the second meeting of stakeholders with the Norwegian partner NILU - Norwegian Institute for Air Research.
On March 17th, the Boomerang Project conducted the first focus group with professionals who work in the migration field.
On March 17th 2022, the Project Participo developed the Webinar "Men's participation in the fight for gender equality" where different institutions that develop their work in the field of male representation and deconstruct gender stereotypes were invited.
Culture, Local Development, Heritage. These words were the starting point to the discussion that designed the conceptual framework of the De Fenais a Fenais project, financed by Culture Programme of EEA Grants Portugal, agreed between all partners on the first day of the Advisory Board. The meeting brought together all local, national and foreign partners, between march 8th to 14th.
Local shops located at Adão Barata Park in Loures meet to discuss environmental and social concerns associated with sustainable production and consumption
The meeting took place at the Auditorium of the Adão Barata Park Building (PAB) in Loures. It is the first of a series of dynamic sessions with this Working Group, in the scope of the PAB_LivingLab – Vive a Descarbonização no Parque Adão Barata project.
On March 17, at 6:30pm (Lisbon Time), the Project Participate! will host a Webinar: "Men's Participation in the fight for gender equality".
From 14th March to 1st April 2022, the sea campaign of the Water World project takes place, at the underwater archaeological site Arade 23, located between Lagoa and Portimão.
The main climate hazards that may affect the municipalities of Setúbal, Palmela and Sesimbra until the end of the century were presented by the partners of the PLAAC - Arrábida project to the managers of several areas of these municipalities in a session aimed at their involvement in the construction of the Local Plans for Adaptation to Climate Change.
The Project NO! celebrates the International Women's Day with the first meeting of the Interinstitutional Commission for the Prevention of VWDV
The Project NO! celebrated March 8, 2022, International Women's Day, with the first meeting of the Interinstitutional Commission for the Prevention of Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (VWDV).
As part of the 9th European Summit of Cities and Regions, organized by the European Committee of the Regions, which takes place in Marseille on the 3rd and 4th of March, the Municipality of Mafra is participating in the virtual fair to publicize projects of good practices in areas such as resilience and innovation, democracy and youth.
The project “PAB_LivingLab – Vive a Decarbonização no Parque Adão Barata”, financed by the EEA Grants, launches a Sustainable Waste Management Plan (PGSR). It aims to improve the current waste collection system at Parque Adão Barata (PAB) by installing containers to deposit waste oil, corks, batteries and books.
As part of the 'Cuidar Braga II' Project, financed by the EEA GRANTS – Environment Program, the Municipality of Braga signed a protocol with the Associação Florestal do Cávado, one of the 42 entities that signed this document regarding the project to combat forest fires and protect of nature, people and goods.
As part of the 'Cuidar Braga II' Project, financed by the EEA GRANTS – Environment Program, the Municipality of Braga signed a protocol with the Associação Florestal do Cávado, one of the 42 entities that signed this document regarding the project to combat forest fires and protect of nature, people and goods.
Vila Real promotes awareness campaign in Municipality Schools for the Sustainability and protection of this natural resource
The Municipality of Vila Real, through the Science Center, within the scope of the project “Para cá do Marão embalagens não!” and in conjunction with the mission for Environmental Education, promotes, between the 14th and 25th of March, a campaign to raise awareness of the sustainability of a natural resource of high value for the sustainability of the planet – the water.
Municipal technicians and Technicians of Local Authorities for Protection and Safety of the municipalities of Setúbal, Palmela and Sesimbra participated yesterday, February 23rd, 2022, in the School of Technology of the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, in the first capacity building workshop under the project PLAAC - Arrábida (Local Climate Change Adaptation Plans).
Warning to the problem of diseases caused by the failure of energy production in the human body is the main goal of “Mit.OnOff”, a science communication project of the Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology (CNC) of the University of Coimbra (UC).
Ecoibéria applies new tarpaulins in Goods Transport within the scope of the Bottle to Bottle project
Under the EEA Grants Environment Programme, the “Bottle to Bottle: Top Quality PET for the circular economy of plastic bottles in Portugal” project aims to increase the recycling of plastic bottles for the production of recycled PET flakes from high quality.
The novelty of the project ARcTic South is that is happening through the terrain of a practice of thinking together among artists practitioners to approach the subject of Artistic Research
As part of its promotion and dissemination activities, new uniforms were designed and produced, namely reflective vests, high-visibility coats, lab coats, sweats and T-shirts, which aim to give greater visibility to the project in a work context.
On the 23rd and 25th of February, the second webinar of the INOVSEA project will take place, which will be broadcast online. This webinar is themed “Circular Models in the Economy of the Sea” and will unfold into two subtopics: “Circular Economy - Concepts and Practices” and “Tools to Support the Transition to the Circular Economy”.
The initiative aims to strengthen the relations between Portugal and Norway and Iceland, and to establish a long lasting and sustainable cooperation in the research areas of defence and security.
After the free distribution of 10 thousand reusable bottles in all Higher Schools, Social Services, and Central Services, last November, and the installation of nine refilling stations for the entire academic community of the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, now, at the beginning of the second semester and until March 31, various awareness-raising activities will be carried out within the scope of the Refill_H2O project.
This solution will allow for the disposal, sharing and recovery of end-of-life garments, in a physical and virtual space, creative reuse and recycling.
OesteCIM promotes Focus Group to share best practices in conciliation and gender equality in the region
On February 11, 2022, OesteCIM promoted 2 Focus Group Sessions within the scope of the Oeste +Igual Project with the aim of compiling best practices in conciliation and gender equality at the level of the West Region in a digital manual.
Project NO! celebrates Valentine's Day an awareness-raising action for the prevention of dating violence
On February 14th, the NO! Project, together with the Youth Department of the Benfica Parish Council, celebrated Valentine's Day with an awareness-raising action for the prevention of dating violence.
From February 16th to 21st, the iRec Project will have environmental promoters at the machines to present iREC and clarify the operation of return machines for beverage packaging.
To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the GendER@UC EEA Grants invited five UC researchers to answer the question "What are the biggest challenges in being a woman scientist?"
Video of the session is already available
On February 8, 2022, the Project No!, at Secondary School José Gomes Ferreira, organized an awareness-raising session for the prevention of dating violence.
Municipality of Santana receives several initiatives within the scope of the "Biosphere Reserves" Project
The project "Biosphere Reserves: Sustainable Territories, Resilient Communities" was in Santana for a series of activities related to the theme. The program included collecting memories from the population residing in this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, an awareness-raising action, and a workshop.
Circular2B participates in the Workshop "Innovation for a more circular construction" organized by BUILT CoLAB
One of the innovative practical cases addressed was the recovery of waste in obtaining new materials/components, which is being developed by Circular2B.
One million beverage packages were collected, 70 tons sent for recovery, and 1.2 million CityPoints awarded. This is the balance of one year of the iREC – Inovar a Reciclagem project, which, since January 2021, has been testing a model of a Deposit System with Return in Cascais.
“Bebidas+Circulares” project begins a new phase: beverage packages returned at collection points are now worth points that can be exchanged for prizes
On January 27th and 28th, the Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality promoted, in partnership with the Norwegian Equality and Anti-discrimination Ombud (LDO), the Working with Judges to prevent and combat domestic and gender-based violence online workshop.
By attributing a monetary value to unpaid care and domestic work, Portugal’s GDP would increase significantly, by a minimum of 18.6% and a maximum of 36%, depending on the methodological approach chosen.
The project AquaCell aims to develop intestinal cell lines for European seabass and Atlantic salmon, which are two species of high economic value in Europe. These cell lines will allow us to test new products and determine their potential to be included in feeds, reducing the number of fish used in animal experimentation. AquaCell intends to provide an innovative experimentation tool to the scientific community that will contribute to the sustainability of the aquaculture sector.
Embracing digitalization requires will, commitment, knowledge and ambition to see ahead. GrowingCircle has been developing actions that aim to expand and consolidate knowledge for the digitization of processes with direct impacts on sustainability, namely through more circular practices. In magazine #198, the GrowingCircle Project publishes another article that shows how different concepts are, in fact, "on the same side of the same coin."
Public Session: The importance of cooperation between Portugal and Norway in promoting Ocean Science and Literacy in Portugal
Cooperation between Portugal and Norway highlighted in the Azores
Two weirs on the Ceira River, namely the Vale Pardeiro and Poço da Cesta, were repaired to prevent flooding. The regularization works of this river, designated as “Ceira River Fluvial Rehabilitation - Hydraulic Works”, are part of the project “Management of the Ceira River Basin in adapted to a Changing Climate”.
The BOOMERANG project was presented during an online session on January 18th and had the participation of the Secretary of State for Citizenship and Equality, Rosa Monteiro.
Project "Para cá do Marão embalagens não! ", launches a video to reduce the impact of cigarette butts and chewing gum on the environment
The Municipality of Vila Real, within the scope of the project “Para cá do Marão embalagens não!”, after 8 months of installing 20 binary structures for the collection of chewing gum and cigarette butts, structures called “EcoPontas” and “PapaChicletes”, launch a video, with different purposes.
The initiative developed within the scope of the project “Management of the Ceira River Basin in adapted to a Changing Climate”, aims to challenge the local community to know or revisit the natural and human heritage of the county.
