<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/initiatives/sme-week/news/index_en.htm European communities Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:07:36 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2014: Shortlisted projects announced]]>

Published : Wed, 23 Jul 2014

Hundreds of projects competed in the 2014 national competitions for a chance to represent their country in the European Enterprise Promotion Awards; 22 projects have now been shortlisted. A record number of 31 countries entered the Awards this year including 28 EU member states as well as Iceland, Serbia and [...]

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Tue, 22 Jul 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[Commission announces €100 million Fast Track to Innovation and five innovation prizes ]]> Published : Tue, 22 Jul 2014

On 22 July 2014 the European Commission presented details of a new €100 million "Fast Track to Innovation" (FTI) pilot action and five innovation prizes under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme.

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[REFIT: Have your say on the Commission's impact assessments and stakeholder consultations]]> Published : Tue, 01 Jul 2014

The Commission launches a public consultation on the revision of its internal guidelines for impact assessment and stakeholder consultation.

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Enterprise Promo­tion Awards: Entrepreneurial education crucial for jobs creation]]>

Published : Wed, 25 Jun 2014

Education is an essential element of entrepreneurship.

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New Portal Helps SMEs ‘Go International’]]>

Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

To help EU-based SMEs extend their business to markets beyond the EU, the European Commission recently launched the SME Internationalisation Portal. The Portal aims to give SMEs clear and easy access to the broad range of existing public services.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Missione per la crescita in Argentina: stringere i legami commerciali]]>

Published : Thu, 12 Jun 2014

Il 13 giugno Antonio Tajani, Vicepresidente della Commissione europea e Commissario responsabile delle Imprese e dell'industria, si recherà a Buenos Aires per condurre discussioni con politici e rappresentanti dell'imprenditoria in merito a una più stretta cooperazione industriale tra l'Argentina e l'UE.

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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Modern insolvency rules: EU Ministers back Commission proposal to give honest businesses a second chance]]> Published : Fri, 06 Jun 2014

National ministers in the Justice Council back the Commission's proposal to modernise European rules on cross-border insolvency.

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Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Top tech leaders come to Brussels to support start-ups and energise the economy]]> Published : Thu, 22 May 2014

Vice President Neelie Kroes has formally launched two new initiatives first announced in Davos in January for start-ups in Europe. First, a brand-new think tank, the European Digital Forum , to raise the political profile of this sector and show just [...]

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Wed, 21 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[e-Skills: Commission launches new campaign; Greek Coalition for Digital Jobs and Skills]]>

Published : Tue, 06 May 2014

Demand for jobs requiring digital skills is growing rapidly – and likely to create a skills shortage that may leave up to one million positions vacant by 2020 in Europe.

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Mon, 05 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Le PMI trovano difficile ottenere una risposta alle loro richieste di prestito]]>

Published : Tue, 15 Apr 2014

I risultati di una nuova indagine pubblicati oggi confermano che minori sono le dimensioni di un'impresa, maggiore è la probabilità che un istituto finanziario ne respinga la richiesta di credito.

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Il vicepresidente Tajani in visita in Sicilia per sostenere le PMI locali]]>

Published : Thu, 27 Mar 2014

Come in molte altre regioni dell’Unione europea, le imprese in Sicilia hanno risentito molto della crisi economica negli ultimi anni.

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[La Commissione presenta il suo piano per soddisfare le esigenze di finanziamento a lungo termine dell'economia europea]]>

Published : Thu, 27 Mar 2014

La Commissione europea ha adottato un pacchetto di misure volte a stimolare nuovi e diversi modi di sbloccare il finanziamento a lungo termine.

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Countdown in sight in Kourou : EGNOS GEO2 in the starting blocks !!]]>

Published : Tue, 18 Mar 2014

On March 21st, a replenishment satellite for the EGNOS service will leave the European SpacePort of Kourou aboard an Ariane 5 launcher. This will ensure a next 15 years of uninterrupted EGNOS service above Europe.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Piccole e medie imprese: riscontro sul Piano d'azione verde]]>

Published : Tue, 18 Mar 2014

La Commissione Europea ha pubblicato una rassegna dei contributi ricevuti in risposta ad una consultazione pubblica sul Piano d'azione verde per le piccole e medie imprese (PMI).

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Listen to the song of Galileo signals and earn your award !]]>

Published : Fri, 14 Mar 2014

To mark the first anniversary of Galileo’s historic first satnav positioning measurement, ESA plans to award certificates to groups who picked up signals from the four satellites in orbit to perform their own fixes.

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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Il vicepresidente Tajani visita la regione Campania per far partire la ripresa delle PMI locali]]>

Published : Thu, 13 Mar 2014

Come in molte regioni dell'Unione europea, negli ultimi anni le imprese della Campania hanno risentito pesantemente della crisi economica.

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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Insolvency: Commission recommends new approach to rescue businesses and give honest entrepreneurs a second chance]]> Published : Wed, 12 Mar 2014

The European Commission has set out a series of common principles for national insolvency procedures for businesses in financial difficulties.

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Strategic Policy Forum on Digital Entrepreneurship Launched in Brussels]]> Published : Fri, 28 Feb 2014

New Forum Dedicated to Enhancing Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe

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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A Commission opens taps on "SME Instrument" funding for innovation]]> Published : Fri, 28 Feb 2014

Innovative small and medium-sized companies in Europe will be able to apply from 01/03 for grants to help get their brightest ideas from the lab to the market

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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT