November 2012

Proposal for a new EU Environment Action Programme to 2020

November 29, 2012 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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The European Commission today put forward a proposal for an Environment Action Programme (EAP) to guide EU environment policy up to 2020. Coming shortly after its recommendations for short term growth [see IP/12/1274], which emphasise the need for ensuring not just the growth of today, but also tomorrow, the Commission has now made proposals ... (more)

smeSpire Survey on Geo-ICT SMEs in Europe

November 28, 2012 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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smeSpire is a Support Action of the EU’s 7th Framework Program, aiming to turn the INSPIRE European Directive into business opportunities for private sector companies dealing with Geographic Information in Europe. The  objectives of the project are to encourage and enable the participation of SMEs in the mechanisms of harmonising and ... (more)

Virtual Conference - INSPIRE in the UK

November 5, 2012 by INSPIRE Forum   Comments (0)

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The UK Location Programme will be hosting a virtual conference for public bodies to learn about the INSPIRE Directive and how it is being implemented in the UK. INSPIRE aims to improve policy making and implementation at European, national and local levels by requiring public bodies to publish spatial data about the environment, and ... (more)