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Coronavirus: EU grants €314 million to innovative companies to combat the virus and support recovery

The Commission announced today that it has awarded nearly €166 million, via the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator Pilot, to 36 companies set to combat the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, over €148 million will be granted to another 36 companies set to contribute to the recovery plan for Europe, bringing the total investment from Horizon […]

EU budget for recovery: A green and just recovery

As announced by President von der Leyen, the Commission is proposing a new REACT-EU initiative to increase cohesion support to Member States to make their economies more resilient and sustainable in the crisis repair phase. This will help to bridge the gap between first response measures and longer-term recovery. Programmes such as the European Social […]

EU budget for recovery: Recovery and Resilience Facility

As announced by European Commission President von der Leyen on 27 May 2020, the centrepiece of the recovery plan will be a new Recovery and Resilience Facility. The aim of the facility will be to support investments and reforms essential to a lasting recovery, to improve the economic and social resilience of the Member States, […]

Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans participates in a webinar on ‘A Green Recovery: Which World Do We Want After COVID-19?’

Tomorrow, Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, will participate in a webinar organised by the School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University to discuss the post-coronavirus world with students and alumni in Europe, America and China. The Commission is working relentlessly and in close cooperation with Member States to […]

117 solutions selected at European Hackathon to support recovery from the coronavirus outbreak

A total of 117 innovative solutions to support recovery from the coronavirus outbreak have been selected as winners of the #EUvsVirus Hackathon that took place last weekend,under the patronage of Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth. The winning solutions of the hackathon, which was led by the European Innovation Council in […]

Western Balkans’ leaders meeting: EU reinforces support to address COVID-19 crisis and outlines proposal for post-pandemic recovery

Today, the European Commission is announcing over €3.3 billion of EU financial support mobilised jointly with the European Investment Bank to the benefit of the Western Balkans’ citizens. This package aims to address the immediate health and resulting humanitarian needs of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as help with the social and economic recovery. In […]

Coronavirus: EU supports the recovery of the tourism sector

The Commission is supporting Member States as they deal with the impact of the coronavirus on the tourism sector. At a videoconference yesterday, EU Ministers discussed the implications of the coronavirus outbreak on the tourism industry, mitigating measures and the recovery strategy for the tourism ecosystem, which is one of the most damaged by the […]

Coronavirus: President von der Leyen outlines EU budget as Marshall Plan for Europe’s recovery

Today, President Ursula von der Leyen gave a speech at the European Parliament plenary session on the EU’s coordinated action to fight the coronavirus pandemic and its consequences. The President honoured the memory of the tens of thousands of Europeans who have lost their lives. Their stories are strengthening our determination to do everything in […]

EU response to the coronavirus crisis: European roadmap towards lifting containment measures, with recovery in sight

Today, the Commission, in coordination with the President of the European Council, has put forward a European roadmap to phase-out the containment measures due to the coronavirus outbreak. The necessary extraordinary measures taken by Member States and the EU are working. They have slowed down the spread of the virus and saved thousands of lives. […]