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Earth Hour - the biggest global movement to save the planet - gets support from top EU politicians 26 March 2015, 20:55 CET
Top ranking political leaders in the European Commission, as well as more than 70 Members of the European Parliament, join millions of people around the world on the occasion of Earth Hour 2015.

IACA identifies priorities to improve airlines' competitiveness 26 March 2015, 20:50 CET
IACA's annual Assembly took place in Brussels on 24th and 25th March 2015, providing an opportunity for the Association’s members to discuss key issues with high-level representatives from the European Parliament, the European Commission, the European Economic and Social Committee, EASA and EU Member States.

Dangerous product alerts rise in Europe - EU safety laws stalled 23 March 2015, 17:22 CET
Warnings on dangerous non-food consumer products made to the EU’s rapid alert system (RAPEX) increased to nearly 2,500 in 2014. Adding to the problem, EU product safety and market surveillance laws to improve EU-wide cooperation – drafted in February 2013 – have still not passed due to a stalemate of EU governments.

Rail Freight Meetings in spotlight at SITL Paris 2015 22 March 2015, 23:03 CET
With workshops, a showroom and work areas across a space of 300 m², the Rail Freight Meetings will constitute one of the key innovations at SITL Paris 2015, which will be taking place from 31 March to 2 April in Paris (France). Innovative players such as Herta France, SNCF Freight and Agenia are looking forward to this key event.

French technology for high performance, miniature, autonomous geolocation tracker 22 March 2015, 22:54 CET
 

RBTE French Pavilion 22 March 2015, 22:49 CET
 

15 Viticell®, a new treatment for Vitiligo patients using cutaneous repigmentation through cell grafts 22 March 2015, 22:48 CET
Viticell®, the new medical device on the market, offers an innovative treatment for patients with non-progressive vitiligo or post-traumatic hypochromic scars

EU leaders move forward on Paris climate deal but struggle to shrug off coal: Greenpeace 19 March 2015, 23:20 CET
The EU’s domestic energy plans are struggling to keep up with its climate change diplomacy, warned Greenpeace after a summit of European leaders in Brussels.

WWF and LiveWell for LIFE call for a sustainable food system for Europe 19 March 2015, 14:00 CET
Today WWF calls on the European Commission’s First Vice-President Frans Timmermans to develop a clear plan for a healthy and climate friendly European food system by 2030, in collaboration with the LiveWell for LIFE project.

Social Partners have to tackle competitiveness for growth and jobs 19 March 2015, 13:54 CET
Today, the troika of the Heads of State, the President of the European Council and of the European Commission along with the European Social Partners met at the Spring Tripartite Social Summit to discuss how social partners can contribute to investments in growth and jobs.

EU leaders likely to reinforce inconsistencies of energy union plan 18 March 2015, 22:04 CET
On 19 and 20 March, European leaders meeting at a summit in Brussels are expected to endorse the European Commission’s plan for a European energy union. The plan sets out the Commission’s proposed priorities for EU energy and climate policy over the next two years.

Testbiotech files complaint about GRACE project 12 March 2015, 15:46 CET
Testbiotech has filed a complaint to the European Ombudsman against the EU Commission. It has submitted evidence of incorrect or inadequate statements regarding the declaration of interests of experts involved in the so-called GRACE project.

Europe climate pledge fails the 2°C test 06 March 2015, 22:24 CET
​The European Union today announced the level of climate action it plans to pledge at the global climate talks in Paris (COP21) later this year. The emissions cuts agreed by European environment ministers fall far short of Europe’s fair share of the action needed to avoid dangerous climate change, says Friends of the Earth.

Tronics expands its business model to mobile and wearable applications with the licensing of its combo sensors based on disruptive magelan and M & NEMS technologies 06 March 2015, 18:20 CET
 

EU Environment Council agrees global climate contribution 06 March 2015, 18:20 CET
The European Union today became the first major power to show its cards and announce the level of climate action it proposes to pledge at global climate talks in Paris later this year.

Social Dialogue needs new approach to tackle new challenges 06 March 2015, 18:20 CET
Today, European Institutions and Social Partners used the European Social Dialogue’s 30th anniversary to call for "A new start for Social Dialogue". At the opening session of the High-Level Conference, UEAPME President Gunilla Almgren welcomed the new Commission's initiative as the role Social Dialogue can or should play today differs significantly from 30 years ago.

MOBAPI platform unveils its new API builder on Businessfrance's French pavilion at Mobile world congress 2015 06 March 2015, 18:18 CET
 

PICOM : the french retail industries cluster @ RBTE will showcase their innovation lab 06 March 2015, 16:13 CET
 

EU food agency reviews safety of GM crops following new research 05 March 2015, 22:07 CET
The European Food Safety Authority has started an investigation into the safety of growing genetically modified (GM) maize in Europe following the publication of the biggest study on maize pollen published to date. Friends of the Earth Europe and Testbiotech have called on the EU to immediately suspend the growing of GM maize and to stop all future approvals.

Europe’s Environment Agency throws down green gauntlet to Juncker Commission 03 March 2015, 18:57 CET
Today the European Environment Agency launched its once every five year report on the State of Europe’s Environment. The Agency delivered a shot across the bows to the new European Commission – ignore environmental policy at your peril.

Digital Economy and Society Index highlights enabling role of Internet Sector in European economy 26 February 2015, 17:34 CET
The European Internet Service Providers Association (EuroISPA) has welcomed the results of the European Commission’s Digital Economy and Society Index, a study which further highlights the enabling role of the Internet sector across many areas of the European economy.

UK companies file more European patents in 2014 26 February 2015, 16:12 CET
Patent filings at the European Patent Office (EPO) grew by 3.1% in 2014, hitting a new record high of over 274 000. Companies from the UK filed 6 823 patents at the EPO last year (2013: 6 510): with +4.8% the highest growth rate for the UK since 2011, and well above the 1.2% average increase of the 38 EPO member states.

Auto industry reacts to Energy Union package 26 February 2015, 13:03 CET
Following the publication of the European Commission's Energy Union proposal, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) re-stated its commitment to contributing its fair share towards lowering greenhouse gas emissions, namely through more fuel-efficient technology and continuing investments into alternative powertrains.

SMEs have mixed feelings on Energy Union Strategy 25 February 2015, 23:16 CET
UEAPME, the European Craft and SME organisation, welcomes the Strategy for the Energy Union but warns of the minor focus on the non-ETS sectors, which are predominantly SME-based.

Data to Drive Change at the Top Among European Enterprises 25 February 2015, 23:13 CET
Data and the ways in which it can be rendered useful for enterprise purposes looks set to drive change at top levels of organisations across Europe if current trends continue.