• Final Report on the Reflection Process on Chronic Diseases

    On 11 November 2013, the European Commission published the “Final Report on the Reflection Process on Chronic Diseases”. This report is intended by the Commission to inform the Council of Ministers and encourage them to draft Council Conclusions on Chronic Diseases in the near future.
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  • “E-Health and health innovation”, one of the priorities in the forthcoming Greek Presidency

    “E-Health and health innovation” will be one of the non-legislative priorities in the field of health of the Greek Presidency, as announced by trustworthy internal sources.
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  • “Virtual Physiological Human” in the ENVI Committee’s official text

    The Policy Affairs Working Group (PAWG) is pleased to report that on 29 November 2013, the European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI) voted in favour of policy that will directly enhance the reputation of the VPH institute.
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  • Horizon 2020: Expert advisory groups appointed

    On 5 November 2013, the European Commission appointed the members of the different groups of independent experts to advise on the research priorities of Horizon 2020.
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  • Horizon 2020: Parliament joint debate

    On 20 November 2013 the Parliament in plenary debated on the Regulation setting up Horizon 2020, on the basis of the “Establishment of Horizon 2020 - The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)” report drafted by MEP Teresa Riera (S&D, Spain), as well as its accompanying rules for participation and the future legislation governing the European Institute of Innovation and Technology.
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  • 2014 EU budget agreed

    The EU Council and the European Parliament on November 11 in Brussels have agreed on the EU budget for 2014 in the negotiations guided by the Lithuanian Presidency. The budget amounts to 142.6 billion euros in commitments and 135.5 billion euros in payments.
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