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Is TTIP prescribing more expensive medicines for Europe? by European Public Health Alliance — last modified 26 May 2016, 23:40 CET
Today, the European Commission released its proposal for an annex to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement (TTIP) on medicinal products. The proposal fails to answer essential questions about affordability of medicines, trade secrets and clinical trials transparency:
Single market gaps exposed by geo-blocking plan by Nick Prag — last modified 26 May 2016, 23:28 CET
Geo-blocking, refusing to sell to people living in other EU countries, is to be outlawed under plans to boost e-commerce in Europe. But what this proposal does is to expose the many remaining gaps in the Single Market.
ESBA Expresses Concerns on Geoblocking by European Small Business Alliance — last modified 26 May 2016, 22:37 CET
On 25 May 2016, the European Commission presented the e-commerce package, containing a Regulation on addressing geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on place of residence or establishment, or nationality within the Single Market.
Introducing Benelux Infrastructure Forum 2016 by Catarina Almeida — last modified 26 May 2016, 22:24 CET
SMi Group are delighted to announce the return of the industry leading Benelux Infrastructure Forum taking place on 23rd and 24th November 2016 at the Movenpick Hotel in Amsterdam this Autumn.
European Patients' Forum welcomes the agreement, but more details are needed by European Patients' Forum — last modified 26 May 2016, 22:11 CET
The European Patients' Forum welcomes the deal reached yesterday between the Council and the European Parliament on medical devices. However, more information on reprocessing and patient involvement is required.
Council and European Parliament reached political agreement on the medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices regulations by MedTech Europe — last modified 26 May 2016, 22:08 CET
Following the May 25th trilogue meeting, MedTech Europe, the alliance of Eucomed and EDMA, are pleased to hear that a political agreement has been reached on the new regulations.
The many faces of Skrill as Payment Processor by EUbusiness — last modified 26 May 2016, 15:41 CET
Online payments solution provider Skrill was recently acquired by Optimal Payments in a 1.1 billion pound acquisition deal. This partnership will see two of the most popular payment processors for online gambling customers, NetTeller and Skrill, being managed by the same parent company. Furthermore, the executives at Skrill say that they intend to increase their revenue from online gambling even more, in a push to capitalize on a rapidly growing market.
Business Development Manager, WindEurope by WindEurope — last modified 26 May 2016, 14:03 CET
WindEurope has a vacancy for a Business Development Manager.
Senior Legal Advisor, Milieu Law & Policy Consulting by Milieu — last modified 26 May 2016, 13:58 CET
Milieu Law & Policy Consulting have a vacancy for a Senior Legal Advisor.
Deputy Director - Organisational Development, Amnesty International by Amnesty — last modified 26 May 2016, 13:53 CET
Amnesty International has a vacancy for a Deputy Director - Organisational Development at its Europe and Central Asia Regional Office in Brussels.
European Migration Policy & Advocacy Officer - World Vision EUREP office by WV EUREP — last modified 26 May 2016, 13:49 CET
World Vision has a vacancy for a European Migration Policy & Advocacy Officer at its EU Representation office in Brussels.
European bathing water quality in 2015 by EUbusiness — last modified 26 May 2016, 00:34 CET
Every summer, European holiday resorts fill up with tourists eager to enjoy the warmer weather and the beautiful natural surroundings of this diverse continent. For many, the summer vacation is synonymous with swimming in the sea or in a lake, so it is natural that water quality is an important factor in choosing a destination. To help citizens make informed choices, the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the European Commission publish the annual European bathing water quality report. The information contained in this edition - which covers bathing water quality in 2015 in the EU Member States, Albania and Switzerland - indicates where good quality bathing water is likely to be found in 2016.
Consumers to benefit from geo-blocking overhaul by European Consumers’ Organisation — last modified 25 May 2016, 16:32 CET
Proposed new rules on geo-blocking will benefit consumers, BEUC said today, following an announcement from the European Commission on a package to boost the online market within the EU.
Better trade and regulation legal analyst, Transport & Environment by t&E — last modified 24 May 2016, 00:07 CET
Transport & Environment are looking for a highly motivated and proactive individual in the area of European trade policy and the Commission’s 'Better Regulation' agenda.
Financial Engineering Officer, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking by FCH JU — last modified 23 May 2016, 23:54 CET
The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) is currently recruiting for the position of Financial Engineering Officer.
Project Assistant (Finance), Interreg Europe Secretariat by Interreg — last modified 23 May 2016, 23:46 CET
The Interreg Europe Secretariat is currently looking for a Project Assistant (Finance). This person will assist the finance team on the follow up of the projects, and ensure the secretarial support of the team.
Will fast-tracking medicines improve affordability? by European Public Health Alliance — last modified 23 May 2016, 18:42 CET
According to the EMA, adaptive pathways aims to improve timely access to new medicines “primarily in areas of high medical need.” But as concerns rise ranging from the questionable innovative value of these medicines to fears about patient safety and the affordability of these products, the public health community demands to see the evaluation of the pilot project.
4 Ideal Laptops for Small Business-owners by EUbusiness — last modified 25 May 2016, 23:37 CET
Unless you operate in one of the classic British trades, it is likely that your business is driven by technology in 2016. From 3D printers and scheduling software to laptops and personal computers, entrepreneurs are increasingly reliant on technology to plan and execute everyday tasks.
Smartphone revolution pushes up online gaming revenues by EUbusiness — last modified 20 May 2016, 15:21 CET
Smartphones are an essential accessory for life. In the last decade the standard mobile phone has been transformed into an incredible tool that lets you shop, socialise, work, play and communicate from the palm of your hand.
Obesity needs urgent action warns research organisation by EUbusiness — last modified 19 May 2016, 22:28 CET
The leading organisation responsible for research into obesity in Europe has warned that unless something is quickly done to tackle the region’s rising obesity epidemic, it is going to have a devastating effect on healthcare costs and productivity.
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