SPEECH/14/1887  17-11-2014 - Three pillars of disruptive innovation for Europe 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] 17 November 2014 Carlos Moedas - Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Brussels, European Parliament, 6th European Innovation Summit   Vice Chair and Honourable Member President Buzek, Honourable Member Van Nistelrooij, Commissioner Crețu, Commissioner Hogan, Commissioner Bieńkowska, esteemed guests, Ladies and gentlemen,...
SPEECH/14/1765  14-11-2014 - Talent, commitment and resourcefulness in the pursuit of excellence in Europe 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] 14 November 2014 Carlos Moedas - Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Kaunas, Lithuania Rector, Prime Minister, Minister Pavalkis, Minister Gustas, Director, Mayor, Most Reverend Excellency, Ladies and Gentlemen, good morning.
IP/14/1462  06-11-2014 - Ebola response: EU scales up aid with planes, material aid and research support 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 06 November 2014 The European Union and its Member States have now pledged more than €1 billion in response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. This means the Union has already gone beyond the target set by the European Council on 24 October...
IP/14/1211  28-10-2014 - Meet Poppy, the open-source, 3D-printed robot set to inspire innovation in classrooms 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 October 2014 Meet Poppy, the first completely open-source, 3D printed, humanoid robot (@poppy_project). Poppy is a robot that anybody can build and program. That means it's not just a tool for scientists and engineers: the team of developers aims to make it part of...
IP/14/1198  27-10-2014 - EU breast cancer research targets personalised treatment 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 October 2014 Caption: The ASSURE project tailors breast cancer screening – hematoxylin and eosin marked breast tissue containing invasive ductal carcinoma. Copyright: ©VPH-PRISM Today, in most developed countries, one in eight women will likely develop breast cancer during their lifetime.
IP/14/1196  23-10-2014 - Ethiopia: EU increases humanitarian funding for refugees 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 The European Commission is providing an additional €5 million to respond to the needs of the growing number of refugees in Ethiopia. The country has become the largest refugee-hosting nation in Africa: it is sheltering more than 643 000 refugees.
IP/14/1194  23-10-2014 - European Union to boost Ebola research with €24.4 million 
European Commission - Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 European The European Commission has today announced €24.4 million from the EU budget for urgently needed Ebola research. The funding will go to five projects, ranging from a large-scale clinical trial of a potential vaccine, to testing existing and novel compounds to treat...
IP/14/1165  16-10-2014 - EU research turning food waste into feed 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 Global demand for food is expected to increase by 70% by 2050, while a steep increase in biomass use will also put pressure on agriculture. Feeding the world without damaging the environment is the focus of World Food Day 2014 – and...
IP/14/1129  13-10-2014 - European Commission and data industry launch €2.5 billion partnership to master big data 
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 October 2014 European Commission The European Commission and Europe's data industry have committed to invest €2.5 billion in a public-private partnership (PPP) that aims to strengthen the data sector and put Europe at the forefront of the global data race.
MEMO/14/585  13-10-2014 - Commission congratulates Economics Nobel winner 
European Commission - European MEMO Brussels, 13 October 2014 Commission The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2014 has today been awarded to Prof. Jean Tirole "for his analysis of market power and regulation". Since 2009, the work of Prof.