(From ec.europa.eu) The 2016 European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) Annual Conference The aims of this Brussels-based event will be threefold: –  to give participants a state of the art on Science-based regulation, ahead of the EC Scientific conference on Alternatives (6-7 December 2016) –  to report on EPAA achievements and milestones […]

(From ec.europa.eu) Innovation is a complex process. And during these times of digital revolution, the human factor is often overlooked. The European Workplace Innovation Network (EUWIN) conference on 10 October will give you a unique occasion to discover fascinating stories about companies who are champions in fully utilising the potential of their employees. During the event, you’ll […]

1. OBJECTIVES AND DESCRIPTION The objective of the call is to implement Action 9 of the Communication of the Commission about ’20 actions for safer and compliant products for Europe: a multi-annual action plan for the surveillance of products in the EU’ [COM(2013)76] . Action 9 concerns joint enforcement actions to which the Commission will […]

(From ec.europa.eu) Design has a transformational impact on innovation – from promoting business productivity, stimulating jobs and economic growth, to being a valuable tool for more effective policymaking and public sector delivery. Join key decision-makers fromnational and regional levelsacross Europe and the European Commission for an unmissable day of expert panel discussions , interactive workshops and […]

(From ec.europa.eu) Call summary Europe urgently needs more innovators to stay competitive in the coming decades and to spur economic growth. The large number of well-educated women who, for various reasons, including lack of awareness, do not consider entrepreneurship as an option, represents a tremendous untapped pool of innovation. Awards have a strong potential to […]

Cancer is the first cause of work-related deaths in the EU, accounting for 53% of the total. The number of deaths attributed to occupational cancer in the EU is reported to be around 102,000 per year. To improve protection for workers from cancer-causing chemicals, the Commission today proposes changes to the to limit exposure to […]

(From ) Event date: 29/06 > 29/06/2016 Location: Auditorium, Breydel building Brussels – The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and the European Commission (Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, and Directorate-General for Environment) is organising a workshop on socio-economic analysis in applications for authorisation and restrictions under REACH on 29 June 2016. This event […]

An increasing number of Europeans are working part-time. This can be a positive development if it means that people can choose more freely the balance between work and other pursuits – and between income and leisure – or if it brings employment opportunities to people who were previously excluded from the labour market: such as […]

(From ) The European Commission has launched a call for applications aiming at supporting the development of possible process and product criteria for secondary raw materials that could be used in the production of fertilising products. The initiative follows the . This revision provides an opportunity to make the recovery of nutrients from waste and […]

(From ) Call summary Scene Setter European citizens in many urban areas suffer from serious health impacts due to air quality issues. These are in part due to the fact that current engines, while certified on test stands according to the Euro standards in force, exhibit higher noxious emissions while driving, for example for NOx […]