<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/news/index_en.htm European communities Tue, 06 Oct 2015 02:45:07 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Assessment on the availability of technology allowing vehicles of categories T2, T4.1 and C2 to fulfil Stage IV emission limits]]> Published : Wed, 17 Dec 2014

The aim of this study is to assess the technical readiness of narrow track and high clearance tractors (T2, C2 and T4.1) to meet the European Commission’s pollutant emission Stage IV for non-road mobile machinery (NRMM) engines.

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Cutting emissions and cutting red tape: a new regulation for off-road engines]]>

Published : Thu, 25 Sep 2014

The European Commission proposed measures will cut emissions of major air pollutants from engines in non-road mobile machinery and cut the complexity of the legal framework for the sector.

Wed, 24 Sep 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.

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).

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.

Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[REFIT – Commission making EU law lighter, simpler and less costly ]]> Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

Just a few days ahead of the European Council, the Commission pushes the EU's smart regulation agenda further.

Tue, 17 Jun 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.

Mon, 12 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Streamlining and simplifying the rules for gas appliances will further improve their safety]]>

Published : Mon, 12 May 2014

The European Commission proposes to replace the gas appliances directive governing the safety of gas-fired appliances and related safety, regulating and controlling devices by directly applicable regulation.

Sun, 11 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.

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Europe more innovative but regional differences persist]]>

Published : Tue, 04 Mar 2014

Europe is closing its innovation gap with the United States and Japan but differences in performance between EU Member States are still high and diminishing only slowly.

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The Technical Committee on Motor Vehicles supports the European Commission approach to the MAC affair]]>

Published : Thu, 18 Jul 2013

The Technical Committee on Motor Vehicles reached general consensus that an effective solution on the MAC issue needs to be found.

Wed, 17 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.

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.

Thu, 27 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[First pictures of the new Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) constellation satellite available ! (© ESA)]]>

Published : Mon, 24 Jun 2013

These pictures give the first detailed views of the next batch of Galileo satellites, the first of which has already been delivered to ESA for rigorous testing in simulated space conditions.

Sun, 23 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New Global Navigation Satellite System service centre in Spain to help European businesses access data]]>

Published : Tue, 14 May 2013

Galileo and the space industry in general presents a huge opportunity for Europe, not just for companies delivering the space infrastructures but even more for downstream industry, the people who develop innovative applications or services.

Mon, 13 May 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.

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.

Sun, 28 Apr 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Too good to be true: the real price of fake products]]>

Published : Fri, 19 Apr 2013

Counterfeiting activities account for over €200 billion in losses for the world economy and it is estimated that such losses may climb further. They harm the European economy, as they damage legitimate business and starve innovation. And fake goods compete unfairly with genuine products, putting many jobs at risk in [...]

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[AENA (Spain) becomes the 8th organisation to sign the EGNOS work agreement with ESSP.]]>

Published : Mon, 11 Feb 2013

Aena (Spain) has signed the EGNOS Working Agreement with ESSP.

Sun, 10 Feb 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Have your say on European Competitiveness]]>

Published : Fri, 26 Oct 2012

You can share with us your thoughts and ideas on the issues related to industrial competitiveness

Thu, 25 Oct 2012 22:00:00 GMT