Statement by Commissioner Moedas on the European Parliament’s vote on Horizon Europe

The European Parliament endorsed on April 17, 2019 the provisional agreement reached by the co-legislators on Horizon Europe, the EU research and innovation programme for the next budget period from 2021 to 2027. The European Commission presented its proposal for Horizon Europe in June 2018. Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, said: “I … More Statement by Commissioner Moedas on the European Parliament’s vote on Horizon Europe

March 2019 Annual inflation down to 1.4 % in the Euro Area, stable at 1.6 % in the EU

The euro area annual inflation rate was 1.4 % in March 2019, down from 1.5 % in February 2019. A year earlier,  the rate was 1.4%. European Union annual inflation was 1.6 % in March 2019, stable compared to February 2019. A year earlier, the rate was 1.6 %. These figures are published by Eurostat, … More March 2019 Annual inflation down to 1.4 % in the Euro Area, stable at 1.6 % in the EU

February Euro Area international trade in goods surplus EUR 17.9 billion, but EUR 2.7 billion deficit for EU28

Euro Area The first estimate for Euro Area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in February 2019 was EUR 183.3 billion, an increase of 4.4 % compared with February 2018 (EUR 175.6 billion). Imports from the rest of the world stood at EUR 165.4 billion, a rise of 4.0 % compared … More February Euro Area international trade in goods surplus EUR 17.9 billion, but EUR 2.7 billion deficit for EU28

Digitisation as a challenge and an opportunity – Mayer & Cie. is working on the right solution

Sebastian Mayer, a member of the Mayer & Cie. management, is in charge of corporate development at the circular knitting machine company. Digitization is an important part of his remit, but Mayer is reluctant to leave it at that. “There is no such thing as digitization per se,” he says. “There are different areas in … More Digitisation as a challenge and an opportunity – Mayer & Cie. is working on the right solution

Lumber Liquidators debuts Online Floor Visualizer Tool to showcase 2019 Trends and New Products

New digital design resource gives customers ability to virtually transform any room with latest flooring trends and styles Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), one of North America’s largest specialty retailers of high-quality hard-surface flooring, announced the launch of its floor visualizer, a new digital tool to help customers picture the latest flooring styles and trends in … More Lumber Liquidators debuts Online Floor Visualizer Tool to showcase 2019 Trends and New Products

Stäubli at Techtextil – Technologies for manufacturing advanced textiles

The list of potential applications of technical textiles seems almost endless. Engineers and research institutes regularly find new and more demanding areas in which the use of textiles can lead to technical progress, weight reduction, cost savings, or other benefits. In order to capture these advantages, the textiles must meet stringent requirements, resist mechanical forces … More Stäubli at Techtextil – Technologies for manufacturing advanced textiles