COVID-19

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European Commission support for the transport sector

The European Commission has adopted a package of measures to provide significant relief to the transport sector by solving practical problems, removing administrative burdens, and increasing flexibility. This package includes measures to support the aviation, railway, maritime, inland navigation and...
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European Cluster Collaboration Platform Webinar: “The Covid-19 industrial cluster response: solutions for dealing with ecosystem supply chain disruptions”

On 28 April 2020 the ECCP hosted a webinar on the COVID-19 industrial cluster response. The webinar was run by the European Commission and showcased the work and achievements of the European Cluster Alliance (ECA) in addressing ecosystem supply chain disruptions to over 200 participants. The webinar...
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EU support to Western Balkans for COVID-19 recovery

The European Commission has announced that over €3.3 billion of the EU financial support fund will be mobilised jointly with the European Investment Bank to the benefit of the Western Balkans' citizens. It aims to address the immediate health and resulting humanitarian needs of the COVID-19 pandemic...
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Rethinking Innovation: Danish Clusters’ Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Like the rest of the world, clusters are also affected by the corona crisis. Right now, they are taking action to mitigate the sudden changes which many member companies are experiencing in the current situation. Some services and activities change, new ones are added, and others suddenly become...
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Official Guidance to Facilitate Clinical Trials during COVID-19 pandemic

The European Commission has published an official Guidance on The Management of Clinical Trials During COVID-19 Pandemic. This guidance aims to ensure that clinical trials can continue to take place in the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim is to mitigate the disruption of clinical research in...
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European Commission adopts Banking Package

The European Commission has today adopted a banking package to help facilitate bank lending to households and businesses throughout the European Union. The aim of this package is to ensure that banks can continue to lend money to support the economy and help mitigate the significant economic impact...
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Coronavirus Global Response Pledging Conference

The European Union, together with its global partners will start a pledging effort titled the Coronavirus Global Response, starting on 4 May 2020. Together with other global health organisations, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a joint call for action to develop fast and equitable...
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EU Guidance for a Safe Return to the Workplace

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has issued guidance for a safe return to the workplace. The guidelines include examples of general measures, which , depending on the particular work situation, can help employers achieve an appropriate safe and healthy work environment...
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Economic response against COVID-19 pandemic

To cushion the blow to people’s livelihoods and the economy, the European Commission has adopted a comprehensive economic response to the outbreak, applied the full flexibility of the EU fiscal rules, has revised its State Aid rules and set up a €37 billion Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative...
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Webinars by the European Cluster Collaboration Platform: “The Covid-19 industrial cluster response: solutions for dealing with ecosystem supply chain disruptions” by the European Commission, featuring the European Cluster Alliance

Since the very first hours of the Covid-19 crisis, European industrial clusters have shown an extraordinary capacity to spot the needs, adapt and react to address this extraordinary challenge. Thanks to their collaboration, solutions were found to address supply chain disruptions. Also following a...
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Fighting COVID-19: European Alliance Against Coronavirus

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, a new network emerged across Europe to find solutions and share experiences. What started as an informal search for 3D printing capacities only some weeks ago has now turned into a high potential group of experts collaborating with the European Commission...
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Data Sharing Platform for Researchers

The European Commission together with several partners launched a European COVID-19 Data Platform to enable the rapid collection and sharing of available research data. The platform, part of the ERAvsCorona Action Plan, marks another milestone in the European Commission's efforts to support...