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Helena Stormberg
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The EU JTF Community and Enterprise Grants Scheme is open for applications! Launched on 12 January, the call will remain open until 5:00pm, 22 February 2024. The purpose of this funding is to support local community organisations and small to medium sized enterprises in the Midlands with ideas and initiatives that they see will benefit… Continue Reading Apply Now: EU JTF Community & Enterprise Grants
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Fáilte Ireland launched on 11th Jan 2024 an open call for Expressions of Interest for its EUJTF Tourism Learning Network Programme. Closing date is 12 noon, 22nd Feb 2024. Continue Reading EUJTF Tourism Learning Network Programme Call now open! 
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EU JTF graphic for the Local and Regional Economic Strategies Support Scheme
Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, has announced a further €24 million for the Midlands region under Ireland’s EU Just Transition Fund (JTF) programme, to provide targeted funding to projects that invest in the development of local communities, create employment and help diversify the local economy. The new funding, provided under a new Local… Continue Reading EU JTF scheme to support locally-led ideas is launched
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Fáilte Ireland has launched an open call for Expressions of Interest for the Investment Grant-Aid Scheme for Private & Community SMEs as part of the EU Just Transition Fund Regenerative Tourism & Placemaking Scheme for Ireland’s Midlands 2023-2026. The purpose of the Investment Grant-Aid Scheme is to deliver up to €17million in grant-aid to private and community-based… Continue Reading New call! EUJTF Investment Grant-Aid Scheme for Private & Community SMEs
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Tile for EU JTF Bioeconomy Demonstration Initiative call Aug-Oct 2023
We are pleased to share with you that the second call for proposals under the EU Just Transition Fund (EU JTF) has been launched! The Bioeconomy Demonstration Initiative Scheme will support the development of bioeconomy piloting and demonstration projects in the wider midlands area. With a budget of €10 million for two separate projects, proposals are… Continue Reading EU JTF Bioeconomy Demonstration Initiative call open
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The first of the funding schemes under the EU Just Transition Fund has been launched. A new scheme through Zero Emission Vehicle Ireland (ZEVI) is available in Ireland’s EU JTF territory to install Electric Vehicle chargers in community facilities. The €15 million scheme provides grants, with the support of the EU Just Transitions Fund which… Continue Reading First EU JTF call! Apply now for the EU JTF Community Facilities EV Charging scheme
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Launch of TU Rise Scheme
Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD today launched TU Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise (TU RISE), an €83.68 million scheme co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund. The TU RISE scheme will support research capacity building in higher education… Continue Reading Minister Harris launches €83.68m TU RISE scheme
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Ministers launch the EU Just Transition Fund
Kenagh, Co. Longford, 28 April 2023 – Irish communities have the potential to ‘reimagine and transform’ themselves after the ending of commercial peat production and peat-fired power generation. Cllr Robert Power, Cathaoirleach of the Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly (EMRA), made the comments at the launch of the Programme for the EU Just Transition Fund, which… Continue Reading Ministers endorse Programme launch for the EU Just Transition Fund
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Applications open for Technical Assistance in Just Transition Fund regions
On 6 February 2023 the Just Transition Platform (JTP) launched a call for applications for a new and targeted technical assistance called JTP GROUNDWORK. It will support eligible Just Transition Fund (JTF) regions in implementing their Territorial Just Transition Plans (TJTP). As the implementation phase of the EU Just Transition Fund starts, the European Commission… Continue Reading Apply for Just Transition Platform GROUNDWORK
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The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, has welcomed the European Commission’s adoption of Ireland’s Territorial Just Transition Plan and associated Programme for 2021–2027. This follows government approval on 29 November 2022. Minister Ryan said: “Ireland’s Climate Action Plan provides a framework for a just transition away from dependence on fossil fuels.… Continue Reading Minister Ryan welcomes EU approval for €169 million in EU Just Transition Fund for the Midlands
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