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EU invests €210 million to help bring #InnovativeEUProjects to market

EU invests €210 million to help bring #InnovativeEUProjects to market

| September 18, 2019

The European Commission will invest a total of €210 million to 108 innovative projects helping them to reach the market faster. The funding is provided through the pilot phase of the European Innovation Council (EIC), which supports innovators, entrepreneurs, small companies and scientists with bright ideas and the ambition to scale up internationally. Research, Science and Innovation […]

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#Croatia – EU invests in world-class health research centre for children

#Croatia – EU invests in world-class health research centre for children

| September 18, 2019

The EU is investing more than €48 million from the European Regional Development Fund to extend the Children’s Hospital in Srebrnjak, on the outskirts of Zagreb, Croatia. The project involves the construction of a 15,000-m2 facility and the purchase of research and medical equipment, in order to transform the hospital into a clinical research centre where new […]

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Commission announces the winners of #EUContestForYoungScientists

Commission announces the winners of #EUContestForYoungScientists

| September 18, 2019

The winners of the EU Contest for Young Scientists were announced on 17 September during the 31st edition of the competition that is being held in Sofia, Bulgaria. This year the top prizes were awarded to Adam Kelly from Ireland for the project “Optimised Simulation of General Quantum Circuits”, Magnus Quaade Oddershede from Denmark for “The wingtip’s […]

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#Turkey – Biggest football club #Galatasaray announce launch of fan tokens

#Turkey – Biggest football club #Galatasaray announce launch of fan tokens

| September 18, 2019

Galatasaray is the biggest club in Turkey based on number of fans. These fan tokens will allow fans to vote in club-delegated polls, taking part in deciding on topics that the club will put up for fan vote.  Day by day Turkey is becoming more friendly with cryptocurrency. Turkey remains the first in the world […]

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#Kazakhstan – Ways to achieve a world free of #NuclearWeapons discussed in Brussels

#Kazakhstan – Ways to achieve a world free of #NuclearWeapons discussed in Brussels

| September 18, 2019

PreviousNext A panel discussion, Towards a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Ambition of Kazakhstan, took place at the European Institute for Asian Studies. Representatives of the EU institutions, international organizations, the diplomatic corps and the expert community attended the event, which was dedicated to the International Day Against Nuclear Tests on August 29 and to […]

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#ECB – European Parliament gives green light to Christine Lagarde

#ECB – European Parliament gives green light to Christine Lagarde

| September 18, 2019

Parliament approved Christine Lagarde’s appointment to succeed Mario Draghi as President of the European Central Bank © EU 2019 – EP  Christine Lagarde (pictured) obtained Parliament’s approval to be the ECB’s next president, in a plenary vote on Tuesday (17 September). In the secret vote, MEPs voted 394 in favour, 206 against and 49 abstentions […]

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Green light for a #PermanentTaxCommittee

Green light for a #PermanentTaxCommittee

| September 18, 2019

Co-ordinators in the Economic and Monetary Affairs committee of the European Parliament have agreed to create a permanent sub-committee on tax and financial crime. The Conference of Presidents of the Parliament will now need to approve the sub-committee and the precise mandate has yet to be agreed. The sub-committee follows on from three special committees […]

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