Children with cancer can’t wait any longer
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The EU Paediatric Medicines Regulation has benefited a series of childhood diseases, yet only two innovative anti-cancer drugs have been authorised so far. Francoise Grossetete MEP analyses the impact of the legislation and points out …

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The Trans-European Core Network
28 Mar 2013 – 14:49
The Trans-European Core Network

Dr. Anton Hofreiter, MdB, Chairman of the Bundestag Committee on Transport, Building and Urban Development

Building a Trans-European core network (TEN-V), which is comprised of roads, railways, waterways, ports, airports, navigation aids, intermodal freight terminals, …

Rail Baltica – a much needed North-South Rail Connection across Baltic Borders
28 Mar 2013 – 14:44
Rail Baltica – a much needed North-South Rail Connection across Baltic Borders

By Petri Sarvamaa MEP, Member of the European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism
The European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism approved the guidelines for a Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) in December 2012. One of …

Towards a Functioning Monetary Union – a Finnish Point of View
28 Mar 2013 – 14:39 2 Comments
Towards a Functioning Monetary Union – a Finnish Point of View

By Vesa Vihriälä, Managing Director, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy
The euro crisis has revealed serious flaws in the construction of the euro zone. The euro has undoubtedly promoted integration – not least in …

Gdynia Maritime University Experience in View of the 21st Century Challenges
28 Mar 2013 – 14:35
Gdynia Maritime University Experience in View of the 21st Century Challenges

By Janusz Mindykowski, Vice-President for Research and International Co-operation, Gdynia Maritime University

Today’s and tomorrow’s challenges facing maritime universities
Maritime education is based on full implementation of the STCW 1978 as amended in the 2010 …

Sustainable Development in the Baltic and Nordic Regions
28 Mar 2013 – 14:27
Sustainable Development in the Baltic and Nordic Regions

By Mikael Gustafsson MEP, Member of the European Parliament Committee on Development
Sustainable development is an important challenge in the Baltic and Nordic region. Roughly 90 million people live in 9 countries around the Baltic Sea. …

New Ways to Secure Energy Security
28 Mar 2013 – 14:20
New Ways to Secure Energy Security

By Alf Svensson MEP, Member of the European Parliament Development Committee
When we turn on a lamp, we expect it to light up. Likewise, we assume, as a given, that the car will start, the mobile …

The Success Story of the Baltic Sea involves the EU and Russia
28 Mar 2013 – 14:05
The Success Story of the Baltic Sea involves the EU and Russia

By Anneli Jäätteenmäki MEP, Vice-chairwoman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)
The political landscape of the Baltic Sea region has changed significantly in 20 years. Two Nordic countries Finland and Sweden …

Succeeding Together across Borders
28 Mar 2013 – 13:58
Succeeding Together across Borders

Dr Wilfried Görmar, Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development, within the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning
In a time, where the European idea is under pressure and national …

The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region: Linking the Regional with the EU Level
28 Mar 2013 – 12:55
The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region: Linking the Regional with the EU Level

By Dr Tobias Etzold, Associate/Project leader – Nordic and Baltic Sea Region Studies, EU Integration Division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs
The launch of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) in …

The EIF and the Baltic Innovation Fund
28 Mar 2013 – 12:50
The EIF and the Baltic Innovation Fund

By Richard Pelly, Chief Executive, EIF Baltic Innovation Fund
The European Investment Fund (EIF) is Europe’s leading developer of risk financing for entrepreneurship and innovation. Its central mission is to support Europe’s small and medium-sized businesses …