Blog by Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, on the occasion of the opening of the 'Made in Europe' event at the European Parliament

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Yesterday I was at the European Parliament – opening an exhibition to showcase the great projects the EU has been funding in the area of mobility, health and sustainability.

Looking at those projects fills me with hope about the difference tech can make to our futures.

Investing in research is a great way to boost growth; and ICT investment is among the most productive there is. But these new technologies would not just boost our economy: they would build a better society, and help governments offer better services at less taxpayer cost.

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See also > Video about the Araknes project, one of the nine projects on display.