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How competitive is your region? Commission publishes the 2016 Regional Competitiveness Index
The Commission has published the third edition of the Regional Competitiveness Index for 263 EU regions, a study that provides useful insights for regions to boost their economic performance
Researchers working on EU-funded research and innovation projects will receive at least as much salary as they would get if they were working on national projects, and will be eligible for an additional bonus of up to €8000 per year.
The European Commission will further simplify participation in Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. New funding rules will reduce administrative costs to participants and help prevent accounting errors.
The grid computing resources provided by the European Grid Infrastructure federation (EGI) are used by scientists and researchers across Europe and beyond. Discover a collection of the best research case studies showing how grid computing is helping their work.
The EU contribution for the 2017 ECSEL calls is 160 M€ and the total estimated public expenditure (EU + national) is 320 M€
The 2017 LIFE Call is provisionally planned to be published on the 28 April 2017.
Data shows first impacts on improving the quality and efficiency of public services, opening a route to the market for startups and SMEs, stimulating cross-border company growth, bringing research results to the market and creating growth and jobs in Europe.
The European Commission has opened today a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to stimulate and support the deployment of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs). Up to €27.5 million will be made available to meet the needs of public administrations, businesses and citizens in their cross-border activities. The deadline for submitting proposals is 18 May 2017.
The European Parliament welcomes a multi-sectoral dialogue on Prior Consultation and European companies
The European parliamentarians Ramón Jáuregui and Beatriz Becerra hosted a public hearing addressed to companies with business interests in Latin America. It was attended by over one hundred people including several experts.
The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have started selecting promoters of one or more private-sector led, market-driven Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds. 17 applications were submitted by the 31 January 2017 deadline.