The European Union is about opportunities
The EU is investing in your future. In every country in the Union, the results are visible.
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EU investments create opportunities

Support to get projects off the ground, tailored grants and schemes available at all stages and ages of life, smart lending to trigger additional investments, targeted funding to modernise, develop and interconnect… The European Union is about opportunities that deliver concrete benefits, boost job creation and make a difference locally.

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EU investments make a difference near you

EU investments trigger improvements that matter in our everyday lives: better education, modernised healthcare, greener energy, new transport infrastructure, advanced technology, are just a few examples. The results are visible in every town, every region and in the most remote corners of the continent.

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The stories behind EU investments

Behind every EU investment, there are people's stories. Stories of new recruits, workers, farmers, self-entrepreneurs, school children, apprentices, beekeepers, researchers, merchants, students, transport users, artisans… They are best placed to tell about their experience. This platform puts the spotlight on a collection of stories that are happening in the EU right now.

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A selection of relevant projects

An automated eCall system

EU law requires all new cars and light commercial vehicles registered after 31 March 2018 to be equipped with GPS-enabled automated eCall emergency call technology. Hungary’s Albacomp RI is using EU funding to develop an emergency call system that can be retrofitted to vehicles. This will make eCall available to drivers of used cars too.
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Personal shopping for men

Thanks to OUTFITTERY, men who would rather not spend time shopping no longer need worry about their choice of clothing. The stylists of this German online service compile the perfect outfit and send it to the customer. With EU funding, OUTFITTERY has been saving men the hassle of clothes shopping since 2012.
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Odilo sets up platform to promote e-reading

Odilo is a Spanish firm specialising in providing digital content from companies and public bodies, mainly to libraries and the education and tourism sectors. Numerous institutions have made digital documents available via its platform, encouraging people to read them and broaden their knowledge.
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