The 2014 Regional Innovation Award (RIA) was awarded to Värmland County Council (SE) following the building of a hospital in Karlstad, which aimed at monitoring and assessing an environmentally conscious choice of materials, as well as phasing out harmful chemicals in the construction of a new department for premature babies at the hospital. The prize was officially presented in Brussels on 18 March 2014 in the framework of a round table on the future of European industrial policy.
Do you want to become the next winner of the Regional Innovation Award? This is what you need to know!
Since 2006, the RIA aims at honouring European Regional Authorities’ actions which have stimulated, fostered and implemented innovation in their territory.
The RIA 2016 edition targets projects on the circular economy. The deadline for sending applications for the call is 30 June 2016 and the award ceremony will take place in Brussels (BE) on 1 December 2016.
Apply today for the 2016 award to promote your region’s action.