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Collaboration will aid health innovation in Europe

Collaboration will aid health innovation in Europe

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opinion by European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan We live in innovative times, especially in the world of health care, with personalised medicine coming more and more to the fore, courtesy of groundbreaking research, new technologies and exciting developments in medical science. A major problem, however, is that making the best […]

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Opinion: Jean-Claude Juncker, ni-hao!

Opinion: Jean-Claude Juncker, ni-hao!

By Anna van Densky, Brussels As Argentina is not a member of the EU, it could not invite someone modern, dynamic and charming from overseas such as Pope Francis. The Europeans had to contend with what they have – an old generation Eurocentric dogmatist, Jean-Claude Juncker (59), to head the EU executive body with a […]

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Lithuania: How euro could be gaining currency

Lithuania: How euro could be gaining currency

Which EU country will be next to join the euro? ©BELGA/EASYFOTOSTOCK/Wolfilser The eurozone could get bigger next year after the European Commission said Lithuania is ready to adopt the common currency. That is the conclusion of the convergence reports published on 4 June by the Commission and the European Central Bank, assessing eight EU countries’ […]

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It was 20 years ago: How the European Parliament came into its own

It was 20 years ago: How the European Parliament came into its own

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Parliament has been the people’s voice at a European level since 1979 but it was only in 1993 that it was recognised as an equal partner by the other EU institutions. Introduced by the Maastricht Treaty, the co-decision procedure gave the Parliament and the Council of the European Union an equal say on a […]

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