IP/18/3708  17-05-2018 - Europe on the Move: Commission completes its agenda for safe, clean and connected mobility 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 May 2018 The Juncker Commission is undertaking the third and final set of actions to modernise Europe's transport system. In his State of the Union address of September 2017, President Juncker set out a goal for the EU and its industries to become...
IP/18/3736  15-05-2018 - A renewed agenda for Research and Innovation: Europe's chance to shape the future 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 May 2018 The Commission today presents its contribution to the informal discussion that Heads of State and Government will hold in Sofia on 16 May 2018 on research and innovation and the steps needed to ensure Europe's global competitiveness.
MEMO/18/3621  02-05-2018 - A modern budget for a Union that protects, empowers and defends: Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 2 May 2018 1. General What is the long-term EU budget? The long-term EU budget, also referred to as Multiannual Financial Framework (or 'MFF'), provides a stable framework for implementing the EU's annual budget.
IP/18/2763  10-04-2018 - VentureEU: €2.1 billion to boost venture capital investment in Europe's innovative start-ups 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 April 2018 The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have launched a Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds programme (VentureEU) to boost investment in innovative start-up and scale-up companies across Europe.
MEMO/18/2764  10-04-2018 - VentureEU: Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds Programme 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 10 April 2018 Frequently asked questions What is the issue with venture capital in the EU? Europe boasts a wealth of talent, world-class researchers and skilled entrepreneurs but many new firms do not make it beyond the critical first few years because they cannot...
SPEECH/18/3121  10-04-2018 - Speeches at the press conference on the launch of VentureEU, the Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds programme 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 10 April 2018 Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen. We are working very hard in the Commission and in the EIB family to improve the investment climate and business environment in the whole of Europe, which is the...
IP/18/1381  09-03-2018 - Artificial intelligence: Commission kicks off work on marrying cutting-edge technology and ethical standards 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 March 2018 The Commission is setting up a group on artificial intelligence to gather expert input and rally a broad alliance of diverse stakeholders. The expert group will also draw up a proposal for guidelines on AI ethics, building on today's statement by the...
STATEMENT/18/1601  06-03-2018 - Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2018 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 March 2018 Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union enshrined in our treaties. Our Union is a pioneer in tackling gender-based discrimination and we can be proud of the progress achieved: Europe is one of the...
SPEECH/18/1164  23-02-2018 - Speech by Commissioner Carlos Moedas at European Industry Day - A New Ecosystem for Science, Start-ups and Industry 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Brussels, 23 February 2018 @ European Commission 2018   Ladies and gentlemen, Good afternoon. I'm very happy to be at the European Industry Days again this year. Industry is at the heart of the story of Europe.
IP/17/4363  07-11-2017 - Commission awards Paris as most innovative European city in 2017 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Lisbon, 7 November 2017 Today, the European Commission awarded the 2017 European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) prize of €1,000,000 to Paris (France). The iCapital award, granted under the EU's research and innovation programme Horizon 2020, recognises Paris for its inclusive innovation strategy.