Barry Diller’s IAC in Talks to Buy Magazine Publisher Meredith

Barry Diller’s IAC in Talks to Buy Magazine Publisher Meredith. IAC/InterActiveCorp. IAC is in advanced talks to acquire magazine publisher Meredith Corp., owner of brands including People and Better Homes & Gardens, according to people familiar with the situation, in an effort to build more scale in online publishing. … More Barry Diller’s IAC in Talks to Buy Magazine Publisher Meredith

EU launches new tool to empower SMEs: Access2Procurement

EU launches new tool to empower SMEs: Access2Procurement. The Commission has launched Access2Procurement, a new expansion of the Access2Markets platform that will provide important and up-to-date information about public tender opportunities outside of the EU that are open to European companies. The Access2Procurement, which is currently in a pilot phase, will be especially useful to small and medium sized companies that have less access to procurement-related information in third countries. It is part of the Commission efforts to expand the opportunities of European companies to trade beyond the EU’s borders. … More EU launches new tool to empower SMEs: Access2Procurement

Switzerland’s rapid and full association with Horizon Europe must still be the objective

Switzerland’s rapid and full association with Horizon Europe must still be the objective. At its meeting on September 22/23, 2021 the ETH Board welcomed the Federal Council’s planned transitional measures for Horizon Europe. They represent a first step towards alleviating the adverse effects of non-association. However, they are no substitute for Switzerland’s full association. The ETH Board therefore remains committed to Switzerland’s rapid and full participation in the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation. The ETH Board has also launched the procedure for appointing the successor to the Director of Eawag, Janet Hering. This post will be advertised at the end of 2021. … More Switzerland’s rapid and full association with Horizon Europe must still be the objective

Europeans strongly support science and technology according to new Eurobarometer survey

Europeans strongly support science and technology according to new Eurobarometer survey. A new Eurobarometer survey on ‘European citizens’ knowledge and attitudes towards science and technology’ released today shows that 9 in 10 EU citizens (86 %) think that the overall influence of science and technology is positive. They expect a range of technologies currently under development to have a positive effect on our way of life in the next 20 years: notably, solar energy (92 %), vaccines and combatting infectious diseases (86 %) and artificial intelligence (61 %). … More Europeans strongly support science and technology according to new Eurobarometer survey