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Call for Submissions: Luxembourg Art Prize

The Luxembourg Art Prize aims to reveal and promote talented artists who have yet to establish a profile on the contemporary international scene. Its function is to discover artists, and it is open to any artist, amateur or professional, with no limits on age, nationality or place of residence. The Prize is aimed at artists working in one or more of the following media: drawing, printing, installation, painting, performance, photography, digital art, sculpture, sound art, video, mixed media.

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European Inventor of the Year Award

The European Inventor Award is organised by the European Patent Office (EPO). The award ceremony will be held on 9 June 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. Vote for your favourite inventors in the “Popular Prize” category of the European Inventor Award 2016 and enter a draw to win one of the seven GoPro HERO3+ Silver.

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European Commission launches study on EU Ecolabel Regulations

The European Commission has tendered a European market and compliance study on the EU Ecolabel Scheme. The objective of the study is to examine the current state of market surveillance and compliance monitoring. 

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ESMA tenders service contract for language training provision, Paris

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is an independent EU Authority that contributes to safeguarding the stability of the European Union's financial system by enhancing the protection of investors and promoting stable and orderly financial markets. In order to improve staff competencies, ESMA is tendering for the provision of language skills training, mainly in the French, English, German, Italian and Spanish, and others.

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Call for Proposals: Innovation into Action Challenge

Does your organization have a product or service that could make a difference for people in emerging economies? Take the Innovation into Action Challenge and earn the chance to compete for $100,000 in prizes, build relationships with development professionals and their firms, and put your innovation into action in one of 100 locations around the world.

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Traineeships in the European Commission

Trainees work all over the European Commission. The content of the job largely depends on the service you are assigned to. You may, for example, work in the field of competition law, human resources, environmental policy …

Business Cluster Network (BCN) launched

Business clusters and networks are a growing part of the European and international economic framework. The concept of business clusters dates to the emergence of trade-driven industrial centres during the late Renaissance and the early modern period, such as the London finance and insurance cluster or the Bordeaux wine cluster. More recently, the emergence of Silicon Valley as a centre of excellence in information and communications tech­nology, or manufacturing hubs such as the Shenzen Special Economic Zone in China, indicate the power and scale of clusters.