The National Biosphere Reserves Olympics (ONRB), within the scope of the project “Biosphere Reserves: sustainable territories, resilient communities”, aims to promote knowledge and dissemination of nature conservation and sustainable development.
SG-Model: a cooperation project between the Directorate-General for School Administration and the Norwegian Ministry of Education
The SG-Model initiative is a cooperation project between the Directorate-General for School Administration and the Norwegian Ministry of Education that aims to carry out a comparative analysis of the school governance models in force in the two countries and, from this, to draw lessons that can lead to its improvement.
On January 20th, Webinar #4 – Priority Vulnerable Territories will take place within the scope of the project Adapta.Local.CIMAC - Planning of Municipal Climate Adaptation in Alentejo Central.
Third webinar of the Oeste Adapta Project aims to assess future impacts and vulnerabilities of the West territory.
The SECClasS (Sustainability Enhanced Construction Classification System) Project was presented at the SMART APPLICATIONS workshop organized by ISTAR at the Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2021.
An important contribution for enhance decarbonization of the economy
The project "Coastal Memory Fort" promoted by Lourinhã Municipality, aims to safeguard and revitalize the Paimogo Fort.
The kick off of the ARCtic South project will join artisits, educators and researchers from FBAUL and KHIO to think about artistic research.
Pre-Defined Project 1, "Regulation of the deposit system for beverage packaging in plastic, glass, ferrous materials and aluminum"
Within the scope of Pre-Defined Project 1, "Regulation of the deposit system for beverage packaging in plastic, glass, ferrous materials and aluminum" (PDP-1), two more foreseen activities were carried out on 30 November and 2 December as a result of the visit of the representatives of Innovation Norway (IN) to Portugal. The status of the development of PDP-1 was discussed.
The event took place on December 20th
The project's website financed by the EEA Grants was launched on December 15th and is now available for consultation in Portuguese and English versions
It should be noted that the IPVC Refill H2O is a project financed by EEA Grants, under the Small Grants Scheme #1 - Projects for the prevention and awareness of marine litter reduction.
DGPM participated in the PO Research Workshop - EEA 2014-2021, in Oslo
On the 17th of November, the GrowingCircle project carried out yet another dissemination action, the workshop Data Templates – Awareness (Introductory Concepts), thus starting a process of competences certification on knowledge and use of Data Templates.
e-Bug PT Project aims to increase literacy on the prevention of infections and the good use of antibiotics
The pilot phase of this project will cover ten School Districts, in several regions of the country and diferent levels of education – from elementary school to high school – estimating its dissemination and expansion troughout the territory until 2023.
Presentation of 10 projects funded by the Blue Growth Programme
People from Portugal and Norway bear striking similarities when disconnecting from digital media.
The final seminar of the project CLOSER "Pre-demolition audits – Step by step" was held on 22 November 2021. A total of 161 attendees participated in this hybrid event.
The Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo (IPVC) will distribute, as of tomorrow, 10 thousand reusable bottles for the academic community
The pilot project, Refill H2O, coordinated by IPVC researcher António Curado, will remove annually, from the six IPVC Higher Schools, more than one ton of single-use plastic bottles.
Awareness campaign for the use of drinking fountains in schools, with the aim of reducing the consumption of single-use plastic
With this action, the project also touches its fifth objective, in the scope “RETHINKING”, insofar as it enhances the reflection on the benefits of drinking tap water, rewarding the school community that throughout the school year focused on issues of Circular Economy at School.
The final seminar of the CLOSER Project, "Pre-Demolition Audits: Step by Step", took place on November 22, 2021, in a hybrid format.
Discover the projects financed by the Blue Growth Program
The Equality Platform and Standard Project was held in Lisbon, on November 11, 2021, the 3rd bilateral meeting of the project partnership.
The Equality Platform and Standard Project promoted, on November 12, the Equal Pay Standards workshop.
On October 28, the first action of removal of invasive alien species was carried out at Quinta de Recreio do Marquês de Pombal, under the project "21_SGS#3_More Pollinators, More Biodiversity in the Municipality of Oeiras", and it was open to the local community.
This Workshop aims to provide information and initial training regarding metadata structures to support information in construction, or Data Templates according to the ISO 23387 standard.
Last October 16, the Autumn Bioblitz was held at Quinta de Recreio do Marquês de Pombal.
On 11 November 2021, to mark National Equal Pay Day, the Commission for Equality in Labour and Employment is organizing a Round Table on the process of creating the Portuguese Standard for Equal Pay for Women and Men.
CLEANBIZ Online Conference raised awareness of the relevance of combating corruption in international trade
The event, aimed at companies and professionals with links to the sector, aimed to raise awareness of the relevance of adopting anti-bribery practices in international trade.
EURO-ATLANTIC promotes “Small states and big powers: Portugal and Iceland's foreign relations” seminar
On October 28 and 29, 2021, the seminar “Small states and big powers: Portugal and Iceland's foreign relations” was held at the Portuguese National Defense Institute.
The elimination of the gender pay gap contributes to: a significant improvement in income poverty indicators and a 4.0% increase in GDP per capita.
The video of the Q&A session, held on October 29th, is now available.
The invasive species removal initiative took place on October 28th at 9am next to Casa da Pesca - Quinta de Cima do Marquês de Pombal
The iREC project – Innovating recycling in just nine months has already collected more than 600 thousand plastic, aluminum or glass beverage containers.
Presentation of 10 projects funded by the Blue Growth Programme
The public presentation event of Afurada Living Lab project will take place on October 28, at 4 pm, at the Afurada Heritage Interpretation Center (CIPA), in Vila Nova de Gaia.
The first Monitoring Committee of Afurada Living Lab project will take place on October 28, at 5pm, at the Afurada Heritage Interpretation Center (CIPA), in Vila Nova de Gaia.
On 29th October, Culture Programme hold the presentation session of the projects funded under the Coastal Cultural Heritage Call, at the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon, in a live streaming session.
Between 21st of September and 6th of October, the amateur photography, video and painting competition took place on the island of Porto Santo.
Programme operator and funded projects were present at International Science Festival
The E-REDES project is implementing an unprecedented pilot study, where fishing nets are made from a biodegradable resin, specifically designed for the manufacture of monofilaments to be used in fishing nets, are provided to the local fishing community.
Discover the projects financed by the Blue Growth Programme
On October 18th, at 9:50 am (Portugal), the Webinar #1 - Climate Sensitivity Assessment of the Oeste Adapta Project will take place, financed through the Environment Program of the EEA Grants, operated in Portugal by the General Secretariat for the Environment, of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Action. The initiative aims to review the Project's status and analyze municipal climate risks. The Municipal Technicians of the departments of urbanism, environment and civil protection in the West Region will be therefore divided into 3 virtual rooms.
First international presentation of the project was held in France
Programme operator and funded projects were present at the largest scientific and technical event in aquaculture
The most recent project of the Nursing School of Porto, the NIS ISL & NOR - Enhancing Nursing Information in Electronic Health Records in Iceland and Norway, is already under development.
The call for Projects for climate change-related extreme weather preparedness and risk management has an available allocation of € 1 229 858 and a time horizon of 18 months, with a deadline on January 18, 2022.
Meet the five Portuguese start-ups participating in the Tech Tour Ocean 2021
Sponsored by the Bilateral relations fund, Cies-Iscte joins Prio ground-breaking project to investigate the spread of mobilization against migrants in Europe.
FishNet aims at establishing a solid network in the research field of global change impacts on fish, through the promotion of the discussion and the exchange of expertise on anthropogenic related stressors, focusing on noise and temperature increase and how they affect fish.
On September 22, the E-REDES project was the subject of a report in the “Viver aqui” program broadcasted on Oporto TV channel, dedicated to the theme of biodegradable fishing nets production and distribution.
The UAveiroGreenBuilding project aims to create a methodology that allows the application of the Sustainability and Circular Economy principles in construction and renovation.
How do people connect – and disconnect – from digital media, especially after a pandemic that imposed long lockdowns and social connection maintained at a distance through digital? This is what the Dis/Connect initiative seeks to investigate, since February 2021.
The Municipality of Arganil promotes, until the 30th of September, the digital photography contest «à Beira do Ceira@Arganil».
Inauguration of Cascais Smart Pole by Nova SBE, the first decarbonization living lab in Cascais, on September 9, 2021 at 6 pm, at Navigator Park in Nova SBE.
For the 4th of September, the event was designed: “Para cá do Marão Planeta são!” with activities throughout the afternoon, along Avenida Carvalho Araújo.
One of the curiosities of the initiative is the study of a target species that lives in Iceland: the marine snails of the genus Littorina.
Blue Growth Programme supports Initiatives for the Development of Business and Management Skills – Training on Job
This project, funded by EEA Grants, supported by the Intermunicipal Community of Central Alentejo and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, aims to involve citizens in planting fifty thousand trees in urban agglomerations in the district of Évora, reducing the "heat island" effect they create. The public presentation of the Além Risco project in Redondo will take place on 7th September at 6.30pm in the Public Garden. For Redondo, Évora, until January 2023, it is planned to plant 3000 trees, of which around 1300 will be given to citizens and entities to be distributed through the "Eu Quero Árvores" campaign, which is planned to start this autumn on dates yet to be announced.
On September 9, 2021, under the project "Adaptation to Climate Change in Vila Nova de Poiares", the first meeting of stakeholders will take place in order to collect relevant information for the Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the Municipality of Vila Nova de Poiares, as well as to guarantee the participation of all, providing a democratic space for exchanging ideas and building consensus.
