ERC Synergy Grants: 13 frontier research projects to get €150 million European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 December 2013 The European Research Council (ERC) today announced the winners of 13 ERC Synergy Grants, who will share total funding of €150 million. The projects will each receive an average funding of €11.5 million, up to a maximum of €15 million, for the...
Food: Commission tables proposals on animal cloning and novel food European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 December 2013 The European Commission has today adopted three draft laws on animal cloning and on novel food which will provide legal certainty in this field. Two proposals will ban the use of the cloning technique in the EU for farm animals1 and the...
Central Securities Depositaries: Commissioner Barnier welcomes provisional agreement in trilogue European Commission MEMO Brussels, 18 December 2013 "I welcome the provisional agreement reached this morning between the European Parliament and the EU Member States on new rules on securities settlement and central securities depositaries (CSDs) in the EU.
European Commissioner Connie Hedegaard welcomes major step forward to reduce some of the most dangerous greenhouse gases Commission MEMO Brussels, 18 December 2013 European Today, the Council's Committee of Permanent Representatives has endorsed an agreement reached between the institutions on the Commission's proposal to significantly reduce emissions of fluorinated gases (F-gases).
EU-Montenegro: Inter-Governmental Conference European Commission MEMO Brussels, 18 December 2013 Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle participated today in the EU-Montenegro Inter-Governmental Conference. This is what he said after in the meeting: 'Dear Ministers, your Excellencies, It is a great pleasure for me to join Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linkevičius and...