European Commission, Environmente - Life Programme
LIFE is the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental and nature conservation projects throughout the EU, as well as in some candidate, acceding and neighbouring countries. Since 1992, LIFE has co-financed some 3506 projects, contributing approximately €2.5 billion to the protection of the environment.

Best LIFE Projects
The overall objective of the Best Projects exercise is to help improve the dissemination of LIFE project results by clearly identifying those projects whose results, if widely applied, could have the most positive impact on the environment.


What are the objectives of Life NanoRISK Project?

The overall aim of NanoRISK project is to demonstrate the effectiveness of work place controls, to prevent or minimize exposure to nanomaterials during the specific work place situations of the polymer nanocomposite industry, providing a valuable data for determining whether a risk management measure is suitable for a particular scenario. 



Regional Environmental Center (REC)
The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) is an international organisation with a mission to assist in addressing environmental issues.

ERTICO is the network of Intelligent Transport Systems and Services stakeholders in Europe, that connects public authorities, industry players, infrastructure operators, users, national ITS associations and other organisations together.

European Commission
The European Commission is the EU's executive body and represents the interests of Europe as a whole (as opposed to the interests of individual countries).

Europe 2020 targets
To measure progress in meeting the Europe 2020 goals, 5 headline targets have been agreed for the whole EU.

Europe 2020 flagship: An Industrial Policy for the Globalisation Era
This strategy aims to boost growth and jobs by maintaining and supporting a strong, diversified and competitive industrial base in Europe offering well-paid jobs while becoming less carbon intensive.

Industrial competitiveness Monitoring progress in the Member States
When preparing its yearly reports, the Commission organises fact-finding missions to the Member States to discuss policy progress and to meet stakeholders. One topic in the 2012 work programme will be efficient public administration as an essential component of a good business environment.

CORDIS - Community Research and development informaction service
The gateway to European research and development

Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area – Towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system
WHITE PAPER Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area – Towards a competitive
and resource efficient transport system.

Transport: keeping Europe moving
Well-functioning passenger and freight links are vital for European undertakings and citizens. EU transport policies aim at fostering clean, safe and efficient travel throughout Europe, underpinning the internal market of goods and the right of citizens to travel freely throughout the EU.