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Innovation Union: Commission launches consultation on active & healthy ageing
Innovation Union: Commission launches consultation on active & healthy ageing

26/11/2010

IP/10/1609 Brussels, 26 November, 2010 The European Commission is seeking the views of public and private organisations, companies and individual citizens on how Europe could scale up innovation to meet the challenges of the ageing population in Europe, ...

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Free movement of goods: Commission asks Lithuania to eliminate obstacles to the registration of right-hand vehicles

24/11/2010

IP/10/1546 Brussels, 24 November 2010 The European Commission has decided to request Lithuania to eliminate obstacles to the registration of right-hand drive vehicles in Lithuania. Lithuanian legislation requires that the steering wheel is placed on the ...

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Free movement of goods: Commission asks Spain to comply with EU rules on registration of ammunition

24/11/2010

IP/10/1547 Brussels, 24 November 2010 The European Commission has today requested that Spain amends its legislation on the registration and labelling of ammunition so as to ensure its compliance with EU rules on the free movement of goods....

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Commission welcomes recovery in the European tourism sector
Commission welcomes recovery in the European tourism sector

19/11/2010

IP/10/1529 Brussels, 19 November 2010 Speaking at the European Tourism Forum in Malta today, European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani welcomed recent data on the impressive recovery of Europe's tourism industry as a sign of Europe’s overall economic ...

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First meeting of the High Level Forum for a better functioning of the food supply chain
First meeting of the High Level Forum for a better functioning of the food supply chain

16/11/2010

IP/10/1510 Brussels, 16 November 2010 The High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain is meeting for the first time in Brussels on Tuesday 16 November. It will adopt a work plan to boost competitiveness and to promote best contractual ...

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Commission launches public consultation on future funding to boost EU competitiveness and innovation
Commission launches public consultation on future funding to boost EU competitiveness and innovation

11/11/2010

IP/10/1500 Brussels, 11 November 2010 The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the successor to the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme 2007-2013 (CIP). The CIP is the main EU budgetary instrument targeting competitiveness ...

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Commission re-launches CARS 21 high level group for a competitive and sustainable automotive industry
Commission re-launches CARS 21 high level group for a competitive and sustainable automotive industry

10/11/2010

IP/10/1491 Brussels, 10th November 2010 Today, the re-launched CARS 21 High Level Group meets for the first time in its new form and with a new mission. The European Commission has asked the group to develop a common action plan and a vision for "a competitive ...

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Commission opens gateway to China for European small and medium size enterprises
Commission opens gateway to China for European small and medium size enterprises

08/11/2010

IP/10/1478 Brussels, 8 November 2010 Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, has launched the Centre for European Union Small and Medium Enterprises (EU SME Centre) in Beijing on 5 November. ...

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European Commission pushes forward global collaboration on Earth Observation at Beijing Ministerial Summit (5 November 2010)
European Commission pushes forward global collaboration on Earth Observation at Beijing Ministerial Summit (5 November 2010)

04/11/2010

IP/10/1464 Brussels, 4th November 2010 Vice-President Tajani will co-chair the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Ministerial Summit in Beijing. This major international summit will review progress in the building of a Global Earth Observation System of ...

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European Commission proposes to ban phosphates in laundry detergents
European Commission proposes to ban phosphates in laundry detergents

04/11/2010

IP/10/1465 Brussels, 4 November 2010 The European Commission has today proposed to ban the use of phosphates and to limit the content of other phosphorous containing compounds in laundry detergents. The draft Regulation aims to reduce the phosphates found ...

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