European Commission Press release Brussels, 26 March 2013 Innovation performance in the EU has improved year on year in spite of the continuing economic crisis, but the innovation divide between Member States is widening.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 March 2013 Today the European Commission lowered the fees and charges that small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have to pay to register chemicals. This step should help SMEs that produce or trade chemicals to remain competitive during the current difficult market situation.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 12 March 2013 Every day across Europe, dozens of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) go bankrupt as their invoices are not paid. As a result jobs are lost and business opportunities remain unexploited, stalling our return to economic growth.
European Press release Brussels, 7 March 2013 Commission The 20.8 million European small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) create 85% of all new jobs in Europe, they employ 2/3 of the workforce in the EU and they contribute significantly to innovation and growth.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 March 2013 The tourism sector is one of the few sectors that have continued to grow and create jobs, despite the crisis. Seven out of ten Europeans travelled in 2012 (the same proportion as in 2011).