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Polystyrene: A highly recyclable plastic

26 February 2019

Despite common assumptions that polystyrene is less recyclable than other polymers, polystyrene-based products can have multiple lives, explains Jens Kathmann.

A vote for animal health is a vote for your own health

21 February 2019

A Europe whose political and regulatory framework stimulates the growth of innovation in the animal health sector is a Europe that secures a more sustainable future for all, writes Roxane Feller...

Brexit: Urgent clarity needed concerning Erasmus+ and Horizon2020

19 February 2019

With a disorderly Brexit now a real and fast-approaching threat, detailed technical guidance from the European Commission is crucial for those participating with UK partners in EU programmes like...

The foundation of modern Bahrain

14 February 2019

Bahrain’s National Action Charter laid the foundations of the nation as a representative democracy and constitutional monarchy

Collaboration is key to improving the care of children with rare cancers

11 February 2019

The EU funded PARTNER project is set to improve research quality and treatment outcomes for children who have rare tumours, explain Professor Gianni Bisogno, Professor Ruth Ladenstein and Dr...

Flourishing trade is bringing Ukraine and EU closer together

24 January 2019

Ukraine has built a lasting partnership with the European Union, underpinned by trade and security, explains Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze.

Time for General Practitioners to have full professional recognition

18 January 2019

The important role that GPs play in Europe’s healthcare systems needs to be recognised at EU level, argues Aldo Lupo

DRC election crisis is the litmus test for a true EU-Africa partnership

17 January 2019

With diplomatic relations between the Democratic Republic of Congo and the EU at an all-time low, the country's election crisis will be a litmus test as to whether the EU has serious intentions...

How Europe has priced out innovation: the example of plants

16 January 2019

Europe is lagging behind on several breakthrough technologies, especially in the field of agricultural biotechnology, explains Joanna Dupont-Inglis.

Stopping the ‘Hezbollahisation’ of Yemen

20 December 2018

As with Hezbollah, the EU should designate the Houthis as terrorists, argues Julie Lenarz.

Helping European consumers to make informed nutritional choices

7 December 2018

Expanding ‘traffic light’ labelling trials across Europe can help build consumer awareness around this well-established nutritional information scheme, explains PepsiCo’s Silviu Popovici.

A square peg into a round hole

27 November 2018

Europe’s cloud infrastructure providers support the EU’s intentions to crack down on online terrorist content, however policymakers are targeting the wrong players, explains Alban Schmutz.

Reducing Antibiotic Resistance - How do the numbers add up to ONE?

21 November 2018

The collective goal of tackling antibiotic resistance should be to ensure One Health for our people, our animals and our planet, argues Roxane Feller

EU legislation must safeguard precision plant breeding technologies

13 November 2018

European plant scientists are hindered by an outdated regulatory framework that is at odds with recent scientific evidence, writes Dirk Inzé.

The unshakeable strengths of the UK

24 October 2018

Each day brings another twist and turn in the Brexit saga and there is still more to come, writes Dmitry Leus.

Embracing Merchant Transmission Investment

19 October 2018

Regulatory policy for efficient electricity markets should establish merchant transmission investments as the ‘default’ option, argues Professor William W. Hogan.