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On Friday 27th March, Bart Diels – Investment Director at GIMV – spoke at EBS 2009 about Clean Technology investment – an area of ethical investment and how the Venture Capital process is not suited to an area that needs to be developed quite so quickly. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/0Bv9BlY_Ub4″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] To read EurActiv.com’s… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

On Friday 27th March, Joelle Chassard spoke to Blogactiv. Ms Chassard was taking part in Workshop X which was titled, “Venture capital and clean tech: is Europe missing out?” at EBS 2009. Joelle Chassard is Manager of the Carbon Financing Unit, Environment Department at the World Bank in Washington. She was a very interesting speaker… » read more

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On Thursday 26th March, Blogactiv interviewed Susan Burns, Managing Director of Global Footprint Network at EBS 2009 in Brussels. Susan Burns was a participant in Workshop XI (Commodities: between Boom and Bust). Here she discusses the role of the organisation and the research they conduct and how it relates to us all and our place… » read more

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On Friday 27th March, Luuk Borg Director of EUREKA, spoke to Blogactiv about funding for SMEs in Europe. As a participant in Workshop X at EBS 2009 – which was Moderated by Christophe Leclerq, Publisher of EurActiv.com – Mr Borg discussed the role of Venture Capital and funding for small, entrepreneurial companies and start-ups. To… » read more

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On Friday 27th March, Dr Stephan Singer spoke to Blogactiv. Dr Singer is Global Energy Policy Director for the WWF and is based in their Brussels office. Dr Singer was a participant in Workshop XIV at EBS 2009, which was Moderated by Frederic Simon, Editor of EurActiv.com. If you would like to levae your thoughts… » read more

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Speaking at the European Year of Innovation and Creativity booth at the European Business Summit, Commission VP Verheugen spoke about Innovation, watch his comments below. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/K1ZEKAOPv-c” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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The following has been prepared by Frederic Simon, Editor of EurActiv.com and Moderator of Workshop XIV at EBS 2009. The workshop is titled, Climate change: the road to Copenhagen. As anticipated, European leaders meeting for a two-day summit last week postponed until June a decision on the EU’s position for global climate talks, which are… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

Dear readers, I am delighted to be in this distinguished panel to discuss SME policy in times of crisis as well as share EUREKA’s and its vast network’s views and expertise in this sector. EUREKA and its 39 member network, respond to the needs of industry aiming to increase European competitiveness in the world market.… » read more

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It seems that the UN is not happy with the way EU leaders have changed the wording of texts – so that they now are not aligned with the agreements made at Bali. Needless to say, these are important issues and the cause for concern if progress is to truly be made in slowing down… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge