<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/news/index_en.htm European communities Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:49:34 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Making EU law lighter, simpler and less costly – taking stock of achievements]]>

Published : Tue, 14 Oct 2014

The Commission is taking stock of its efforts to make EU law lighter, simpler and less costly.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Food taxes and their impact on competitiveness in the agri-food sector, a study]]>

Published : Wed, 16 Jul 2014

Non-harmonised taxes on high sugar, salt and fat products can affect the competitiveness of the agri-food industry, especially small businesses in the sector. Taxes on these products can reduce their consumption but not necessarily consumption of the targeted ingredients. The impact on the European agri-food sector needs to be assessed [...]

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Protecting Europe’s industry and consumers from organised crime - 04/06/2014]]>

Published : Mon, 02 Jun 2014

During a "Traceability versus counterfeiting" workshop in Brussels, several European companies will present their technologies and show how they can contribute to the battle against fake goods, through the use of magnetic ink, holograms, radio-frequency identification (known as RFID) and smartphone applications.

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Sun, 01 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ESSP and NAV Portugal sign an EGNOS Working Agreement (© ESSP)]]>

Published : Tue, 22 Oct 2013

This agreement enables the publication of the first EGNOS-based approach procedures at Portuguese airports.

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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The Galileo units of the European Commission welcome their new Director, Mr Matthias Petschke.]]>

Published : Mon, 21 Oct 2013

On October 16th, Mr Matthias Petschke became the new Director of the Galileo team of the European Commission.

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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[First LPV approach at Santander airport in Spain]]>

Published : Mon, 21 Oct 2013

At the beginning of 2013 ESSP President Dirk Werquin and AENA Navigation Director Ignacio Gonzalez officially signed the EGNOS Working Agreement (EWA) as the first step for the implementation of EGNOS-based approach procedures at Spanish airports managed by AENA.

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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Hip Hip Hip... First candle for the GSA !]]>

Published : Thu, 17 Oct 2013

On October 15th, the European GNSS Agency (GSA), now based in Prague, celebrated its first birthday.

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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New Brochure on Galileo Early Services 2013 now available !]]>

Published : Wed, 16 Oct 2013

The new Galileo Early Services Brochure is now available from our website.

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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Ground stations get ready for Galileo-based Search And Rescue (SAR) tests (© ESA)]]>

Published : Tue, 08 Oct 2013

ESA’s completion of a pair of dedicated ground stations at opposite ends of Europe has enabled Galileo satellites in orbit to participate in global testing of the Cospas–Sarsat search and rescue system.

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Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:00:00 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[GSA/2013/544 : Vacancy at the GSA for PRS Access Officer]]>

Published : Tue, 24 Sep 2013

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has a new vacancy for a Public Regulated Service (PRS) Access Officer.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Vacancy for AD 8 Temporary Agent in Galileo's applications, security & international cooperation Unit]]>

Published : Tue, 30 Jul 2013

The Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry is organising a selection procedure for temporary agents (grade AD 8) to fill 1 Administrator post within Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry, Directorate H (EU Satellite Navigation Programmes), Unit 3 (Galileo and EGNOS - Applications, security, international cooperation)

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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Galileo appears in the Google's Summer of Code 2013 competition]]>

Published : Wed, 17 Jul 2013

Mara Branzanti, a PhD student at Geodesy and Geomatics Division, from University of Rome "La Sapienza", has been selected in the worldwide Google Summer of Code competition to decode Galileo signal and compute Position Velocity and Time solutions (PVT) exploiting the four in orbit Galileo Satellites.

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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New EGNOS working agreement signed in Czech Republic.]]>

Published : Mon, 15 Jul 2013

Last July 3rd ESSP and the Czech ANSP ANS RP signed an EGNOS Working Agreement (EWA) within the frame of the Yearly EGNOS Service Provision Workshop hold in Prague.

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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[First NAGU (Notice Advisory to Galileo Users) published on June 18th !]]>

Published : Fri, 05 Jul 2013

On Tuesday June 18th, the Galileo Service Center in Madrid relayed the first NAGU (Notice Advisory to Galileo Users).

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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
<![CDATA[Long Term contract for the EGNOS Services provision awarded to ESSP SAS]]> Published : Thu, 27 Jun 2013

On June 26th, a €450 million contract for the provision of EGNOS services until 2021 was signed by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Satellites Services Provider (ESSP SAS) in the presence of European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani. (picture : courtesy of ESSP)

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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Modernising the EU's trade defence system to tackle unfair trading practices]]>

Published : Wed, 10 Apr 2013

The European Commission today made a proposal that aims at adapting the EU's rulebook to tackle unfair competition from dumped and subsidised imports.

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Tue, 09 Apr 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[SatNav News from the FAA reports about the EGNOS system.]]>

Published : Tue, 19 Mar 2013

In its edition dated Winter 2013, SatNav News, the online publication of the FAA, describes the principles of EGNOS.

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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission wants to simplify life for SMEs by easing the top 10 most burdensome EU laws]]>

Published : Thu, 07 Mar 2013

In a broad consultation initiated by the Commission, around 1000 SMEs and business organisations have now identified the top 10 most burdensome EU laws.

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Wed, 06 Mar 2013 23:00:00 GMT