Daily Archives: 15, November 2012

EIB, first international financial institution to launch a report on Mobile financial services in the Mediterranean partner countries

15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A first-time debate on the role of mobile financial services to address financial exclusion in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean was launched today by the European Investment Bank (EIB). A workshop, organised under the patronage of the EIB … Read the full press release

EFSA and DG SANCO hold high level event to discuss ‘challenges of tomorrow’

15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — This year marks the 10th anniversary of the General Food Law and the establishment of EFSA, a defining moment in food safety in which the European Union turned firmly towards science to point the way forward. To recognise this … Read the full press release

Catherine Ashton unveils replica Tomb of Tutankhamun at start of EU-Egypt Task Force

Cairo, 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — In Cairo today on the occasion of the launch of the EU-Egypt Task Force, Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission, together with Mohamed Hisham Zaazou, Minister of … Read the full press release

ADHD medicine affects the brain’s reward system

The scientists' model shows how some types of ADHD medicine influence the brain's reward system

15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A group of scientists from the University of Copenhagen has created a model that shows how some types of ADHD medicine influence the brain’s reward system. The model makes it possible to understand the effect of the medicine … Read the full press release

Putting victims first: New rules on victims’ rights to become law

Brussels, 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A new European law to improve rights for an estimated 75 million crime victims across the European Union each year will be published in the Official Journal – the EU’s statute book – tomorrow. The directive on victims’ … Read the full press release

Langjährige Betriebszugehörigkeit: 2395 Arbeitsjahre: Jubilare feiern im Mercedes-Benz Werk Rastatt

– Werkleitung und Betriebsrat betonen Beitrag der 91 Jubilare zum Unternehmenserfolg – Oberbürgermeister Hans Jürgen Pütsch überreicht Ehrenurkunden des Landes Baden-Württemberg 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  91 Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter begehen dieses Jahr im Mercedes-Benz Werk Rastatt ihre Arbeitsjubiläen. „Im Sommer haben … Read the full press release

Mission for Growth: Seizing mutual benefit for businesses in the EU and Egypt

Brussels, 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani is in Egypt today, accompanied by a large business delegation composed of representatives of 102 European companies and industry associations from 13 Member States. Collectively they represent approximately three million employees and €700 billion … Read the full press release

Asco opts for a bullx supercomputer from Bull

The Engineering Department at Asco Industries uses a bullx supercomputer. For Bull, this represents its third HPC customer in the Belgian aerospace industry, along with Sonaca and Cenaero. Salt Lake City, 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Asco – the Belgium-based company that has specialized … Read the full press release

Sanofi and T1D Exchange to Launch Worldwide Study to Investigate Factors for Optimal Care for Young People with Diabetes

Paris, France, and Boston, Mass., 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and T1D Exchange, a non-profit organization focused on type 1 diabetes, announced today on World Diabetes Day that they will collaborate on the TEENs registry study. The … Read the full press release

Commissioner Georgieva welcomes the European Union’s ratification of the new Food Assistance Convention

Brussels, 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — With a decision of the Council, today the European Union ratifies the new Food Assistance Convention. I welcome this news – together with the European Parliament’s consent given on 25 October, this decision makes the EU a founding … Read the full press release

Understanding antibiotic resistance using crystallography and computation

Two structural 'snapshots' showing the carbapenem antibiotic meropenem bound to the SFC-1 enzyme. Top panel shows intact antibiotic; bottom panel shows an intermediate step in breakdown of the drug. The position of the antibiotic is indicated by the green mesh. Image by Dr Jim Spencer

15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Scientists at the University of Bristol, together with collaborators at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, have solved the structure of an enzyme that breaks down carbapenems , antibiotics ‘of last resort’ which, until recently, were kept in reserve … Read the full press release

Planet, people and profits: How to deliver a sustainable exit from the crisis

Janez Potočnik — European Commissioner for Environment  Keynote speech at the European Resource Efficiency Forum “Vision 2020 – the role of resource efficiency for Europe’s future” Berlin, 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, Minister, Mr. (Jochen) Flasbarth, Today I see before me … Read the full press release

„App“solut integriert: car2go App zeigt jetzt auch freie Taxis an

– Neue car2go App mit Integration der Software „myTaxi“ – Erstes Ergebnis der strategischen Partnerschaft zwischen car2go und myTaxi Ulm, 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Die neueste Version der offiziellen car2go App für Apples iOS Plattform integriert erstmals auch das Angebot von myTaxi. Dieses … Read the full press release

ATM teams from Airbus and EADS to participate in seven SESAR JU Integrated Flight Trials

Paving the way for reduced emissions and optimising airspace capacity throughout the North Atlantic and Continental Europe Blagnac,  15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Airbus and its air traffic management (ATM) subsidiaries – Airbus ProSky, Quovadis and Metron Aviation – together with the EADS … Read the full press release

Food security and resilience to crises – EU’s vision for helping Niger

Kristalina Georgieva — European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Niger National Economic and Social Development Plan (PDES) Round Table Conference Paris, 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Mr. President, Mr. Minister of State, Honourable ministers, Representatives of partner governments, international organisations … Read the full press release

Vice-President Rehn’s remarks at the Eurogroup Press Conference

Olli REHN — Vice-President of the European Commission and member of the Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro Eurogroup Press Conference/Brussels, 14-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Thank you Jean-Claude. Ladies and gentlemen, Jean-Claude Juncker rightly drew your attention to the … Read the full press release

First meeting of EU-Egypt Task Force to support the on-going reforms in Egypt

Brussels, 14-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The first meeting of the EU-Egypt Task Force, announced by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi during his visit to Brussels in September, will take place in Cairo, Egypt on 14 November. The Task Force is the concrete manifestation of … Read the full press release

Airbus A380 wins prestigious UK award

Noise Abatement Society award recognises Airbus A380 for reduced noise. Blagnac,  14-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The UK’s national noise reduction charity, the Noise Abatement Society, presented the Airbus A380 a top award at their annual award ceremony last night recognising the aircraft’s … Read the full press release

Draw for 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship

Draw for final round to take place on 28 November 2013 in Tel Aviv 14-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The draw ceremony for the final round of the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Tel Aviv, … Read the full press release

Environment MEPs discuss future of EU emissions trading

14-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Progress towards a global deal to curb aviation emissions and proposals to delay the release of greenhouse gas allowances in the Emissions Trading System (ETS) dominated a special meeting of the Environment Committee on Monday. Aviation emissions Climate … Read the full press release

Sanofi and Institut Pasteur Honor Innovation in Biomedical Research with the Sanofi-Institut Pasteur 2012 Awards

Paris, France, 14-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Institut Pasteur have bestowed today the first 2012 Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Awards to four internationally renowned researchers for their innovative research in life sciences. Each of the four winners will receive a … Read the full press release