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Personalised medicine group helps shape new IVD rules

Personalised medicine group helps shape new IVD rules

The European Parliament and European Council have reached a political agreement on the Medical Device Regulation and the In Vitro Medical Device Regulation.  The discussions have been ongoing since 2012.  The Brussels-based European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) welcomes the inclusion of many suggestions and recommendations it has made during the process, writes European Alliance […]

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#BOZAR: Opening reception for Tong Yang-tze calligraphy exhibition in BOZAR

#BOZAR: Opening reception for Tong Yang-tze calligraphy exhibition in BOZAR

On 17 May, the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium (TRO) held an opening reception at BOZAR for the calligraphy exhibition ‘Silent Movement’ by Tong Yang-tze. VIPs included the artist herself, BOZAR CEO and Artistic Director Paul Dujardin, Belgian MPs, as well as Belgian and EU officials. Mr. Dujardin said that he had […]

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#ChinaEU: Chinese companies taking over prominence of US companies in Europe – threat or opportunity?

#ChinaEU: Chinese companies taking over prominence of US companies in Europe – threat or opportunity?

Speech by ChinaEU President Luigi Gambardella, 25 May 2016 ChinaEU was launched in the year of the Sheep. Chinese friends told me that this would bring us success. Success.  Who does not want to be successful? Our ambition at ChinaEU is to help you be successful. When I say you, I think firstly about you Mrs […]

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#ChinaEU: Keynote speech at 25 May 2016 networking event – China-EU partnerships in the digital industry

#ChinaEU: Keynote speech at 25 May 2016 networking event – China-EU partnerships in the digital industry

Delivered by Ambassador Yang Yanyi, head of the Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the European Union Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good evening. On the auspicious occasion of the first anniversary of ChinaEU, I wish to, on behalf of the Chinese Mission to the EU and in my own name, offer […]

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European Commission Online Platform Recommendations reflect welcome consensus on key issues

European Commission Online Platform Recommendations reflect welcome consensus on key issues

Today (26 May) the European Commission adopted a number of legislative and non-legislative initiatives as part of the Digital Single Market strategy. In response to the European Commission’s policy position on online platforms, the Center for Data Innovation, a think tank studying data and public policy, released the following statement from Director Daniel Castro: “The […]

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Almost 80% shareholder participation at Piraeus Bank AGM

Almost 80% shareholder participation at Piraeus Bank AGM

Piraeus Bank announces it held the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of shareholders today (26 May), and all proposed resolutions were passed with the required majority. For the first time at a Piraeus Bank AGM, shareholder participation reached 80% of total share capital. This reflects the strong interest and trust in the Bank’s plans and prospects […]

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#NadiaSavchenko is free, but the rule of law in Russia still has a long way to go says ALDE

#NadiaSavchenko is free, but the rule of law in Russia still has a long way to go says ALDE

The Ukrainian pilot and MP Nadiya Savchenko was freed on 25 May by Russian President, Vladimir Putin, as part of a prisoner swap between Moscow and Kiev; two alleged Russian agents have in turn been pardoned by President Petro Poroshenko.   ALDE group leader Guy Verhofstadt welcomed the return home of Nadiya Savchenko, who became a […]

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