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IEU FUNDING Telegram 25 July 2016

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# HORIZON 2020EU Commission presents breakdown of €8.5 billion investment in research and innovation in 2017Horizon 2020: Work Programme update supports competitiveness through open scienceEC Midday press briefing of 25/07/2016  HORIZON 2020 - UK / Switzerland: Q&A# EITEU Commission welcomes new members of the EIT Governing Board# DG RTDEU Commissioner Moedas gave keynote speech at the EuroScience Open Forum in ManchesterEurope's voyage towards an open global research area - Carlos Moedas,  Commissioner for Research, Science and InnovationEvents - EBN Congress 2016 - Design for Innovation - 28-30 September 2016, Guimaraes, PortugalEvents - IEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies and Automation (ETFA) - 6-9 September 2016, BerlinResearch Headlines - Mimicking nature for greener industrial productsSuccess Stories - The fascinating science behind tailor-made bones# EUREKAGlobalStars: a multi-track approach for the internationalisation of EUREKA# ERCERC to invest record budget in…

IEU INNOVATION Telegram 25 July 2016

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# INNOVATIONEU Commission presents breakdown of €8.5 billion investment in research and innovation in 2017Horizon 2020: Work Programme update supports competitiveness through open scienceEU Commissioner Moedas gave keynote speech at the EuroScience Open Forum in ManchesterEurope's voyage towards an open global research area - Carlos Moedas,  Commissioner for Research, Science and InnovationEU Commission welcomes new members of the EIT Governing Board# SINGLE MARKETDG Grow: Development of a European approach to assess the fire performance of facades# EMPLOYMENTCurrent changes to the labour market may well define the future of Europe# EU REGISTERS# EU COMMISSIONDécision de la Commission de formuler un avis circonstancié à l'encontre d'un projet de loi, notifié par la République Tchèque sous le n°2016/194/CZ dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de modification de décret, notifié par…

IEU DIGITAL Telegram 25 July 2016

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# TELECOMS REGULATIONEuropean Commission questions Austrian telecoms regulator over discriminatory setting of termination rates, next steps on binding general decision announced# CREATIVE INDUSTRIESEU Commission: Boosting the competitiveness of cultural and creative industries for growth and jobs# DSMSpecial Eurobarometer 438: E-Communications and the Digital Single Market - European Union Open Data PortalFlash Eurobarometer 434: Geo-blocking among businesses - European Union Open Data PortalFlash Eurobarometer 438: The use of collaborative platforms - European Union Open Data PortalEU Commission: Public Consultation on reduced VAT rates for electronically supplied publicationsEU Commissioner Oettinger in Kyiv to discuss challenges and opportunities that the Digital Single Market represents for Ukrainecep: Chancen des digitalen Binnenmarkts nutzen - Europäische Kommission will die Digitalisierung der europäischen Industrie beschleunigen# DATA PROTECTIONePrivacy rules should be smarter…

IEU TRADE Telegram 25 July 2016

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# TTIPPartly declassified: St 7396 2013 Ext 1 Recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations on a comprehensive trade and investment agreement, called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, between the European Union and the United States of AmericaST 7396 2013 EXT 1ST 7396 2013 ADD 1ST 7396 2013 ADD 2ST 7396 2013 INITEU Commission Answer - TTIP ratification - E-003773/2016EU Commission: Answer - Reservation No 1 on Annex I to the EU offer for the TTIP negotiations, a resurrection of the GATT's 'grandfather clause' - E-003588/2016EU Commission Answer - Inserting paragraphs into the TTIP negotiation documents - E-003769/2016EU Commission Answer - Recognition of professional qualifications in TTIP - E-004576/2016Joint U.S.- EU Financial Regulatory Forum Joint StatementBankingBank ResolutionCentral Counterparty (CCP) ResolutionOTC DerivativesFund IssuesInsuranceAuditData ProtectionG-20 Financial Regulatory ReformsBundesregierung: 18…

IEU EURO Telegram 25 July 2016

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# EMUFlash Eurobarometer 440: Introduction of the euro in the Member States that have not yet adopted the common currency - European Union Open Data PortalIntraday dynamics of euro area sovereign credit risk contagion - Bank for International Settlements Bostian Jazbec: The bail-in tool and the challenges to its smooth implementation - Bank for International Settlements CEPS: Optimal Adjustment Paths in a Monetary UnionNegative Rates and Seigniorage: Turning the central bank business model upside down? The special case of the ECB# FISCAL POLICYEP Draft report - Amending Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 as regards certain provisions relating to financial management for certain Member States experiencing or threatened with serious difficulties with respect to their financial stability - PE 587.491v01-00 - Committee on Regional DevelopmentThe Potential and Limitations of Reforming the Financing of the EU BudgetDeutsche Bank Global Markets Research Focus Europe - Brexit: The impact on fiscal …

