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Written by: Evdokia Bairampa What do you know about Netflix? How did they start and how did they manage to conquer the whole world being in almost every living room? What makes Netflix special? Ok, let’s start first with some historical facts. Netflix was founded in California in a beautiful summer August day when I… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Last year the European Commission proposed an EU budget for 2021 to 2027 of €100 billion for the next research and innovation framework programme Horizon Europe. This roughly represents 7.8 per cent of the overall EU budget, also known as the Multiannual Financial Framework. It compares with about €80 billion given to the Horizon 2020… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Nowadays, companies are increasingly focusing on producing circular products and services, which have one or more circular features, like reusability, reparability, modularity, recyclability, etc. However, ordinary consumers and citizens are still lacking the knowledge and the information on these products’ circular features and benefits. Moreover, circular products are still in a competitive disadvantage vis-à-vis linear… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

From June 5th – 9th, coinciding with World Oceans Day, the United Nations will host at its headquarters in New York a high-level conference to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. The Ocean Conference aims to be the… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

It may be difficult to imagine that just 20 years ago people across the world didn’t enjoy the benefits of widespread access to high-speed Internet and cellular networks. Instead, they relied on postal services which were the cause of week-long communication delays, lost letters and missed deadlines. According to a study on the global adoption… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs