Daily Archives: 14, January 2013

National teams top UEFA Executive Committee agenda

Media accreditation deadline set for Tuesday 22 January at 12.00CET 14-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The UEFA Executive Committee, chaired by UEFA President Michel Platini, will hold its first meeting of the year at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland, … Read the full press release

Mitterlehner: Junge High-Tech-Unternehmen stärker denn je unterstützt

14-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Gezielte Förderung von Wachstumsunternehmen belebt Wirtschaft und wertet Standort Österreich auf – 44 junge Firmen in der Gründungsphase mit 16,5 Millionen Euro unterstützt. Technologieorientierte Start-Ups wurden im Vorjahr aus Mitteln des Wirtschaftsministeriums stärker denn je zuvor bei … Read the full press release

Manipulating the Schmallenberg virus genome to understand how it causes disease

14-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Scottish researchers have developed methods to synthesize and change the genome of a recently discovered virus, in a bid to understand how it induces disease among livestock such as cattle, sheep and goats. The research, led by … Read the full press release

European Medicines Agency update on combined contraceptives

14-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Medicines Agency is issuing this update in response to growing media reports about combined contraceptives and venous thromboembolism (blood clots in veins). It is well-established that combined contraceptives carry a very rare risk of blood … Read the full press release

EIB and Unicaja: EUR 400 million for SMEs

14-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 200 million loan agreement with Unicaja Banco for financing the investment projects and working capital needs of SMEs and midcaps (medium-sized companies with up to 3000 employees). Unicaja Banco … Read the full press release

EURid: BCP exercise 2012 completed successfully

Brussels, 14-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — To test its crisis management capabilities, EURid successfully ran an unannounced Business Continuity Plan (BCP) exercise on Wednesday, 12 December 2012. Our exercise focused on switching the EPP, Registrar Extranet, Registrar DAS and Registrar WHOIS services … Read the full press release

EFSA promotes public access to data in transparency initiative

14-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EFSA is today announcing the launch of a major initiative designed to facilitate access to data, enhancing transparency in risk assessment. The programme, to be developed in cooperation with the Authority’s partners and stakeholders, will consider how … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Ireland – Retail Interest Rate Statistics: November 2012

14-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Retail Interest Rate Statistics[1] cover lending to, and deposits from, households and non-financial corporations (NFCs) in the euro area by credit institutions resident in Ireland. Interest rates and business volumes refer to euro-denominated loans and deposits … Read the full press release

Debate with President Van Rompuy and assessment of the Cyprus EU presidency at the EESC plenary

14-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will hold its next plenary session on 16 and 17 January. The session will include an assessment of the Cyprus presidency by Andreas Mavroyiannis, Cypriot Deputy Minister for European Affairs, on … Read the full press release

Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the latest developments in Mali

Brussels, 14-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission issued the following statement today: “Today I chaired a Crisis Platform meeting on Mali and had a phone call … Read the full press release

FOKUS efficiency programme: agreement reached with employees on package of measures

EnBW also brings forward targeted improvement in EBIT of €750 million by one year Karlsruhe, 14-1-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EnBW has taken an important step toward maintaining its good credit rating and thus its financial headroom. As part of the group-wide … Read the full press release