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Major Cities sign European Circular Cities Declaration

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Leuven is Europe’s Capital of Innovation 2020

The city of Leuven in Belgium is the European Capital of Innovation 2020, in recognition of its excellent innovation concepts as well as its processes…

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WHO chief for Europe urges countries to keep up coronavirus quarantines

The World Health Organization’s European director warned national governments Thursday against reducing the quarantine period for people potentially exposed to the coronavirus, even as he…

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Europe needs to be a player, not a playing field, EU tells China

The EU needs a balanced relationship with China, EU president Charles Michel told Chinese president Xi Monday in a summit which underlined differences over human…

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Urban waste water: improvement in collection and treatment across the EU helps reducing pollution in the environment

  The Commission published today the 10th report on the implementation of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (UWWTD) that shows an overall improvement in…

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207 ground-breaking innovations and ventures awarded €60 million from EIT Crisis Response Initiative

As part of the EU’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology is proud to announce the EIT Crisis…

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New figures reveal that the bioeconomy is worth €2.4 trillion to the European economy

In a year of challenges, fresh data today highlights the ascent of the bio-based industries, that in 2017 made a total contribution of €750 billion…

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Amazon places order for 1,800 Mercedes-Benz electric vans for European delivery fleet

Amazon has moved to further accelerate the roll out of its electric fleet, today announcing that it has placed an order for more than 1,800…

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‘Tricky moment’ for Europe as schools reopen, but not a driver of COVID-19: WHO

Europe is entering a “tricky moment” with the new school year, and while classrooms have not played a major role in spreading coronavirus, there is…

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Will Europe win the race to secure a COVID-19 vaccine?

A total of 31 vaccines are now undergoing human trials, including eight which have moved to phase three, with large-scale efficacy tests. The international, high-stakes…

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