IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 31 March 2017


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# ESIF: 

  • New report highlights how EU Cohesion Policy improves the investment environment in Europe +++ 
  • RegioStars Award 2017 +++ 
  • DG Regio: Panorama 60: Bulgaria and Romania celebrate 10 years in the EU +++ 
  • Discours du Président Juncker au Forum des régions ultrapériphériques
  • Introductory words by Commissioner Creţu at the second day of the Forum of EU Outermost Regions +++ 
  • Introductory speech of Commissioner Creţu at the Forum of EU Outermost Regions +++ 
  • The Outermost Regions, European lands in the world: toward a renewed strategy +++ 
  • Introductory speech by Commissioner Creţu at the Structured Dialogue with partners +++ 
  • Keynote speech by Commissioner Creţu at EESC Plenary in European Parliament +++ 
  • EU Commission Roadmap: Harnessing the potential of European border regions +++ 

# EFSI

  • EP Opinion - Extension of the duration of the European Fund for Strategic Investments as well as the introduction of technical enhancements for that Fund and the European Investment Advisory Hub - PE 593.810v03-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • EP Opinion - Extension of the duration of the European Fund for Strategic Investments as well as the introduction of technical enhancements for that Fund and the European Investment Advisory Hub - PE 595.749v02-00 - Committee on Regional Development

# EIB

  • EP Opinion - EU guarantee to the European Investment Bank against losses under financing operations supporting investment projects outside the Union - PE 599.683v03-00 - Committee on Development
  • Report - EU guarantee to the European Investment Bank against losses under financing operations supporting investment projects outside the Union - A8-0135/2017 - Committee on Budgets
  • The Outermost Regions, European lands in the world: toward a renewed strategy
  • Latest projects by the EIB
  • EIB grants a USD 82m loan to Bolivia to widen the Confital to Bombeo road to two lanes
  • Prime Minister Modi welcomes EIB to India and highlights EU Bank’s unique experience as key to country’s transformation
  • EIB confirms EUR 200 million long-term loan to State Bank of India to support Indian large scale solar projects
  • Belgium: EUR 600m in EU financing for new trains ordered by SNCB
  • New era of stronger EIB activity across India and South Asia
  • EIB to support Volvo Group’s research for fuel efficiency and safety in trucks and buses

# DG RTD

  • International Cooperation - Commission fosters research and innovation dialogue with the 10 Western Mediterranean countries from the EU and North Africa
  • Success Stories - Cypriot sunshine for solar thermal energy research
  • Events - Cities for Food Systems Innovation and Green Jobs - 31 May 2017, European Commission - DG Research and Innovation, Covent Garden, Place Rogier 16, 1210 Brussels
  • Events - Integrated Macro-Financial Modelling for Robust Policy Design - MACFINROBODS final conference - 4-6 April 2017, Goethe University Frankfurt

# HORIZON 2020

  • 55 applicants pass to the second stage of evaluation of three Horizon 2020 energy topics
  • Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 Infoweek including high-level policy events
  • EP Opinion - Assessment of Horizon 2020 implementation in view of its interim evaluation and the Framework Programme 9 proposal - PE 594.064v03-00 - Committee on Regional Development
  • Amendments 1 - 36 - Assessment of Horizon 2020 implementation in view of its interim evaluation and the Framework Programme 9 proposal - PE 601.277v01-00 - Committee on Budgets

# ERC

  • Migration and asylum: The contributionof frontier research to the understanding of human mobility across frontiers - European Research Council

# DG CONNECT

  • Call: Top 15 scaleups to be selected for the 2017 Startup Europe comes to Silicon Valley
  • Multicollaborative growth model for the health and care sector: a reflection on the state of the art
  • Monitoring vital signs with artificial intelligence
  • Digital Learning - Participatory Meeting H2020 projects in Luxembourg on 27 March 2017

# COSME

  • Business Beyond Borders helps SMEs and clusters find international business partners at AUW

# EUREKA

  • Czech - German Call for proposals
  • Celtic-Plus call for projects.

# EU JRC

  • New global report on food crisis offers benchmark for action needed to avoid future disasters - Joint Research Centre

# LIFE

  • Frogs ready to sing out loud in upcoming concert series - The LIFE Programme

# CIVITAS

  • Call for tender: CIVITAS DESTINATIONS

# EUROPEANA

  • A meeting of cultural and ministerial minds in Madrid: 2nd Europeana National Workshop - Europeana Professional

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG BUDG
    • Replies of the Commission to the Special Report of the European Court of Auditors "Youth unemployment – have EU policies made a difference? An assessment of the Youth Guarantee and the Youth Employment Initiative"
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the proposed citizens' initiative entitled "Minority SafePack – one million signatures for diversity in Europe" (Only the English text is authentic)
    • COMMISSION DECISION amending Decision C(2016) 769 on the Internal Rules on the implementation of the general budget of the European Union (European Commission section) for the attention of the Commission departments
    • COMMISSION DECISION amending Decision C(2013) 2488 on the internal procedure provisions for the recovery of amounts receivable arising from direct management and the recovery of fines, lump sums and penalty payments under the Treaties
  • DG RTD
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the approval and signing of the Joint Declaration of Intent for the Innovation Deal on sustainable waste water treatment combining Anaerobic Membrane technology and water reuse
  • DG REGIO
    • COMMISSION DECISION concerning the major project "S.S. 16 Adriatica section Foggia-Cerignola. Modernization and widening from two to four lanes", forming part of the operational programme "Networks and mobility" for structural assistance from the European Regional Development Fund under the Convergence objective in Italy CCI 2015IT161PR005
    • COMMISSION DECISION concerning the major project "Doubling Catania Ognina – Catania centrale", forming part of the operational programme "Networks and mobility" for structural assistance from the European Regional Development Fund under the Convergence objective in Italy CCI 2015IT161PR001
    • COMMISSION DECISION amending Commission Decision C(2012) 3492 concerning the major project "Construction of Road Connection of Aktio area with the Western North-South Axis", forming part of the operational programme Improving Accessibility for structural assistance from the European Regional Development Fund and the Cohesion Fund under the Convergence objective in Greece CCI 2011GR161PR001
    • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT The Value Added of Ex ante Conditionalities in the European Structural and Investment Funds

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Amendments 001-003 - Resolution on the MFF mid-term revision - A8-0117/2017(001-003)

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • Cm 2196 2017 Rev 1 Research Working Party Meeting
  • St 7802 2017 Init Draft Council conclusions on Special Report No 36/2016 by the European Court of Auditors: "An assessment of the arrangements for closure of the 2007-2013 cohesion and rural development programmes" - Adoption
  • St 7865 2017 Init Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the participation of the Union in the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) jointly undertaken by several Member States

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