<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/news/index_en.htm European communities Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:37:44 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Standards help businesses and protect consumers – World Standards Day]]>

Published : Tue, 14 Oct 2014

Standards improve compatibility, interoperability, safety or quality of products and services. Standards were never as important as today with mobile phone or software companies publicly battling for the domination of their respective technical specifications.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The annual Union work programme for European standardisation for 2015]]> Published : Mon, 22 Sep 2014

Pursuant Article 8 of Regulation (EU) No 1025/2012 on European standardisation, the Commission adopted on 30 July 2014 a Communication to the Council, the European Parliament and the European Economic and Social Committee on the annual Union work programme for European standardisation.

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[GALILEO LAUNCH: All on the right track ! (chronology in pictures)]]>

Published : Tue, 19 Aug 2014

It has been packed days for the Galileo Team preparing for the launch of satellites 5 and 6 from Kourou, on Friday August 22nd.

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[GALILEO LAUNCH : Doresa and Milena take place on the launchers upper stage ]]>

Published : Mon, 18 Aug 2014

The two Galileo Full-Operational Capability (FOC) satellites planned to take-off on Friday, August 22nd, at 14:27 (Brussels time) from the European Space Port of Kourou are getting a step closer to space with their integration on Soyuz's Fregat upper stage.

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[GALILEO LAUNCH: Doresa and Milena now share the same seat !]]>

Published : Thu, 14 Aug 2014

On August 22nd, 2014, 14:27 CET, the two first satellites of the Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) will be launched from the European Space Port of Kourou, French Guyana. The two satellites are now placed on the dispenser.

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Galileo getting ready to initiate its Full Operational Capability deployment on August 21st, 2014 !]]>

Published : Mon, 11 Aug 2014

On August 21st, 2014, Galileo will initiate the deployment of its Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites with the launch of Satellites "Doresa" and "Milena" from the European Space Port of Kourou, French Guyana.

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Sun, 10 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[12th Plenary meeting of the EU – China Consultation Mechanism on Industry and WTO/TBT (18-06-14)]]>

Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

Over the past 13 years continuous progress has been made in the understanding and convergence of EU and Chinese product regulations through this dialogue between the European Commission and the Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Mission for Growth: enhancing economic ties between Panama and the EU]]>

Published : Wed, 11 Jun 2014

As part of the EU’s effort to strengthen economic relations with Central and Latin American countries, European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani will lead a Mission for Growth to Panama on 12 June 2014.

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Successful launch for the EGNOS GEO-2 satellite aboard Ariane 5 !!!]]> Published : Sat, 22 Mar 2014

At 23:04 on March 22nd, 2014, the giant rocket Ariane 5 lifted off from the European Space Port of Kourou, sending to space it payload of satellites, amongst which the ASTRA 5B GEO-2 of carrying the EGNOS payload.

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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Road safety: new rules adopted for technical testing of vehicles]]> Published : Wed, 12 Mar 2014

On 11 March 2014, the European Parliament adopted with a clear majority the roadworthiness package, a set of measures to toughen up vehicle checks and to widen their scope.

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Join the Space App Camp 2014: Apply now !!]]>

Published : Fri, 24 Jan 2014

Innovative developers from Europe with experience in app development are invited to apply for admission to the Space App Camp by 3 March 2014.

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Regulation (EU) 1285/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the implementation & exploitation of European Satellite Navigation Systems]]>

Published : Fri, 10 Jan 2014

The new GNSS Regulation covering the financial period 2014-2020 has been published in the Official Journal

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Thu, 09 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[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[GSA/2013/106 : Vacancy at the GSA for GNSS Exploitation Programme Control Officer]]>

Published : Tue, 24 Sep 2013

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has a new vacancy for a GNSS Exploitation Programme Control Officer.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Vice-President Tajani visits the Galileo Space Center in Fucino to introduce the Galileo first position fix (video)]]>

Published : Thu, 25 Jul 2013

In a public demonstration in Fucino, Italy, European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani announced the successful position fix on the basis of the EU’s current four Galileo satellites.

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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Green light for European GPS: Successful Galileo position fix ]]>

Published : Wed, 24 Jul 2013

Green light for European satellite navigation: today in a public demonstration in Fucino, Italy, European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani will announce a successful position fix on the basis of the EU’s current four Galileo satellites.

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Tue, 23 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[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