Science could become collateral damage of Brexit

By |februar 25th, 2020|Brexit, Horizon 2020, News, research, Science|

A no-deal Brexit at the end of the year, or even a minimal, thin-deal Brexit, with no provision for cooperation on science, innovation and other crucial fields, would deliver a serious blow to economic competitiveness in the UK and the EU, writes Sir M...

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Italy welcomes bioeconomy, kisses agricultural runoff goodbye

By |januar 24th, 2020|Agrifood, bioeconomy, bioplastics, circular economy, fertilisers, Italy, methane, News, research|

In 2017, Italy’s entire bioeconomy sector had a total turnover of €300 billion and, within 13 years, employed two million people. The country’s Bioeconomy Strategy was taken up a notch and made even more ambitious at the start of 2019. EURACTIV’s partner Agronotizie reports.

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Fairer EU funding needed to halt brain drain: Croatia minister

By |januar 10th, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Croatia, Croatian Presidency, demographic change, depopulation, Dubravka Suica, EU funds, News, research, science and education, Von der Leyen Commission|

Cash from the EU's research funds must be spread beyond the "old men's club" of prestigious institutions in richer member states to curb the brain drain exacerbating inequalities across the bloc, a Croatian minister said on Thursday (9 January).

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Fairer EU funding needed to halt brain drain: Croatia minister

By |januar 10th, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Croatia, Croatian Presidency, demographic change, depopulation, Dubravka Suica, EU funds, News, research, science and education, Von der Leyen Commission|

Cash from the EU's research funds must be spread beyond the "old men's club" of prestigious institutions in richer member states to curb the brain drain exacerbating inequalities across the bloc, a Croatian minister said on Thursday (9 January).

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Cancer fight requires optimism but also prudence, says top researcher

By |december 10th, 2019|beating cancer plan, cancer, EU Mission Boards, Horizon Europe, News, patients, research, Stella Kyriakides, Ursula von der Leyen, Walter Ricciardi|

Any EU policy aimed at eradicating cancer must combine optimism, prudence and the realism of scientific evidence, the new boss of the EU research team on cancer, Walter Ricciardi, told EURACTIV in an interview.

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Green MEP calls for EU action plan on alternatives to animal testing

By |november 15th, 2019|animal testing, animal welfare, cosmetics, European Chemicals Agency, News, research, Tilly Metz|

All initiatives to promote alternatives to animal testing are welcome, but lawmakers should be bolder and impose some mandatory measures as well, Luxembourgish MEP Tilly Metz has said.

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To target or not to target? That is the EU’s research and innovation question

By |oktober 18th, 2019|Finland, Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe, Innovation, News, research|

There is a lot of money available to fund research and innovation in the EU, but it's not reaching the right people at the right time. Policymakers are debating whether more focused funding would make the situation better, or worse.

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Europe’s ‘MIT’ wants to accelerate innovation and support creativity

By |oktober 17th, 2019|Budapest, climate, culture, EIT, energy, European Institute of Innovation & Technology, Innovation, News, Northvolt, research, Sweden|

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology often referred to as "Europe's MIT", is a little over ten years old and has already supported more than a hundred projects. It is now preparing to launch a branch to promote culture and the creative i...

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Faced with ‘dogmatic’ EU, Switzerland may turn to UK on research cooperation

By |september 2nd, 2019|Brexit, EFTA, EU-Switzerland Agreement, EU-Switzerland relations, far right, Guy Parmelin, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, research, Science, Swiss elections, trade, United Kingdom|

Switzerland is unlikely to strike a deal with the European Union this year over a stalled partnership treaty, its economy minister said, extending an impasse that has hurt bilateral ties and disrupted cross-border share trading.

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Paris draws inspiration from Yerevan to give teenagers digital education

By |oktober 22nd, 2018|Anne Hidalgo, Carlos Moedas, digital innovation, Education, European funds, Horizon 2020, News, research|

With the support of European funding, Paris has started a school for digital creation called “Tumo”. This concept, which comes from Armenia, allows young people aged between 12 and 18 to learn about digital creation in an autonomous manner. EURACTIV France reports.  

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