Entrepreneurs in the EU Member States, from chocolate makers in Belgium to roof makers in Slovenia, were given the business boost they needed thanks to the successful Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) from the European Commission.
Exactly 500 years after the mathematician and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus released a groundbreaking manuscript that named the sun, rather than the earth, as the centre of the solar system, the EU Earth observation programme bearing his name is breaking ground of its own. Now, more and more Earth observation data and information is made available to European businesses, researchers, governments and citizens.
Toxicologists in the EU Member States need accurate testing methods and processes to apply alternatives to animal testing. Employing alternative approaches, to comply with regulation, always involves complex scientific discussions.