On 30th September, ECRN organised the Second Partnership Meeting of the S3 Platform Thematic Area on Chemicals, alongside with the Commission-funded technical services – ReConfirm, and ECRN members and lead regions of the Partnership – Lombardy and Limburg.
On 4th September, the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament had constructive exchange of views with Mr Carlo Petinelli, Director for Consumer, Environmental and Health Technologies of DG GROW and Kęstutis Sadauskas, Director for Circular Economy and Green Growth
As one of the project partners of POWER4BIO, ECRN is pleased to share the report of the project’s recent month-long e-conference. Between March and April 2019, more than 250 participants coming from the 10 POWER4BIO participant regions and
Partners of the Thematic Area on Chemicals to gather in a second meeting on 30 September in Brussels
On 30th September, partners will gather at the House of the Dutch Provinces in Brussels in order to share advancements and take concrete decisions on the following steps for the Partnership. In February, the partners of the Thematic Area
ECRN General Assembly welcomed new member Zuid-Holland and discussed steps for the second half of 2019
ECRN successfully held its annual General Assembly on 26th June, hosted in the Lombardy Representation to the EU, in Brussels. The Assembly’s agenda was packed. We welcomed the latest member of our family – Zuid-Holland – and heard from their
On 26 June 2019, the European Chemical Regions Network (ECRN) organised a thematic event on “Realising the bioeconomy potential in European regions: policy and practice”, with the participation of the Committee of the Regions Member and Rapporteur on the Opinion
The network is growing! ECRN, the European Chemical Regions Network, is pleased to announce that the region of South-Holland in the Netherlands has become its latest member. Being part of the network opens new opportunities for the Dutch region
A recent video of the Interreg S3Chem project was filmed during the project’s Final Conference on 26 February, in Halle. ECRN Secretariat, as well as many of its members, were active participants in the event. The S3Chem project gathers European regions,
The chemical sector is known to have large companies. However, regionally, the majority of chemical industries are SMEs. While facing common challenges, SMEs and Regions across Europe can and should learn from each other. Connecting across border to facilitate the exchanges is precisely ECRN’s role.
The bio-based economy is an emerging sector generating employment – around 22 million jobs across Europe – and economic growth. However, many European regions are still not aware of their potential to utilize sustainable feedstock in their production