EU INNOVATION Telegram - 30 March 2016


  • Investment Plan for Europe: EIF and Pohjola Bank sign EUR 150m InnovFin agreement for innovative companies in Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania


  • EU Commission: Update on progress in simplifying start-up procedures
  • Digital Agenda for Europe: To be or not to be an entrepreneur


  • DG Growth: All U Need is Space web game


  • SAVE THE DATE and CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Workshop on strategic cooperation on Blue Growth in the North Sea, 20-21 June 2016, The Hague, The Netherlands  


  • MarketWatch: Final Event - ECOS European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation
  • “Friends of Standardisation”: A Common Inititiative - ECOS - European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation
  • Towards greater inclusiveness in standardisation: The start of a journey - ECOS European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation


  • Working parents the best protection against child poverty
  • Maximum working week of 40 hours common throughout Europe - Eurofound
  • Discussing competitiveness and innovation at the national level - Eurofound
  • Constancy versus change: Working time in the EU - Eurofound



  • Draft agenda - Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - Thursday, 21 April 2016 - PE 580.513v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • Draft report - Uniform technical prescriptions for wheeled vehicles, equipment and parts which can be fitted and/or used on wheeled vehicles - PE 573.154v01-00 - Committee on International Trade
  • Report - Meeting the antipoverty target in the light of increasing household costs - A8-0040/2016 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • Report - Private sector and development - A8-0043/2016 - Committee on Development
  • Report - Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the EC and its Member States of the one part, and the Republic of Korea, of the other part. - A8-0065/2016 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • Motion for a resolution on the adoption of new legislation on initiatives to foster cultural entrepreneurship - B8-2016-0410
  • Motion for a resolution on banning the fur trade - B8-2016-0416
  • Creating Labour Market Conditions Favourable for Work-Life Balance: hearing – 22.03 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

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