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The future of the European Union’s fight against money laundering

On 4th April, Schuman Associates, which acts as a secretariat of AME – Anti Money Laundering Europe, organised a lunch seminar at the European Parliament on the topic of the future of the European Union's fight against money laundering. Representatives from the public and private sector debated on how to further strengthen the EU legislative framew...
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Digital in EU development projects

The European Commission (DG DEVCO) is committed to promoting the use of digital technologies in EU external aid programmes. A vast majority of countries around the world have recognized that advancing on the Digital Economy can accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. DG DEVCO joins the trend by delivering on its Digital4Dev...
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What next on plastic waste in the EU?

Every year, Europeans generate 25 million tonnes of plastic waste, but less than 30% is collected for recycling. Across the world, plastics make up 85% of beach litter. Plastics are even reaching citizens' lungs and dinner tables, with microplastics found in air, water and food having an unknown impact on their health. Building on the Commission's ...
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H2020 Dashboard: Germany

​Horizon 2020 is the largest EU funding instrument for Research and Innovation. For the current funding period (2014-2020) the programme has a total budget of almost 80 billion euro. As part of Schuman´s H2020 Dashboard, Germany will be the next country to be analysed. Looking at the statistics, Germany takes a prominent role in Horizon 2020. ...
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What’s next for Artificial Intelligence in the EU?

​While we wait for the publication of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) ethics guidelines from the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence, scheduled for March 2019, we take stock of recent EU efforts to support the private and public sector in creating an enabling environment for development and application of AI and we look at what EU p...
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Time Machine: excited and proud to share great news!

The European Commission has chosen Time Machine as one of the six proposals retained for preparing large scale research initiatives to be strategically developed in the next decade. Schuman Associates is closely involved in this project. €1 million in funding has been granted for preparing the detailed roadmaps of this initiative that aims at extra...
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H2020 Dashboard: Spain

With almost 80 billion euro for the period 2014-2020, Horizon 2020 is the EU's biggest programme to fund Research and Innovation. In this edition of Schuman's H2020 Dashboard we see how Spain has benefited from Horizon 2020.  Spanish participation in the Horizon programme has improved from year to year, exceeding the goal established by the co...
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What’s in the 2021-2027 Horizon?

As we move closer to the next EU Multi-annual Financial Framework for 2021-2027, discussions and negotiations for its final form become even more intense. These discussions are complicated by Brexit, the European Parliament elections, a new Commission. At the same time, more pieces and details of the EU funding landscape come to the fore. In this a...
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Contribution of REGIO investments to the sustainable development of the Bucharest-Ilfov region

 Between January and June 2019, Romania holds the Presidency of the EU Council with the main objective of ensuring cohesion and sustainable development for all European citizens, an important stake in the development of a strong EU cohesion policy after 2020. The regions have the most important role in this process, through the messages they s...
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H2020 Dashboard: Greece

 With almost 80 billion euro for the period 2014-2020, Horizon 2020 is the EU's biggest programme to fund Research and Innovation. The programme ensures that great ideas are brought to market and applied in a wide range of areas. In this edition of Schuman's H2020 Dashboard we see how Greece has benefited from Horizon 2020. As a country severe...
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Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

"Cohesion, a common European value" In the first half of 2019, Romania will head the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), for the first time ever and exactly 12 years after the country joined the EU. Its mandate coincides with an intense period for the Union. Brexit, the European Parliament elections, negotiations on the next Multi...
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EU challenges 2019: a summary

​Following the release of the report by the European Parliamentary Research Service, "Europe's challenges in 2019: Ten Issues to watch", Schuman Associates has prepared a condense summary of the 3 key areas highlighted in the report : (1) 2019 a year of change (2) Technology and (3) Europe in the wider world. 2019 a year of change Brexit and the Eu...
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H2020 Dashboard: Romania

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme of all times, with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). When launched four years ago, it promised taking great ideas from the lab to the market. Schuman Associates is starting 2019 by analysing how different EU countries have leveraged the benefits of H...
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Seminar "Brussels European Capital of Lobbying & Arbitrage", Belgian Days 2018, Warsaw

Schuman Associates had the pleasure to speak at the "Brussels European Capital of Lobbying & Arbitrage" organised by hub.brussels, hosted by the biggest Polish Employer's Association Pracodawcy RP at their headquarters in Warsaw. The event was opened by the Ambassador of Belgium, his excellency Luc Jacobs. Malgorzata Stepniak, Head of Schuman A...
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Country digest: Ireland

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Schuman Associates is the leading consultancy working on European funding and project financing. We are delighted to continue our series of “Country Digest” with Ireland, where we have local presence with an office in Dublin.

This year, Ireland celebrated 45 years of EU membership with 45 stories of how various aspects of Irish life has changed since entering the EU.

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Free international symposium on optimizing athletes' employability

​B-WISER: be a winner in elite sport and employment before and after athletic retirement  With the support from the Erasmus+ Sport Programme of the European Union, a consortium of universities, national Olympic and Paralympic committees, and elite sport centres from six EU Member States (Belgium, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) tog...
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Schuman Associates: Spanish Office

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Schuman Associates is the leading consultancy in Brussels working on European funding and project financing. Our experienced colleagues in Schuman local offices provide a hands-on support to local and international companies in accessing business opportunities arising from EU funding. We are delighted to continue our series of “Country Digest” with Spain, where we have local presence with an office in Madrid.

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Time Machine

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A year ago, Schuman Associates was selected to support the bid writing of a FET Flagship project on EU Cultural Heritage. This is one of those projects that only comes once in a decade. If you work with the H2020 programme, you will know that these are very big projects with expected large scale social and economic impacts and, of course, high competition. The key challenge is to build a solid business case around a visionary idea, leading to a coherent and ambitious research and innovation agenda for the EU and its Member states for the next 10 years.

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Connected Care at the EU Regions week

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Within this year´s EU Regions Week , the Regional Development Agency Bucharest-Ilfov organized a workshop on Innovative technologies and partnerships in developing regions, in partnership with COCIR and our client Philips. The event, chaired by MEP Jan Olbrycht (EPP, PL) presented the benefits of public-private partnerships supported by EU Funds.

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"Country Digest": Croatia

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Schuman Associates is the leading consultancy in Brussels working on European funding and project financing. Delivering added-value and relevant content to our clients has always been a priority for us. 

We continue our monthly ‘Country Digest’ with EU facts & figures from the EU's youngest member state – Croatia. 

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