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  • The European Commission is about to extend and expand the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI). “The Investment Plan for Europe has proven useful in encouraging a sustainable increase in investment in Member States,” the Commission says, despite criticism from the European Court of Auditors.
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    2 maart - In 2013 Utrecht was named the most competitive region following the Regional Competitive Index carried out by the European Commission. In 2016 they have been overtaken by London.
    16 maart 2016 - The 2016 Startup Nation Scoreboard shows that the Netherlands is leading Europe in making progress on the implementation of measures from the roadmap to adopt policies to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation. “On balance, Europe is making good progress in key areas.”
    14 maart 2016 - Hanan al-Hroub is the 2016 winner of the Global Teacher Prize. This was announced by Pope Francis in a message to the award-event this weekend. Who is she and was has teacher Hanan done to receive this special honor and $1 million to invest in her educationdream?
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    23 februari 2016 - Europe should urgently reform current legislation as students, researchers, educators and innovators are hampered by outdated copyright rules. EUA encourages concrete measures as long as these do not lead to “inhibiting collaboration among various stakeholders” and “off-site education.”