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Bratislava can draw support for

THE BRATISLAVA region is eligible to draw Ř290 million (Sk11 billion) from EU funds during the 2007-2013 budget period, the European Commission has decided.

The EC passed an exception that allowed Bratislava to draw the money, despite the fact that it does not qualify as an underdeveloped region, because it contains half of the country's research potential, the Pravda daily wrote.

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Slovak scientist in the US: Slovak science needs more than just money to thrive

It seems as if we do not want skilled scientists to return home, says Dominika Truban, who founded a platform connecting Slovak researchers abroad and at home.

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The Education Ministry to restore the analytical institute

The institute that is part of the Value for Money initiative was merged with another body at the beginning of the year.

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New web app shows property owned by politicians

The aim is to clearly show publicly accessible information about public officials that is scattered through various state websites and registers.

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Blog: Helping others helps your company too

Tatiana Čaplová, Program Coordinator for CSR at the Pontis Foundation, offers a very interesting look behind the scenes of the most successful CSR event in Slovakia - Naše Mesto (Our City).

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