IP/14/849  22-07-2014 - Commission announces €100 million Fast Track to Innovation and five innovation prizes 
European Commission - European Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Commission The European Commission today presents details of a new €100 million "Fast Track to Innovation" (FTI) pilot action and five innovation prizes under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme.
MEMO/14/492  22-07-2014 - First Horizon 2020 Work Programme update – launch of FTI and innovation prizes 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 22 July 2013 The adoption today of the updated 2014-2015 Horizon 2020 Work Programme confirms the amounts for the actions to be implemented through next year's budget – see table at the end of this document – and brings in two main novelties presented here: a...
IP/14/796  09-07-2014 - EU-industry partnerships seek innovation boost with first €1 billion for projects 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 July 2014 Research partnerships between the EU, the private sector and Member States today presented their first calls for projects and partners under Horizon 2020, the EU's €80 billion research and innovation programme.
MEMO/14/468  09-07-2014 - Public-private partnerships under Horizon 2020: launch of activities and first calls 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 9 July 2014 Seven public-private partnerships, established under the EU's new research funding programme Horizon 2020, are being launched today. They represent a total investment of €19.5 billion into research and innovation over the next seven years, where the EU contribution of €7.3 billion will unlock...
SPEECH/14/539  09-07-2014 - Speech: First calls of EU-industry partnerships 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Speech: Closing remarks Brussels, 9 July 2014 I am proud that we have launched today – less than one year from the initial Commission proposals - the first JTI calls for proposals under Horizon 2020.
SPEECH/14/538  09-07-2014 - Taking Joint Technology Initiatives forward – a vital partner for innovation and growth 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission First calls for proposals under the Joint Technology Initiatives Innovation and Investment Package Brussels, 9 July 2014 Dear Minister Stefania Giannini,, Dear colleagues from the Commission, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Neelie Kroes, Siim Kallas, Distinguished guests, Ladies and...
IP/14/761  03-07-2014 - Have your say on the future of science: public consultation on Science 2.0 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 July 2014 The European Commission has today launched a public consultation on ‘Science 2.0’, in order to gauge the trend towards a more open, data-driven and people-focused way of doing research and innovation.
IP/14/763  02-07-2014 - Environment: Higher recycling targets to drive transition to a Circular Economy with new jobs and sustainable growth 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 2 July 2014 Today the Commission adopted proposals to turn Europe into a more circular economy and boost recycling in the Member States. Achieving the new waste targets would create 580 000 new jobs compared to today's performance, while making Europe more competitive and reducing demand...
MEMO/14/450  02-07-2014 - Questions and answers on the Commission Communication "Towards a Circular Economy" and the Waste Targets Review 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 2 July 2014 What is a circular economy? A circular economy preserves the value added in products for as long as possible and virtually eliminates waste. It retains the resources within the economy when a product has reached the end of its life, so that they...
IP/14/746  01-07-2014 - Western Balkans countries, Moldova sign up to Horizon 2020 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 1 July 2014 Five Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia), and the Republic of Moldova today secured full access to the European Union's new seven year research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020.