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This trend is promising: EU citizens produced in average less municipal waste in the year 2013 than compared to the level in the mid-1990s. Municipal waste is defined as waste generated by households, but also to some extent by small businesses and public institutions. This finding was reported on 26th March 2015 in a news… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Sometimes EU projects can take you to unexpected directions and open new horizons for you. In my case, the FP7 Geothermal Communities project brought me as far as… down under! From 19 to 24 April, the World Geothermal Congress takes place in Melbourne, Australia, covering topics relating to earth science and engineering, but also more… » read more

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(Press release about Waste2Go Project (FP7) of our partner company, Geonardo Ltd)           Transforming household waste into an environmentally and financially valuable resource is the aim of the EU funded Waste2Go project, which seeks to valorise municipal solid waste (MSW) for social and economic benefit. The Project’s main objective is the… » read more

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As a coordinator of MY-WAY project I am happy to share with you our first article! MY-WAY will integrate student networks into the web-entrepreneurship eco-system for supporting the next generation of tech-entrepreneurs. If you would like to know more about the project or join our community please visit our website or follow us on LinkedIn,… » read more

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On 25th February 2015, the College of Commissioners has adopted the executive’s 2015 Work Programme, permanently abolishing the Circular Economy Package. This was a set of six bills on municipal waste, packaging waste, landfill, end of life vehicles, marine litter, among others. It was proposed last June, in the last stage of Barroso’s term, with… » read more

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Like many other successful companies, we have quite an international team at Europa Media. Certainly, most are Hungarian, but there are also employees from Germany, Italy, Turkey and Ukraine. Diversity at Europa Media An international environment at the company yields obvious cultural benefits such as swapping language knowledge, exchanging traditions and customs and frequently tasting… » read more

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Mobility matters

That the title of this post has a certain truth in it is undisputable. Flexibility has always been a high good, not only because of our daily commute and work related trips, but also for all of our private movements. The ability to participate online in an event, even in our daily work (i.e. telecommuting),… » read more

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He has been on board for three months only, but has already managed to attract attention, doubts and criticisms. I am referring to Jean-Claude Juncker, and his plan to create a new European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). A plan to trigger a “Virtuous Triangle”, so he claims: investment, fiscal responsibility and structural reforms, to… » read more

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Horizon 2020 brought a number of significant changes compared to its predecessor Framework Programmes or similar schemes in terms of rules for application for funding, financial management and reporting. One of the major differences from previous practices was the introduction of the bi-annual work programmes, which provide the opportunity for all those who intend to… » read more

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When I decided to write this blog post, I was fully aware that this topic could seem rather trivial as after the holidays people are full of immediate desire to shed those extra kilos they put on during the weeks of celebrations; they also share same demotivators about joining the gym, getting a promotion/job, spending… » read more

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