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Oxford University and EU peers test self-parking technology

Published on 01 -08-14

A European research consortium with Oxford University among its key partners has successfully tested earlier this year a self-parking technology for electric cars. The cars were also programmed to go to a charging station. The tests took place at Stuttgart airport and the team is now fine-tuning the system to make it commercially available in the coming years.

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Oxford University and EU peers test self-parking technology

Enterprising UK projects make European shortlist

Enterprising UK projects make European shortlist

Published on 25 -07-14

Two "enterprising" UK projects have made it onto the shortlist for the 2014 European Enterprise Promotion Awards. Manchester's City Council's Sharp Project and the Primary to Professional scheme led by Gower College in Swansea outshone hundreds of competitors from across 31 competing countries to reach the final cut of 22 projects...

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UK SMEs earmarked for EU grants to help them innovate

UK SMEs earmarked for EU grants to help them innovate

Published on 24 -07-14

Twenty six UK small firms will receive €50,000 (£40,000) each to finance feasibility studies to develop their innovation strategy, as well as benefit from up to three days of business coaching. The SMEs were selected by the European Commission in the first round of grants allocated from the new €3 billion (£2.4bn) SME Instrument, launched under Ho...

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EU aid for Peru – fighting illegal drugs and child malnutrition

Published on 29-07-2014

Newspapers(1) who recently ridiculed the EU’s support for anti-drug programmes in Peru grossly misrepresented the facts by neglecting to mention that most of the money concerned is not for “rehabilitating drug addicts” but actually aims to prevent the production of illegal drugs. The ultimate objective is therefore to cut the amount of drugs being sold […]

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