25. June 2020 | 21:31
The Environmental Investment Centre (EIC) entered into a public contract with public limited company Ragn-Sells for recycling scrap tyres; the company will remove and reutilise about 14,000 tonnes of scrap tyres that have been stored at Raadi over the years. The former military airfield will be clean of tyres by the end of this year.
19. June 2020 | 10:41
The Supervisory Board of the Environmental Investments Centre (EIC) decided to support 735 projects from the national environmental monitoring programme in the amount of EUR 16,964,018. Grants were given to environmental projects in eight areas across Estonia.
08. June 2020 | 16:46
The EUR 10,000 main prize of the Environmental Investment Centre’s (EIC) Negavatt Energy Saving Competition for young people aged 18–30 went to EIMU, a non-dairy milk made from raw materials sourced from Estonia.
01. June 2020 | 12:19
Companies in the mining and manufacturing industry are once again able to apply for aid from the Environmental Investment Centre (EIC) to improve their efficiency when it comes to the use of resources in production. The budget for this round is EUR 7,120,200, to which funds released from ending projects will be added.
01. June 2020 | 12:03
On 1 June, the Environmental Investment Centre (EIC) opened the application round for non-profit associations and foundations operating in the field of environmental education, to support the active education programmes that were cancelled as a result of the emergency situation. The deadline for applications is 15 June 2020.
12. May 2020 | 12:16
The Environmental Investments Centre (EIC) was established as a foundation on 11 May 2000, by the Ministry of Finance, in order to better target money received from the use of the environment. Today, the EIC falls within the administrative area of the Ministry of the Environment and serves as the central financier of environmental projects in Estonia, but looks to the future with its activities as an implementer of smart and effective solutions in the Estonian environmental landscape.
Environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects to be supported with nearly 450 million euros06. April 2020 | 11:47
As of 2 April, the 2020 application round of the LIFE programme will be opened to allocate nearly 450 million euros to environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects this year. The LIFE programme is the European Union’s funding instrument specifically directed at the environment, which has been used to support the development of environmental policy and the implementation thereof since 1992.
28. February 2020 | 10:59
On 25 March, the opening event of the EEA climate Programme "Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation" (EE-Climate) will take place in Tallinn at the Nordic Hotel Forum (Viru väljak 3).
28. February 2020 | 10:20
The Environmental Investment Centre’s (EIC) green idea competition Negavatt, which is intended for 18–30-year-olds, received 61 ideas in its seventh season. The best of these now move on to the next round to compete for the grand prize of 10,000 euros.
13. February 2020 | 11:43
The Environmental Investment Centre (EIC) opened an application round for the environmental programme with a total volume of EUR 13.5 million. Local governments, non-profit associations, foundations, undertakings, universities, educational institutions, as well as various other environmental organisations and self-employed persons, are invited to submit environmental projects. The deadline for the application round is 16 March 2020.