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Europe’s not far away, somewhere in Brussels, but very near! Just consider: the European Union supports a remarkable number of projects at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, in the heart of the Meuse-Rhine Euregion. This is a repost of Europe supports 17 innovative projects in my region, originally published by Klaas Bos (@Klaas_Bos, Google+) and submitted to… » read more

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Today I will not talk about one single project, but 1,175 projects funded by the EU in Barcelona. This is a repost of 1,175 European projects in Barcelona, originally published on Linkedin by Josep Rodríguez (LinkedIn) and submitted to the Europe in My Region 2016 blogging competition. This is the spectacular figure of a survey… » read more

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You feel charmed and angry at the same time when visiting Venaria Royal Palace, in the outskirts of Turin, before and after it was renovated. The first sensation you experience is that you are looking at a wonder. Indeed, reclaiming this masterpiece, which was deteriorated by people rather than time, was a wonder. What is… » read more

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The next beautiful place I want to tell you about is the region of the Rhodope Mountains near the town of Smolyan. This is a repost of Село Кошница, Дядова ряка и извора на река Арда, originally published by Nelly Miteva (Facebook) and submitted to the Europe in My Region 2016 blogging competition. We start… » read more

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There’s a connection between the latest disaster in Genoa and the EU funds many Regional Administrations (mainly in Southern Italy) have plenty of and fail to spend.   This is a repost of L’alluvione di Genova e i fondi europei non spesi: due selfie di un Paese ingabbiato, originally published in Italian on the sole24ore… » read more

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An Example Project

There are over 700,000 people with disabilities in Romania. Various disabilities. The country’s stable population is slightly over 21 million, according to the latest census. That’s over 700,000 people to whom the government pays social welfare and allowances (or whatever they’re called) from non-disabled taxpayers’ money – and that’s about all they get. This is… » read more

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I began hearing talks on ‘Social Innovation’ in 2012 for professional reasons. This is a repost of 7 cose che ho imparato sulla Social Innovation (in Italia), originally published on Medium by Fabiana Zeppieri (@Fabiazep, on Medium) and submitted to the Europe in My Region 2016 blogging competition. Nowadays, many of us in Italy know… » read more

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This article has been prepared by Riccardo Tomasi (Head of the IoT Services Management research unit, Pervasive Technologies, ISMB) and Maurizio Spirito (Emerging Trends and Opportunities, ISMB), based on know-how generated by the GreenCom project. This is a repost of The top 20 Lessons to remember when running an ICT&Energy R&D project with a pilot… » read more

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