European Innovation Platform for Eco-innovation -
call for proposals

Deadline: 16 July 2009

The objective of the call is to reinforce the action of the European Innovation Platform on Eco-innovation under the Europe INNOVA initiative.

Workcamp in Xuan Thuy national park, Vietnam

This special program is an opportunity for volunteers to share difficulties with local community and reserve enviroment in Xuan Thuy national park. Besides, we hope to bring members a meaningful volunteer program combine with ecological tourism, refreshment and cultural exchange.

You can take part in an international workcamp in Ha Long bay, a UNESCO world heritage where the environment has been affected seriously due to the fast economic development and tourism. The aim is to educate the people about ways to protect themselves from diseases and protect their natural environment.
Volunteers have the opportunity to do many extra activities such as fishing, steam bathing, visiting the cities and the National Park and much more. They are supposed stay for at least 2 weeks and to work 6 hours a day.

Get ready to apply

The link to the Electronic Proposal Submission System (to prepare and submit your proposal online) and the updated Eco-innovation Guide for Proposers that guides you through the submission process are now available! You can access them via:

The environmental record of the outgoing European Commission is worryingly off target, the ‘Green 10' coalition of leading environmental organisations said today in Brussels. Environmental groups published an assessment of the Barroso Commission, giving it an overall mark of 4.4/10.