Tag: Austria

#StateAid – Commission approves €60 million public support for broadband network project in the #Carinthia region in Austria

#StateAid – Commission approves €60 million public support for broadband network project in the #Carinthia region in Austria

| August 21, 2019

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, €60 million of public support for the deployment and maintenance of infrastructure necessary for the roll-out of ultrafast broadband internet in remote rural areas of the Carinthia region in Austria. The beneficiary of the aid is a newly established company owned by the state of […]

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#PlasticRecycling innovators scoop major award

#PlasticRecycling innovators scoop major award

| June 21, 2019

Working in the plastic recycling industry for 20 plus years may not sound incredibly enthralling, but for Austrian inventors Klaus Feichtinger and Manfred Hackl, the industry was an opportunity to innovate, writes David Kunz.  The two began working on a basic design to recycle plastic in 1983. Hackl has been working in the plastic recycling […]

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#EuropeanInventorAwards honour 15 inventors

#EuropeanInventorAwards honour 15 inventors

| June 20, 2019

The European Inventor Awards were held in Vienna, Austria on 20 June to honour 15 inventors from 12 different countries. The awards, hosted by the European Patent Office (EPO), were given to inventors in six different categories: Industry, Research, Non-EPO countries, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Lifetime Achievement and Popular Prize, which is decided by […]

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#Africa – Europe: High level forum in Vienna

#Africa – Europe: High level forum in Vienna

| December 24, 2018

The economic and political Capital of Austria, Vienna hosted 18 December 2018 a high-level Forum bringing together European and African political leaders, representatives of major international financial institutions and other development partners. Entrepreneurs from both the private and public sectors also took part. The central theme for some 900 participants was:  “Driving the cooperation in […]

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#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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