Project “Para cá do Marão embalagens não!" installed five reverse vending machines (rvm) on august 19
The Municipality of Vila Real, within the scope of the project “Para cá do Marão embalagens não!” installed and inaugurated on August 19, five Reverse Vending Machines (RVM) in stores retailers adhering to the project: Auchan, Continente, Intermarché e Pingo Doce (Lordelo e Miguel Torga).
The main goal is to contribute to the protection of children and young victims, through the development of an integrated and specialized intervention in sexual abuse, avoiding the dispersion of responses and the multiplication of interviews with children.
On August 27th, at 6:30pm at the Jardim do Rocio, the public presentation of the project Além Risco will take place in Viana do Alentejo. As a symbolic gesture, a tree will be offered to each participant.
The Final Event of the Circular Buildings Project takes place on September 8th, at 10:00 am. In this session, a balance of the work developed throughout the project will be carried out, as well how the created tools will be presented. To this end, it will have the presence of representatives of the project's partner entities.
The aims of Future Planning project aims is to involve local educators and policy makers ,promoting the debate on good and effective management of the territory, encouraging decision-making, in order to reduce the gap between environmental discourse and its translation into actions.
On August 20th, at 6:30pm in the Complexo Desportivo da Manizola, the public presentation of the project Além Risco will take place in Arraiolos. As a symbolic gesture, a tree will be offered to each participant. By January 2023, it is expected that 3000 trees will be planted in Arraiolos: in articulation with the municipality and through the offer to citizens and entities, to be distributed through the campaign "Quero Árvores", which is planned to begin this autumn on dates yet to be announced.
The signing of the consignment document for the contract for the Rio Ceira Rehabilitation Project – Hydraulic Works, in Casal Novo, municipality of Arganil, took place on August 11th. The ceremony was promoted by the Municipality of Arganil, in collaboration with the CIM Region of Coimbra, and was attended by the vice-president of the board of directors of the APA, Pimenta Machado.
On August 12th, at 6:30pm in the Jardim Municipal, the public presentation of the project Além Risco took place in Mourão. As a symbolic gesture, a tree was offered to each participant.
MaRvel has as its general objective the challenge of gender stereotypes associated with hegemonic masculinities
On World Nature Conservation Day, the Porto Santo Without Marine Garbage campaign presents João and Tristão, the mascots of the “Porto Santo Without Marine Garbage” campaign that will appeal to residents and visitors to help protect the island's biodiversity by reducing plastic waste.
This project, funded by EEA Grants, supported by the Intermunicipal Community of Central Alentejo and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, aims to involve citizens in planting fifty thousand trees in urban agglomerations in the district of Évora, reducing the "heat island" effect they create. On August 11th, at 6:30pm in the Mata Municipal, the public presentation of the project Além Risco will take place in Estremoz. As a symbolic gesture, a tree will be offered to each participant.
The project PLAAC - Arrábida, funded by the EEA Grants Environment Programme, aims at preparing the municipalities of Setúbal, Palmela and Sesimbra to face the challenges of climate change through the elaboration of three local adaptation plans, contributing to increase the resilience and response capacity of these municipalities. Although climate change has a global scope, the success of facing this challenge depends on the capacity to concretise adaptation plans in a local context. In this sense, ENA conceives the elaboration of these plans as a participative process that involves the key actors of the local community and thus has organised this week the second capacity building and awareness raising action for local organisations, aimed at creating a Local Stakeholders Network that actively participates in the process of elaboration of Local Climate Change Adaptation Plans.
Since April 27, 2021, 12 collection solutions for empty beverage packaging have been available under the project ‘MAFRA Reciclar a Valer +’, promoted by Mafra City Council. More information at www.cm-mafra.pt/p/mafrareciclaravalermais. The ‘MAFRA Reciclar a Valer +’ project is supported by 756 thousand euros through the Environment Program of the EEA Grants Portugal, a Multiannual Financial Mechanism between the European Economic Area and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
The signing ceremony of the contracts of the financing projects under Call 1 - Local Development through the Safeguarding and Revitalization of Coastal Cultural Heritage takes place today.
In a free online event, the Portal of Sustainable Construction wil carry out an information session about its latest project - the creation of an environmental label for construction products – which is based on procedures for developing Type I environmental labeling programs (ISO 14024) to assess and demonstrate their compliance with the sustainability of building materials.
40th edition of the NAFA International Ethnographic Film Festival takes place from 29 September to 2 October
The Festival will include around 24 films from different parts of the world and the first-hand presentation of the film "Christmas Dinner", which follows the codfish from the Norwegian sea to the dinner table in Portugal. This film is the result of a partnership between Portuguese and Norwegian directors.
On 20th November the film Maria do Mar will open the new edition of Porto Post Doc.
9 projects funded by the Blue Growth Programme presented their innovative products and technologies
The initiative aims to promote technical training in methods of identification and analysis of climate sensitivity, vulnerability assessment and identification of priority vulnerable territories.
A Conference dedicated to the Surf Economy took place at Ericeira
Within the scope of the EEA Grants National Statistics System on Gender Equality project, Statistics Portugal is promoting a seminar on July 7t. In the morning, the Project, and the results already achieved will be presented, in the afternoon fertility, demography, and public policies will be discussed.
The EEA Grants Project Evaluative study on the impact of measures applied to offenders (IMAPA), will be publicly presented on 8 July 2021, at 14h30.
Project NO! promoted the launch of the book “A Cidade Verde e a Cidade Azul”/ “the green city and the blue city”, a story that promotes reflection, and raises awareness against stereotypes, and promotes inclusion.
Discover the projects financed by the Blue Growth Programme
The FBR Open Call #2 starts today with a total allocation of €200.000
The webpage of the project PLAAC - Arrábida, promoted by ENA – Energy and Environment Agency of Arrábida, in partnership with the Municipalities of Setúbal, Palmela and Sesimbra, the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (IGOT, University of Lisbon) and the NOVA School of Science and Technology (FCT, NOVA University Lisbon) is already available. Hosted in www.plaac.ena.com.pt, this online space intends to be a suitable channel to communicate with the general public and, namely, with the local community where PLAAC - Arrábida is inserted, making the project known, sharing the development of the different associated tasks and showing the results of the climate adaptation plans elaborated for the three municipalities.
Workshop | Articulation between the processes of crime for domestic violence and the processes of regulation of parental responsibilities
The Project Evaluative study on the impact of measures applied to offenders (IMAPA) promotes, on 29 June, at 2:30pm, the Technical workshop on the articulation between the processes of crime for domestic violence and the processes of regulation of parental responsibilities
Within the scope of the project “Para cá do Marão embalagens não!”, reusable bottles were distributed to the entire school community participating in the project, in order to encourage the consumption of tap water. This initiative is included in the commemoration of Environment Week that the Municipality of Vila Real celebrates annually.
The CLOSER - Close to Resources Recovery project, funded by EEA Grants Portugal, aims to develop and implement a Portuguese guide for pre-demolition and/or rehabilitation audits of buildings.
To deepen the knowledge of size confinement on the properties of magnetocaloric materials and to share and disseminate knowledge about novel refrigeration technologies within the current environmental politics are the main objectives of this Portuguese – Norwegian initiative.
Enabling the hard work of the oyster farmers by ensuring ergonomics
In the World Ocean’s Day, was presented to the public - a restricted audience due to Covid 19 limitations - the artistic installation “Plastic Islands”, made of 24 spherical structures covered with plastic and other waste. This is a time metaphor for the 24 hours of the day, during which we can reduce the amount of plastic that we throw into the Oceans.
This webinar, on June 23rd 15h30, will focus on the methodology for the integration of BIM with environmental and circularity assessment. The consortium will present on overview of the latest activities and provide a first insight into the digital twin platform and the BIM software plugin for the calculation of circularity. Sign up for the webinar here: https://www.eventbrite.pt/e/webinar-developing-a-methodology-for-bim-based-circularity-assessment-tickets-158705916669
The Oeste Intermunicipal Community will hold the Initial Seminar of the Oeste Adapta Project on June 15, 2021, at 10:00 am. Due to the current pandemic situation and subsequent mobility restrictions, this Seminar will be conducted by videoconference. The initiative aims to sensitize the regional community and present the Project, as well as local adaptation experiences to climate change. You can formalize your registration here: https://apportugal.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwuf-yhqDsrHdYxg5Wp78cEempl5ahChJNa
As part of Environment Week, the “Circular Economy in Schools” seminar was held at the Municipal Theater, where all the Vila Real School Groups and the Nervir Professional School were represented.
On the 26th of May, Project NO! was present at the premiere of the play “Abusive Relationship”, by Luciane Balbine, no Auditório Carlos Paredes.
The international children's day was marked by Project NO! with the delivery of markers alluding to the rights of children
More than 150 volunteers collected around 1.35 tonnes of marine litter on the beaches and riverside areas of Esposende municipality, from the northern limit of the municipality, Foz do Rio Neiva, in Antas, to Ramalha beach, in Apúlia.
The EEA Grants Oeste Adapta Project - Municipal Climate Adaptation Planning in the West Region, promoted, on May 31st, between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm, the first Technical Training Workshop to present the methodological program of the Municipal Climate Change Adaptation Plans, the structure of the training program and identification of information needs.
