<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/industrial-competitivenessnews/index_en.htm European communities Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:26:22 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Competitiveness Council – Brussels, 25-26 September 2014]]>

Published : Wed, 24 Sep 2014

The European Commission will be represented on 25 September by Vice-President Michel Barnier responsible for Internal Market and Services; Commissioner Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship; and Commissioner Neven Mimica, Commissioner for Consumer Policy.

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Compétitivité industrielle: des rapports soulignent la nécessité de prendre des mesures plus fermes]]>

Published : Thu, 11 Sep 2014

Malgré les difficultés économiques actuelles, l’industrie manufacturière de l’UE possède un certain nombre d’atouts concurrentiels qui devraient être mieux exploités afin de stimuler la croissance économique.

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Wed, 10 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[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[Mai 2014 comparé à avril 2014 : La production industrielle en baisse de 1,1% dans la zone euro et dans l’UE28]]> Published : Mon, 14 Jul 2014

En mai 2014 par rapport à avril 2014, la production industrielle corrigée des variations saisonnières a baissé de 1,1% tant dans la zone euro (ZE18) que dans l'UE28, selon les estimations d’Eurostat, l’office statistique de l'Union européenne.

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU-industry partnerships seek innovation boost with first €1 billion for projects]]> Published : Wed, 09 Jul 2014

Research partnerships between the EU, the private sector and Member States presented their first calls for projects and partners under Horizon 2020, the EU's €80 billion research and innovation programme.

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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[Electronics: Commission launches a €5bn public-private partnership]]> Published : Tue, 01 Jul 2014

The European Commission launches a €5 billion public-private partnership:

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Mon, 30 Jun 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[Sport as a growth engine for EU economy]]>

Published : Thu, 19 Jun 2014

Sport is an important economic sector in the EU in its own right, with a share in the national economies which is comparable to agriculture, forestry and fisheries combined.

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[REFIT: la Commission rend la législation de l'UE plus légère, plus simple et moins coûteuse]]> Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

À quelques jours de la réunion du Conseil européen, la Commission fait encore avancer le programme de l'UE pour une réglementation intelligente.

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Tue, 17 Jun 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[Plans d'action pour le coeur du secteur industriel : renforcer les fondamentaux de l'industrie européenne]]>

Published : Mon, 16 Jun 2014

Au cours des quatre dernières années, le vice-président de la Commission européenne Antonio Tajani a lancé plusieurs plans d'actions pour aider les secteurs industriels fondamentaux à surmonter les difficultés nées de la surcapacité, des coûts de production élevés et des distorsions commerciales.

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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Eurostat - Production industrielle - avril 2014]]> Published : Thu, 12 Jun 2014

En avril 2014 par rapport à mars 2014, la production industrielle corrigée des variations saisonnières a progressé de 0,8% dans la zone euro (ZE18) et de 0,7% dans l'UE28, selon les estimations d’Eurostat, l’office statistique de l'Union européenne.

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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT