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The perfection in the imperfection

Bodil Palmberg

Stand there, turn a bit, back and down with your shoulders, relax, smile, open your eyes, make your hair more lively but less wild, turn your head here and there, and just look NATURAL… :)

European English…

Bodil Palmberg

There are few native English speakers, or put it differently there are many more of us who have another mother tongue than English. Still we are working and communicating every day in English. We all use the grammar we've learnt…

The pleasure of helping

Bodil Palmberg

Someone recently asked me what I like the most with my job. One really good thing is to have the possibility to help people. To help people to obtain funding to implement their ideas, and to assist the implementation of…

Some days you need a funny joke...

Bodil Palmberg

Sometimes you need to cheer up a colleauge. As today felt I had run out of jokes ( at least the funny ones... ) , I typed „funny jokes” in google, and this is what I found… :)

Presidency of the European Union

Ömer Ceylan

2012 has started and Denmark has taken over the Presidency of the European Union for the next six months.The EU Presidency has mainly two tasks; to plan and chair the meetings in the Council of Europe and represent the Council…

The Europa Media Team wishes you happy holidays and a prosperous year to come!

Eszter Horváth

2011’s last training prepares Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP)

Ömer Ceylan

Two intensive days dedicated to project proposal development under the EU’s Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) has attracted people from all over Europe to come to Budapest and learn about the application process and tips and tricks of…

Busy times or many occasions for celebrations

Bodil Palmberg

The past is history, the future is a mystery,but this moment is a gift, and that is why it is called the present." – Anonymous

HORIZON 2020

Eszter Horváth

The European Commission has presented a package of measures to boost research, innovation and competitiveness in Europe. Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn has announced Horizon 2020, an EUR 80 billion programme for investment in research and innovation.

How would you distribute the money if you were in charge of Europe?

Ömer Ceylan

Try the Budget Europe game, where you can make your own European Budget, by dragging 100 billion Euros to different items.

ICT VentureGate launches new e-Training tools on investment readiness for SMEs

Ömer Ceylan

ICT-VentureGate is an FP7 project that aims to facilitate the financing of attractive ICT SMEs, which have participated in the Sixth and/or Seventh Framework Programmes and are seeking sources of venture capital to commercialise the results of their…

FP7 Autumn Academy

Bodil Palmberg

Last week it was time for the FP7 Autumn Academy. A nice group of people from all over Europe came together in Budapest to discuss small and big things related to EU funding, proposal development and project management, and much…