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#StateAid – Commission approves €3.2 billion public support by seven member states for a pan-European research and innovation project in all segments of the #BatteryValueChain

#StateAid – Commission approves €3.2 billion public support by seven member states for a pan-European research and innovation project in all segments of the #BatteryValueChain

| December 10, 2019

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules an Important Project of Common European interest (IPCEI) jointly notified by Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden to support research and innovation in the common European priority area of batteries. The seven member states will provide in the coming years up to approximately […]

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Commission awards more than €278 million to help start-ups and #SMEs market their innovations

Commission awards more than €278 million to help start-ups and #SMEs market their innovations

| December 6, 2019

The European Commission has selected 75 promising start-ups and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the largest funding round so far of the pilot phase of the European Innovation Council (EIC), worth more than €278 million. As a major novelty, 39 of these companies are set to receive both a grant and a direct equity investment. Innovation, Research, […]

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#Brexit within ten days time remains possible – French minister

#Brexit within ten days time remains possible – French minister

| October 22, 2019

Britain could still leave the European Union within 10 days time, French Junior Economic Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher said on Monday (21 October), writes Dominique Vidalon. “One cannot rule out a Brexit within 10 days,” she told Sud-Radio. She said general progress had been made, but added that many small French companies still had to do […]

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Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

| October 16, 2019

Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union member states accredited in Kazakhstan as part of the Dialogue platform on the further development of investment co-operation. The parties discussed the results of the work done during three months after the first meeting on pressing issues of […]

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Johnson asks France’s Macron to ‘push forward’ on #Brexit

Johnson asks France’s Macron to ‘push forward’ on #Brexit

| October 7, 2019

Boris Johnson urged French President Emanuel Macron (pictured) to “push forward” to secure a Brexit deal and told him the EU should not be lured into the mistaken belief that the UK would stay in the bloc after 31 October, the British prime minister’s office said, writes Paul Sandle. Johnson discussed his Brexit proposal, which […]

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‘It’s blackmail’: French and German publishers unite to fight #Google refusal to pay them copyright fees

‘It’s blackmail’: French and German publishers unite to fight #Google refusal to pay them copyright fees

| September 30, 2019

France’s and Germany’s major publishers are closing ranks in an attempt to fight back against Google’s refusal to pay them when their content appears in its search index, writes Jessica Davies. For months, European publishers have labored to re-establish a more even economical balance between the negotiating power of large tech companies like Google and […]

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Statesman #JacquesChirac dies at 86

Statesman #JacquesChirac dies at 86

| September 27, 2019

Following the death of Jacques Chirac on 26 September aged 86, European People’s Party President Joseph Daul declared: “It is with great sadness that I I have learned of the death of the former president of the French Republic Jacques Chirac My thoughts go first to his wife and his family to whom I extend […]

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