Commission presents an Industrial Policy for the Security Industry: press conference by Antonio TAJANI, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship

Type: News   Reference: 87333   Duration: 00:00:00  Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - EC/Berlaymont
End production: 30/07/2012   First transmission: 30/07/2012
Europe’s security sector is highly splintered. Not only is the supplier base spread across countless industrial sub-sectors, but the demand-side cascades down through a huge diversity of end-user authorities – from pan-European to national to regional and local. And there is still far too little coordination across borders. Europe faces two main industrial challenges in the sector, namely to: - overcome the market’s fragmentation - strengthen the industrial base DG Enterprise and Industry is considering a number of possible industrial initiatives to help strengthen the sector. These range from faster funding for prioritized R&D projects to the definition of security codes of conduct for supply chains.

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