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The number of asylum seekers coming to the European Union (EU) has declined in recent months. Yet, challenges posed by these new arrivals are actually only starting. Likewise, the McKinsey institute expects that roughly 1,3 million out of the 2,3 million newcomers will soon attain refugees status and remain in the union in the long… » read more

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I wrote a number of blogs on the apparent change of policy on transparency by the European Medicines Agency when it published a new draft policy for targeted consultation last May – see here, here, and here for example. The Management Board of the agency were due to decide on this changes in June but… » read more

German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer, maker of Aspirin painkiller, said on Tuesday it will acquire the consumer care business of Merck and Co in the US for $14.2 billion. “Bayer has agreed to acquire the consumer care business of US pharmaceutical company Merck and Co., for a purchase price of $14.2 billion (10.4 billion… » read more

Exportvorteile aus dem Ouzo-geschwächten Euro wiegen deutschen Hilfsanteil auf Vancouver, 16. April 2010 Ich habe mich bislang aus der Berichterstattung über das Drama um Griechenland herausgehalten. Aus gutem Grund: Vancouver liegt 11 Flugstunden entfernt, Ihr seht die Ereignisse von Europa aus alle besser. Doch manchmal hilft die Ferne. Vom Pazifik aus sehe ich einen Segen in… » read more

(Last updated on 02.12.2009)   Is the “swine flu pandemic” just a huge corruption affair, the Russian newspaper Novye Izvestya is asking in its Nov 25th article referring to the outcomes of an investigation carried out by Danish reporters (Information.dk 2009). According to the publication, World Health Organisation (WHO) consultants who have given themselves out… » read more

     European funds Related EU Grant Loans Programme(s):  New framework programme for research and technology aiming at better exploiting research capacities in Europe and transforming scientific results into new products, processes and services.  Grants for research projects focussing on security with a civil application in fields such as transport, health, civil protection, energy and… » read more

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