Nominate your favourite European Web Entrepreneur for a europioneers Award European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 August 2014 Who will become this year’s most successful European Web Entrepreneur? Applications are open until 31 August for the Europioneers 2014 Web Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
New launchers to support independence of EU's satellite navigation programme European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 August 2014 Last night the EU's satellite navigation programme Galileo signed a €500 million agreement with Arianespace which will bring an operational Galileo service much closer.
Robots lending a helping hand to build Airbus planes European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 August 2014 Watch the video Trying to squeeze into tight spaces, carrying out highly repetitive tasks and living with back injuries: these everyday realities of working in aviation construction will soon be over.
Customs: Commission adopts strategy and action plan for better customs risk management European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 August 2014 A new strategy to improve customs risk management, together with a detailed action plan, was adopted by the Commission today. Robust customs risk management is essential to protect the safety and security of the EU and its citizens, the interests of legitimate...
European satellite navigation: Galileo launches two more satellites Commission Press release Brussels, 20 August 2014 European Tomorrow Galileo, the EU's satellite navigation programme, will send two more satellites into space, reaching a total number of 6 satellites in orbit. The lift-off will take place at the European spaceport near Kourou in French Guiana, at 14.31 CET and can...
Humanitarian aid reaches Iraq via EU Civil Protection Mechanism European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 The EU Civil Protection Mechanism is helping European humanitarian aid arrive in Iraq as Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response is in the country to address the worsening humanitarian situation.
Mercury – Have your say on the EU implementation of the Minamata Convention European Commission Press release Brussels, 19 August 2014 The European Commission has launched an on-line consultation on issues related to the ratification and implementation by the EU of the Minamata Convention on mercury. The Convention was signed in October 2013.
The European Commission announces exceptional support measures for EU producers of perishable fruit & vegetables European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 In the context of Russian restrictions on imports of EU agricultural products and following on from last week’s Management Committee meeting discussion of the market situation, the European Commission is moving as from today to introduce support measures for certain perishable fruits...
Herring dispute: EU lifts measures against the Faroe Islands European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 The Commission has today repealed the measures adopted against the Faroe Islands in August 2013 following their unsustainable fishery on Atlanto-Scandian herring. The measures imposed at the time will now be lifted as of 20th August 2014.
FAQ – GALILEO, the EU's satellite navigation programme European Commission MEMO Brussels, 20 August 2014 Why is satellite navigation important to the EU? Today, the positioning and timing signals provided by satellite navigation systems are used in many critical areas of the economy, including power grid synchronization, electronic trading and mobile phone networks, effective road, sea and air...