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Coronavirus row prompts resignation of head of EU's top science body

Thursday, April 09, 2020 11:08:00 PM

Brussels: The president of the European Union's main science organisation has quit the post he took up only in January, the European Commission said, amid controversy over the bloc's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Mauro Ferrari, who became head of the European Research Council for a four-year....
Malta says it can no longer rescue, accept migrants

Thursday, April 09, 2020 11:08:00 PM

VALLETTA, April 9 (Reuters) - Malta can no longer guarantee the rescue of migrants or allow their disembarkation during the coronavirus emergency, the Malta government said on Thursday. It said the decision had been taken because its resources were stretched by the enforcement of measures to halt....
Ten EU countries urge bloc to pursue 'green' coronavirus recovery

Thursday, April 09, 2020 11:08:00 PM

By Kate Abnett. April 9 (Reuters) - Sweden, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and six other countries urged the European Union to adopt a "green" recovery plan on Thursday, as fears grow that the economic hit caused by the coronavirus pandemic could weaken action on climate change.
Coronavirus: Worst economic crisis since 1930s depression, IMF says

Thursday, April 09, 2020 11:08:00 PM

Three-quarters of the world's workers have seen their place of work close at least partially during the pandemic, the UN says. The coronavirus pandemic will turn global economic growth "sharply negative" this year, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned.
Europe Cable Management Market Expected to Reach $8.29 Billion By 2024 at a CAGR of 11.5% | In-Depth Analysis with Key Market Players and Growth Opportunities - 2027

Thursday, April 09, 2020 11:07:00 PM

Access Full Summary @ https://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/europe-cable-management-market UK led the cable management market in Europe with a revenue of $690.7 million in 2017 and is projected to reach $1,345.4 million by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 9.8% from 2018 to 2024. However, Russia is anticipated to exhibit the highest CAGR of 15.
Nvidia Deepens Ties to German AI Research Organization, DFKI

Thursday, April 09, 2020 11:02:00 PM

After designating the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) as a GPU Research Center in 2016, Nvidia has now joined DFKI as a shareholder both organizations announced yesterday. DFKI was one of the first two European institutions to be included in the Nvidia AI Lab Program....
REUTERS - Ten EU countries urge bloc to pursue 'green' coronavirus recovery

Thursday, April 09, 2020 11:00:00 PM

Ten EU countries urge bloc to pursue 'green' coronavirus recovery. By Kate Abnett April 9 (Reuters) - Sweden, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and six other countries urged the European Union to adopt a "green" recovery plan on Thursday, as fears grow that the economic hit caused by the coronavirus pandemic could weaken action on climate change.
Efforts to place more PPE on the market

Thursday, April 09, 2020 10:59:00 PM

To keep manufacturers, distributors and users of PPE updated, BSI is hosting an informative webinar to cover some of the recent changes on the EU Commission Recommendation. This will be delivered on 15 April at 10am (BST) by our PPE Group Certification Manager, Nathan Shipley, one of our leading experts in this area.
Greece doing everything possible to protect refugees, migrants amid COVID-19 with EU support: official

Thursday, April 09, 2020 10:51:00 PM

ATHENS, April 9 (Xinhua) -- Greece is doing everything possible to protect the health of refugees and migrants across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the support of other European Union (EU) partners, Greek Alternate Minister of Migration and Asylum Giorgos Koumoutsakos said on Thursday.
European Commission

Thursday, April 09, 2020 10:45:00 PM

In 2016, the European Union co-funded 17 new robotics projects from the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for research and innovation. 16 of these resulted from the robotics work programme , and one project resulted from the Societal Challenges part of Horizon 2020.
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