Today the European Commission is presenting a series of measures to put artificial intelligence (AI) at the service of Europeans and boost Europe's competitiveness in this field.

European Investment Bank Vice-President Alexander Stubb led the EIB’s participation in the second conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region” in Brussels on 24 and 25 April 2018. 

The LIFE HEROTILE project is launching production of a new generation of roof tiles that keep buildings cool. After four years of LIFE-funded development, Italian tile manufacturer, Industrie Cotto Possagno, will start manufacturing the product in May.

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Agreement will enable provision of EUR 600 million to finance investment projects of Spanish SMEs and mid-caps.

A new study, led by Swansea University, reveals that the density of barriers in European rivers is much higher than indicated by available databases – up to one barrier in every kilometre of river. Information about the location and density of smaller barriers is often unknown, but these smaller barriers present the biggest problem for the health of Europe’s streams and rivers. Now, for the first time, scientists are inviting citizens to help in updating information about these barriers with a newly-developed smartphone app.

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