International cooperation to align approaches for regulation of COVID-19 vaccines and medicines

Regulators around the globe are committed to aligning their regulatory requirements and addressing knowledge gaps to facilitate the development, authorisation and monitoring of safe, effective and high-quality vaccines and medicines against COVID-19. This was highlighted in a series of regulatory workshops, convened under the umbrella of the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities (ICMRA) in […]

Agricultural policy needs to secure stronger environmental improvements for water in Europe

Reducing pressures from agriculture is key to improving the status of Europe’s rivers, lakes, transitional, coastal waters and seas as well as groundwater bodies. A European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment, published today, shows that wider uptake of sustainable agricultural management practices is needed for improving the state of water, as well as biodiversity.

New EIB report: Boosting Investments in European digital ventures to unleash the full potential of 5G

Study makes recommendations for more ambitious 5G investment in Europe European ventures developing 5G-related applications and business models are facing significant public and private sector financing shortfalls Investment in 5G is higher in the United States and Asia than in Europe