On the 27th of May, ENA organised, within the project PLAAC - Arrábida (Local Plans for Adaptation to Climate Change), the first capacity building and awareness raising action for local organisations.
The Municipality of Vila Real, in project: "Para cá do Marão embalagens não!" will hold the Seminar "Circular Economy in Schools " on June 5, at 9:00 am, at the Municipal Theater of Vila Real.
The Public Presentation Session of the EEA Grants Project "Network of Municipalities for Equality" will happen on June 9th, at 2:30 pm, in an online format, through the Zoom platform.
The EEA Grants Peer Network Project promotes the Workshop Diversity and Cultural Competence on June 2nd at 6 pm.
On May 25th the focus group session of the Oeste + Igual project took place. The activity was attended by the Project team, Municipal Focal Points, companies, and associations in the West Region.
2020 was the year of sampling on board the Portuguese ships Sagres and Almirante Gago Coutinho. In 2021, the MicroAtlântico initiative is dedicated to the analysis of approximately 200 samples collected in part of the Atlantic Ocean.
Aplicação da ferramenta COAST ao litoral português
On May 31st, at 10 am, the first workshop of the Oeste Adapta Project - Municipal Climate Adaptation Planning in the West Region will be held. The activity will be centered on the presentation of the methodology to be followed for the elaboration of the municipal adaptation plans of each of the municipalities that form the West Region.
The study of Human Factors, applied to Connected, Cooperative and Autonomous Vehicles is the starting point for the bilateral initiative between Portugal and Norway of the Bilateral Relations Fund.
The video Q&A session, held on May 13th, is now available.
The start of the project was celebrated with the Shearing Day, at Quinta da Fonte Santa, in Caneças-Portugal, on which 150 sheep of the Bordaleira Serra da Estrela breed, belonging to shepherd Virgílio Ricardo were shorn.
The project EEA Grants Participo! created the Theatre of the Oppressed Group Participo! directed to women from the parishes of Aldoar, Foz do Douro, and Nevogilde.
On May 14, 2021, Friday, starting at 10:00 am, will take place (in videoconference) the public presentation event and participatory session of the project Municipal Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change of the municipality of Almodôvar.
Presenting Side Sliding Loader project at PPUE2021 event, on the 12th of May
The E-REDES project website is now online at www.e-redes.esposende.pt, were you can stay updated with the project developments.
This event promoted by ANI happened on the 4th of May
The UAveiroGreenBuilding Project launched its first newsletter in April. In this first edition you can find information about the project, its promoter and partners.
Book on your agenda: May 13th at 10:00 am
In March took place the kickoff meeting of the ClimaBridge Project – Impact of climate change on the structural health of bridges.
On the 4th of May, Tuesday, at 10: 00h, the webinar will take place whose theme will be dedicated to «Circular Economy & Regenerative Tourism», organized by the Tellus - Rethinking Tourism project.
The MAFRA Reciclar a Valer + project, led by the Municipality of Mafra since April 27, has 12 packaging collection solutions accessible to all citizens.
The Mafra City Council leads the ‘MAFRA Reciclar a Valer +’ project to encourage the selective disposal of beverage packaging.
North Atlantic Security and Defense Strategy (NASDS): A Partnership between Portugal, Iceland and Norway for the Global Security
The project aims to investigate issues related to the security and defense of maritime space and maritime routes, from Arctic Ocean to North Atlantic.
Application to the Blue Growth Program open Calls
Within the scope of the “Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho” project and during this week, which runs from April 17 to 22, 2021, a cleaning campaign was organized in coastal areas of the island, which may extend to streams and other spaces that contribute to the accumulation of potential marine litter
On Earth Day, the first event organized by the Tellus project was presented. This is a webinar in a round table format, the objective of which was the dissemination of 5 projects and services in the field of Circular Economy, in order to bring together to enhance inter-business and inter-individual collaborations.
The SECClasS Webinar "Classification System for Circular Construction: Options for Portugal" will take place on April 28, 2021 between 10:30 am and 12:15 pm (Lisbon), in a joint organization of LNEC with ISCTE-IUL, the University of Minho, Marta Campos Arquitetos and the atelier A-Lab.
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The EEA Grants Project "Affection Workshop" promotes, on April 26 , the Webinar - Traditional Practices Harmful to the Health of Girls, Young Women and Women.
The call to support the production of 5 studies/white books in priority areas in the promotion of gender equality, with a total allocation of €552.942, is open.
The second part of the seminar began with the presentation of PLAAC - Arrábida project, coordinated by ENA, will provide the municipalities of Setúbal, Sesimbra and Palmela with local climate change adaptation plans.
Azores hosted the public presentation session of the Atlantic Observatory Project
Arrábida municipalities start building a more secure and resilient future to the impacts of climate change
ENA organized a seminar to reflect on the climate affections in the Arrábida territory and present the project for the preparation of local climate adaptation plans (PLAAC - Arrábida) for the municipalities of Setúbal, Sesimbra and Palmela.
On the 21st of April 2021, will take place the public presentation, online, of the project “Adaptation to Climate Change in Vila Nova de Poiares”.
Geodynamics in the context of vibrations induced by rail traffic
Project NO! joins the Blue Ribbon Campaign to raise awareness of the importance of preventing abuse and promoting the protection of children's rights
Commission for Equality in Labour and Employment (CITE) presents a balance of the project Equality Platform and Standard
An institutional consortium of science and technology on Faial island
"Cávado + Equal" Project, public presentation on April 15th at 10H
Webinar - "Looking at Violence from Citizenship - Space and gender, the experience of children and young people at school context."
The Project "Affection Workshop - Educating for Equality", promotes on April 12, between 17h30 and 19h00 the Webinar - "Looking at Violence from Citizenship. - Space and gender, the experience of children and young people at school context".
This training programme will provide participants with the skills to develop and test instruments to measure gender asymmetries and inequalities, adjusted to the characteristics of each organisation's context.
The care needs of the elderly population currently represent about 35% of all the necessary care work in Portugal, a figure that may rise to 41% already in 2030 and to 51.4% in 2050.
Combining synergies for partnerships in project applications
The Closer Project, financed by the EEA Grants through the Small Grants Scheme # 2 of the Environment Programme, developed a survey to collect contributions for the Portuguese Guide for Pre-Demolition and / or Building Rehabilitation Audits.
Glass Boundaries – Gendering the labour market – costs of occupational and educational segregation: Preliminary results
Summary of the analysis of the sex segregation of the employed population published
Technical meeting on execution reports and reprogramming
Ended the period of consultation of the population on the location of the drinking fountains of the project “Para cá do Marão embalagens não!”, the Municipality of Vila Real gives notice of the five places where they will be installed, following the vote until February 22nd.
Municipality of Vila Real celebrates World Water Day with the presentation of structures for the collection of chewing gum and cigarette butts
The Municipality of Vila Real, within the scope of the project “Para cá do Marão embalagens não!” installed 20 binary structures for the collection of chewing gum and cigarette butts.
Last Sunday, the project Além Risco was presented within the scope of World Tree and Forest Day.
Witness the “before” and the "during" of a transformation process of the spaces that will enhance the diffusion of film heritage related to the sea.
The first online workshop of the Peer Network, a project promoted by ISPA - Instituto Universitário, takes place on the 24th of March, at 5 pm.
The Word Café gathered 40 people to discuss Gender Equality and Reconciliation of Professional, Family, and Personal Life in the Oeste region.
This species shows reproductive constraints in aquaculture conditions which will be the focus on the present study performed in Norway by Portuguese researchers.
The Project Participo! is hosting the Webinar "Women in Politics and the Media" on April 7th.
March 18th marks Global Recycling Day. The Environment Program presents some of its projects within the scope of deposit refund systems for beverage bottles and cans.
The BridGEes website has information about the project and will be updated with news about project initiatives, the results achieved, and the dissemination activities.
Solveig Nordlund’s directorial take on J. G. Ballard’s Aparelho voador a baixa altitude, opened in 2002 and is one of the titles that takes part on the film preservation and digitalization strategy, developed by Cinemateca-Museu do Cinema, under the FILMar Project of Culture Programme.
Project NO! was launched on March 8 with a webinar about domestic violence and violence against women.
Final outcomes of the Bilateral Initiative “Enhancing the protection of the rights of the child in priority areas”
The Thematic Glossary of Child Protection Systems and of the Promotion of Children’s Rights focused on the hearing of the child in especially vulnerable contexts and the Referential of Good Practices for Enhancing Child Participation in the Promotion of the Rights of the Child is now available.
The NO! Project is launched on March 8, through the webinar "Shared Response Meeting.
BridGEs: Opening Session on March 10th is aimed at companies and organizations interested in understanding whether their work contexts are promoters of equality and in improving their policies and practices of gender equality, reconciliation, and inclusion of diversity.
The main objective of this bilateral cooperation is to characterize and evaluate the efficacy of novel therapeutic antibodies to treat cancer.
The Good Practice Guidance on Integrated Policies Against Gender-Based And Domestic Violence, funded by the EEA and Norway Grants, results from the bilateral cooperation between Romania and Norway, in collaboration with Portugal.
Funding from the Environment Programme for adaptation to climate change aims to promote the good environmental status of ecosystems and reduce the adverse effects of pollution and other human activities.
The EEA Grants Promova Project will enter its last phase. Cross mentoring. A matching event will be held where mentors and mentees will finally meet.
New deadline for submitting mandatory documents for admission to the Call #2.
Municipality of Alcobaça implements a project to raise awareness of gender equality and domestic violence within schools
Project "Inês=Pedro?" was presented on February 15th
Participipo Project holds a webinar on youth civic participation on February 24
The project ‘STOP AGEING - Counteract Functional Decline Through Velocity-Controlled Strength Training’ funded by the EEA Grants Bilateral Relations Fund, is developed by Department of Sport Sciences
Yesterday took place the CircularBuild Project Launch Event: “Circularity applied to prefabricated modular construction”, supported by the EEA Grants Environment Programme.
The NEW WAYS initiative, funded by EEA Grants, brings together Portuguese and Norwegian faculties of architecture to study new uses, sustainable and strategic proposals for this vast cultural heritage, in many cases scattered and isolated.
The Municipality of Cascais will organize a series of online conversations, entitled “Ambiente Cascais Live”, starting on February 18th, at 5 pm.
iBET (Portugal) and Nofima AS (Norway) recently published a book chapter entitled “Alternative Protein Sources” in the book “Food Technology Disruptions” (Elsevier) on alternative protein sources.
The three Calls for tenders of the Blue Growth Program were published today
PLAAC - Arrábida Project starts to ensure the territory's adaptation to the challenges of climate change
The project will elaborate Local Climate Change Adaptation Plans for the Portuguese municipalities of Setúbal, Palmela and Sesimbra .
PrivacyCoLab intends to propose a new disruptive paradigm based on a privacy agent and a data-sharing model in the IoT domain for the smartphone’s devices.
13 Projects of innovative products and technologies with a strong focus on sustainability and blue circular economy
Project “Para cá do marão embalagens não!” Launches auscultation campaign to the population until February 22
The Municipality of Vila Real, within the scope of the project “Para cá do Marão embalagens não!” will listen to the population about the location of new drinking fountains in the city, until February 22, 2021.
DIS/CONNECT project kicks off with the aim of researching how individuals use digital technologies – and disconnect from them
This project seeks to advance knowledge about individual strategies to deal with digital technologies
This initiative aims to expand cross-cultural knowledge on the current decision-making process concerning treatment options of women who experience anxiety and/or depressive symptoms during pregnancy or the postpartum period.
Between 12 and 15 January, the second campaign for the removal and quantification of marine litter on the beaches of the municipality of Esposende took place.
This initiative aims to formalize relations and a closer work between Geoparks that are part of the European network, thus fostering the development and sharing of innovative tools and approaches towards the sustainable development of territories and communities.
Projeto Promova makes a very positive balance of the 4 training modules. At the end of February, the last part of Promova, the Cross Mentoring , will begin.
The objectives and results of the Rebuild 17 project will be publicly presented in digital format on February 4th. There will also be a debate on waste originating in construction.
OesteCIM launches pilot project in the implementation of policies and good practices in the areas of Gender Equality and Reconciliation of Professional, Family and Personal Life
Webinar to present the projects approved under the EEA Grants 2014-2021 Blue Growth - Business Development, Innovation and SMEs”
The Launch Event of the Circular Buildings project will take place on February 2nd, which aims to make the public presentation of the project, and the panel will have representatives from partner entities, promoting the discussion of its objectives.
The iREC project of the Environment Program, financed by EEAGrants, was presented at Cascais Town Market. This pioneering project anticipates the future mandatory implementation of these systems in Portugal as early as 2022.
The initiative "DigiKids 0-3: use of devices with screens by children up to 3 years old: The prospects and practices", financed by the Bilateral Relations Fund, ended in December. Find out the results and recommendations of the study carried out in Portugal.
National Statistics System on Gender Equality website
The iREC project consists of the implementation of a pilot project that encourages citizens to return beverage packages to one of 10 machines distributed in the municipality of Cascais.
Registrations for the B-Learning Course: "Promoting Women's Political and Civic Participation", of the project Participo!, are open until January 31st.
The Billig initiative was a project which had an impact on a network of researchers that went far beyond the initial teams and that contributed to the areas of Computational Linguistics, Literature, History and Digital Humanities in general
To conclude the exhibition Our Land Is the Sea public program, this session will combine two presentations in a conversation about codfish.
On November 26, the Environment Programme challenged its Project Promoters to submit a proposal for a representative image of their Project.
The Kick-Off Meeting of the Atlantic Observatory Project took place on December the 11th.
Today, at the Secretary General for Environment, projects from the Environment Program financed by the EEA Grants were presented, dedicated to the theme: Projects to strengthen adaptation to climate change at the local level.
On December 21st, a presentation event for Projects of Local Adaptation of the EEA Grants Environment Programme will be held via streaming, at the premises of Secretary General of Environment.
"The social and economic benefits of equal pay for women and men" disclose first results.
Project (Re) Design Affections aims to involve all of society to value the importance of eliminating gender inequalities.
Closing event of the Bilateral Initiative Enhancing the protection of the rights of the child in priority areas”
The online event takes place on December 16, 2020, from 10h30-13h00.
On December 3, CIMBAL presented the project financed by the EEA Grants Environment Program, “(De) Construct for the Circular Economy”.
Disclosure of the main results of the Fertility Survey 2019 already available.
The Circular EcoBIM project aims to create a set of BIM based tools to enable a circular construction model.
A debate dedicated to the civic and political participation of women today.
Public Presentation Session of Project Participo!
ADICE's cycle of online workshops on gender equality continues.
As of today it’s easier and more affordable to recycle beverage bottles in Lisbon. The Portuguese capital now has 11 more automatic return machines, installed in the stores of APED associates such as Continente, Pingo Doce, Lidl Portugal, Auchan Retail Portugal and El Corte Inglés, and also at the Municipal Market of Benfica.
The Fishing The Plastic project, promoted by Business as Nature in partnership with the Municipality of Ovar and financed by the Environment Programme of the EEA Grants, includes initiatives aimed at women in the fishing community. The contest “Redes nas Redes” will run between December and May 2021.
The RefillH20 Project was presented at the 2nd Sustainable Campus Conference 2020 (CCS2020) organized by the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar. This project aims to drastically reduce, in the six IPVC schools, their bars, canteens and academic residences, the sale of water bottles in plastic packaging, thus promoting the application of the principles of circular economy, by reducing the use of plastic materials and the respective production of waste.
Junta Freguesia Benfica moves forward with a prevention project for children and young people and promoting non-violent masculinities.
DATE CHANGE: Public Presentation Session of the Project "Affection Workshop - Educating in Equality" | December 03, 2020 |
The project on promoting gender equality will be presented on December 03 via zoom.
The commitment to 5 fundamental points.
Project launched under projects to improve protection of victims of violence against women and domestic violence.
The video of the webinar on Call#5 – Education, held on November 18th 2020, is now available.
The project on promoting gender equality will be presented on November 30 via zoom.
Presentation event of the CirMat projet (CIRcular aggregates for sustainable road and building MATerials)
CirMat - CIRcular aggregates for sustainable road and building MATerials, a project that contributes to the development of innovative materials according to the principles of Circular Economy, will be presented on November 24th via streaming
The E-Redes project is a pilot study promoted by the Municipality, in partnership with the municipal company Esposende Ambiente, the University of Minho and the Environmental Association - Rio Neiva, which aims at implementing a pilot study in the Marine Protected Area of the Northern Littoral Marine Park, were degradable gillnets and trammel nets will be provided to the fishing community in an unprecedented pilot test.
Project Promova's "Impact" module concludes its three days.
The Sustainable Value project comprises a service with a strong capacity for penetration and acceptance in the market associated with sustainable construction and circular economy
“Há Rio E Mar, Há Lixo Para Transformar” was publicly presented on June 19, on an event presenting the Prevention and Awareness Raising projects for the reduction of marine litter, at the Cruise Terminal of the Port of Leixões
CIEG launches three days of reflection and best practice sharing in the promotion of Gender Equality.
Portugal and Norway together in an Education Webinar
Three days of leadership and governance in a context of transformation and unpredictability.
The 1st Online Meeting between the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon (MAL) and the EEA Grants Portugal took place on November the 6th
The Metropolitan Area of Lisbon (AML) and EEA Grants Portugal organized an online meeting last November 6th to present funding opportunities.
Last Wednesday, November 4, the first of nine campaigns for the collection, quantification and classification of discarded marine litter on the coast of Esposende began, one of several actions to be carried out under the E-REDES project.
November 18th | 15h30 (GMT)
The Environment Programme was present at the clarification session, which took place online due to the conditions caused by the pandemic covid-19, where the present financing opportunities were presented.
Five projects approved under Small Grant Scheme #2 signed and ready to launch.
Cycle of workshops for parents/legal guardians of the Alfena School Group begins this November.
Six projects approved under Open Call #5 signed and ready to launch.
Online event marked the launch of the ViViDo project.
System for assessing the value of work and pay and development of instruments for measuring gender inequalities in work organizations
The two projects approved under Open Call #1 will launch this quarter.
Project Cávado + Igual presented at the national award ceremony “Living in Equality”.
The video of the webinar on Call 4 – Research, held on October 15th 2020, is now available.
€11.5 million will be available for transnational projects combatting youth unemployment in Europe under the Fund for Youth Employment.
Development of building components applied in modular construction, incorporating Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW) and slag.