IEU LEGAL Telegram 25 July 2016

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# STATE AIDState aid: Commission orders Spain to recover incompatible State aid for high speed train test centre from railway operator ADIF# MERGERSBundeskartellamt versendet vorläufige Einschätzung zum Fusionsvorhaben Rewe/Coop# EU REFORMSSlovak EU Presidency: European affairs ministers and state secretaries underlined the need to bring tangible improvements to the daily lives of EU citizens# BREXITEC Midday press briefing of 25/07/2016  BREXIT - Free movement of people: Q&AALDE leader Guy Verhofstadt: “Parliament will block a deal that creates a new favourable status for the UK”# TAXATIONReport by the Platform for Collaboration on Tax to the G20: Enhancing the Effectiveness of External Support in Building Tax Capacity in Developing Countries# PANAMA PAPERS IIPublic Integrity: New Panama Papers series exposes secret deals in Africa# RULE OF LAWCompilation of today's EC Midday press briefing Q&A on the Rule of Law - Poland RULE OF LAW - Poland: Q&A# EU OMBUDSMANLetter …

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 25 July 2016

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# ECO LABELST 11449 2016 INIT Commission Decision of XXX amending Decisions 2009/300/EC, 2011/263/EU, 2011/264/EU, 2011/382/EU, 2011/383/EU, 2012/720/EU and 2012/721/EU in order to prolong the period of validity of the ecological criteria for the award of the EU Ecolabel to certain products# CIRCULAR ECONOMYFlash Eurobarometer 441: European SMEs and the Circular Economy# NATURA 2000EU Commission Answer - Publication of the results of the fitness check on Natura 2000 legislation - P-005037/2016# PLASTICSEU Commission Answer - EU ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics - E-004237/2016# EU REGISTERS# EFSABosnia and Herzegovina experts discuss food safety with EFSAPublic consultation on the active substance forchlorfenuronFood and feed safety crisis preparedness training (OC/EFSA/SCER/2016/02)Lactobacillus plantarum 299v and an increase of non-haem iron absorption: evaluation of a health claim pursuant to Article 13(5) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006# ECHAPublic Consultations-Dibenzo[b,def…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 25 July 2016

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# MONTREAL PROTOCOLCountries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)EU Commission: Success in Vienna clears path for HFC amendment of Montreal Protocol in OctoberBundesregierung: 18/9227 (PDF) - Antwort auf die Kleine Anfrage - Drucksache 18/9013 - Neuer Emissionsanstieg bei Super-Klimagasen Schwefelhexafluorid und Stickstofftrifluorid# TRANSPORT EMISSIONSU.S. EPA Determines that Aircraft Emissions Contribute to Climate Change Endangering Public Health and the EnvironmentWWF: U.S: EPA Aviation Emissions Decision Must Accompany Global Leadership at ICAONew EU Commission online tool to measure fuel costs and CO2 emissions of your car journeyEC Midday press briefing of 25/07/2016  ENVIRONMENT - New Commission online tool to measure fuel costs and CO2 emissions of your car journey: Q&AEC Midday press briefing of 25/07/2016 - CONSUMERS PROTECTION - Volkswagen: Q&AUpdated: 2016 Presentatio…

IEU SMART CITIES Telegram 25 July 2016

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# GLOBAL SMART CITIESFinal round of discussion before setting the New Urban Agenda – ICLEI# EU COMMISSIONEU Commission Presents a Package of Measures to Accelerate the Transition to Low-Carbon EconomyDG meeting on Urban Development# URBACTEuropean Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels: register now for the URBACT workshops!Amsterdam Innovation Camp 2016: outcome and way forward# EIP-SCCEIP-SCC: Register Now for Smart Cities Info Day on September 23rd 2016 in BrusselsEIP-SCC: Agoria Smart Cities Awards 2017 for Belgium Cities# SMART GOVERNANCEInternet of Thinks WORLDSmart Cities Council: Those futuristic apps for your field workers? They're here todayUKAuthority.com: Councils moving slowly on cloud strategies # SMART SECURITYCONNECT SECURITY WORLD, Embedded Security for IoT Systems, Networks and Devices - 26-28 September 2016, Marseille, FranceAmerican City & County: How Cyber Resilient Is Your Public-Safety Network? # SMART FINANCEUKAuthority.com: New site tests crowd funding…

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