As 2016 gets under way, the EU Research Commissioner will start to lay the foundations for an ambitious new institute. The aim is to create a cohesive pan-European body for innovation that will parallel what the European Research Council has done for science
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and BNP Paribas Fortis have signed a new partnership agreement for a EUR 250 million loan designed to support projects by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and midcaps. In total, an additional EUR 500 million will therefore be provided, half by BNP Paribas Fortis and half by the EIB.
The "fifth generation" of telecommunications systems, or 5G, will be the most critical building block of our "digital society" in the next decade. Europe has taken significant steps to lead global developments towards this strategic technology
Private Finance for Energy Efficiency (PF4EE) instrument is a joint agreement between the EIB and the European Commission which aims to address the limited access to adequate and affordable commercial financing for energy efficiency investments
The basic plan defining the specific steps to be undertaken for the future of the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) has been drafted. The plan's main message is the strong commitment to work hard on maintaining AIOTI as a leading IoT global actor with a distinctive legal status.