Tag Archives: EU funding

EU Funding Boosts Agfa’s Green Hydrogen Production Initiative

(IN BRIEF) Agfa, a sustainable technology provider, collaborates with VITO to develop advanced separator membranes for hydrogen production. They secure an 11 million Euro grant from the EU Innovation Fund for a membrane production plant. The collaboration aims to enhance … Read the full press release

The European Commission approved €40 million funding for 14 new research projects on resource efficiency

Brussels, Belgium, 1-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has approved funding for 14 new research projects to shape a more resource-efficient economy in Europe. The projects, which involve the collaboration of over 140 partners from research organisations and private companies, will tackle … Read the full press release

EC launched new project to help preserve Cyprus’s cultural heritage

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has launched a new project to strengthen the efforts already in place to preserve the island-wide cultural heritage in Cyprus. The EU contribution will amount to €2 million and will support the work of the … Read the full press release

Regional Development Committee approves €325 billion investment tool for EU regions

New rules for investing €325 billion in regional development projects across the EU in 2014-2020 were approved by the Regional Development Committee on Wednesday. This funding – roughly a third of the EU budget – will boost local growth and … Read the full press release

European Court of Auditors: Researchers looking to the EU for funding still face too much red tape

Luxembourg, 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission has taken a number of steps to bolster its management of the Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7), according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors (ECA). However, researchers seeking … Read the full press release

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München: Unspooling DNA from nucleosomal disks

Munich, 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The tight wrapping of genomic DNA around nucleosomes in the cell nucleus makes it unavailable for gene expression. An LMU team now describes a mechanism that allows chromosomal DNA to be locally displaced from nucleosomes for transcription. … Read the full press release

Additional EU funding for Syria, Mali, Sahel and Chad approved by the Budgets Committee

25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Additional EU funding totalling €70 million to meet humanitarian needs in Syria, Mali, the Sahel region and Chad. was approved by the Budgets Committee on Wednesday. Syria Two years after the start of the conflict, violence is … Read the full press release

COTER: Territorial cooperation needs more flexibility and less bureaucracy to deliver growth

COTER chair Woźniak: “Strengthening regions’ and cities’ opportunities to face together common challenges can concretely contribute to overcome the crisis” Porto, 23-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today the Committee of the Regions Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy (COTER) held a seminar in Porto … Read the full press release

The Commission welcomes EP’s decision to grant discharge to the Commission in respect of the implementation of the 2011 EU budget

Strasbourg, 17-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Algirdas Šemeta, Commissioner responsible for Taxation, Customs, Statistics, Audit and Anti-Fraud, said: “The decision by the European Parliament to grant discharge to the Commission is recognition of our consistent effort over the years to improve the management and … Read the full press release

President Barroso replies to the letter he received from President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, regarding EU funding for Cyprus

Brussels, 16-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Letter from Commission President Barroso to President Anastasiades of Cyprus. “Dear President, Thank you for your letter of 9 April asking for the Commission’s support in finding ways of helping Cyprus at this difficult time of economic … Read the full press release