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Top Stories from the European Commission - 3-8 January 2021

08 January 2021, 10:48 CET
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Statement by President von der Leyen on the recent developments in the U.S.

European Commission Statement Brussels, 07 Jan 2021

What happened in Washington yesterday is as appalling as it is outrageous.
However, the fact that on the same night, Joe Biden was confirmed as the nex...


European backing for early stage life sciences innovation specialist BioGeneration Ventures – BGV IV closes at €140 million

European Commission Press release Brussels, 07 Jan 2021 BGV now one of the largest biotech investors in early stage ventures and company creation in Europe; BGV Fund IV closes with €30 million backing from EIF. Participation of the European Investment Fund backed by European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), main pillar of Investment Plan for Europe


Daily News 07 / 01 / 2021

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 07 Jan 2021 European Commission authorises second safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19
Yesterday, the European Commission granted a conditional marketing authorisati...


European Citizens' Initiative: Commission decides to register an initiative for 'a ban on biometric mass surveillance practices'

European Commission Press release Brussels, 07 Jan 2021 Today, the European Commission decided to register a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) entitled 'Civil society initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance practices'.


Coronavirus response and recovery: EU support for regions to work together in innovative pilot projects

European Commission Press release Brussels, 07 Jan 2021 The Commission has announced the winners of a new EU-funded initiative for interregional partnerships in four areas: coronavirus-related innovative solutions, circular economy in health, sustainable and digital tourism, and hydrogen technologies in carbon–intensive regions.


EIB Group and BNP Paribas launch new securitisation operation to support French companies facing the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis

European Commission Press release Paris, 07 Jan 2021 The EIB Group, made up of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and European Investment Fund (EIF), and BNP Paribas have announced the signature of a synthetic securitisation to support French small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-caps.


Daily News 06 / 01 / 2021

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 06 Jan 2021 Fonds du Conseil européen de l'innovation: premiers investissements en fonds propres de 178 millions d'euros dans des innovations de rupture
La Commissio...


European Innovation Council Fund: first equity investments of €178 million in breakthrough innovations

European Commission Press release Brussels, 06 Jan 2021 The Commission has announced today the first round of direct equity investment through the new European Innovation Council (EIC) Fund.


European Commission authorises second safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19

European Commission Press release Brussels, 06 Jan 2021 Today, the European Commission has granted a conditional marketing authorisation (CMA) for the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna, the second COVID-19 vaccine authorised in the EU.


Daily News 05 / 01 / 2021

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 05 Jan 2021 Coronavirus: EU delivers personal protective equipment to North Macedonia and Montenegro
The EU has dispatched further personal protective equipment to North M...


State aid: Commission approves €1.25 billion German measure to recapitalise TUI

European Commission Press release Brussels, 04 Jan 2021 The European Commission has approved German plans to contribute up to €1.25 billion to the recapitalisation of TUI AG (TUI), the parent company of the TUI ...


Daily News 04 / 01 / 2021

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 04 Jan 2021 Commission sets up a Centre for digital preservation of cultural heritage and launches projects supporting digital innovation in schools
The Commission launched...


Bosnia and Herzegovina: EU allocates additional €3.5 million to support vulnerable refugees and migrants

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 Jan 2021 The European Commission has announced today an additional €3.5 million in humanitarian aid to help vulnerable refugees and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovi...


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