COVID-19

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COVID-19 Clearing House for medical equipment

To facilitate the swift delivery of the supplies needed to fight the virus, save lives and overcome the public health crisis in the European Union, the Commission has created the COVID-19 Clearing House for medical equipment. The Clearing House works closely with national authorities across the EU...
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Ongoing international pledging event against COVID-19

The European Union and international partners are hosting an international pledging marathon which started on Monday 4 May 2020 and will run until the end of May 2020. The aim is to gather significant funding to ensure the collaborative development and universal deployment of diagnostics, treatments...
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The transformation during crisis reveals Lithuanian business’ capabilities

As a result of the quarantine announced in the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic, business restrictions, changing consumer habits and market demand, various industries have begun to adapt their production processes. Lithuanian industrial clusters placed big efforts to turn the challenges that came along...
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Budgetary and financial response to the COVID-19 crisis

The European Union has acted quickly to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences. Showing considerable flexibility, EU institutions have organised a package of measures (some already decided, others proposed or requested), to counter the COVID-19 crisis, drawing both on the EU budget and a...
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Commissioner Breton on the Tourism & Transport Package

In the current times of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the tourism industry is preparing to reopen its doors to renewed economic activities with caution. At the time of presenting the package the European Commissioner for Internal Market, Thierry Breton, expressed his views on how the European...
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European Semester Spring Package: Recommendations for a coordinated Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The European Commission has proposed country-specific recommendations (CSRs) and privded economic policy guidance to all EU Member States in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. The recommendations focus on the most urgent challenges brought about by the pandemic and on relaunching sustainable...
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Support package to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on employment (SURE)

As part of its emergency support package to tackle the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis, the EU is setting up a temporary instrument to help workers keep their jobs during the crisis. As of the 15th of May, the European Council has announced the political agreement reached by EU ambassadors on...
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European Commission mobilises additional funds for COVID-19 research and innovation projects

The European Commission has mobilised additional €122 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research dedicated to the Coronavirus. The new call is the latest addition to a range of EU-funded research and innovation actions to fight COVID-19. It...
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European Institute of Innovation and Technology looking for solutions to COVID-challenges

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), established in 2008, is an EU executive body that aims to strengthen Europe’s ability to innovate. The EIT is an integral part of the Horizon 2020 programme, the EU’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. In the recovery phase...
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Research and Innovation to fight COVID-19

The European Commission has been at the forefront of supporting research and innovation and coordinating European and global research efforts. In addition to a number of past and ongoing research actions related to COVID-19, the European Commission has launched several special actions in 2020. These...
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European Commission mobilises additional funds for COVID-19 research and innovation projects

The European Commission has mobilised additional €122 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research dedicated to the Coronavirus. The new call is the latest addition to a range of EU-funded research and innovation actions to fight COVID-19. It...
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Support package to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on employment (SURE)

As part of its emergency support package to tackle the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis, the EU is setting up a temporary instrument to help workers keep their jobs during the crisis. As of the 15th of May, the European Council has announced the political agreement reached by EU ambassadors on...