The State of the Union 2017: Catching the wind in our sails   

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered his 2017 State of the Union Address before the Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

He presented a Roadmap for a More United, Stronger and More Democratic Union.


President Juncker's speech in the European Parliament was accompanied by the adoption of concrete initiatives by the European Commission on trade, investment screening, cybersecurity, industry, data and democracy, putting words immediately into action.

A series of factsheets expand on some of the key elements touched upon in the President's speech.

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SHARON - a sustainable system – Garmerwolde, NL
Grontmij, as main contractor and owner of the proprietary SHARON technology, is responsible for the design and construction of the SHARON system at the wastewater treatment plant in Garmerwolde, the Netherlands. Grontmij will also operate the SHARON for one year.