<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/news/index_en.htm European communities Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:22:45 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Results of the Public Consultation on the EU Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy:]]> Published : Tue, 09 Dec 2014

Good business is good for business according to feedback from the CSR public consultation.

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Emerging Industries Conference 2014: Now Open for Registration]]> Published : Mon, 27 Oct 2014

NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION: RINASCIMENTO IN MILAN, 13-14 November 2014

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Ecodesign and energy efficiency]]>

Published : Mon, 20 Oct 2014

As part of the EU’s suite of policy strategies for a more competitive and sustainable Europe by 2020, with greater energy security, ecodesign measures will play a key role.

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[NEW EU CLUSTER PORTAL]]> Published : Tue, 12 Aug 2014

NEW EU CLUSTER PORTAL

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[COSME: Agreement signed which will boost funding opportunities for SMEs ]]>

Published : Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe will soon have access to up to € 25 bn of additional finance, as a result of an agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF).

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Ventilation units more energy efficient and less noisy ]]> Published : Wed, 09 Jul 2014

Ventilation units will become more energy-efficient and less noisy. As of 1 January 2016 a new Ecodesign Regulation will ensure that newly produced residential ventilation units will have to fulfil minimum energy efficiency requirements as well as maximum noise emission requirements.

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Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A €2 billion boost for low-carbon energy projects in Europe]]> Published : Tue, 08 Jul 2014

The European Commission is awarding a total of 1 billion EUR to 19 innovative low-carbon energy projects selected under the second call of the NER300 funding programme.

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Energy savings and reduced emissions from new efficiency requirements for transformers]]>

Published : Wed, 21 May 2014

The Ecodesign Regulation adopted by the European Commission will ensure that transformers become progressively more efficient as new power transformers put into service in the EU internal market will have to fulfil minimum energy efficiency requirements from 1 July 2015.

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Tue, 20 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU emissions decline faster even as Europe's economy rebounds]]> Published : Thu, 15 May 2014

EU's greenhouse gas emissions from installations participating in the EU's Emissions Trading System (ETS) have decreased at least by 3% last year, according to data from the Union Registry.

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Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[SILC II is a funding opportunity for EU industry to cope with the climate challenge]]>

Published : Tue, 13 May 2014

The European Commission has launched the Sustainable Industry Low Carbon II (SILC II) initiative with a budget of €20 million.

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Mon, 12 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU CSR policy: The Commis­sion seeks stake­holders’ views on achievements and future challenges]]>

Published : Tue, 29 Apr 2014

The Commission is seeking stakeholders’ views about the impact of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy over the past three years and on the role it should play in the future.

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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Small and medium sized enterprises: feedback on Green Action Plan]]>

Published : Tue, 18 Mar 2014

The European Commission has published an overview on contributions received in response to a public consultation on the Green Action Plan for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU Cohesion Policy 2014-2020 wants to target EU investments on four key areas for economic growth and job creation]]> Published : Thu, 27 Feb 2014

Research and Innovation Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Enhancing the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) Supporting the shift towards a low-carbon economy Cohesion Policy 2014-2020 will concentrate funding on research and innovation: Supporting innovation actors (especially research centres and SMEs) which are directly engaged in developing innovative solutions and the economic exploitation of [...]

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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Study on composition and drivers of energy prices and costs in energy intnsive industries]]> Published : Mon, 27 Jan 2014

In May 2013 the European Commission received a mandate from the European Council to “to present an analysis of the composition and drivers of energy prices and costs in Member States, with a particular focus on the impact on households, SMEs and energy intensive industries, and looking more widely at [...]

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Without a strong industrial base, Europe's economy cannot prosper ]]>

Published : Tue, 24 Sep 2013

Manufacturing has strong spill-over effects on the rest of the economy and especially on overall productivity. 80% of private innovation, ¾ of export and a substantial role in jobs creation come from industry. Action is needed to keep industry in Europe.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ETIS: European Tourism System of Indicators for Sustainable Management]]>

Published : Mon, 29 Jul 2013

The toolkit developped by the European Commission to help improving the sustainable management of destinations is now available in all languages of the EU.

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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU and China together explore the benefits of green growth]]>

Published : Thu, 18 Jul 2013

Business opportunities from resource efficient production is the focus of today’s visit to China by Vice-President Antonio Tajani.

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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The UE SME Centre helps European businesses to get into the Chinese market]]>

Published : Tue, 16 Jul 2013

When expanding their businesses to China, many companies are facing the elementary question of how to enter the China Market. Avoiding misunderstandings in verbal and nonverbal communication when negotiating 'across cultures' can be a challenge.

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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Participate in the survey on accessible tourism services]]>

Published : Fri, 05 Jul 2013

The European Commission is launching two surveys to gather information about the accessibility of tourism services and facilities from tourism businesses on one side and from tourists on the other side

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Thu, 04 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Galileo Masters : deadline for registration extended until July 7th, 2013 !]]>

Published : Mon, 01 Jul 2013

For the 10th time, the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) is calling for services, products, and business innovations that use satellite navigation in everyday life.

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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT