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  • Europe’s role in Rare Disease Innovation

    On 15 February 2022, EU40, Biogen, and EURORDIS co-hosted a virtual Euronews Debate with experts from the healthcare and innovation sectors, on the topic of Europe’s role in being at the forefront in rare disease innovation. Speakers included European institution officials, national policymakers, patient advocate groups, and pharmaceutical industry leaders, as well as interventions from …

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  • The impacts of authentic visibility & diversity in media

    On 10 February 2022, EU40 & ViacomCBS co-hosted a virtual discussion with panelists from European institutions and the audiovisual entertainment industry, on the importance of authentic and diverse representation in media. How do global audiences feel about how people like themselves are depicted in TV shows & movies – and why does …

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  • EU40’s Annual Activity Report – 2021 Edition

    Don’t miss our 2021 annual activity report! In it, you will a summary of our 2021 projects, as well as the MEPs and partners we worked with.  This report will give you a look into the inner workings of EU40 and our commitment to our MEPs’ agendas and work for …

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  • Discussing new trends and the future of the Payments landscape in Europe

    On 1 December 2021, EU40 hosted a virtual discussion with experts from European governments, civil society and interested organisations, where the speakers took the chance to look at what consumers want, what the industry requires and how policy is influencing it all. How do we pay today? And how will we pay …

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  • Building Resilient Healthcare Systems based on the lessons learnt from COVID-19

    On 16 November 2021, EU40 hosted an online debate with European policymakers and top health experts on the lessons learned from COVID-19 and what Europe must do from a policy, regulatory, patient and industry perspective to address the ongoing pandemic threat – while also preparing for potential crises in future. The …

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  • Assessing Climate Risks through Sustainable Finance

    On 9 November 2021, EU40 and the European Parliament Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA)  organised an online debate entitled, “Sustainable finance: How AI can help account for climate risks”. The event featured various policymakers, as well as representatives from civil society and academia. Speakers discussed how machine learning …

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  • EU40 supports the upcoming #MEPAwards2022!

    The EU’s most Prestigious Political Awards Ceremony is back! The MEP Awards (often referred to as the EU Oscars) are an annual highlight in the Brussels calendar. Now in its 18th year, The Parliament Magazine’s annual MEP Awards brings together Members of the European Parliament and EU stakeholders to highlight …

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  • Figuring out the way forward with the Transatlantic Trade Council

    On 19 October 2021, EU40, under the auspices of the 2021 Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, organised a high-level discussion entitled: “Transatlantic Digital Relationships: What is the way forward?”. This organised was on the occasion of the recent formation of the US-EU Transatlantic Trade Council (TTC), inaugurated by leaders from …

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