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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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#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

#EAPM – #HTA debate moves to Sofia for key conference

| October 8, 2018

As the debate on EU-wide health technology assessment (HTA) reaches Council level after a positive vote on the Commission’s proposals at the latest Strasbourg plenary, the Bulgarian capital Sofia will host a conference on HTA’s implications for personalised medicine, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  The Brussels-based EAPM, and its […]

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#EIB and #ESA to co-operate on increasing investments in #EuropeanSpaceSector

#EIB and #ESA to co-operate on increasing investments in #EuropeanSpaceSector

| July 12, 2018

European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice President Ambroise Fayolle has welcomed ESA Director General Jan Wörner to sign a Joint Statement on behalf of the two organizations. The Joint Statement puts forth the intention of the two organizations to co-operate on supporting increased investment in the European space sector, thus helping create a level playing field […]

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Commissioner Vella calls #AirQuality ministerial summit on 30 January, and announces new measures to help member states comply with environmental laws

Commissioner Vella calls #AirQuality ministerial summit on 30 January, and announces new measures to help member states comply with environmental laws

| January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a final push to find solutions to address the serious problem of air pollution in the European Union, Commissioner for Environment, Karmenu Vella has invited ministers from nine member states to convene in Brussels on Tuesday, 30 January. The nine member states, namely the Czech Republic,  Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and […]

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Commission proposes first research partnership in #Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability

Commission proposes first research partnership in #Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Commission proposed first research partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean Area to develop much-needed novel solutions for sustainable water management and food production. Today the Commission has presented a proposal for a Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area – PRIMA. The first partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean basin […]

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Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Luxembourg 20 June

Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Luxembourg 20 June

The EU’s Council of Economic and Finance (ECOFIN) Ministers will take place in Luxembourg on 20 June at 10h. The European Commission will be represented by Vice President for Economic and Monetary Affairs Olli Rehn, Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier, Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-fraud Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta and  Financial Programming and Budget […]

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Commission reports on countries’ readiness to adopt the euro

Commission reports on countries’ readiness to adopt the euro

On 4 June, the European Commission will publish its 2014 Convergence Report, which will examine whether any member state with a derogation from adopting the euro satisfies the conditions for switching to the single currency. The 2014 Convergence Report will cover eight member states: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Sweden. […]

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