Ireland playing its part in meeting EU targets for High Value Jobs - Sherlock
Thu 16 May 2013 08:00 pm filed by admin - Europe, Ireland
Irish Presidency Conference on Researcher Careers and Mobility - http://www.iua.ie/research-innovation/rcm/
Ireland is playing an important part in helping the EU meet it targets for the creation of high-value jobs according to Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock TD. The Minister was speaking at a conference in Dublin Castle, hosted by the Irish Presidency of the EU, on Researcher Careers and Mobility to focus on measures to ensure the free movement of researchers and knowledge across Europe.
European Court of Auditors plays 'vital role in improving EU accountability'
Thu 9 May 2013 02:52 am filed by admin - Europe, Ireland
European Court of Auditors plays vital role in improving EU accountability and bolstering public confidence in the institutions that Europe has built, - Minister for Small Business John Perry said at the official inauguration of the new building of the European Court of Auditors. The Single Market has been the engine driving growth in the EU economy over the last two decades and the Accounting Directive and the Unified Patent Court will reduce the administrative burden on small and medium-sized enterprises, he said.
EU SMEs have potential to create 23 million jobs - Bruton
Fri 3 May 2013 05:15 pm filed by admin - Europe, Ireland
Enterprise Ministers focus on enabling SMEs to drive growth and job creation
Productive discussions on copyright and Digital Single Market
Europe's SMEs have a key role in solving the EU's economic challenges and have the potential to create 23 million jobs, according to Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD.
Job creation must be central to research and innovation spend - Minister Sherlock
Fri 3 May 2013 01:46 pm filed by admin - Europe, Ireland
Irish Presidency aiming for political agreement on Horizon 2020 before end-June
Irish experts brief EU Research and Innovation Ministers
EU Ministers must focus on maximising job creation from the billions spent annually within the EU on research and innovation, according to Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock TD.
EU bans neonicotinoid pesticides to protect honey bees
Wed 1 May 2013 10:24 pm filed by admin - Environment, International
The EU has implemented a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides after studies revealed they were damaging to honey bees. The ban was agreed after France, Germany, Spain and 12 other countries voted Yes but Italy, the UK and six others voted No, while four countries, including Finland and Greece, abstained.