Cultural enterprises, Creative Europe programmes

The European Commission has launched new actions in support of the cultural and creative sectors in Europe and in the rest of the world, following the adoption of the work programme for the first year of the Creative Europe 2021-2027 programme. In 2021, Creative Europe will allocate an unprecedented budget [...]

Copyright, the new European standards

The deadline for Member States to adopt the new EU rules on copyright into national law has now expired. The new copyright directive protects creativity in the digital age, with concrete benefits for citizens, creative sectors, the press, researchers, educators and cultural heritage institutions across the EU. At the same [...]

The Parliament approves revolutionary research programme: Horizon Europe

The European Parliament launches the Horizon Europe research programme 2021-2027, which will help EU health systems to prepare for future pandemics and industry to achieve decarbonisation and stimulate innovation. Horizon Europe includes the largest budget for digital research and digitisation ever decided by the EU. The programme provides short and [...]

Horizon Europe takes the field for research on COVID-19 variants

The Commission is allocating 123 million euros from Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme, for urgent research on coronavirus variants. This first emergency funding under Horizon Europe is in addition to a number of EU-funded research and innovation actions to combat coronavirus and contributes to the Commission’s [...]

Conference on the future of Europe: launch of the multilingual digital platform

The Executive Board of the Conference on the Future of Europe yesterday launched the multilingual digital platform for the Conference on the Future of Europe, inviting all EU citizens to contribute to shaping their own future and that of Europe. The platform, available in 24 languages, will allow the sharing [...]

The interventions of the Recovery Plan

222.1 billion euros to restart the Italian economy, heavily impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. It is the treasure of the Recovery Plan approved by the Council of Ministers and that, after the passage in Parliament, will be sent to the European Commission by 30 April 2021. The intervention program developed [...]

Towards the European Single Market Programme 2021-2027

The European Council paves the way for the European Single Market Programme for 2021-2027, funded with 4.2 billion euros. The Council recently adopted its position at first reading on the proposal for a regulation establishing the EU Single Market Programme for the period 2021-2027, following an agreement reached last December [...]

Towards a European climate law

A step forward for the definition of a European climate law: yesterday the negotiators of the Council and the European Parliament reached an interim political agreement that introduces into the legislation two objectives to be achieved: EU climate neutrality for 2050: the reduction of net greenhouse gas emissions (emissions net [...]

European Union, new rules on Artificial Intelligence

The Commission is now proposing new rules and actions to turn Europe into the world pole for reliable artificial intelligence (AI). The combination of the first ever AI legal framework and a new plan coordinated with Member States will ensure the security and fundamental rights of individuals and businesses, while [...]

""Women TechEU", from Europe new measures in support of female entrepreneurship

The European Commission has launched "Women TechEU", a support measure aimed at supporting 50 women-led start-ups through mentoring and mentoring to accompany female entrepreneurs on a path of training and business development. The first call for proposals will be launched in June 2021 with the support of the European Innovation [...]