• Posted 12-Feb-2019

Commission launches Circular Plastics Alliance to foster the market of recycled plastics in Europe

Τhe European Commission launched an alliance of key industry stakeholders as part of its persisting efforts to reduce plastics littering, increase the share of recycled plastics and stimulate market innovation


  • Posted 12-Feb-2019

EU negotiators agreed on strengthening Europe's cybersecurity

On 10 December 2018, the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission reached a political agreement on the Cybersecurity Act.


  • Posted 12-Feb-2019

New artificial intelligence lab aims to keep top minds in Europe

US tech companies are raiding our computer science departments. A new initiative, Ellis, wants to give researchers a reason to stay in academe and in Europe. Meanwhile, the Commission is putting flesh on its AI plans.


  • Posted 12-Feb-2019

European Parliament backs bigger €120B EU research budget

MEPs give formal backing to Commission’s next big research programme – and want to spend more than the €94.1B already proposed. Several members states oppose that, setting scene for at least another year of wrangling.


  • Posted 12-Feb-2019

EU Council agrees to next EU space programme and new agency in Prague, but the funding is undecided

Whether or not space programme gets €16B proposed by the Commission now hangs on negotiations over the EU’s overall long-term budget