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Europe challenges Elon Musk’s SpaceX

  The deadline for submitting applications to the Contest organized by the European Innovation Council (EIC) the EU scientific council for the promotion of innovation, has closed on 31 May 2021. The winner, who can also be a group of participants, will receive €10 million. The ceremony will take place between November and December 2021. The aim of

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Leading the European Digital Decade: How?

https://videos.files.wordpress.com/JBPF4RKP/web-giants-under-attack_hd.mp4 The last 18 months of the pandemic have radically transformed Europe and the world. From now on there will be an urgent need to acquire more and more digital skills, because the world has already changed. Companies, public institutions, professional associations will have to roll up their sleeves if they do not want to

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EU and the lost market

Today, European ministers asked to save the European audiovisual industry COVID-19 and streaming video platforms are destroying the market of European audiovisual producers. With losses, in 2020 alone, of at least € 200 billion. Now the EU is trying to recreate a market that has perhaps already been lost, bringing to mind the defeats of

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European Union invests on digital health technologies

The future of health services will be highly digital. Or it has to be. One of the flaws that has already led to more than a million deaths in Europe and 3 million worldwide due to COVID-19 has been the inability to transfer existing technological capabilities into healthcare systems. In many countries there is still

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Revision of the TEN-E Regulation: EU guidelines for new energy infrastructure

On 15 December 2020, the European Commission adopted a proposal to revise the 2013 regulation on trans-European networks in energy (TEN-E). Revision of the TEN-E Regulation: EU guidelines for new energy infrastructure

COVID19: Today a showdown at the European Council?

At the Extraordinary European Council of 25-26 February, Charles Michel, President of the European Council, put the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic on the agenda. It might seem routine to talk among prime ministers about the coronavirus, in reality it could be a showdown between member countries and the European Commission. Click on the picture

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Horizon Europe: New Grants to Top Researchers

European Commission presents the first work programme under Horizon Europe, the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation for 2021-2027. It includes three main calls for proposals for frontier research actions for a total amount of €1.9 billion for 2021: Starting Grants, Consolidator Grants and Advanced Grants. UK will participate. Horizon Europe is the research

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Free Interrail Pass for Young people in 2022

Are you 18 years old and a citizen of the European Union? Get ready to explore Europe! The EU, after this long and destabilizing pandemic, which in addition to other personal categories has affected young people very seriously, offers all 18-year-old citizens a free pass to travel for free throughout Europe (except islands and remote

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Cohesion policy contribution to New European Bauhaus

The New European Bauhaus is a European Commission initiative, which links the sustainability, aesthetics and inclusion dimensions of building design. The European Commission launched an initiative last September to link the sustainability, aesthetics and inclusion dimensions of building design. Now we are in the heart of the initiative: projects, funds, prizes and new ideas are

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