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Twelve finalists in the running for the #EIC Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid

Twelve finalists in the running for the #EIC Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid

| June 22, 2020

On the occasion of World Refugee Day on 20 June, the Commission announced the 12 projects that are in the shortlist for the EIC Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid. This €5 million prize is run under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme, and will reward the best, proven and cost-effective, technology […]

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European Commission begins major #EUTradePolicy review

European Commission begins major #EUTradePolicy review

| June 18, 2020

The European Commission has launched a major review of the European Union’s trade policy, including a public consultation seeking input from for the European Parliament, member states, stakeholders and civil society. The Commission’s objective is to build a consensus around a fresh medium-term direction for EU trade policy, responding to a variety of new global […]

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Future EU-UK relations: Next steps #Brexit

Future EU-UK relations: Next steps #Brexit

| June 17, 2020

The UK leaving the EU is not the end of co-operation. Talks are ongoing to determine how the two will work together on anything from trade to transport and the fight against crime. The EU and the UK face many of the same challenges such as climate change and police co-operation and have much to […]

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#Re-OpenEU – Commission launches new web platform to safely resume free movement and tourism in the EU

#Re-OpenEU – Commission launches new web platform to safely resume free movement and tourism in the EU

| June 16, 2020

The Commission is launching ‘Re-open EU‘, a web platform that contains essential information allowing a safe relaunch of free movement and tourism across Europe. To help people confidently plan their travels and holidays during the summer and beyond, the platform will provide real-time information on borders, available means of transport, travel restrictions, public health and […]

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#Research – The world needs an open approach to scientific engagement

#Research – The world needs an open approach to scientific engagement

| June 10, 2020

“The nationalization of scientific activity – country by country – is not what the world needs at this time,” Abraham Liu, Huawei’s Chief Representative to the EU Institutions, today told a webinar for Beijing based research and science attaches from Europe and from the European Union, on the subject of research collaborations in Europe. He […]

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#Kazakhstan President Tokayev’s first year in office a success says EU

#Kazakhstan President Tokayev’s first year in office a success says EU

| June 10, 2020

What happens in Kazakhstan also matters for the EU because the 27-member bloc is the number one investor in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan’s new president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev (pictured), has marked his first year in office, with a pledge to forge ahead with more reforms. Tokayev won the presidential election on 9 June 2019 with 70% of the […]

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Commission opens applications for the 11th edition of the #AccessCityAward

Commission opens applications for the 11th edition of the #AccessCityAward

| June 10, 2020

On 9 June, the Commission launched the contest of the 11th Access City Award. Cities across the EU can start applying now. This award recognizes and celebrates a city’s willingness, ability and efforts to become more accessible for persons with disabilities. Accessible cities can help to guarantee equal access, improve the quality of life and […]

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