<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/legal-metrology-and-prepack/news/index_en.htm European communities Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:45:21 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Galileo Masters Competition 2014 : pre-register now !]]>

Published : Mon, 24 Mar 2014

After the success of the previous editions, the European Satellite navigation Competition (ESNC) 2014 is opening a pre-registration phase.

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:00:00 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.

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Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Industrial structure report highlights need for industrial renaissance]]>

Published : Mon, 17 Feb 2014

According to a European Commission report published today on the current status of EU industry, most sectors have still not regained their pre-crisis level of output and significant differences exist between sectors and Member States.

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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A vision for the internal market for industrial products]]> Published : Wed, 22 Jan 2014

The vision Communication is based on a 12-week online public consultation and a thorough and independent assessment of the day-to-day functioning of Union legislation on industrial products and its impact on businesses, administrations and other stakeholders.

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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission calls for immediate action for a European Industrial Renaissance]]>

Published : Wed, 22 Jan 2014

The European Commission is urging Member States to recognise the central importance of industry for creating jobs and growth and to mainstream industry-related competitiveness concerns across all policy areas.

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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:00:00 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[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[Punctuality is king's politeness : Galileo UTC time dissemination successfully tested.]]>

Published : Fri, 19 Apr 2013

The Galileo European Navigation Satellite Service takes another step towards its promising future : UTC time dissemination test successfully passed.

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Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:00:00 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

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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A new harmonised European standard for electricity metering equipment]]> Published : Thu, 16 Aug 2012

A consolidated list of references of harmonised standards under the measuring instruments directive 2004/22/EC have been published in the Official Journal.

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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Security industry: Commission proposes Action Plan to enable further growth ]]>

Published : Mon, 30 Jul 2012

Providing security is a central concern of any society. Recent natural disasters and terrorist attacks have highlighted the need to be better prepared for crisis situations. The European Commission has therefore proposed an Action Plan to boost Europe's security industry.

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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Unleashing the huge potential of key enabling technologies for jobs]]>

Published : Tue, 26 Jun 2012

The European Commission has today called for a European effort to boost Key Enabling Technologies (KETs). The global market in KETs, which comprises micro- and nanoelectronics, advanced materials, industrial biotechnology, photonics, nanotechnology and advanced manufacturing systems, is forecast to grow from € 646 Billion to over € 1 Trio by [...]

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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission requests Finland to withdraw legislation on calibration of ships' tanks ]]> Published : Thu, 21 Jun 2012

The European Commission has requested Finland to comply with its obligations under EU law to repeal national legislation on the calibration of ships' tanks that implemented a Directive dating from 1971 (71/349/EEC). The deadline for Member States to repeal this legislation was 1 July 2011.

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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Cooperation with Greenland in field on raw materials ]]>

Published : Wed, 13 Jun 2012

To improve access of EU industry to raw materials at an affordable price, the European Commission wishes to intensify cooperation with Greenland benefitting both sides, such as joint infrastructures and investments or capacity building in exploration and exploitation of raw materials.

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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Pilot project for the development of sector skills alliances (Call for proposals EAC / S01 / 2012)]]> Published : Tue, 05 Jun 2012

Today shortages of vocational skills have become a serious problem in many economic sectors. Consequently, Europe has to better match demand for and supply of skills.

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Mon, 04 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Mission Growth: Europe at the Lead of the New Industrial Revolution]]>

Published : Tue, 29 May 2012

Europe is facing a severe economic crisis. But this situation and the changes are also an opportunity. We cannot let our industry simply leave Europe. It is a significant contributor to the real economy producing real values. Now, all efforts need to be undertaken to secure a modern, resource efficient, [...]

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Mon, 28 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Mission Growth: Europe at the Lead of the New Industrial Revolution]]>

Published : Tue, 24 Apr 2012

Brussels 29/05 - José Manuel Barroso, Antonio Tajani, Jeremy Rifkin together with key European leaders and key CEOs will discuss on the steps needed to make Europe more innovative, catch up competitors and recover the path of robust and sustainable growth.

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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New lists of standards for electromagnetic compatibility, pressure equipment/vessels, and radio/telecom terminal equipment]]>

Published : Mon, 23 Apr 2012

Standards are a decisive tool in international competition. New lists of harmonised standards are now available: Electromagnetic compatibility, pressure equipment, radio and telecommunications terminal equipment and simple pressure vessels.

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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[SME Envoys call upon action to eliminate access barriers for SMEs to public procurement ]]> Published : Thu, 29 Mar 2012

The Network of SME Envoys met yesterday in Brussels to discuss how to improve market access opportunities for the 23 million SMEs in the EU. The SME Envoys were particularly concerned by the low participation rate of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in public procurement. They supported the upcoming review of the [...]

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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:00:00 GMT