IP/16/145  25-01-2016 - EU research funding boosts scientific excellence and competitiveness, report finds 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 January 2016 Investment in research and innovation from the EU budget between 2007 and 2013 has greatly improved scientific excellence in Europe and strengthened its competitiveness by improving industry's capacity to innovate.
MEMO/16/146  25-01-2016 - Commission presents its evaluation of the 7th Framework Programme for Research 
European Commission - European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 25 January 2016 The European Commission has published its ex-post evaluation of the 7th Framework Programme (FP7), the EU's research funding programme between 2007 and 2013. The evaluation is based on a report by an independent group of high level experts, as well as...
STATEMENT/15/6197  30-11-2015 - World AIDS Day 2015: Joint Statement by HR/VP Mogherini and Commissioners Andriukaitis, Mimica and Moedas 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 30 November 2015 World AIDS Day 2015 On the eve of World AIDS Day, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for International Cooperation and...
SPEECH/15/5887  21-10-2015 - Innovation potential in the digital age 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Lisbon, 21 October 2015 Speech by Commissioner Moedas, responsible for Research, Science and Innovation, at the conference ICT 2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform Kept indoors during the French revolutionary years − and in search of a worthwhile distraction − a young Parisian called Sophie...
IP/15/5831  13-10-2015 - Commission invests €16 billion in funding for research and innovation over next two years 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 13 October 2015 The European Commission will boost competitiveness by investing almost €16 billion in research and innovation in the next two years under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation funding scheme.
MEMO/15/5832  14-10-2015 - Horizon 2020: new Work Programme supports Europe's growth, jobs and competitiveness 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 13 October 2015 Work Programme 2016-2017 Spanning seven years (2014 to 2020) and working with a budget of €77 billion, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation funding programme ever.
IP/15/5801  12-10-2015 - New Seal of Excellence to increase quality of regional research funding 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 October 2015 The Commission is today launching a new initiative to ensure that taxpayer money is spent efficiently by improving the synergies between EU funding for regional policy and for research.
MEMO/15/5802  12-10-2015 - Questions and answers about the 'Seal of Excellence' 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 12 October 2015 The 'Seal of Excellence' is a quality label, awarded to project proposals submitted for funding under Horizon 2020 the EU's Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
SPEECH/15/5243  22-06-2015 - Open Innovation, Open Science, Open to the World 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] 22 June 2015 Carlos Moedas – Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Brussels, ‘A new start for Europe: Opening up to an ERA of Innovation’ Conference On 25 April this year, an earthquake of magnitude 7.3 hit Nepal.
IP/15/5069  29-05-2015 - EU and Japan step up cooperation on 5G mobile technology and strengthen research and innovation collaboration 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 May 2015 With the new 5G agreement, the EU will join forces with Japan to cope with the increasing need for wireless Internet and complement current efforts to create a Digital Single Market in Europe. Günther H.