A new business portal offering European companies of all sizes the chance to take advantage of increased cross-border sub-contracting opportunities in defence procurement was launched by the European Defence Agency with the backing of Europe´s defence industry. For the 1st time suppliers, and in particular small- and medium-sized enterprises will be able to see sub-contracting opportunities and take advantage of those that are being created by the Agency, Member States and industry.
The European Space Agency jointly with Ireland Environmental Protection Agency, Geological Survey of Ireland, Marine Institute, Coford Enterprise and the Ministère de la Culture, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche du Luxembourg announce the opportunity to conduct research and application development projects using ESA EO data. The Opportunity aims at promoting use and exploitation of ESA EO data in Ireland and Luxembourg. .../...
One year after launching an extensive Europe-wide public consultation on radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, the European Commission has unveiled on 15 March 2007 its proposals for an RFID strategy for Europe. The Commission wants to ensure that further development and deployment of smart radio tags are as safe, secure, privacy-friendly and effective as possible, to boost consumer confidence and Europe's position in a market experiencing 60% growth globally.
On 8 March 2007, the 6th edition of the Benelux Venture Summit (BVS) will take place in Brussels.<br />
The Summit has established itself as a unique platform promoting a dynamic and professional image of innovative entrepreneurship and venture capital in the Benelux region to the rest of Europe. The BVS will allow life science and technology entrepreneurs from the region to present themselves to active international investors and corporations seeking investment and partnerships.