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Green Small Businesses Offered EU Grants

Green Small Businesses Offered EU Grants

Small business owners needing cash to get their ideas for green products and services off the ground can now apply for the European Commission’s new €35 million eco-innovation fund. The fund is part of the EU’s Eco-Innovation scheme, which is now in its second year. Funding is available for new projects within the following areas: recycling sustainable building products food and drink green business practices. Grants for up to 50% of the total project cost are available and applications from small and medium-sized firms are “particularly welcomed”.   “In the past, we have seen a highly enthusiastic response to our call for funding, with many high quality applications,” said Patrick Lambert, Director of the Executive Agency for Competitiven... »