CirMat - CIRcular aggregates for sustainable road and building MATerials - project, promoted by the construction company DST SA, was one of the projects selected by the Secretary General for Environment, within the scope of the competition to promote the circular economy in construction, under the EEA Grants Environment Programme.
Concexec, LNEC and Cluster Habitat, in partnership with the Norwegian Laboratory RISE, implement a project to promote Circular Economy in the construction sector by reducing materials and waste production.
The first equipment planned to enhance the Project's laboratory capacity is already in use.
The project is financed by the EEA Grants financial mechanism and results from the cooperation between the Azorean Government, through the Regional Laboratory of Civil Engineering (LREC), Fibrenamics Azores, through the Advanced Products Materials Innovation Center (CIMPA), and the Icelandic company ReSource International.
The innovative project promoted by IGOT within the scope of the EEA Grants is officially presented on the 21st of October.
October 15th | 15h00
CESIS launches project in the scope of studies on the economic impact of inequalities between women and men.
Projects to improve protection of victims of violence against women and domestic violence have the green light
Three projects approved under Open Call #4 signed and ready to launch.
The video of the webinar on Call 4 – Research and Call 5 – Education, held on september 29th 2020, is now available.
At the Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2020, there was a presentation of projects from the Environment Programme financed by the EEA Grants, dedicated to the theme: Increased application of the Circular Economy principles in the Construction sector.
ADICE project on prevention for children and young people and promoting non-violent masculinities.
Topics such as politics, macroeconomics, digital transformation, corporate governance, among others in debate.
On the 23rd, the morning part of the Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2020 event will be dedicated to the Circular Economy theme: Increased application of circular economy principles in the Construction sector, with presentation of projects financed by the EEA Grants.
Isabel Vaz, CEO of Luz Saúde Group, highlights the importance of diversity in the leadership of companies during the 1st training module of Project Promova.
This project consists of a series of five livestreaming conversations on the Facebook of Corações Com Coroa, around the importance of Walking, in a city that should embrace us.
National Roadmap For Adaptation 2100: Portuguese Territorial Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment For Xxi Century (RNA 2100)
The project National Roadmap for Adaptation 2100 – Portuguese Territorial Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for XXI Century (RNA 2100) has the objective to estimate the economic sectors costs to adapt to expected 2100 Climate Changes impacts.
In view of the urgent measures to contain Covid-19 Pandemic, the Environment Programme announces that the deadline for submitting applications to the Call#4 has been extended.
The Fishing the Plastic project's waste collection initiative aims to raise awareness of the urgent need to reduce plastic in the oceans.
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Rita Campos e Cunha, Associate Dean at Nova SBE, stresses the importance of the role of women and the sustained and positive development of skills.
More than 20 projects move on to the next phase of Open Call #2.
The project “C+D: Close the loop by Disclosing the benefits of buildings' deconstruction and materials re-use” aims to create a web-based platform to calculate the economic and environmental benefits associated to the processes of deconstruction of buildings and of reuse of construction and demolition wastes (CDW, or C+D wastes).
This project aims to develop decision support tools to promote the increase of material reuse and the reduction in waste production in the Construction sector.
CIP President António Saraiva highlights Project Promova as an opportunity and a new approach in promoting gender equality.
Ecoibéria - Reciclados Ibericos presented the objectives of its project “Bottle to Bottle: Top Quality PET for the circular economy of plastic bottles in Portugal” within the scope of the Call# 1of the Environment Programme.
Funded by EEA Grants Portugal through the Bilateral Relations Fund, Centro Cultural de Belém/Garagem Sul organises a debate bridging Portugal’s and Norway’s fishing and built environment cultures
One of the project’s aims is to evaluate the effectiveness of the introduction of the incentive program, supporting decision-making regarding the transition to the new mandatory deposit system.
Developed by Cascais Environment in partnership with New Faculty SBE, the iREC Project presents an innovative approach that unites retailers, collection services, research centers and companies in the waste sector for the management of single-use packaging, with the aim of increasing its correct routing, as well as its recycling.
The three projects approved under Small Grant Scheme #1 will be signed in September.
The objective of the Oeste + Recicla Project consists in the implementation of a system for depositing and returning plastic bottles in all Municipalities in the West Region based on a refund system.
Intermunicipal Community of the West creates a Project with the Norwegian partner Empower to implement a deposit system for packaging of non-reusable drinks in the 12 Municipalities of the West.
Fourteen journalists from Norway and Portugal gathered at Science Retreats, in Évora, for the week long course Covering Climate Change: a Workshop for Journalists, on February 10-14.
The project approved for the Azores under the Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy Programme of the EEA Grants, which was proposed by the Regional Environment Directorate, aims to implement a system for depositing non-reusable drinks packaging with a value of around 942,000 euros.
Within the general objectives of the EEA Grants reducing economic and social disparities in Europe and in strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation with donor countries, the Project aims to improve resilience and the capacity to respond to climate change in selected areas, through concrete measures to adapt to climate change, at the local level.
5.423.529 Euros available for this Call, remaining open until 30/10/2020
1.550.000 Euros available for this Call, remaining open until 11/12/2020
The Business as Nature Fishing the Plastic project is one of the six winning projects in the "Small Grants Scheme - Projects for the prevention and awareness raising for the reduction of marine waste", funded by the EEA Grants Environment Programme, which received 24 applications. The project was presented in partnership with the Municipality of Ovar.
Refill H2O IPVC is a project funded by EEA Grants under the Small Grants Scheme #1 - Projects for the prevention and awareness of marine waste reduction.
Environment Programme presents the Pilot Projects of Deposit Refund System for beverage bottles and cans
8 projects and expected results were presented within the scope of Call# 1 of the EEA Grants Environment Programme.
On the 24th of July there will be an event to present the Pilot Projects for the Deposit Refund System for drinks bottles and cans at the Congress Center Alfândega Porto.
BILLIG project (Bilateral Lusophone Literature Initiative using GIS and Linguistics) aims to build an original methodology combining two different approaches, represented by the work developed in NOVA and ILOS.
The E-REDES project, promoted by the municipality of Esposende in partnership with the Municipal Company Esposende Environment consists of providing biodegradable nets to the local fishing community, to assess the contribution of this initiative in reducing ghost fishing and introducing synthetic plastic material into the ocean.
The application submitted by LIPOR and IPDJ, under the Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy Programme 'Environment Programme', of the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 - Small Grants Scheme # 1 - Projects for the prevention and awareness raising for the reduction of marine waste, was one of the 6 winners, among the 24 applications submitted.
Three days on mindfulness, personal branding, communication and storytelling.
On July 5th, after the 10 am newscast, listen to a conversation about the importance of Coastal Cultural Heritage, broadcast on the radio program “Encontros com o Património”.
Last May and June, CIP, in partnership with NovaSBE, organized two online events with Promova participants, labelled as Digital Get Together. Promova is a Pre-Defined Project (PDP) of the “Worklife Balance and Gender Equality" Programme.
Programme Environment presents projects for “Prevention and awareness for the reduction of marine waste”
Six projects were presented, focusing on the themes of increasing application of circular economy principles in reducing marine waste and promoting environmental awareness.
The 4th Cooperation Committee Meeting of the Culture Programme for the EEA Grants 2014-2021, was held by videoconference, on 18th June.
Statistics Portugal carried out the second edition of the Fertility Survey. This survey is part of the PDP3-Project National Statistics System on Gender Equality, promoted by Statistics Portugal and financed by the EEAGrants (Work-life Balance Programme).
The video of the webinar held on the 2nd of june on the "Support for initiatives that promote the growth of Startups - SGS # 1" is already available.
An event will be held on June 19, at the Cruise Terminal of the Port of Leixões to present the Prevention and Awareness raising projects for the reduction of marine waste
EXPO-GREEN intends to assess occupational exposure to microbiologic risks of waste management workers.
Did you know that the FILMar Project of the EEA Grants - Culture Programme, will finance the digitization of the film “A Canção da Terra”?
Webinar "Support for initiatives that promote the growth of Startups - SGS # 1" | 02 June | 11 am
A technical visit was made by a Portuguese delegation to Oslo between 22 and 24 January 2020, to know the main factors for the success of this system.
The deadline for submitting applications to "Open Call # 2 - Combating sexual segregation in educational and professional choices" has been extended: deadline postponed to 19 June 2020.
Blue Growth Webinar and Matchmaking: between 09 and 10 June 2020
The UAV4SEA initiative, financed by EEA Grants, has as its main objective to strengthen the relationship between Portuguese and Norwegian scientists in the field of remote sensing for mapping coastal biological communities.
These novel plant-based snacks may play an important role to a healthy vegetarian diet.
The Confederation of Portuguese Business (CIP) held, on April 14, in partnership with NovaSBE, the 1st Digital Get Together of the Promova Project, which aimed to provide a moment of interaction and knowledge of the participants. A new Digital Get Together has already been scheduled to take place on May 19th, under the theme "Female Leadership: What can I, as a woman, do to change?"
Marine Lexicon Initiative (funded by the Bilateral Relations Fund of the EEA Grants and CHAM – Centre for the Humanities) will present the first bilateral works for the construction of an open access marine lexicon.
The deadline for submitting applications to Call#4 has been extended
Between 22 and 24 January 2020, a technical visit was made by a Portuguese delegation to Oslo, to exchange ideas on the regulation of the deposit system for packaging plastic, glass, ferrous metals and aluminum.
