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The union grows through crises – this phrase yields some 20 million search results about the European Union, even without clarifying what kind of union is meant, while searches related to the growth vision for the European Union, run in various configurations, return 500 thousand results at best. This is several times less than in… » read more

  Posted by Adam Czyzewski

  The Risk-Monger spent the day on a large Belgian farm having the opportunity to see the challenges and opportunities farmers are presently facing. I was able to tour the fields and barns, hear how they are trying to address sustainability questions. I was impressed but I could not help thinking how the idealists (those… » read more

  Posted by The Risk-Monger

Guest blog post by Bror Salmelin, Adviser Innovation Systems to the Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission Open Innovation 2.0 is the new innovation space for creativity. It replaces the traditional triple helix innovation model with enterprises, research and public sector players with the co-creative quadruple helix innovation model… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

(English version here) Lo scorso martedì ho partecipato a una conferenza sui Mercati dei Capitali (CMU) e le piccole e medie imprese (PMI). La conferenza Maximising the Capital Market opportunity for SMEs and Start-ups (cioè Massimizzare le opportunità del mercato dei capitali per le PMI e startup, ndr) è stata organizzata da ACCA e Barclays… » read more

  Posted by EuroPeano

In the context of the Telecoms Single Market (TSM) package the European Council and the European Parliament are revisiting the issue of net neutrality. Net neutrality is a principle of internet traffic management that says that all internet traffic should be treated equally, regardless of the content, sender or receiver. As responsible minister I introduced… » read more

  Posted by Growth, jobs and more

The Akhal-Teke are thoroughbred horses native to Turkmenistan in Central Asia. Known for their intelligence, endurance, and speed, they were brought to China’s Central Plains during the Han Dynasty to breed. Unfortunately, China lacked the pedigree systems needed to support their development, and the horses perished. Creating an environment where innovation flourishes is a bit… » read more

  Posted by Huawei - For a better connected Europe

  Many in industry and government get attacked quite often by activists or journalists with claims and allegations that are often outrageous, slanderous or simply ridiculous. As facts don’t matter and evidence is not necessary for those with an agenda, how you respond is the essential means to shape the public perception and trust of… » read more

  Posted by The Risk-Monger

EU Community was presented to an audience of investigative journalists during the DataHarvest2015 organised by the Journalism Fund in Brussels last Friday 8 May 2015. David Mekkaoui presented EurActory and Policyline to an audience of investigative journalists during a conference focused on data journalism. The attendants shown a particular interest in the fact that both… » read more

  Posted by EU Community

EU Community is developing several tools to identify relevant experts and key documents in the EU legislative process. EURACTORY – Identifies the relevant experts EurActory identifies relevant experts and key stakeholders on EU policy-making. EurActory’s beta version was presented at the European Parliament on 29 January 2015. More than 150 invitees confirmed their interest in… » read more

  Posted by EU Community

Guest blogpost from Pavel Telicka, Vice-President of the European Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the European Parliament.   This Commission has promised the European citizens better regulation. The European Liberals and democrats support this Commission in its endeavour to make European rules clear, simple and effective. Pavel Telicka, Vice President of the ALDE Group… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

  There are many interpretations of precaution used in policy debates today. But how is it that environmentalists can switch from one incantation to another without realising that they are contradicting other issues that they themselves are campaigning on. The Risk-Monger has never hidden his views that the precautionary principle is a tool used to… » read more

  Posted by The Risk-Monger

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