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IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 31 Jan 2017

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# ESIFECA: Rules for final checks on cohesion and rural development spending adequate, but risks remainDraft agenda - Monday, 6 February 2017 - PE 597.721v02-00 - Committee on Regional Development# EIBEIB approves new financing totalling EUR 7.8 billionWorking document - EU guarantee to the European Investment Bank against losses under financing operations supporting investment projects outside the Union - PE 597.628v01-00 - Committee on Budgets# HORIZON 2020EU funds 133 innovations arising from frontier research with almost €20 million# ERCERC Proof of Concept 2016, third round – List of selected researchersERC Proof of Concept 2016 - Project examples# DG RTDEU Commission speeds up access to market of 17 innovative projects with €33.5 millionResearch Headlines - Developing tools for early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer'sScientific Advice Mechanism - New members appointed to High Level Group of the Commission's Scientific Advice MechanismSuc…

IEU INNOVATION & GROWTH Telegram 31 Jan 2017

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# INDUSTRYDigitising European Industry: Erstes gemeinsames EU-Stakeholderforum in Essen gestartetEuropean space policy; Historical perspective, specific aspects and key challenges - European Parliamentary Research Service# INNOVATIONEU Commission speeds up access to market of 17 innovative projects with €33.5 million# SINGLE MARKETEU Commission Answer - Mutual recognition in the single market after the Cassis de Dijon ruling - E-008884/2016# INDICATORSPreliminary flash estimate for the fourth quarter of 2016- GDP up by 0.5% in the euro area and by 0.6% in the EU28- +1.8% and +1.9% respectively compared with the fourth quarter of 2015December 2016- Euro area unemployment at 9.6%- EU28 at 8.2%# EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG GROWDécision de la Commission de formuler des observations à l'encontre d'un projet de programme de certification, notifié par le Royaume-Uni sous le n°2016/586/UK dans le cadre de la directive (UE) 2015/1535Décision d’exécution de la…

IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 31 Jan 2017

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# ROAMINGEU Commission: End of roaming charges: EU negotiators agree on wholesale prices, the final piece to make it happen# BERECBEREC Workshop: Preparing the Revolution for the Internet of Things am 1. Februar 2017 in Brüssel# DSMDigital Europe: assessing progress and looking ahead - Blog post by Andrus Ansip Speech by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at IVA# GEO-BLOCKINGOpinion - Addressing geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers' nationality, place of residence or place of establishment within the internal market - PE 592.366v02-00 - Committee on Culture and Education# COPYRIGHTEU Commission Answer - Concerns about copyright fees in the Digital Single Market - E-008847/2016# CYBER SECURITYA comprehensive approach to evolving cyber threatsSafer Internet Day 2017: be the change and unite for a better internet on 7 FebruarySymposium on Innovative Smart Grid Cybersecurity SolutionBSI: Europäische CERTs in Bonn# DATA PROTECTIONCal…

IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 31 Jan 2017

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# US RELATIONSForeign Affairs and Development MEPs deeply concerned about “US travel ban”S&D leader Pittella: Trump's racist policy on migration is offensive to Mexico and the whole of EuropeBDI-Präsident Dieter Kempf: Amerika muss die Gefahr seiner Politik erkennenSweden: Meeting with US chargé d’affaires concerning the change of entry rules for the United StatesEuropean Union Visitors Program: Calling Young Leaders!# CETAECR: EU parliamentarians back proposal on strengthening transatlantic alliance with CanadaEU Commission Answer - Possible effect of CETA on the current rules on imports of genetically modified products - P-008333/2016Joint CETA booklet – The unhealthy side effects of CETA - Health & Environment Alliance # CHINABusinessEurope: Exclusive Dialogue with Commissioner Malmström: China’s Reform Agenda: What’s Next for European Companies?# WESTERN BALKANSForeign affairs MEPs assess reform efforts in Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovin…

