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11.03.2014

Barcelona is "iCapital" of Europe

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10.03.2014

German company wins EU's €2 million inducement prize for innovative vaccine technology

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07.03.2014

Women innovators prize 2014: Commission rewards winners from Germany, Netherlands and Spain

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04.03.2014

Europe more innovative but regional differences persist

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24.01.2014

Capital of Innovation: six finalist cities announced

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02.12.2013

New report shows Europe needs more strategic high-tech investment

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21.11.2013

Horizon 2020 approval by Parliament a boost for European research and innovation

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18.11.2013

EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard 2013


23.09.2013

ERA progress report: 'single market' for research closer, not yet a reality

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13.09.2013

Commission launches new innovation indicator

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03.09.2013

European Commission seeks 'Capital of Innovation'

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10.07.2013

EU and industry join forces to invest €22 billion in research and innovation

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06.06.2013

EU rewards 9 innovative public initiatives in Europe

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Winners of the European Prize for Innovation in Public Administration 2013

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03.06.2013

State of the Innovation Union 2012 – Progress report issued by the European Commission now in all languages

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26.03.2013

Innovation Union Scoreboard 2013 shows EU more innovative, but gap between countries widening

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11.12.2012

Commissioner Barnier welcomes historic agreement on the European unitary patent package

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06.12.2012

R&D Scoreboard: Despite crisis, top EU firms continue to invest in innovation

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07.11.2012

Innovation performance of 190 European regions compared

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03.10.2012

New EU loan guarantee facility for innovative SMEs launched in Austria

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17.09.2012

Commission focuses on international science co-operation to meet global challenges

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Designed for growth: Design to push innovation

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03.08.2012

Taxation: Commission consults on tax obstacles to cross-border venture capital investment

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17.07.2012

Scientific data: open access to research results will boost Europe's innovation capacity

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Open access to scientific data – Communication and Recommendation – background

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European Commission targets barriers to Single Market for research and innovation

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Frequently asked questions on the European Research Area

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10.07.2012

Commission launches innovation partnership for Smart Cities and Communities

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09.07.2012

€8.1 billion investment in research and innovation to create growth and jobs.

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28.06.2012

Progress on regulation on European Venture Capital Funds and European Social Entrepreneurship Funds.

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European Council's agreement on the seat of the Unified Patent Court – the final element in the patent package

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Council conclusions ( 161 KB)


27.06.2012

European Innovation Partnership: Strong stakeholder support for action on active and healthy ageing

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02.03.2012

European Council confirms research and innovation as drivers of growth and jobs.

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29.02.2012

Innovation Partnerships: new proposals on raw materials, agriculture and healthy ageing to boost European competitiveness.

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07.02.2012

Enterprises must boost innovation as global competition becomes stronger.

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The Innovation Union Scoreboard: Monitoring the innovation performance of the 27 EU Member States.

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15.12.2011

Eco-innovation Action Plan Launched: helping business to deliver green growth and environmental benefits.

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07.12.2011

New EU fundraising rules: boosting venture capital for SMEs and easing access to credit

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State of the Innovation Union 2011 – Progress report issued by the European Commission

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06.10.2011

Innovation Union: achievements in the first year

October 6th 2011 marks the first anniversary of the Innovation Union (IU) flagship initiative, one of the cornerstones of the Europe 2020 strategy for growth and jobs. Over the course of the past year a number of key milestones have been reached.

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21.09.2011

Commission calls for partnerships to tackle societal challenges

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19.07.2011

€7 billion boost for research and innovation will create jobs and growth

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23.06.2011

Commission launches the "Smart Specialisation platform" to further boost innovation in the EU regions

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09.06.2011

Commission report highlights Europe's innovation emergency and analyses Member States' progress

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Innovation Union Competitiveness report 2011 – frequently asked questions


01.06.2011

Commission for better standards to boost European competitiveness and promote consumers' interest

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24.05.2011

Commission sets out "blueprint" for Intellectual Property Rights to boost creativity and innovation

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02.05.2011

Active and Healthy Ageing: EU sets up group to steer innovation

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13.04.2011

Commission proposes unitary patent protection to boost research and innovation

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17.03.2011

Social Innovation Europe Initiative

Speech: Europe leading social innovation – José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission
Speech: Social Innovation is crucial for Europe's Future – Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science
Photographs of the conference


09.02.2011

EU research and innovation funding: Commission consults on radical changes to create more growth and jobs

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MEMO


04.02.2011

Statement by Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn after the 4 February European Council

MEMO


01.02.2011

Innovation – key issues for the European Council

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New Innovation Union Scoreboard: main competitors outpace the EU despite progress in many Member States

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The innovation performance of the 27 EU Member States  88 KB
Country performances and international comparisons  378 KB
Innovation Union Scoreboard 2010  620 KB


24.01.2011

EU research and innovation funding - immediate changes to cut red tape for researchers and SMEs

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26.11.2010

Innovation Union: Commission launches consultation on active & healthy ageing

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Link: Consultation on the pilot European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing


10.11.2010

Sixth Community Innovation Survey: more than half of EU27 enterprises are innovative; one in nine innovative enterprises cooperate with European partners

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26.10.2010

R&D and the economic crisis: top EU firms cut investment less than US rivals, but Europe still well behind

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11-12.10.2010

Competitiveness Council – Discussion on EU Patent and first views on the Innovation Union

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6.10.2010

Commission adopts the Innovation Union

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Innovation Union Communication ( 202 KB)    ( 234 KB)    ( 427 KB)

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