Posts Tagged Memorandum of Understanding

The European Union Approach to Technology and Innovation

 
* Science and Technology Advisory Council
 
The European Commission announced the creation of a Science and Technology Advisory Council.
 
The Council is an independent and informal group of outstanding science and technology experts from academia, business and civil society from across the European Research Area.
 
Check here please.
 
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* Key Enabling Technologies – KETs
 
The Key Enabling Technologies, or simply KETs – nanotechnology, micro-/nanoelectronics, industrial biotechnology, advanced materials, photonics and advanced manufacturing technologies – represent and exceptional importance for the future innovation and competitiveness of the EU.
 
To assure and improve access to finance for investments in KETs, the European Commission and the European Investment Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
 
Kindly find additional information here.
 
 

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More Trade News in Brief – Week 26 (18–24 June 2012)

* IPCC Asks Greenhouse Gas Inventories Task Force to Revise Guidelines
 
7 June 2012
 
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) asked its  Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (TFI) to develop, revise and update  the guidance on greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF).
 
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* WCO and UNIFAB Sign an MOU to Combat Counterfeiting
 
14 June 2012, Brussels
 
The World Customs Organization (WCO) and the Union des Fabricants (UNIFAB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their close cooperation in the fight against counterfeiting.
 
More here.
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* US & EAC – Trade and Investment Partnership
 
20 June 2012, New York
 
The United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the East African Community (EAC) member states signed a joint statement on a new trade and investment partnership.
 
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* Vietnam & Morocco Sign Investment Protection Accord
 
19 June 2012, Rabat
 
Morocco and Vietnam signed a bilateral accord designed to promote and to protect investments in both countries.
 
 

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