State aid: Commission approves €500 million Romanian scheme to support companies in the context of Russia’s war against Ukraine
The European Commission has approved an approximately €500 million (RON 2,500 million) Romanian scheme to support companies across sectors in the context of Russia’s war against Ukraine.
Data on antimicrobial resistance (AMR): use of antibiotics in the EU decreases but more needs to be done
On the eve of European Antibiotics Awareness Day (EAAD), a pan-European survey on antimicrobial resistance shows that half of Europeans still incorrectly believe that antibiotics kill viruses.
State aid: Commission approves €88.3 million Spanish scheme under the Recovery and Resilience Facility to support connectivity in rural areas
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, an €88.3 million Spanish scheme made available through the Recovery and Resilience Facility (‘RRF’) to support the provision of wholesale services and retail broadband services in remote rural areas in Spain.
European Innovation Council Fund: first equity investments for a total of €190 million under Horizon Europe
The EIC Fund – the equity investment arm of the European Innovation Council (EIC), which is a key component of the New European Innovation Agenda to identify, develop and scale up deep tech innovations, has taken 35 investment decisions, the first batch under Horizon Europe.
Opening remarks by Executive Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Simson at the signature of the MoU on an EU-Egypt strategic partnership on renewable and a Joint Statement on Egypt’s Energy Wealth Initiative
Remarks by Executive Vice-President Timmermans at the Ministerial side event on the Team Europe Initiative on climate change adaptation and resilience in Africa
Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into the proposed acquisition of eTraveli by Booking
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition by Booking Holdings (‘Booking’) of Flugo Group Holdings AB, that operates under the trading name ‘eTraveli’.
COP27: Team Europe steps up support for climate change adaptation and resilience in Africa under Global Gateway
Today at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, the EU and the African Union announced a new Team Europe Initiative on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in Africa as part of the EU-Africa Global Gateway Investment Package.