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Research project support

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11.9.2020 – The Commission announced today that it will support with €4 million a new research project, SUPPORT-E, that will coordinate efforts to determine if COVID-19 convalescent plasma transfusion – using plasma from patients who recovered from the disease – is an effective and safe treatment. The funding is part of the Commission’s €1 billion [...]

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Marie Skłodowska – Curie Fund

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1.9.2020 -The Commission has today selected 74 new consortia to support international and inter-sectoral collaboration under the 2020 Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) call for proposals – part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). The researchers and innovators involved will work together across sectors and disciplines to tackle global challenges such as climate change, [...]

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Selected 55 researchers for testing projects

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28.7.2020 – Fifty-five grantees of the European Research Council (ERC) have been awarded Proof of Concept funding to explore the commercial or societal potential of their research results. The grants are part of the EU’s research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020. The awarded projects cover a variety of topics e.g., making gecko-inspired gripping technology to [...]

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Commission and EIB provide loan for CureVac for vaccine development

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6.7.2020 – The European Investment Bank (EIB) and CureVac, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a new class of transformative medicines based on optimised mRNA, entered into a €75 million loan agreement to support the Company’s ongoing development of vaccines against infectious diseases, including its vaccine candidate CVnCoV aimed at preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections. In addition, the [...]

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Positive effects of the Erasmus and Erasmus+

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20.5.2019- New evidence shows that Erasmus+ makes students more successful in their personal and professional lives and helps universities to become more innovative, according to two new independent studies released today by the European Commission. The large-scale studies based on the feedback from nearly 77 000 students and staff and over 500 organisations measure and [...]

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World Tuberculosis Day

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24.3.2019 – On the World Tuberculosis Day taking place on Sunday 24 March, the European Commission aims to raise awareness about the burden and prevention of tuberculosis as well as to mobilise efforts in the fight against the disease. Although every hour, 30 people are diagnosed with tuberculosis in Europe, overall, the decrease in tuberculosis [...]

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The study on the cross border health care

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20.7.2018 – Patients in Europe are still generally unaware of their rights and the possibility to access health services in other EU Member States, as well as of the existence of National Contact Points (NCPs) to help them exercise their rights under the Cross-border Healthcare Directive. These are the results of the study ”Enhancing information [...]

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The Seal of Excellence

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24.4.2017 – The Commission awarded, for the first time, Seal of Excellence certificates to more than 2300 researchers in recognition of their high-quality research proposals under the Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). These are being awarded to all researchers whose 2016 MSCA Individual Fellowship proposals reached a score of 85% or above but could not be funded [...]

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EU – US agreement to foster research cooperation

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The European Commission and the US Government signed an agreement on the 17 October 2016, which will enable European and American researchers to work together more closely on projects funded under Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme. Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, said: “Bright ideas should know no boundaries, [...]

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