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International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

| May 11, 2020

  Researchers and scientists from all over the world are working together to find a vaccine to combat Coronavirus. Companies from Europe, China, USA, Australia and Canada are at the forefront in seeking to find medical solutions to tackle Covid-19. But there is one common denominator in the work of all these specific research programmes. […]

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#InnovationRadarPrize2018 – Vote to elect Europe’s world-class innovators is open

#InnovationRadarPrize2018 – Vote to elect Europe’s world-class innovators is open

| October 31, 2018

As of Wednesday (31 October), EU citizens are invited to vote for their favourite scientific and technological breakthroughs funded by the European Union. The European Commission has launched a competition to identify Europe’s top future innovators. Citizens can now vote for the 20 innovators they think most deserve the Innovation Radar Prize 2018, which is open until 12 November […]

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#Education and #Training in Europe: Where do we stand?

#Education and #Training in Europe: Where do we stand?

| October 17, 2018

The European Commission has published the 2018 edition of the Education and Training Monitor, which analyses and compares the main challenges for European education systems. Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics unveiled this annual flagship publication at a launch seminar at European Commission headquarters in Brussels. This was followed by a debate on […]

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#Erasmus: New report on fostering mobility in VET backed by MEPs

#Erasmus: New report on fostering mobility in VET backed by MEPs

Mobility in vocational education and training (VET)  is essential for ensuring personal development, improvement of language skills and employability. While most university students participate in exchange programmes, still only 1% of apprentices and other young people currently in professional training are involved in a mobility programme. The report on Erasmus+ and other tools to foster […]

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Study points towards Germany’s future dependency on immigration

Study points towards Germany’s future dependency on immigration

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the coming decades, Germany will be “more dependent than ever before” on immigration, a new study has concluded. It says that without immigrants, the number of people of working age  in the country would sink from approximately 45 million today to less than 29 million. That would represent a decline of 36%. It says […]

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Antitrust: Commission consults on draft guidelines on joint selling of olive oil, beef, veal and arable crops

Antitrust: Commission consults on draft guidelines on joint selling of olive oil, beef, veal and arable crops

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The European Commission is inviting comments on new draft guidelines on the application of EU antitrust rules in the agricultural sector. After a reform of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), new specific rules apply to the sale of olive oil, beef and veal livestock and arable crops. In particular, the new rules allow producers […]

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Youth Guarantee: Commission reviews 18 pilot projects

Youth Guarantee: Commission reviews 18 pilot projects

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission is meeting with the coordinators of 18 Youth Guarantee pilot projects at a seminar in Brussels today (9 September). The meeting will review achievements and lessons learned. The pilot projects represent concrete ways of putting the Youth Guarantee into practice by for example reinforcing links between employers and schools and by upgrading support to […]

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