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White Paper review on foreign subsidies in the Single Market

The European Commission has announced the adoption a White Paper to deal with the distortive effects caused by foreign subsidies in the Single Market. The aim of the White Paper review is to level the playing field as regards foreign subsidies in the European Union. The European Commission now seeks...
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Adoption of the Taxonomy Regulation by the European Parliament

The European Commission has welcomed the adoption of the Taxonomy Regulation by the European Parliament. It a key piece of legislation that will contribute to the European Green Deal by boosting private sector investment in green and sustainable projects. It will help create the world's first-ever...
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European Commission seeking views on EU Trade policy

The European Commission has launched a major review of the European Union's trade policy, including a public consultation seeking input from the European Parliament, Member States, stakeholders and civil society. The Commission's objective is to build a consensus around a fresh medium-term direction...
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European Commission launches website to support safe resumption of travel and tourism in the EU

The European Commission has launched ‘Re-open EU', a web platform to support a safe resumption of travel and tourism across Europe as COVID-19 restrictions are eased. It will provide real-time information on borders and available means of transport and tourism services in Member States as well as...
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Blue Economy Report: the blue economy as a vehicle for economic recovery

The Executive Agency for Small and Medium sized Enterprises of the European Commission (EASME) announced the release of the EU Blue Economy Report and its main highlights of the innovative and emerging blue sectors that pave the way for the EU Green Deal. The report provides an overview of the...
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Innovative European companies receive aid from the European Union

The European Commission has announced the provision of financial aid to innovative European companies to help them fight the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly €166 million have been awarded via the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator Pilot, to 36 companies in Europe. In addition...
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DG GROW's main COVID-19 response measures: the ECCP's COVID-19 Forum

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) has announced that it is still working to mitigate the socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The European Commission has been tasked with many responsibilities during the...
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Global pledging marathon steps up to the next phase

The European Commission together with Global Citizen has annouced the plan to step up the mobilisation of funding to enable the world to overcome the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and also avoid another. A Global Pledging Summit will be effectuated on the 27th of June 2020. The European Commission...
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To the attention of clusters operating in the pharma/biotech/health sectors: the Pharmaceutical strategy for Europe

The coronovirus crisis has shown the importance of timely access to medicines. The EU Pharmaceutical strategy is in the works with aims to: - Draw lessons from the pandemic - Ensure supply of safe&affordable medicines - Support innovation in the industry and more.. You can have your say on the...
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Repair and Recovery package availed by the EU for post-COVID-19 phase 

On the 3rd of June 2020, the European Commission proposed modifications to its annual budget to make €11.5 billion for crisis repair and recovery available already in 2020. Once available, the funds will go to the regions most in need, and support businesses also outside European Union borders. The...
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European Union Solvency Support Instrument to restart the European economy after COVID-19

The European Commission has launched the Solvency Support Instrument (SSI), which builds on the existing European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) in order to kick-start the European economy by overcoming the severe socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Solvency Support...
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New call for EU Green Week partner events

The EU Green Week takes place on 20-22 October 2020. With a high-level policy conference in Brussels and partner events around Europe, it is the biggest annual event on European environmental policy. You can become an event partner too. If you will organise an event on environmental topics between...