<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/news/index_en.htm European communities Tue, 05 May 2015 00:17:45 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[European Court of Justice rules favourably for the Commission over the German barriers to trade in construction products]]> Published : Tue, 21 Oct 2014

German requirements that construction products must have additional national marks or approvals, despite the fact that they already have a CE-mark and are legally marketed in other Member States are breaching the European rules of free movement of goods.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[August 2014 compared with July 2014: Production in construction up by 1.5% in euro area]]> Published : Fri, 17 Oct 2014

In August 2014 compared with July 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector grew by 1.5% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.5% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In July 2014, production in construction grew [...]

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Thu, 16 Oct 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[Settore delle costruzioni : Liberare il potenziale di una crescita a basse emissioni di carbonio]]>

Published : Fri, 20 Jun 2014

Nonostante i vantaggi economici e ambientali, gli edifici a basso consumo energetico con un elevato potenziale in termini di risparmio di energia e di CO₂ hanno ancora una presenza limitata sul mercato.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Production in construction up in April]]> Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

In April 2014 compared with March 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector grew by 0.8% in the euro area (EA18) and by 0.6% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Piani d'azione per i principali settori industriali: Rafforzare le fondamenta industriali europee]]>

Published : Mon, 16 Jun 2014

Nel corso degli ultimi quattro anni, il Vice Presidente della Commissione europea Antonio Tajani ha lanciato diversi piani d'azione per aiutare i settori industriali chiave a superare le difficoltà legate alla sovraccapacità, agli elevati costi di produzione e alle distorsioni commerciali.

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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Missione per la crescita: rafforzare i legami economici fra Panama e l'UE]]>

Published : Wed, 11 Jun 2014

Nell'ambito degli sforzi dell'Unione intesi a rafforzare le relazioni economiche con i paesi dell'America centrale e latina, il 12 giugno 2014 il vice presidente della Commissione europea Antonio Tajani sarà a capo di una missione per la crescita a Panama.

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Continuare i progressi nel Rinascimento Industriale Europeo]]>

Published : Tue, 03 Jun 2014

All’inizio del 2014, il Vice Presidente della Commissione europea Antonio Tajani ha presentato il suo piano per il “Rinascimento Industriale Europeo”.

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Mon, 02 Jun 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[I servizi alle imprese sono fondamentali per mantenere in forma l'industria europea]]>

Published : Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Secondo una relazionedal gruppo ad alto livello sui servizi alle imprese, la strategia Europa 2020 dovrebbe rispecchiare adeguatamente l'importanza dei servizi alle imprese.

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Tue, 08 Apr 2014 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[EGNOS performance report July 2013 available]]>

Published : Tue, 06 Aug 2013

The EC-appointed contractor ESSP is committed to provide full visibility and transparency on the EGNOS services status and performance and is publishing the “EGNOS Monthly Performance Report” on a monthly basis.

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Mon, 05 Aug 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[Galileo spreads its wings (© ESA)]]>

Published : Thu, 11 Jul 2013

Deployment of the solar wings on the latest Galileo satellite is shown being checked at ESA’s technical hub in the Netherlands. The navigation satellite’s pair of 1 x 5 m solar wings, carrying more than 2500 state-of-the-art gallium arsenide solar cells, will power the satellite during its 12-year working life.

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Wed, 10 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[Deadline for replies extended (EGNOS Open Service Users' satisfaction survey)]]>

Published : Fri, 28 Jun 2013

This process aims at collecting valuable feedback from current and potential EGNOS Open Service (OS) users and stakeholders. It will run until July 12th, 2013.

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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Ensuring a future for steel in Europe ]]>

Published : Tue, 11 Jun 2013

The European Commission today put forward an action plan for the European Steel Industry to help this sector confront today’s challenges and lay the foundations for future competitiveness by fostering innovation, creating growth and jobs. For the first time since the Davignon Plan of 1977, the Commission is proposing an [...]

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Galileo Masters Competition gathers new Partner Regions in 2013]]>

Published : Wed, 08 May 2013

6 new Partner Regions joined the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) 2013.

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Tue, 07 May 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[15 000 national technical regulations in the EU]]>

Published : Mon, 29 Apr 2013

Although we enjoy the free movement of goods in the internal market, more than 15 000 national technical regulations can make it difficult for enterprises to sell their products (from bicycles to foodstuffs) in other Member States.

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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Construction: Single market made easy for companies ]]>

Published : Sun, 28 Apr 2013

Construction companies wishing to expand their business to another EU Member State need to know the challenges they might face. Employment, environmental and safety requirements may differ, quite like those for construction materials and products.

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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 22:00:00 GMT