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[vc_row][vc_column][custom_font font_size="16" line_height="26" font_style="normal" text_align="left" font_weight="300" text_decoration="none" text_shadow="no" padding="0" margin="0" color="#adadad"] “We are drowning in proposals,” explains Robert-Jan Smits, director-general of DG Research and Innovation [/custom_font][vc_empty_space height="20px" background_image="" image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text] Almost one year to the day after the European Parliament gave its green light to Horizon 2020, the €80...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas, responsible for transport, has called for further action in making transport data, such as real-time information about traffic jams and transport timetables or delays, more easily accessible. This is a crucial step in building a connected transport system spanning all modes...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Jean-Claude Juncker, the president-elect of the European Commission, confirmed last night that he is shuffling the portfolio allocation for the nominees to be in the next Commission college. Maroš Šefčovič, the Slovakian commissioner, will replace Slovenia’s Alenka Bratušek as the nominee to be vice-president for...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Meeting in Brussels on 25 and 26 September, ministers in charge of competitiveness looked at ways of strengthening industry in the EU and discussed the forthcoming review of Europe's 2020 strategy, which is the EU's 10-year plan for growth and competitiveness. Industrial competitiveness Ministers held a policy...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The use of smartphones in motor vehicles - already a near-ubiquitous phenomenon - is the most disruptive trend in the automotive infotainment business today, presenting both challenges and opportunities for automakers and their processor semiconductor suppliers, according to IHS. The most promising prospect for automotive processors...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Purchase by ZF Friedrichshafen Will Create World's Second-Largest Auto Parts Supplier The merger, announced Monday, establishes an automotive parts supplier with potential annual revenue of about $41 billion, ranked No. 2 after Germany's Robert Bosch GmbH and ahead of Japan's Denso 6902.TO in Your Value Your Change...