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25 July 2008

The European Community signs a Science & Technical cooperation agreement with New Zealand

Today the European Community signed an S&T cooperation agreement with New Zealand bringing the total number of S&T cooperation agreements the EC has signed with third countries to 33. This international agreement which replaces the administrative arrangement concluded between the two Parties in 1991 shall help to better prepare and coordinate the research cooperation.
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Public Research: Common problems need common solutions!

Commission proposes to Member States to jointly address major societal challenges
Climate change, diseases, or energy are societal challenges shared by all EU countries. National research, which currently makes up 85% of all European public research funding, will have more impact if Member States pool their resources and better coordinate their efforts. The European Commission today […]



15 July 2008

EFI grows by four new Regional Offices

EFI Annual Conference made a major decision three weeks ago of establishing four new Regional Offices in different locations across Europe.
The Conference cast a vote on the issue after considering the process of establishment and hearing the recommendation by the EFI Board. The approved proposals are:

EFIATLANTIC in Bordeaux, France which concentrates on issues of west-European […]