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Water Circle Action Group wins Innovation Deal   , 13. December 2016
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Welcome to the latest newsletter from EIP Water, the European Innovation Partnership.

Bringing you news on water innovation in the European Union, these are the headlines:
Water Circle Action Group wins Innovation Deal

Innovation Hub report launched

Statement of High Level Panel on Water
All the very best of the season and happy holidays.

The EIP Water secretariat.


Projects, Products and Updates

Innovation Hub report of 65 organisations fostering innovation

EIP Water has published its second review of networks, centres (w/o hubs), clusters, and partnerships that are active in water innovation, giving insights from these 65 organisations and describing key success factors.

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GWI’s Global Water Awards 2017 Nominations now open

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20% exclusive discount to join the Innovation Pavilion at IWS in January

EIP Water is supporting the Innovation Pavilion at the International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi January 16-19 in Abu Dhabi. If you’re listed on the EIP Water marketplace, you can apply for an exclusive 20% discount for the last remaining spaces.

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Creating a European vision for future EU research and innovation

Commission announces members of High Level Group.

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Setting reuses water quality standards

Consultation until January 27, 2017. Public consultation on policy options to set minimum quality requirements for reused water in the European Union.

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Dreampipe million pound competition to reduce non-revenue-water in developing countries

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Action Group News

Water Circle Action Group wins Innovation Deal!

Congratulations on being one of two innovations successful in their application for an Innovation Deal.

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Financing Opportunities

EC Seal of Excellence endorses good quality financing opportunities

The European Commission has extended the reach of the "Seal Of Excellence" quality certificate to help companies, including SMEs, get financing from public and private sources.

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€140 million from Horizon 2020 to nurture scientific excellence in 9 countries

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Have your say on Horizon 2020 (public consultation)

The European Commission has launched a public stakeholder consultation which will feed into the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, the EU's €77 billion research and innovation funding scheme. The deadline is January 15, 2017.

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EU funding for research and innovation attracts ever more interest, report shows

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Recommended Reading

Announcements and Events

AfriAlliance conference - call for contributions by January 9, 2017 / early-bird discount

The first AfriAlliance Conference will be held from 22-24 March 2017 in The Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre in Ekurhuleni, South-Africa, and the organisers have opened the call for contirbutions.

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XPrizes for clean water, women's safety launched in India

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Other water related events

BlueSCities Conference – Brussels, 13-14 December, 2016.

International Water Summit – Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16-19 January, 2017.

WaterLink – Leeuwarden, Netherlands, January 26, 2017.

World Water-Tech Investment Summit – London, 20-22 February, 2017.

See our full event list

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