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This was first published as part of Growth and jobs: reshaping the EU’s ‘Lisbon Strategy’ by EurActiv.com on Tuesday 23rd June. Besides the economic recession, EU officials have already identified a number of underlying challenges and opportunities that will shape the future Lisbon Agenda after 2010: Globalisation: The rapid emergence of new economic powers implies… » read more

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Both EurActiv.com and Blogactiv.eu are attending the Innovation Days event in Lisbon, Portugal, which has been arranged by EUREKA. Like the European Union, Eureka has a rotating Chair and Portugal are the incumbents. The event is being held in the EXPO 98 (FIL) centre and is on an impressive scale. EUREKA are quite rightly shouting… » read more

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This story was first published on 9th June 2009 by EurActiv.com. Just hours after the EU election results were known, leading MEPs began to discuss ‘grand’ political alliances for appointing the next European Commission and Parliament presidents. Joseph Daul, the chairman of the centre-right EPP-ED group, threw down the gauntlet yesterday (8 June), by proposing… » read more

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From the EurActiv.com Innovation correspondent: Europe is in desperate need of an Innovation Czar charged with fixing the EU’s fragmented innovation policy. Dr Wolfgang Plischke, a leading thinker in the chemicals industry, says Europe’s innovation policy must be harmonised under the guidance of a high-level official within the European Commission. He suggests giving the next… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge