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Unprecedented urgency of Europe's environmental challenge

Unprecedented urgency of Europe's environmental challenge

A change of direction is urgently needed if Europe is to face climate challenges of 'unprecedented scale and urgency', the EU environment agency said in its 'State of the Environment' report, published Wednesday.

75 start-ups, SMEs selected for EU innovation funding pilot

'Blended' grant and equity financing formed part of a funding package for 75 promising start-ups and smaller businesses announced Thursday, in a pilot offer from the new European Innovation Council.

Euro-MPs call for reduction in pesticides to protect bees

Further reducing use of pesticides, more funds for research and better monitoring are urgently needed to save the EU’s bees, according to the European Parliament's Environment Committee Tuesday.


Brexit comments

UKComments of business people and politicians on Britain's decision to withdraw from membership of the European Union.

EU bank ends fossil fuel lending in world-first for climate

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has become the world's first public lender to commit to ending funding for coal, oil and gas.

Executive Human Resources Officer / Chief Talent Development Officer, European Patent Office

The European Patent Office has a vacancy for an Executive Human Resources Officer / Chief Talent Development Officer in The Hague / Munich.

ConTech 2019

ConTech is a two-day conference designed for information providers, information professionals, users and content owners who increasingly address the challenges of competing in a data world driven by machine learning, artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. The ConTech 2019 conference takes place December 5-6.


The European Commission has launched a new application round for DiscoverEU travel passes, which allows participants to travel across Europe, learn about its cultural heritage, whilst developing their own knowledge and skills.

Poland's Malopolska region: an exercise in brand building

The Malopolska region is one of the growth engines of the Polish economy, boasting a favourable external environment for business, good infrastructure links with the rest of the country as well as with Germany and the Czech Republic, and a pool of well-educated workforce.
EU Alerts

EUbusiness Week no. 851
Time to speed up climate action
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The Week Ahead no. 456
COP25 climate change conference - rail passengers' rights - money laundering - Pollinators Initiative

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