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Europe in Figures - Eurostat Yearbook, 2006 2007
Europe in Figures - Eurostat Yearbook, 2006 2007 (Eurostat Yearbook) (Paperback)

Business demography
Business demography in 17 EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland. Results from 1997 to 2003. Data on enterprise births, deaths, and survival of newly born enterprises.

Pharmaceutical products
This Statistics in Focus presents price level indices for pharmaceutical products for 33 European countries in 2005. Price levels vary between more than 80% above the EU average for Switzerland and more than 60% below the EU average in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Innovation and globalisation effects in European banks
This publication shows how credit institutions in Europe, and banks in particular, are organizing their activities in view of modernized infrastructure options and growing globalization effects. It also gives the most recent available figures on the assets of credit institutions – in some Member States, they exceed the national GDP.

EU research in road transport
In this brochure, the European Commission presents a cross-section of the excellent work being carried out by researchers across Europe under the Commission's Framework Programme. All of these projects will be featured at the Transport Research Arena (TRA 2006) conference in Göteborg, grouped by thematic session. Contact details are also provided, for those who would like further information on any of these projects.

Stroke research in the European Union
On October 2005, the Research Directorate General of the European Commission invited a group of leading European experts in the the way forward. A number of participants were coordinators of EU-funded projects. The central part of the workshop was a round table discussion during which priorities for stroke research in Europe for the next few years were explored. This booklet summarises the discussion held at the workshop on stroke research priorities.

A more cohesive society for a stronger Europe
The European Union's commitment to social protection and social inclusion.

Avian influenza portfolio
Collected risk assessments, technical guidance to public health authorities and advice to the general public.

Do you want to work in another EU Member State?
Do you want to take up a job in another Member State? Are you working in another Member State and wondering what your rights are in comparison with workers from that country? What happens if you work in one country but reside in another? This guide will provide you with answers to those and many other questions.

First demographic estimates for 2006
First demographic estimates for 2006: EU population expected to continue to grow. EU population growth is slowing down but with differences between countries.

Venture capital investments
The publication presents the different stages in venture capital investments - early stage and expansion and replacement stage- and their situation in different parts of the world. After a boom in 2000, venture capital investments collapsed both in the United States and in Europe, waiting 2005 to live some kind of revival. UK is the absolute leader in using those investments as source of financing in Europe where entrepreneurs still prefer more traditional forms of financing. Some significant examples of national venture capital associations from different parts of the world are also presented.

European competitiveness report 2006
The Competitiveness Report focuses mainly on analysing issues related to developments of productivity, as a key indicator for competitiveness over the long term. Competitiveness here is understood to mean a sustained rise in the standards of living of a nation or region and a level of involuntary unemployment as low as possible. At the level of an industrial sector, competitiveness is understood as maintaining and improving its position in the global market.

Tourism statistics
Industry, trade and services statistics for the tourism industry in the European Union.

Private household income in the European Union regions, 2003
This Statistics in focus analyses the structure of private household income in the European Union in 2003. Data on Romania have been integrated as well. The analysis focuses on a comparison among the regions for the year 2003. In addition mid-term developments are illustrated by way of a comparison of the situation with the year 1998.

EU - Caribbean partnership
A European Union – Caribbean partnership for growth, stability and development

Trends in road freight transport 1999 - 2005
This Statistics in Focus describes the main trends in road freight transport up to 2005. The analysis focuses on the developments since 1999. The analysis is carried out for national, international, cross-trade and cabotage transport.

One currency for one Europe - The road to the euro
History was made on 1 January 1999 when 11 European Union countries created a monetary union with a single currency, the euro. Euro banknotes and coins entered circulation on 1 January 2002. But the history of Europe's common currency has been a long time in the making and can be charted back to the origins of the European Union itself. Fifty years after the Treaty of Rome laid the foundations of today's EU, the euro is the biggest and most visible success story in the process of European integration.

Renewable energy technologies
This brochure provides an overview of research and development in the field of renewable energy, describing the current state of the art and the results achieved in EU-funded research projects under the Thematic Programme 'Sustainable Energy Systems' of the 6th Framework Programme 2002-2006. The projects, which have been compiled into four research areas - photovoltaics, biomass, other renewable energy sources and connection to the grid and socio-economic tools and concepts for energy strategy - are summarised giving the scientific and technical objectives and achievements of each, plus contact details for the participating organisations.

Preparing against a pandemic in the EU
A report prepared for the European Commission by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and published today, concludes that the EU and its Member States have made major progress in preparing against an influenza pandemic - but they still have at least two more years of work to do. Additional efforts need to be made in areas such as: consistency of planning across all government departments; implementation at local level; co-ordination at European level; research on influenza; and response to seasonal influenza. The report has been prepared with information and input from 25 EU Member States plus Iceland and Norway. A further progress report is planned for late 2007.

Fourth European Working Conditions Survey
EU policymakers recognise that improving working conditions is crucial to achieving a better quality of work, greater productivity and increased employment – the Lisbon objectives. In this context, the Foundation’s European Working Conditions Surveys, conducted every five years, have been providing a valuable insight into key aspects of work since 1990. This report analyses the findings of the fourth European Working Conditions Survey, carried out in autumn 2005 across 31 countries, including the 27 EU Member States. Based on workers’ responses, it paints a broad and varied picture of the physical, intellectual and psychological dimensions of work and its impact on personal fulfilment and work-life balance.

Energy research in 7th framework programme
As described in the Commission's Green Paper on a European strategy for sustainable, competitive and secure energy , Europe has entered into a new energy era. The energy landscape of the 21st century is one in which the world’s economic regions are dependent on each other for ensuring energy security and stable economic conditions, and for ensuring effective action against climate change.

Eurostat yearbook 2006-07
Europe in figures — Eurostat yearbook 2006-07 — presents a comprehensive selection of statistical data on the European Union, its Member States and candidate countries. Most data cover the period 1995–2005 and some data include other countries such as the USA and Japan. With almost 400 statistical tables, graphs and maps, the yearbook treats areas such as population, education, health, living conditions and welfare, the labour market, the economy, international trade, industry and services, science and technology, the environment, agriculture, forestry and fisheries, and European regions. This edition’s spotlight chapter deals with energy statistics.

EU competition policy and the consumer
This brochure provides information on the European Union’s work and legislation concerning cartels and competition. It also contains practical advice on what consumers can do if they suspect restrictions in competition in a specific area.

European Charter for Small Enterprises
This publication aims to disseminate good practice and encourage an exchange of experiences in Europe. The 40 good practice cases presented provide a sample of the different successful ways in which public administrations support Europe's small and medium-sized enterprises. The cases were selected as part of the exchange of good practice in the context of the European Charter for Small Enterprises.

European guidelines for quality assurance in breast cancer screening and diagnosis
The fourth edition of this bestseller has been developed with input from over 200 professionals from 23 countries. New issues include digital mammography and advice for specialist breast units.

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Libcast’s Online Video Platform in the limelight at BETT 2015
Libcast of France will be showcasing its Online Video Platform at BETT 2015 in London, in January. The specialist company’s innovative and versatile solution enables users to host, manage and broadcast lectures live or in streaming mode. With 200,000 users, Libcast’s technology has already been chosen by many universities and schools, including leading colleges in France and Norway.

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