The project (Full Name: European Global Transition Network on Eco-Innovation, Green Economy and Sustainable Development) aims to accelerate the transition towards a green economy, with a focus on co-development of knowledge. The project will do this through the creation of the international Innovation for Sustainable Development Network (

The project will examine the challenges of improving understanding and assessment of the concepts of the green economy and eco-innovation, adaptation of policy-agendas, documentation of best practices and knowledge transfer and transferability.

In particular, the project is aiming to improve:

  1. Harmonisation of definitions;
  2. Collection of relevant information on the performance of past and current policy efforts;
  3. Co-ordination amongst stakeholders. is a Co-ordination and Support Action (CSA), funded through Horizon 2020, the European Union's Framework Programme for Research & Innovation, under Grant Agreement No. 641974. The project is co-ordinated by the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) and has twelve partners, including Greenovate! Europe and its member RISE Research Institutes of Sweden.

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