New deadlines for submitting applications to Call#2 and travel grants and clarification statement concerning eligibility rules under Connecting Dots.
The submission deadline for applications of the Call SGS # 1 - Support for business growth in Startups of the Blue Growth Programme, has been postponed.
Small Grants Scheme # 1 - Approval of six projects of prevention and awareness to reduce marine waste
Six projects were approved for the prevention and awareness raising for the reduction of marine waste within the scope of the Small Grants Scheme # 1 with a total allocation of one million euros
Blue Growth Programme: Signature of Financing Contract - Project “Marine Training for Seagoing Courses”
The Contract of the Pre-Defined Project "Marine Training for Seagoing Courses", was signed on March 20th between the Directorate-General for Maritime Policy (as Programme Operator) and the Escola Superior Náutica Infante D. Henrique (ENIDH).
The deadline for submitting applications to Call#3, Call#4 and Small Grant Scheme#3 of Environment Programme have been extended.
The deadline for submitting applications to Call 1 of Culture Programme has been extended to 4th May 2020.
Launch of the Open Call # 2 – Projects to combat sex segregation in educational and professional choices
Launched to match the celebrations of the International Women's Day, on the 8th March, this call is a fundamental tool to promote educational and professional choices free of gender stereotypes, and the full and equal participation of women and men in the labour market. These are strategic objectives of the Action Plan for Equality between Women and Men, and part of the Portugal + Equal Strategy 2018-2030.
The Open Innovation Conference in Portugal, which will take place on March 4 at Porto Business School, is an event promoted under the SIAC - Knowledge Transfer Initiative, co-financed by COMPETE 2020, through Portugal 2020 and the European Regional Development Fund.
4th May and 3rd April are the new deadlines to submit proposals to Call 2 and Travel Grants.
Two representatives from Bergen National Opera visited Curso de Música Silva Monteiro
The Matchmaking event of Environment Programme in Lisbon, dedicated to low carbon solutions, brought together about 50 participants.
Promotion of bilateral project partnerships between entities established in Portugal, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, on the application of innovative low carbon solutions, on February 13th, at the premises of the Secretary General for Environment and Climate Action.
Projects should be developed under mandatory partnerships between artistic entites based in Portugal, artistic entities from any of the Donor States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and municipalities in low-density territories in the Mainland Portugal and in the Azores and Madeira Islands.
On February 4th the Culture Programme sign the financing contract for the project "FILMar - Digitization of Film Heritage".
Signing public ceremony for the financing contract of the Project “FILMar: Digitization of Film Heritage”
Today will be signed the financing contract of the Pre-Defined Project “FILMar: Digitization of Film Heritage”, funded by the Culture Programme.
Launching of the call in the scope of projects promoting Circular Economy principles in production and consumption.
Matchmaking initiative on “Living Labs for Low Carbon and Climate Change Mitigation”: Registration is open until February 12th.
The matchmaking event “Living Labs for Low Carbon and Climate Change Mitigation” will take place on February 13th, at the premises of the Secretary General for Environment and Climate Action
January 31st is the deadline for submitting applications for the Call#1 - Deposit refund system for beverage bottles and cans.
The Directorate-General for Maritime Policy, alongside the Blue School team, promoted the "Ocean Literacy for All" workshop, dedicated to support teachers and potential promoters in the scope of the SGS #3 of the Blue Growth Programme – EEA Grants.
The Contract of the Pre-Defined Project was signed, on December 18th, at the ARH Center Auditorium of the Portuguese Environment Agency, in Coimbra.
This APP allows the access to all the news, open-calls and important information about the EEA Grants in Portugal in an easy, direct and accessible way.
On December 18, the Contract of the Pre-Defined Project will be signed, at the ARH Center Auditorium of the Portuguese Environment Agency, in Coimbra.
April 3, 2020 is the new deadline for applications under the Call#2 Connecting Dots - Arts Mobility and Audience Development, and 5 of March 2020 is the new deadline for travel support applications under the FBR Travel Grants.
Ocean Literacy Workshop to support SGS #3 of the Blue Growth Programme – EEA Grants
Matchmaking conducted by DGPM in the area of Maritime Technologies for Ocean Observation and Monitoring had a full house
The Directorate General for Martime Policy, as Operator of the EEA Grants Blue Growth Programme 2014-2021, organized last December 6th a Matchmaking event in the area of Maritime Technologies for Ocean Observation and Monitoring at Magellan Auditorium (IPMA) in Algés.
Matchmaking event design to the promotion of bilateral project partnerships between entities established in Portugal, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, on the application of innovative low carbon solutions
The second thematic workshop of the bilateral Initiative “Enhancing the protection of the rights of the child in priority areas” was held in Lisbon, on November 25 and 26, 2019.
The Environment Programme will finance a total allocation of 2,650,000 euros, projects relevant to the adaptation plan or strategy or to the sectorial policies or plan at a local level to be developed
The Environment Programme will finance with a total allocation of 2,200,000 euros, a project that must cover the 11 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves existing on the date of the publication of this Call.
Call for Travel Grants under Connecting Dots – Arts Mobility and Audience Development is open.
As part of the Work-life Balance Programme, the Predefined Project “Gender Equality Opportunities in Senior Management” - PROMOVA - was lauched on November 18th, at CIP, Lisbon.
Open Call for Travel Grants under Culture Programme.
The Portuguese Business Confederation (CIP) presents, on the November 18th, the Promova Project. This is a Predefined Project (PDP) funded by the Work-life Balance and Gender Equality Programme.
DGPM as a Programme Operator of the Blue Growth Programme EEA-Grants 2014-2021, is organizing a Matchmaking event under the theme "Maritime Technologies for Observation and Monitoring of the Ocean”
New changes have been published in Call# 1 - Local Development through Safeguarding and Revitalizing the Coastal Cultural Heritage of the Culture Programme.
EEA Grants Blue Growth Programme 2014-2021 dives into Business2Sea 2019 (11-13Nov)
The Gender Equality Conference, in Reykjavík, Iceland was held on 31 October and 1 November, to strengthen bilateral relations between countries, promote cooperation under the EEA Grants Financial Mechanism, share and disseminate best practices and lessons learned in the field of Gender Equality.
In October 2019 the public event associated with the initiative “Artificial Realities" took place in the scope of Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2019.
The Culture Programme held ten clarification sessions across Portugal mainland and islands, during October, about Open Call 1 “Local Development through Safeguarding and Revitalizing Coastal Cultural Heritage”.
Final clarification session for Coastal Cultural Heritage, held on November 12th at the National Museum of Ethnology.
Conference promoted by the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Comission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (CIG), the Norwegian Equality and Anti-Discrimination Ombud (LDO) and the EEA Grants Financial Mechanism Office (FMO), on the 31st october and 1st november.
Applications are open until 28 February 2020!
Launched alert to entrepreneurs. Until 29 May 2020!
Applications are open until 31 December 2019!
Matchmaking event dedicated to Research and Education, Scholarships, Literacy and Young Entrepreneurship, with full house.
On November 14th will be held in Lisbon a pitching and matchmaking seminar to promote the development of partnerships between national entities and donor countries.
Environment Programme: Extension of the deadline for Call#1 - Deposit refund system for beverage bottles and cans
Extension of the deadline for submission of applications for Call#1 Deposit refund system for beverage bottles and cans
The Directorate General for Cultural Heritage will promote, a clarification session in Sines, at the Art Center Cafeteria, at 2.30pm.
On 14th, 15th and 17th October, Azores hosts three clarification sessions in Angra do Heroísmo, Horta and Ponta Delgada.
On 11th of October, the Directorate General for Cultural Heritage will promote, a clarification session in Tavira, at the Municipal Library, at 10h00.
On 7th and 8th October, North hosts two clarification sessions in Viana do Castelo and Vila do Conde.
Blue Growth Research & Education Matchmaking Research & Education, Scholarships, Literacy and Youth Entrepreneurship
Matchmaking in the area of Research & Education, Scholarships, Literacy and Youth Entrepreneurship, taking place on October 16, in Nova School of Business & Economics, in Carcavelos Campus.
On November 14th, Directorate-General for the Arts will organize, in Lisbon, a pitching and matchmaking seminar to develop partnerships between Portuguese and Donor States artistic entities on the arts axis of EEA Grants' Culture Programme.
Presentation of the objectives and characteristics of the Environment Program to Startups and Incubators.
Environment Programme: Conference and Matchmaking Event in the area of Circular Economy - “Breaking the Barriers in a Circular Economy”
This meeting is part of the Bilateral Relations Fund initiatives between the Programme Operator of the Programme Environment and its Donor Programme Partner, Innovation Norway.
On 2nd of October the first clarification session will be held in Madeira Island, Funchal, at Casa-Museu Frederico de Freitas Auditorium, from 10 am to 1 pm.
The Directorate General for Cultural Heritage promoted the On Board Meeting under the Call "Local Development for Safeguarding and Revitalizing Coastal Cultural Heritage".
Launching of the call in the scope of projects promoting Circular Economy principles in production and consumption
Open Call to applications for: “Local development through the Safeguarding and Revitalization of Coastal Cultural Heritage” and “Connecting Dots – Arts Mobility and Audience Development”.
The call aims at reinforcing the arts provision, access and arts participation by supporting multidisciplinary artistic programming projects. The period for submitting applications runs from 5 of September 2019 to 5 of March 2020.
On September 12th and 13th, Culture Programme will organize the "On Board Meeting" to promote the development and/or strengthening of national and international partnerships.
On the September 5th will be launched an open Call to finance projects under the “Local development through the safeguarding and revitalization of Coastal Cultural Heritage”.
In the context of the Work-life Balance Programme, the Project promoted by DGES - General Directorate of Higher Education was lauched on July 18th, at ISCSP, Lisbon.
Launching of the first Calls of the Environment Program to promote Circular Economy and development of standards in the Construction Sector, and prevention and awareness for the Reduction of Marine Litter.
Promoted by DGES - General Directorate of Higher Education in the context of the Work-life Balance Programme, the Predefined Project "GE-HEI - Gender Equality In Higher Education Institutions" will be lauched on July 18th, at ISCSP - Alto da Ajuda University Campus, Lisbon.
Launch event of the Initiative “Enhancing the protection of the rights of the child in priority areas”
The Initiative, which is totally financed by the Fund for Bilateral Relations of the EEA Grants, involves Portugal and Norway.
Conference and Matchmaking Event in the area of Circular Economy “Breaking the Barriers in a Circular Economy”
Conference and matchmaking dedicated to promote partnerships or funding between Norwegian and international entities, researchers and socio-economic agentes, for projects in the field of Circular Economy.
Promoted by DGPC, as Programme Operator, the meeting was held at Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, on June 25th.
In order to promote the bilateral relations between Portuguese and Icelandic entities under the scope of the EEA Grants, a Portuguese delegation held, between June 3rd and 4th, several strategic meetings in Iceland.
Conference and Matchmaking in Ålesund (Norway) highlight initiative under the bilateral relations fund
Innovation Norway, in partnership with the Directorate-General for Maritime Policy (DGPM), organized a Conference and Matchmaking in the area of Business Development, Innovation and SMEs in Ålesund, Norway, on 21-22 May 2019.
The Joint Committee for the Bilateral Funds decided to increase the funding amount of the Fund for Bilateral Relations open call #1 by 400.000 euros, for a total of 600.000 euros.
Launch Event - "Blue Growth" Programme EEA-Grants 2014-2021 and the Call - Business, Development, Innovation and SMEs
It took place on June 11th at the Magellan Auditorium, the Launch Event - "Blue Growth" Programme EEA-Grants 2014-2021 and the Call - Business, Development, Innovation and SMEs.
Open Call to applications for the Business Development, Innovation and SMEs, under the Blue Growth Programme, until September 30, with a total amount available of € 14,200,000
Programme Work-life Balance: 6th Cooperation Committee Meeting
EEA Grants – Programme Environment: Public presentation and signing of the Programme Implementation Agreement
The Programme Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy, funded by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism - EEA Grants 2014-2021, presented on May 29 at the Auditorium of the Directorate-General for Territory.
On May 29th, the Programme Environment financed by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism - EEA Grants 2014-2021, will be publicly presented at the Auditorium of the Directorate General for Territory.
The portuguese 11 biosphere reserves, the Secretary General for the Environment and Energy Transition and the Institute for Conservation of Nature and Forests (ICNF) signed yesterday, May 14th, a protocol providing 2.2 million euros for the promotion and valorisation of the Reserves.
On May 14th will take place in the Noble Hall of Castelo Branco City Hall, the signing session of the collaboration protocol for the Portuguese Biosphere Reserves.
Postponement of the Open Calls and Small Grant Schemes
Public presentation of the Culture Programme funded by the EEA Grants Portugal
Live session of the EEA Grants 2014-2021 Culture Programme Lauching
On 23rd April the Culture Programme funded by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area EEA Grants 2014 -2021 will be publicly presented.
In the scope of the Bilateral Relations Fund of the Blue Growth Programme was launch a Call with the objective to support the participation in a Conference and Matchmaking on 21 - 22 May 2019 in Ålesund, Norway.
On May 2, the Active Citizens Fund in Portugal launches new calls for Portuguese Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and promotes a bilateral matchmaking event between Portuguese NGOs and organisations from the EEA Grants donor countries.
In the scope of the Bilateral Relations Fund of the Blue Growth Programme was launch today a Call with the objective to support the participation in the Blue Growth Matchmaking
EEA Grants travelled around Portugal and all its regions during the first three months of 2019
The Secretary General for Environment and Energy Transition, as programme operator of the ‘Environment Programme’, was present in Ponta Delgada, on March 27th, for a briefing session promoted by the National Management Unit of the EEA Grants
The Active Citizens Fund in Portugal is now accepting proposals for the creation of a platform for the defence and promotion of human rights, which is part of Outcome 4 – “Enhanced capacity and sustainability of civil society (organisations and the sector)”, one of the four areas of the Active Citizens Fund in Portugal.
The Secretary General for Environment and Energy Transition was present in Funchal for a briefing session regarding financing opportunities of the Financial Mechanism of European Economic Area for Portugal.
Studies on the economic impact of gender equality
Intervention projects to promote gender equality at local level
Prevention projects for children and young people and promoting non-violent masculinities
Projects to improve protection of victims of violence against women and domestic violence
This moment happened during the official visit of the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, to Oslo, from February 25th to the 26th.
This moment happened during the official visit of the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, to Oslo, from February 25th to the 26th.
Environment Programme: The first Matchmaking Event on the Application of the Principles of the Circular Economy
The Secretary General for Environment and Energy Transition and the Donor Programme Partner, Innovation Norway, held on February 28th, at the Secretary General premises, a Matchmaking Event in the area of Circular Economy.
System for assessing the value of work and pay and development of instruments for measuring gender inequalities in work organization
Public sessions for the presentation of the EEA Grants 2014-2021
Matchmaking event design to the promotion of bilateral project partnerships between entities established in Portugal, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, on the application of circular economy in key areas.
The Gonçalo da Silveira Foundation, in consortium with the Research Center for Human Development of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, is the Non-Governmental Organisation chosen to implement over the next three years the “Citizenship Education” project, an initiative of the Active Citizens Fund in Portugal.
The fourth presentation session of the EEA Grants funding opportunities will be taking place on March 1st in the city of Porto.
The Alentejo and Algarve Regional Coordination and Development Commissions (CCDR) have promoted, along with the National Focal Point of the EEA Grants, initiatives to present the financing opportunities of the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism for Portugal.
The Active Citizens Fund has approved 48 social intervention projects promoted by Portuguese non-governmental organizations (NGOs), for about 3.5 million euros. The supported projects will be implemented in mainland Portugal and the Autonomous Region of the Azores over the next three years and were selected from almost two hundred applications submitted in October 2018.
The National Management Unit of the EEA Grants Portugal, as National Focal Point of the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism, attended, from January 21st to the 23rd the annual workshop promoted by the Financial Mechanism Office (FMO), in Brussels.
Matchmaking event design to the promotion of bilateral project partnerships between entities established in Portugal, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, on the application of circular economy in key areas.
The FBR Open Call #1 starts today with a total allocation of €200.000.
The CCDR LVT auditorium was the venue for the 2019 first presentation of the EEA Grants 2014-2021, which was held in Lisbon on January 10th.
The Fund for Bilateral Relations aims to strengthen the bilateral relations between Portugal and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. This Fund was publicly presented on December 14th in Lisbon.
Participation of Secretary General at the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-21 at the Kick-off Conference for the Environment Programme, supported by Norway's Environment Agency (NEA).
Programme Work-life Balance: 5th Cooperation Committee Meeting
The Mar Portugal vessel, a project funded by the EEA Grants, was the site chosen for the third meeting of the Joint Committee for Bilateral Funds.
The Directorate General for Maritime Policy take part in Business2Sea.
A Norwegian and Icelandic companies business mission in Portugal was held from the 14th to the 15th of November.
On the 13th of November an information meeting took place at Confederation of Portuguese Industry (CIP) headquarters, in Lisbon, with the purpose of introducing the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2014-2021.
Promoted by Directorate General for Cultural Heritage, as programme operator, the meeting aimed to issues related to the structure of the programme.
Oslo received the Seminar for Programme Operators - Cultural Cooperation.
The initiative, organized by the program operator, the Secretary General of the Ministry for the Environment and Energy Transition, took place between October 8 and 12, with the presence of Carlos Martins, Secretary of State for the Environment.
The Directorate General for Maritime Policy was present at BioMarine 2018 with EEA Grants PT Programme “Blue Growth”.
The Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (CIG) - Operator of the Programme Work-life Balance and Gender Equality - held on the 24th September 2018, in Lisbon, a seminar to present the new programme.
EEA Grants are present in Ocean Business 2018, for a Blue Growth.
The funding priorities of the Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy Programme were presented at the 'Portugal Shipping Week' in Lisbon.
The Norwegian Ambassador visited the Ceira River Basin in the Central Region of the Country, where the EEA Grants Environment project “Rio Ceira” will be developed.
The National Management Unit and the Secretary General accompanied the Secretary of State for the Environment, Carlos Marins, in a preliminary visit to Ceira’s River Basin regarding the implementation of the Pre-Defined Project.
Directorate General for Cultural Heritage was designated Programme Operator of Programme Area “Culture"
The Directorate General for Cultural Heritage was designated Programme Operator of Programme Area “Culture", in May 2018.