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Innovation: Commission awards four remarkable #WomenEntrepreneurs

Innovation: Commission awards four remarkable #WomenEntrepreneurs

| June 26, 2018

Research, Science and Innovation Commissioner Carlos Moedas (pictured) has announced the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Women Innovators, worth in total €190,000. The first prize of €100,000 was awarded to Gabriella Colucci from Italy for strategically innovating with active compounds for industrial applications. Commissioner Moedas said: “The four winners are truly inspiring women […]

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#Europe Lab: July Agreement in #Gdańsk

#Europe Lab: July Agreement in #Gdańsk

“The spirit of the International Civil Forum “Pilorama” I experienced at “Perm-36” has been transferred to “Europe Lab”, – said Michael Hunt, a theater and opera director, who had staged Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Fidelio” on the territory of the former camp in 2010 and shared his impressions from those times and beyond at the evening talk […]

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#Kazakhstan: Poland and Kazakhstan sign agreement on economic co-operation

#Kazakhstan: Poland and Kazakhstan sign agreement on economic co-operation

Poland and Kazakhstan signed a ‘Memorandum of Co-operation’ on Polish-Kazakh economic co-operation in Warsaw today (23 August) during a state visit Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev (pictured). The memorandum includes 15 signed bilateral agreements. President Nazarbayev stressed the importance of Polish experience in the development of the SME sector. The co-operation will look at ways to […]

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13,000 jobs created by innovation-based incubators

13,000 jobs created by innovation-based incubators

| September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

EBN, the Brussels-based innovation network, has publicly announced the results of its 2014 annual quality survey. The network, with over 150 quality certified Business and Innovation Centres throughout Europe and overseas, has fostered the creation of over 13.000 jobs and helped raise more than €284 million in funding for small businesses. Giordano Dichter, head of […]

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European vocational students win big with idea to revolutionize drink-driving self-regulation

European vocational students win big with idea to revolutionize drink-driving self-regulation

‘SoberDrive’ from the United Kingdom won the Hyundai Skills for the Future Award. The student team included George Kershaw Houghton, Edward Kershaw Houghton, Callum Coles, Samuel Roberts and Lauren Palmer, and was chosen based on their winning concept of a socially responsible company, helping to reduce drink driving related incidences. They hope to achieve this […]

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Moving entrepreneurship education forward in Europe

Moving entrepreneurship education forward in Europe

The first pan-European body dedicated to moving entrepreneurship education forward in Europe was officially launched at the beginning of May – 50 entrepreneurship experts and 13 MEP Ambassadors are behind this initiative. The European Entrepreneurship Education NETwork (EE-HUB) is co-ordinated by a consortium of partners, namely JA Europe (Europe’s largest provider of entrepreneurship education), EUROCHAMBRES […]

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Commissioner Hill takes aim at obstacles to growth in Europe’s capital markets

Commissioner Hill takes aim at obstacles to growth in Europe’s capital markets

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Proposals published by European Commissioner Jonathan Hill (pictured) today (18 February) are forward looking and seek to remove barriers to developing a vibrant capital market in Europe, Kay Swinburne MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists’ economics spokesman, has said. However, she warned that the commission’s proposals lay down the gauntlet for industry to take up the […]

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