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EIT: Maria da Graça Carvalho wants to improve COVID-19 response through Health and Digital KICs

Search Results | EIT Strategic Agenda Report | 28-04-2020

Maria da Graça Carvalho announced today a package of amendments aimed at improving the European Institute of Innovation and Technology's (EIT) response capacity to the coronavirus crisis, in particular through the Health and Digital Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs). The amendments, presented to the members of the ITRE - Industry, Research and Energy - Committee, are included in the legislative report on the EIT's strategic agenda, to which the MEP is rapporteur, and will be ...

COVID-19: PSD MEPs present 7 projects to help overcome the crisis

Work in Parliament | Other Activities | 28-04-2020

PSD MEPs presented seven proposals for innovative policy initiatives, to be funded by the European Union (EU) budget for 2021. These pilot projects focus on agriculture, support for nursing homes, restaurants, digitization of education and training, internet access for the most deprived families, crisis management in the tourism sector and promoting renewable energies in the real estate sector. Pilot projects and preparatory actions are tools introduced in the EU budget that aim to test new ...

Covid-19: Maria Graça Carvalho wants to improve response in Health and in the Digital

Press | News | 28-04-2020

Maria Graça Carvalho announced a package of amendments directed to improving the response capability of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), Dinheiro Vivo Online reports. The amendments were introduced over the proposal of the European Commission and have received the support of all political families in the European Parliament. In a public statement, the MEP stated: “We respect the EIT and its Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs), but we believe that, in the pr...

EIT: Maria da Graça Carvalho wants to improve COVID-19 response through Health and Digital KICs

Press | Press Releases | 28-04-2020

Portuguese MEP Maria da Graça Carvalho (EPP) announced today a package of amendments aimed at improving the European Institute of Innovation and Technology's (EIT) response capacity to the coronavirus crisis, in particular through the Health and Digital Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs). The amendments, presented to the members of the ITRE - Industry, Research and Energy - Committee, are included in the legislative report on the EIT's strategic agenda, to which the MEP is r...

EIT: Maria da Graça Carvalho wants to improve COVID-19 response through Health and Digital KICs

Work in Parliament | Committees ITRE | 28-04-2020

Maria da Graça Carvalho announced today a package of amendments aimed at improving the European Institute of Innovation and Technology's (EIT) response capacity to the coronavirus crisis, in particular through the Health and Digital Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs). The amendments, presented to the members of the ITRE - Industry, Research and Energy - Committee, are included in the legislative report on the EIT's strategic agenda, to which the MEP is rapporteur, and will be ...

Urgent action needed for manufacturers: the non-road mobile machinery case

Work in Parliament | Questions to the Commission and the Council | 27-04-2020

Priority question for written answer  P-002518/2020  to the Commission Rule 138 Carlo Calenda, Maria da Graça Carvalho, Jens Geier The COVID-19 pandemic is threatening the EU economy, and in particular its manufacturing capacity. In order to limit the negative impact of the coronavirus crisis, the EU must support the most affected sectors by allowing flexibility in some of its strictest rules. An example of these rules are the deadlines outlined in Regulation (EU) 2016/1628 and Re...

Online conference on "The role of Europe in the fight against Covid-19", organised by Plataforma E-Gov

Agenda | 22-04-2020

MEPs call for EU leaders to protect the news media sector

Work in Parliament | Other Activities | 20-04-2020

MEP Maria da Graça Carvalho co-signed an open letter addressed to the Presidents of all EU institutions and Commissioners, detailing the state of the media sector in member states and the need to act fast. In this letter , supported by 42 other MEPs from different poilitical groups, the EU is asked to provide immediate actions to support Europe’s news media sector, as it faces up to the sudden loss of advertising revenue caused by the COVID-19 crisis. These include forming an  emergency fund f...

Draft amending budget No 1/2020: Assistance to Greece in response to increased migration pressure - Immediate measures in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak - Support to post-earthquake reconstruction in Albania - Other adjustments [PT]

Work in Parliament | Explanations of Vote | 17-04-2020

As fronteiras da Grécia são fronteiras externas comuns da UE e têm sofrido uma pressão migratória superiores ao normal. Com os 350 milhões de euros afectados de assistência financeira à Grécia será possível construir cinco centros polivalentes de acolhimento e de identificação nas ilhas gregas para assegurar alojamento adequado aos nacionais de países terceiros até que o seu pedido de asilo seja analisado e prevenir e travar a potencial propagação do coronavírus nos campos de migrantes. O ter...

Draft amending budget No 2/2020: Providing emergency support to Member States and further reinforcement of the Union Civil Protection Mechanism/rescEU to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak [PT]

Work in Parliament | Explanations of Vote | 17-04-2020

O objetivo do projeto de orçamento retificativo (POR) n.º 2 para o exercício de 2020 consiste em disponibilizar 3 000,0 milhões de EUR em dotações de autorização e 1 530,0 milhões de EUR em dotações de pagamento, no âmbito da rubrica 3 Segurança e Cidadania, para financiar a prestação de apoio urgente na União através do Instrumento de Apoio de Emergência, cuja reativação se propõe para ajudar a fazer face às consequências do surto de COVID-19 e reforçar o Mecanismo de Proteção Civil da União...

Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument for 2020: migration, refugee inflows and security threats; immediate measures in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak; reinforcement of the European Public Prosecutor's Office (C9-0092/2020) [PT]

Work in Parliament | Explanations of Vote | 17-04-2020

A actual situação de crise que se vive na Europa devido ao surto de COVID-19 tem tido um forte impacto na dimensão e na natureza das necessidades que requerem apoio orçamental urgente por parte da União Europeia. A fim de dar resposta aos desafios surgidos no contexto do surto de COVID-19, torna-se necessário mobilizar montantes para financiar urgentemente as medidas adequadas. O Instrumento de Flexibilidade tem por objetivo permitir o financiamento de despesas claramente identificadas que n...

Mobilisation of the Contingency Margin in 2020: providing emergency assistance to Member States and further reinforcing the Union Civil Protection Mechanism/rescEU in response to the COVID-19 outbreak [PT]

Work in Parliament | Explanations of Vote | 17-04-2020

A mobilização da Margem para Imprevistos até a um total de cerca de 714.500 milhões de euros, no âmbito do reforço do Mecanismo de Proteção Civil da União/rescEU, será fundamental para a resposta ao COVID-19, em particular nos países mais afetados. Merece uma referência muito positiva a rapidez com que foi possível encontrar uma solução conjunta entre o Parlamento Europeu e o Conselho da União Europeia.

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