Launch of the Start-up Village Forum: delivering the vision for EU’s rural areas

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission launched the Start-up Village Forum to gather insights on challenges for and potential of rural start-up companies. As part of the EU’s June 2021 long-term vision for rural areas and the Commission Action Plan for Rural areas, the annual Start-up Village […]

State aid: Commission publishes results of evaluation of EU State aid rules for agriculture, forestry and rural areas

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has published a Commission Staff Working Document summarising the results of an evaluation of the State aid rules for the agriculture and forestry sectors and for rural areas. The evaluation concludes that, overall, the existing rules work well, are fit for […]