Daily Archives: 5, December 2012

Aviation safety: Commission updates the European safety list of airlines

Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has adopted today the 20th update of the European list of air carriers which are subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union, better known as “the EU air safety list”. … Read the full press release

BILLA Neueröffnung in Hartberg: die 500. energieeffiziente Filiale in Österreich unter dem Dach der REWE International AG

Wiener Neudorf, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — REWE International AG und BILLA haben gleich doppelten Grund zur Freude: Gestern Mittwoch wurde nämlich nicht nur eine weitere top-moderne grüne BILLA Filiale in Hartberg eröffnet, sondern damit auch bereits die 500. energieeffiziente Filiale unter dem … Read the full press release

Kleinstaaten und ihre große Leistung

Antrittsvorlesung des Konstanzer Politik- und Verwaltungswissenschaftlers PD Dr. Sebastian Wolf 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Die Erforschung kleiner und kleinster Staaten führt ein Nischendasein in der Politik- und Verwaltungswissenschaft, eine umfassende politische Kleinstaatentheorie steht noch immer aus. In seiner Antrittsvorlesung „Elemente einer … Read the full press release

Council approves reform of the European Anti-Fraud Office

Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today the Council approved¹ a political agreement reached with the European Parliament on a reform of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) aimed at strengthening OLAF’s capacity to tackle fraud (12735/12 ADD 1). OLAF was created in 1999 … Read the full press release

Single European Sky: Member States fail to reach key deadline to achieve more efficient European airspace

Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Many Member States are seriously lagging behind and not yet fully compliant with requirements to make nine Functional Airspace Blocks (FABs) fully operational, for the deadline of 4 December 2012. A critical deadline has been missed for … Read the full press release

AED Display invests in Barco’s C5 indoor LED displays – the new standard in the rental market

Kortrijk, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Barco LiveDots, a Barco company, has recently delivered 650 units of its new C5 LED tiles to audiovisual expert AED Display. “We love its low weight, silent running, low power consumption and support levels. The C5 … Read the full press release

The overhaul of EU rules on data protection: making the single market work for business

Viviane Reding — Vice-President of the European Commission, EU Justice Commissioner 3rd Annual European Data Protection and Privacy Conference / Brussels Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, 1995 was a long time ago. In terms of digital technologies, a different age. … Read the full press release

EU must commit more funds to ensure a consumer agenda that reaches all citizens

Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Committee of the Regions (CoR) has raised concerns about EU proposals on protecting consumers arguing that the plans do not go far enough in protecting citizens who have limited access to markets. The Committee argues that … Read the full press release

Speech Vice-President Rehn’s remarks at the Eurgroup 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/Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Thank you Jean-Claude. On Greece, I will also refrain from commenting in any way on the … Read the full press release

Diabetes drug may reduce brain damage after stroke

5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — In a study in mice, scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered a new potential therapy that may reduce brain damage following stroke in type 2 diabetic patients. The suggested drug is already approved for the … Read the full press release

Einstein Healthcare Network selects Barco healthcare displays and QA service to enhance diagnostic imaging

Duluth, Ga., USA, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Healthcare imaging specialist Barco is supplying its latest 3D digital mammography and diagnostic display systems, in addition to QA and calibration service, to the Einstein Healthcare Network to boost medical imaging capabilities for viewing PACS … Read the full press release

EIB loan to Pamplona for public amenities

5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a EUR 16 million loan to the Municipality of Pamplona for investment in the city’s urban infrastructure. This is the first instalment of a total loan of EUR 50 million. The … Read the full press release


5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Mit dem weltstärksten Röntgenlaser haben Forscher eine mögliche Schwachstelle des Erregers der Schlafkrankheit entdeckt. Die detaillierte Analyse liefert den Bauplan für ein potenzielles Mittel gegen den Parasiten Trypanosoma brucei, der mehr als 60 Millionen Menschen vor allem … Read the full press release

Europe’s regions and municipalities need more support if new EU Environment Action Programme is to succeed

Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — European legislation must be given the means to guarantee the fundamental social rights of workers temporarily posted to other countries. The Commission’s proposal on posted workers is insufficient for this purpose and must be improved. This is … Read the full press release

Belgique : Financement du nouvel hôpital Delta à Bruxelles

Belgique : Financement du nouvel hôpital Delta Le nouvel hôpital, un bâtiment passif, du Groupe hospitalier Chirec, s’implantera sur le site de Delta, situé "boulevard du Triomphe" à Auderghem. Chirec est un groupe privé, né de la fusion ces 15 dernières années de plus petits hôpitaux à Bruxelles Bruxelles 12/3/2012 Copyright: EIB

5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — La Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) contribue au financement de la construction d’un nouvel hôpital durable à Bruxelles. Aujourd’hui, le contrat de financement est signé par les trois partenaires à savoir la BEI, la CoCom et le groupe … Read the full press release

Statement by the President of the Eurogroup, Jean-Claude Juncker

5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Eurogroup took stock of the results of the recent troika mission to Nicosia, and exchanged views on the building blocks of a macroeconomic adjustment programme for Cyprus. I welcome the important first steps Cyprus is already … Read the full press release

2013 Access City award for disabled-friendly cities goes to Berlin!

Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding has handed the Access City Award 2013 to the city of Berlin. The prize has been awarded in recognition of Berlin’s comprehensive and strategic approach to creating an accessible city … Read the full press release

Ericsson Wins Fierce Innovation Award

Ericsson Experience Manager selected as B/OSS Innovation category winner. Service assurance solution helps operators monitor end-to-end service quality in near real time and proactively identify actionable root causes of customer-impacting troubles. Selected by operator-only judging panel that included Sprint, AT&T, … Read the full press release

Voting opens for UEFA.com users’

40 players nominated in new-look poll 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Voting has opened for the new-look UEFA.com users’ Team of the Year 2012. The poll, now in its 12th year, gives UEFA.com users the chance to pick a team of players … Read the full press release

Older people’s contribution to society

László ANDOR – European Commissioner responsible for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Closing Seminar of EY 2012 for active ageing and solidarity between generations Braga, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be with you … Read the full press release

New findings on glucagon synthesis

Per-Olof Berggren Photo: Ulf Sirborn

5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have shown that the cells that produce glucagon are stimulated by the hormone itself. A previous study by the same group demonstrated that this principle also applies to insulin. This means that a … Read the full press release