MEMO/14/289  15-04-2014 - Investing in partnerships in research and innovation 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 15 April 2014 Why is the EU funding research and innovation partnerships with the private sector and Member States under Horizon 2020? Research and innovation are critical to create new, better paid and more durable jobs and sustainable economic growth, to improve quality of life and...
STATEMENT/14/128  15-04-2014 - Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn welcomes EP adoption of €22 billion Innovation Investment Package 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 15 April 2014 European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Máire Geoghegan-Quinn has welcomed today's adoption by the European Parliament of a package of public-private and public-public research partnerships worth up to €22 billion.
STATEMENT/14/115  09-04-2014 - Commission meets with organisers of European Citizens' Initiative "One of Us" 
European Commission - European Statement Brussels, 9 April 2014 Commission European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Máire Geoghegan-Quinn today met with representatives of the organising committee of the second European Citizens' Initiative (ECI), One of Us.
SPEECH/14/298  07-04-2014 - Speech: Launch of Horizon 2020 in Italy 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Speech: Launch of Horizon 2020 Rome, 07 April 2014 Minister Giannini, Members of Parliament, Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to be back in Rome for the launch in Italy of Horizon 2020.
MEMO/14/257  04-04-2014 - World Health Day 2014: EU-funded research to fight vector-borne diseases Links 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 April 2014 The European Union is an important player in the fight against vector-borne diseases, the main theme of this year's 'World Health Day' which will be celebrated on 7 April. Vectors are small organisms such as mosquitoes, bugs, ticks and freshwater snails that can...
SPEECH/14/283  03-04-2014 - Speech - Health research in Europe: 50 years of achievements, 50 years of challenges 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Speech - INSERM (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale) Paris, 3 April 2014 Madame la Ministre, Monsieur le Directeur-Général, Je suis ravie d'être parmi vous aujourd'hui pour fêter les cinquante ans de...
SPEECH/14/277  02-04-2014 - Speech - International Conference on Research Infrastructures 2014 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner responsible for Research, Innovation and Science Speech - Conference Athens, 2 April 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, I'm delighted to be with you in Athens today.
SPEECH/14/257  28-03-2014 - Speech: "A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life" 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Speech: Opening Address to the Conference on the Joint Programming Initiative Brussels, 28 March 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, I'm delighted to have the honour of opening this international conference on the Joint Programming Initiative "A Healthy...
SPEECH/14/215  12-03-2014 - Speech: Women and Science – from the margins to the centre 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Women and Science – from the margins to the centre Speech to Joint Event on Women Researchers and presentation of the Atomia prize Brussels, 12 March 2014 Minister Frémault, ladies and gentlemen, Today, you are awarding...
IP/14/239  11-03-2014 - Barcelona is "iCapital" of Europe 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 March 2014 The European Commission has awarded the European Capital of Innovation ("iCapital") prize to Barcelona (Spain) "for introducing the use of new technologies to bring the city closer to citizens".