European Forum for Manufacturing: group photo and keynote speech by José Manuel Barroso
On 28 November 2012, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, participated in the European Forum for Manufacturing (EFM) round table with Malcom Harbour, Member of the EP.
Organised by the Council of European Employers of the Metal, Engineering and Technology-Based Industries (Ceemet) and the European Engineering Industries Association (Orgalime), the meeting focused on the policy manifesto "Manufacturing a stronger and greener Europe". In his speech José Manuel Barroso stressed industry's active role and engagement as a crucial one for the objectives of a smart, sustainable and inclusive growth of the Europe 2020 agenda.
Through its communication on "A stronger industrial policy for growth and recovery", adopted in October 2012, the Commission supported the sector through a range of initiatives including facilitating investment and supporting innovation for Industry. SHOTLIST