High Level Meeting for the launch of an updated LeaderSHIP Strategy for the European Maritime Technology Industry: Keynote speech by Antonio TAJANI, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship

Type: News   Reference: 93074   Duration:  Lieu: Commission , Charlemagne building, Brussels
End production: 20/02/2013   First transmission: 20/02/2013
Following the completion of the work of the Coordination Group and the adoption of a revised LeaderShip report by the Group, a High level meeting will take place in the presence of VP Tajani to mark the adoption of the report and endorse the work of the Group. The EU gives a coordinated response to the new competitive challenges of the European shipbuilding sector. The current Leadership 2015 initiative has been carried out in an effort to give a coordinated response to the competitive challenges of the European shipbuilding sector. It takes into consideration the high-tech nature of this sector and the substantial investments made by yards on research, development and innovation. This initiative has been created in 2003. However, in the context of the negative impact that the present crisis is having on the EU shipbuilding industry, a strong fresh impetus is needed which would identify new development opportunities especially in terms of innovation and technologies.

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