€80 million available for Europe’s SMEs European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 September 2014 Today the European Commission launched the FIWARE Accelerator Programme. €80 million will be awarded to SMEs, Startups and web-entrepreneurs using FIWARE Technologies. The FIWARE Accelerator is a network of European organisations which has already launched first calls for proposals earlier this month.
Europe boosts humanitarian aid for Mali European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 September 2014 The European Commission is increasing by €5 million its humanitarian funding in Mali. This will bring new European support to the victims of extreme food insecurity and renewed violence in the north of the country.
Daily News of 2014-09-17 EXME 14 / 17.09 DAILY NEWS 17 / 09 / 14 Ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement President Barroso and President Van Rompuy issued a statement yesterday, welcoming the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement : "We welcome the simultaneous ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in the Verkhovna Rada...
Statement on Roll-out of the Youth Employment Initiative European Commission [Check Against Delivery] László Andor European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion European Parliament plenary session Strasbourg, 17 September 2014 President, Honourable Members, I would like to thank the European Parliament for its support to the Commission's efforts in developing and implementing the Youth Guarantee.
Production in construction stable in euro area and EU28 - 17 September 2014 July 2014 compared with June 2014 In July 2014 compared with June 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction1 sector remained stable in both the euro area2 (EA18) and the EU282, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Euro area annual inflation stable at 0.4% - 17 September 2014 August 2014 EU stable at 0.5% Euro area1 annual inflation was 0.4% in August 20142, unchanged compared to July. In August 2013 the rate was 1.3%. Monthly inflation was 0.1% in August 2014. European Union1 annual inflation was 0.5% in August 2014, unchanged compared to July.
EU-Turkey: Meeting new Minister V. Bozkır in Brussels European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met the new Turkish Minister of European Affairs and the Chief Negotiator Volkan Bozkır in Brussels today.
New Head of European Commission Regional Office in Munich European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 The European Commission has appointed Mr Joachim Menze as Head of its Regional Office in Munich covering both Bavaria and Baden Württemberg. Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič said: "I am very pleased that we were able to find such a strong candidate for this...
New milestone in the fight against match-fixing European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 The European Commission today welcomes a new milestone in the fight against match-fixing, with the launch of the Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions.
EU-funded driving system to boost electric cars European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 Watch the video (bottom of the page) While electric cars are on the rise, many drivers are still concerned about running out of juice. Six partners from Germany, France, Austria and Spain have cut the consumption of electric vehicles with a new...