Thought Leaders

Circular economy requires systematic change

28 January 2016

The transition from consumption to reuse requires systematic change, says Pieter Noorlander.

EPO ready to deliver unitary patent

27 January 2016

Unitary patent will support and strengthen competitiveness of EU businesses, says, Benoît Battistelli.

EU needs vision and courage for successful circular economy

25 January 2016

We need to be daring and look beyond the limits of existing technologies, says Hester Klein Lankhorst.

Raising a glass to the Dutch EU Council presidency

21 December 2015

The prosperity of the beer industry and that of Europe are inextricably linked, writes Stefan Orlowski.

Data protection regulation set to benefit patient health

4 December 2015

A balanced approach to data protection in research will boost patient health, writes Richard Bergström.

Climate deal: Only the best will do

30 November 2015

COP 21 climate deal: Only the best agreement in Paris will do, writes Hubert Mandery.

Thought Leader | IFAH-Europe: Veterinary Medicines Package

18 September 2015

The veterinary medicines package is an opportunity to boost Europe's innovative prowess, writes Roxane Feller.

Thought Leader | Fit for Work: EU musculoskeletal strategy

15 December 2014

The EU must face up to the 'staggering' social and economic costs of musculoskeletal disorders, says Andreas Schwarting.

Thought Leader | Eurocare: EU alcohol strategy

27 November 2014

The EU must 'take the lead' in tackling alcohol-related harm, writes Mariann Skar.

Thought Leader | Brewers of Europe: EU alcohol strategy

25 November 2014

The EU's alcohol strategy sets the 'right priorities' and needs only reinvigorating, not reinventing, urges Pierre-Olivier Bergeron.

Thought leader | Fit for Work: Musculoskeletal disorders

29 September 2014

The EU must push for a better alignment between Europe's work and health agendas, writes Klaus Machold

Thought Leader | Fit for Work: Musculoskeletal disorders

10 June 2014

The Fit for Work checklist aims to keep muscle and joint pain high on the political and professional agenda, writes P.C. Baart.

Thought leader | Umicore: Green Week 2014

28 May 2014

Properly applied resource efficiency policies can enhance Europe's competitiveness, writes Egbert Lox.

Thought Leader: Juan Jover: Early intervention

31 March 2014

Early intervention is a cost-effective solution to reducing the burden of musculoskeletal disorders, writes Juan Jover.

Thought Leader: Željka Cvijanović: Bosnia-Herzegovina

24 February 2014

The EU must ensure that it takes a 'realistic approach' towards Bosnia-Herzegovina; writes Željka Cvijanovic.