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European Parliament to host conference on #migration management

European Parliament to host conference on #migration management

The European Parliament will host a high-level conference on migration management in Brussels on 21 June from 14h30 to 19h30 CET. The conference will take place on the initiative of President Antonio Tajani and be organized with the support of parliamentary committees. The purpose of the conference is to find viable solutions on the migration […]

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Europe must act to keep pace with Obama initiative

Europe must act to keep pace with Obama initiative

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

By European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan Earlier this year, US President Barack Obama launched his Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) – essentially what we tend to call ‘personalised medicine’ in Europe. In his State of the Union Address on 20 January, Obama stated that the idea was to “bring us closer […]

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Promoting green and efficient energy for Europe’s regions

Promoting green and efficient energy for Europe’s regions

Today (26 May), the European Commission is launching the European Smart specialisation platform on energy, which will support regions and member states in using Cohesion Policy funding more effectively for promoting sustainable energy. The platform will help regions to share their expertise on sustainable energy investments and especially on the deployment of innovative low-carbon technologies. […]

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Forward together: A multi-stakeholder approach is key to a healthier Europe

Forward together: A multi-stakeholder approach is key to a healthier Europe

| December 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opinion by European Alliance for Peronalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan The concept of personalised medicine has been firmly grasped by many stakeholders, including the European Parliament and the Commission yet, despite amazing leaps in technology and knowledge plus the arrival of ‘big data’, take-up of this revolutionary way of treating patients has been […]

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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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Policymakers regulation of electronic cigarettes ‘must support decision taken by democratically elected MEPs’

Policymakers regulation of electronic cigarettes ‘must support decision taken by democratically elected MEPs’

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday 12 November,  policymakers from the European Parliament, Council, and Commission will discuss the regulation of electronic cigarettes in trilogue.  This will be the first time the regulation of electronic cigarettes will be formally discussed since MEPs from across the political spectrum voted overwhelmingly to reject proposals to regulate electronic cigarettes as a medicinal […]

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What future for banks in the EU? Tell Commission your views

What future for banks in the EU? Tell Commission your views

7 October marks the opening of a third round of live, interactive online debates – this time on banks – between citizens, businesses, organisations, and policy makers in the framework of Single Market Month (see IP/13/847 and IP/13/882). This is an opportunity for citizens and stakeholders to make proposals for the future of the EU, […]

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