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PKN ORLEN challenge: Heat Up Innovation contest

PKN ORLEN challenge: Heat Up Innovation contest for waste heat recovery technologies that can operate with low-grade heat of about 115 to 120°Cmore »


ECJ strikes down beleaguered Safe Harbour data sharing with US

The European Court of Justice struck down the EU-US data sharing agreement known as Safe Harbour this morning (6 October) in a blistering critique of the US government for “compromising the essence of the fundamental right to...more »


Romania to fine Volkswagen, preparing tax claim

Graţiela Gavrilescu, Romania's Minister of Environment, said that her country will bill German carmaker Volkswagen for additional environmental tax, and that it would impose a fine.more »


Nobel awards discoveries in fighting malaria and roundworm

Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland whose discoveries led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases including malaria and elephantiasis won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday (5 October).more »


BP to pay record fine for Deepwater Horizon oil spill

The US government on Monday (5 October) announced the details of a record $20 billion civil settlement with the British oil company BP over the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.more »


Bulc: ‘More needs to be done on transport pricing and taxation’

Violeta Bulc is the EU Transport Commissioner. Bulc responded in writing to questions from EurActiv's Publisher and Editor, Frédéric Simon.more »


US, NATO condemn Russia's violations of Turkish airspace

The United States and NATO denounced Russia on Monday (5 October) for violating Turkish airspace and Ankara threatened to respond, reporting two incursions in two days and raising the prospect of direct confrontation between the...more »

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