Net Zero Industrial Act and the Strategic Technologies for Europe Platform: Forging a Synergy for the European Industry of the Future
During last week’s trilogue negotiations, the EU Commission, the EU Parliament, and the EU Council reached a provisional agreement on the Net Zero Industrial Act (NZIA). This Regulation will form the backbone of the EU’s strategy to boost domestic green tech production, known as the Green Deal Industrial Plan. This initiative responds to the global
In the dynamic landscape of state aid, the De Minimis regulation has been put in place to ensure a fair competition between enterprises across the European Union. However, significant updates to the regulation have recently been made. Looking at the future, such changes promise to reshape how companies navigate this important aspect of state aid.
As previously announced (see also our newsflash of 10 October 2023), the Belgian Federal Government reached an agreement on the federal budget in the first half of October 2023. One of the important tax measures resulting from this budget agreement relates to specific changes to the Belgian investment deduction regime, a measure to support the
CrossRoads supports and stimulates cross-border collaborations around promising innovations across the Flemish-Dutch border, which contribute to the realisation of social transition priorities: sustainable entrepreneurship, sustainable energy, industry 4.0, and health. Collaborative Innovation at its best CrossRoads is part of the European Interreg Flanders-Netherlands programme. This programme is dedicated to fostering sustainable cross-border collaboration between small
As we close the summer season, the PwC Incentives Hub has been diligently monitoring the incentives landscape. We offer you following insightful overview of incentive topics that may be relevant for your company. Water4all In the last few years, Europe has been experiencing the consequences of climate change, including extreme weather conditions such
To enhance clarity and amplify the leverage effects of incentives, Minister of economy in Wallonia, Willy Borsus, has taken substantial steps towards revamping the investment support mechanism by developing a points-based quality assessment system. From March 2024 onwards, this mechanism will be implemented to assess whether an investment project is eligible for the investment aid.
The EC’s Electricity Market Reform Proposal The European Commission (EU) has proposed a reform to its electricity market design. The idea behind the reform is to accelerate the transition to renewables and reduce the dependency on Russian gas before next winter (1). The reform also aims to make consumer bills less dependent on volatile fossil
European Commission temporarily relaxes State Aid measures in support of the Green Deal Industrial Plan
The European Commission has approved new measures via the Temporary Crisis and Transition Framework (TCTF) in support of the transition towards a net-zero economy. The Commission’s goal is to speed up investment and financing for clean tech production within the Union which, in turn, supports the European Green Deal as well as delivering on specific