IEU EURO & FINANCE Telegram 31 Jan 2017

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# EMUUpdated: Monetary Dialogue – 6 February 2017 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# FINTECHDraft report - FinTech: the influence of technology on the future of the financial sector - PE 597.523v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# BANKING UNIONEU Commission Answer - Recapitalisation of banks - P-006919/2016ECB Banking Supervision: Methodological note for the publication of aggregated Supervisory Banking StatisticsECB Banking Supervision: Supervisory Banking Statistics - Third quarter 2016ECB Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Sven Giegold, MEP, with regard to the recovery planning of less significant institutions# ESMAESMA updates Q&As on MiFID II transparency and market structure topicsESMA consults on future guidelines for portability between trade repositories# EIOPAEIOPA published today an update of the technical documentation of the methodology to derive the risk-free interest rate term stru…

IEU LEGAL & CORPORATE Telegram 31 Jan 2017

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# INFORMAL EU SUMMITInvitation letter from President Donald Tusk to the EU heads of state or government before the Malta summitUnited we stand, divided we fall: letter by President Donald Tusk to the 27 EU heads of state or government on the future of the EU before the Malta summit# COMPETITION POLICYStatement to the Joint Committee of the Irish Parliament on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach - EU Commissioner Vestager# STATE AIDEU Commission Answer - Enforcing State aid rules in the EU - E-008737/2016# TAXATIONNext PANA Committee Meetings - Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion # BREXITEU Commission: Answer - EU inquiry into UK assurances given to Nissan to secure investments after the EU referendum - E-008407/2016Study: Brexit Implications for Employment and Social Affairs: Facts and Figures - Comm…

IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 31 Jan 2017

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# THE ARCTICProtect the Arctic from emerging risks, urge MEPsECR: EU parliamentarians back new EU Policy for the ArcticALDE on Protecting the Arctic: MEPs push for a sustainable policyTransport & Environment: Arctic heavy-fuel oil ban backed by EU political groups# HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS EU Commission reinforces workers' protection against hazardous chemicalsBEUC: The EU should tap full potential of chemical law to better protect consumers# ECO-DESIGNEPC Policy Dialogue: Making production smarter -  The potential of eco-design# AIR QUALITYLuftqualität 2016: Stickstoffdioxid weiter Schadstoff Nummer 1 - Geringere Belastung durch Feinstaub und Ozon# CIRCULAR ECONOMYWorkshops - Supporting the market for Secondary Raw Materials in a circular economy - 31-01-2017 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# PESTICIDESMotion for a European Parliament resolution the macroeconomic cost of pestici…

IEU CLIMATE Telegram 31 Jan 2017

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# EMISSION TARGETSDraft opinion - Binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 for a resilient Energy Union and to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and other information relevant to climate change - PE 597.445v01-00 - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development# EMISSION TRADINGEmissions Trading: Time to Make It Work - The Energy Collective # TRANSPORT EMISSIONSExchange of views with Commissioner Bieńkowska and consideration of amendments - Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive SectorMotion for a resolution on the effects of nanoparticles from diesel exhaust on pregnant women and human fetuses - B8-2017-0054# CLIMATE FINANCE UNFCCC / UNEP: Banks & Investors With $6.6 trillion in Assets Back Sustainable Finance - UNEP FI Princi…

IEU ENERGY Telegram 31 Jan 2017

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# ENERGY MARKET DESIGNElectricity Market Functioning: Current Distortions, and How to Model Their Removal# ENERGY UNIONInvestigation of the UK energy market examined - UK Parliament S&Ds: ‘END Energy Poverty’ campaignEURELECTRIC Annual Activity Report 2016# ENERGY REGULATIONEnergy Community: Secretariat closes dispute settlement case after Macedonian transmission system operator participates in regionally coordinated capacity allocation auctions# ENERGY GRIDENTSO-E Supported event: 5th European Grid Integration & Electricity Ancillary Services 2017ENTSO-E Supported event: 9th Edition European Electricity Ancillary and Balancing ForumHandbook of guidelines on the design of communication and participation processesValidation of results, synthesis and recommendations of the project# REFININGDG Energy: EU Refining Forum# NUCLEAR SAFETYBundesumweltministerium fordert von der Schweiz aussagekräftige Informationen bei Endlagersuche# ITRE COMMITTEELatest …

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