We need a proper roadmap for building the 5G ecosystem
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Developing and accelerating 5G infrastructure is a key enabler for the Digital Single Market. The deployment and utilisation of 5G wireless systems is essential for the EU to remain at the forefront of global digital …

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Why strong international partnerships create the most secure US borders
12 Apr 2018 – 17:07
Why strong international partnerships create the most secure US borders

President Trump has promised to make the nation safer by protecting our borders. This endeavour is more complex than attempting to seal off entry with a wall or blanketly banning entire countries from boarding planes …

“We need more partnerships between regulators and providers”
12 Apr 2018 – 16:45
“We need more partnerships between regulators and providers”

Dr Robert C Kowal, VP Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure, calls for more partnerships between providers and regulators to better manage cardiac health in Europe
The issues impacting improvement …

Bulgaria’s EU Presidency comes at the right moment to reconnect with citizens
12 Apr 2018 – 16:44
Bulgaria’s EU Presidency comes at the right moment to reconnect with citizens

Bulgaria takes over the rotating EU Presidency at a time when we are to see the culmination of at least three interlinked strategic topics for the EU agenda. Eva Maydell MEP writes about the Bulgarian …

Setting strategic policies for better heart health is crucial
12 Apr 2018 – 16:39
Setting strategic policies for better heart health is crucial

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounts for 45 percent of all deaths in Europe, causing over 3.9 million deaths each year in the member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region, of which 1.8 million …

The EU vision for plastic-free oceans
12 Apr 2018 – 15:59
The EU vision for plastic-free oceans

The European Commission has launched its plastics strategy, setting out an agenda to make all packaging recyclable by 2030, reduce single-use plastics and ban microplastics. European Commissioner for Environment Karmenu Vella outlines his plan to …

An ambitious yet sensible approach to reduce single-use plastics
12 Apr 2018 – 15:58
An ambitious yet sensible approach to reduce single-use plastics

The European Commission launched its first-ever ground-up, holistic strategy to deal with the fact that plastics are now everywhere: in our air, lungs, food, and sea. Julie Girling MEP presents her take on the ambitious …

European Bioplastics welcomes first plastics strategy in Europe
12 Apr 2018 – 15:53
European Bioplastics welcomes first plastics strategy in Europe

The European strategy for plastics, published on January 16, 2018 by the European Commission, sets clear goals to curb plastic waste, increase resource efficiency and create value and job growth in Europe. François de BIE, Chairman, …

Public policy interventions are urgently needed to tackle cardiovascular disease
12 Apr 2018 – 15:10
Public policy interventions are urgently needed to tackle cardiovascular disease

Despite the abundance of scientific evidence on the damaging effects of unhealthy food, inadequate diets have continually remained the main risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), the number one killer in the EU accounting for …

Make two wheels part of the solution
12 Apr 2018 – 12:20
Make two wheels part of the solution

As more of the world’s cities become congested and polluted, new business models and technologies are emerging to solve the mobility challenge. Marianne Weinreich, Chairman, Cycling Embassy of Denmark, suggests the two-wheels approach
Over the last …

Can a tax on plastics and carbon fund the European Union?
12 Apr 2018 – 09:30
Can a tax on plastics and carbon fund the European Union?

Our planet is approaching a plastic waste tipping point — scientist say that up to 90 percent of seabirds already have plastic in their stomachs. Commissioner Günter Oettinger floated the idea of a plastic tax …