Tag: Austria

#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

| December 6, 2018

  Working together with Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF), police forces from over 20 States arrested 168 people (so far) as part of a coordinated money laundering crackdown, the European Money Mule Action (EMMA). This international swoop, the fourth of its kind, was intended to tackle the issue of ‘money mules’, who […]

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#JunckerPlan – Austrian small and medium businesses get access to fresh funding to innovate

#JunckerPlan – Austrian small and medium businesses get access to fresh funding to innovate

| November 26, 2018

On the occasion of the Innovative Enterprise Vienna 2018 conference, organized by the Austrian Presidency of the Council, the European Investment Bank Group and the Austrian promotional bank Austria Wirtschaftsservice (aws) have agreed to extend an existing guarantee by up to €48 million, bringing it to up to €96m, in order to support an additional […]

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#Latvia becomes 19th EU country to join #eHealth co-operation for personalized health care

#Latvia becomes 19th EU country to join #eHealth co-operation for personalized health care

| November 16, 2018

Latvia has signed the European Declaration on linking genomic databases across borders that aims to improve understanding and prevention of disease and allow for more personalized treatments, in particular for rare diseases, cancer and brain-related diseases. The Declaration is an agreement of co-operation between the countries that want to provide secure and authorized cross-border access to national and […]

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#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

| October 8, 2018

As the debate on EU-wide health technology assessment (HTA) reaches Council level after a positive vote on the Commission’s proposals at the latest Strasbourg plenary, the Bulgarian capital Sofia will host a conference on HTA’s implications for personalised medicine, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  The Brussels-based EAPM, and its […]

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Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

| September 27, 2018

On 24 September, the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade agreed to step up the pace of its efforts and work towards a United Nations instrument – such as a binding convention – to stop the trade in instruments for torture and the death penalty. The Alliance for Torture-Free Trade is an initiative of the European Union, […]

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#EAPM – #Austria signs up for genome project and puts emphasis on digital health

#EAPM – #Austria signs up for genome project and puts emphasis on digital health

| September 12, 2018

Austria, the current holder of the rotating Presidency of the EU, has this week signed up to what began life as the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine’s (EAPM) MEGA initiative, joining those who signed a declaration in April.  MEGA stands for Million European Genomes Alliance and the welcome addition of Austria is the result of […]

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Hunt warns #France and #Austria of costs of no-deal #Brexit

Hunt warns #France and #Austria of costs of no-deal #Brexit

| August 2, 2018

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt (pictured) has visited Paris and Vienna this week to discuss Brexit and warn of the costs to Britain and the European Union of failing to reach a transition deal, writes David Milliken. Hunt was in Beijing on Monday (30 July), where China offered Britain talks on a post-Brexit free trade deal, […]

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