fDi Markets Newswire:

EU takes legal steps to boost innovation

In order to compete with the US and China, the EU is making legislative changes to safeguard its climate of innovation. Zosia Wanat reports.

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Lund’s mayor applies some science

Mayor of Lund Anders Almgren tells Sebastian Shehadi how the Swedish city is making the most of its university to attract FDI in scientific research investment.

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Helsinki mayor looks to lift city's profile

The mayor of Helsinki, Jan Vapaavuori, sees great potential for the Finnish city as a transport hub, claiming it can become Asia's gateway to Europe. Sebastian Shehadi asks the questions

CPPIB/Lendlease $2bn investment furthers south-east London’s regeneration

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing in a $2090m JV in London’s real estate sector, making it the UK’s largest inbound greenfield investment in 2018 so far, according to fDi Markets.

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Mayor touts west England's credentials in aerospace and innovation

Tim Bowles, mayor of the west of England, tells Sebastian Shehadi about the region’s strong economic story, evidenced by the high number of people and businesses moving there.

Online tool unveiled to bring FDI to UK

Department for International Trade announces tool to promote $43bn-worth of FDI ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

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Wallonia presses home life sciences advantage

The Wallonia region of Belgium has built itself up into a life sciences hub, leveraging on its range of academic and medical resources and central location.

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Can Soria's hidden charms bring FDI to the Spanish province

Spain's Soria province is little-known even to many Spaniards but now local businesses and governments are taking the initiative to raise its profile to outside investors. Courtney Fingar reports.

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Albania’s PM eyes EU credibility

Albania’s prime minister, Edi Rama, chats to Jacopo Dettoni about his hopes for beginning negotiations to join the EU and how membership talks will change his country’s image among investors.

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France ponders difficult decisions over Chinese FDI

Since his election, president Emmanuel Macron has been on a mission to better control Chinese FDI in France. But doing so without threatening investors is a tricky balancing act, as Cécile Sourbes finds.

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