<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/sme/news/index_en.htm European communities Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:48:18 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Comment rendre l’UE plus at­tractive pour les PME? La Com­mission sollicite des avis sur la question]]>

Published : Mon, 08 Sep 2014

Qu'attendent les petites et moyennes entreprises européennes des futures politiques de l’UE? Il s’agit là de la question centrale d'une consultation que la Commission a lancée afin d'améliorer le Small Business Act (SBA).

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Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Workshop Moving forward the EU policy agenda on cluster excellence - Brussels, 23 September 2014]]> Published : Thu, 28 Aug 2014

Moving forward the EU policy agenda on cluster excellence. Lessons learned and new challenges at policy and operational level.

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[NEW EU CLUSTER PORTAL]]> Published : Tue, 12 Aug 2014

NEW EU CLUSTER PORTAL

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Green Action Plan for SMEs: turning environmental challenges into business opportunities]]>

Published : Thu, 31 Jul 2014

The European Commission adopted on 2 July a Communication Green Action Plan (GAP) for SMEs: Enabling SMEs to turn environmental challenges into business opportunities. The Action Plan presents a series of SME-oriented actions proposed at European level to help exploit the business opportunities that the transition to a green economy [...]

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[155 small firms to receive funding in first wave of grants under EU SME Instrument]]> Published : Thu, 24 Jul 2014

The European Commission today announces the first results of its new €3 billion SME Instrument, launched under Horizon 2020 to help innovative small firms get ideas from the lab to the market.

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2014: Shortlisted projects announced]]>

Published : Wed, 23 Jul 2014

Hundreds of projects competed in the 2014 national competitions for a chance to represent their country in the European Enterprise Promotion Awards; 22 projects have now been shortlisted. A record number of 31 countries entered the Awards this year including 28 EU member states as well as Iceland, Serbia and [...]

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Tue, 22 Jul 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[Commission announces €100 million Fast Track to Innovation and five innovation prizes ]]> Published : Tue, 22 Jul 2014

On 22 July 2014 the European Commission presented details of a new €100 million "Fast Track to Innovation" (FTI) pilot action and five innovation prizes under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme.

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[La Commission européenne s'attaque aux pratiques déloyales dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement alimentaire]]> Published : Tue, 15 Jul 2014

La Commission européenne a adopté une communication qui encourage les États membres à chercher des moyens d’améliorer la protection des petits producteurs et détaillants de denrées alimentaires contre les pratiques déloyales de leurs partenaires commerciaux parfois bien plus puissants.

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Mon, 14 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.

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Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Pour un encadrement moderne de l’insolvabilité: la Commission européenne lance l’interconnexion des registres d’insolvabilité à l’échelle de l’UE]]> Published : Mon, 07 Jul 2014

La Commission européenne a lancé l’interconnexion des registres nationaux d’insolvabilité à l’échelle de l’UE, en reliant entre elles les bases de données de sept États membres (Allemagne, Autriche, Estonie, Pays-Bas, République tchèque, Roumanie et Slovénie).

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Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Environnement/politique industrielle: vivre et travailler dans des bâtiments de meilleure qualité]]>

Published : Wed, 02 Jul 2014

La Commission a adopté de nouvelles propositions visant à réduire les incidences environnementales des bâtiments neufs et des bâtiments rénovés en garantissant une utilisation plus efficace des ressources et en améliorant l'information disponible quant à la performance environnementale des bâtiments.

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Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[REFIT: Have your say on the Commission's impact assessments and stakeholder consultations]]> Published : Tue, 01 Jul 2014

The Commission launches a public consultation on the revision of its internal guidelines for impact assessment and stakeholder consultation.

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Enterprise Promo­tion Awards: Entrepreneurial education crucial for jobs creation]]>

Published : Wed, 25 Jun 2014

Education is an essential element of entrepreneurship.

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Social entrepreneurship: new standard to measure social impact]]> Published : Mon, 23 Jun 2014

A new standard to allow social enterprises of all sizes to better measure and demonstrate their social impact and so help them in their discussions with partners, investors, and public sector funders has been published by the European Commission. The standard, featured in a report on [...]

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Révolutionner la culture entrepreneuriale européenne]]>

Published : Fri, 20 Jun 2014

Depuis sa prise de fonctions en 2010, Antonio Tajani, le vice-président de la Commission européenne, a fait de la renaissance de l’esprit entrepreneurial européen sa priorité absolue afin de sortir l’UE de la crise.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Le vice-président Tajani mène les Missions pour la croissance]]>

Published : Thu, 19 Jun 2014

La croissance économique se concentre de plus en plus dans les marchés extérieurs à l'UE : d'ici 2030, environ 60 % de la croissance mondiale sera réalisée dans les économies des pays émergents.

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[CONNECTing European Entrepreneurs with Brazil]]> Published : Thu, 19 Jun 2014

The European Commission is co-financing a scheme to support the exchange of entrepreneurs between Brazil and Europe. This will give EU entrepreneurs the chance to work alongside an experienced host entrepreneur in Brazil and explore the Brazilian market.

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New Portal Helps SMEs ‘Go International’]]>

Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

To help EU-based SMEs extend their business to markets beyond the EU, the European Commission recently launched the SME Internationalisation Portal. The Portal aims to give SMEs clear and easy access to the broad range of existing public services.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Mission for Growth: European SMEs seeking business opportunities in Paraguay]]>

Published : Thu, 12 Jun 2014

After visiting Panama and Argentina, European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani will travel to Paraguay on 14th June accompanied by a large business delegation composed of more than 20 companies and 3 business associations representing 9 EU Member States.

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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT