<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/finance/contracts-grants/index_en.htm European communities Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:09:48 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Crowdfunding in the EU ]]> Published : Thu, 03 Oct 2013

Tue, 31 Dec 2013

The European Commission has today launched a consultation inviting stakeholders to share their views about crowdfunding.

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Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation on applications of EU satellite navigation programmes (Galileo and EGNOS)]]> Published : Mon, 22 Apr 2013

Sun, 14 Jul 2013

The objective of this public consultation is to obtain input and a broader range of views on the way the European Commission should maximise and ensure the market uptake of GNSS downstream applications and of the European GNSS downstream applications in particular.

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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 21 Apr 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Which are the TOP 10 most burdensome legislative acts for SMEs?]]>

Published : Mon, 01 Oct 2012

Fri, 21 Dec 2012

Complaints are often aired about the red tape created by European law. We want to cut red tape and we can. However, there is a definite lack of concrete proposals to reduce this burden. With this in mind, the European Commission is calling upon businesses: "Let us know what could [...]

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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 27 Sep 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on Industrial Policy Communication 2012]]>

Published : Wed, 16 May 2012

Tue, 07 Aug 2012

Developing new policies to boost the competitiveness of European industry is the aim of a new public consultation, which is meant to provide input for the review of the industrial policy communication planned for September 2012. It will focus on developing a limited number of new initiatives that can [...]

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Tue, 15 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 15 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on the future of European Company Law]]> Published : Thu, 23 Feb 2012

Mon, 14 May 2012

The purpose of this consultation is to collect views from all interested stakeholders on the future of European company law. All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 19 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Share your opinion about a European passport for venture capital funds]]> Published : Wed, 15 Jun 2011

Wed, 10 Aug 2011

The European Commission launched a consultation on new European rules for venture capital funds.

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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 14 Jun 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation: Small Business, Big World - A new partnership to help SMEs seize global opportunities]]> Published : Tue, 17 May 2011

Tue, 12 Jul 2011

DG Enterprise and Industry consults stakeholders on ideas for a more integrated and coherent approach to public support for EU enterprises to successfully do business outside the EU.

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Mon, 16 May 2011 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 15 May 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation on the EU-China future investment relationship]]> Published : Mon, 16 May 2011

Tue, 05 Jul 2011

DG Trade has started the public consultation on the EU-China Future investment relationship

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Sun, 15 May 2011 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 15 May 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Survey on challenges to raise the innovation capacity of SMEs in Europe]]> Published : Mon, 16 May 2011

Tue, 31 May 2011

The survey aims, first of all, to determine the most important barriers / obstacles to innovation in SMEs in Europe, considering the broad concept of knowledge and creativity as a driver of innovation. Secondly, it enquires after existing and new ways for innovation support providers to address these barriers.

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Sun, 15 May 2011 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 15 May 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT): Commission consults on future strategy]]> Published : Thu, 14 Apr 2011

Sat, 30 Apr 2011

The European Commission today launches a public consultation on the future strategy of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) following the success of its initial phase. The consultation will feed into a 'strategic innovation agenda' for the EIT which the Commission is due to propose by the end [...]

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Wed, 13 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 13 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on the results of the study on the implementation of the Regulation 1435/2003 on the Statute for a European Cooperative Society (SCE)]]> Published : Mon, 11 Apr 2011

Wed, 15 Jun 2011

The Council Regulation 1435/2003 on the Statute for a European Cooperative Society (Societas Cooperativa Europaea – SCE) provides for some uniform rules on the formation, structure and functioning of an SCE.

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Sun, 10 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 10 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on "Europe 2020 Project Bonds" to fund infrastructure]]>

Published : Fri, 25 Feb 2011

Mon, 02 May 2011

A public consultation on the "Europe 2020 Project Bond Initiative" aims at boosting the funding of projects with long-term revenue potential in line with the Europe 2020 policy priorities. Over the next decade, record investment volumes in Europe's transport, energy, information and communication networks will be needed in order to [...]

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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission seeks views on taxation of the financial sector]]> Published : Tue, 22 Feb 2011

Tue, 19 Apr 2011

The European Commission (DG Taxation and Customs) is launching a public consultation on the taxation of the financial sector, to receive as wide as possible feedback on the ideas set out in the Commission's Communication last October.

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Mon, 21 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 21 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A future EU financial instrument for the environment (continuation of LIFE+)]]> Published : Tue, 08 Feb 2011

Tue, 15 Feb 2011

the objective is to gather views on the next financial instrument for the environment for the period 2014-2020, especially its objectives, activities and support modalities.

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Mon, 07 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 07 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Commission consults on the modernisation of the European Public Procurement Market]]>

Published : Thu, 27 Jan 2011

Mon, 18 Apr 2011

Public procurement accounts for roughly 17% of the EU’s GDP. In times of tight budgets,public procurement policy must ensure the most efficient use of public funds, with a view to supporting growth and job creation. This would require flexible tools that make transparent and competitive contract awards as easy as [...]

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Wed, 26 Jan 2011 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 26 Jan 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation on a possible successor to the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP)]]> Published : Mon, 08 Nov 2010

Fri, 04 Feb 2011

This public consultation is about a possible successor to the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP). The CIP consists of three operational programmes: the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme, the ICT - Policy Support Programme and the Intelligent Energy Europe programme. The consultation is being undertaken in order to provide the [...]

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Sun, 07 Nov 2010 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 07 Nov 2010 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Further policy in the field of credit rating agencies]]> Published : Fri, 05 Nov 2010

Fri, 07 Jan 2011

As part of its further work in creating a sounder financial system, the Commission services have launched today a broad consultation on credit rating agencies (CRAs). Whilst credit rating agencies are important actors in the financial markets, recent developments during the euro debt crisis have shown that there may be [...]

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Thu, 04 Nov 2010 23:00:00 GMT Thu, 04 Nov 2010 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Short Selling and Credit Default Swaps]]> Published : Tue, 15 Jun 2010

Sat, 10 Jul 2010

The purpose of the document being published today is to consult market participants, regulators and other stakeholders on the options being considered by the Commission services for a forthcoming legislative proposal dealing with potential risks arising from short selling and Credit Default Swaps.

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Mon, 14 Jun 2010 22:00:00 GMT Mon, 14 Jun 2010 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Have your say on EU financial rules]]> Published : Thu, 12 Nov 2009

Fri, 18 Dec 2009

SMEs are among a range of organisations that have been invited to take part in a public consultation on the financial rules that govern the allocation of grants from EU-funded programmes.

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Wed, 11 Nov 2009 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 18 Oct 2009 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation on Community innovation policy]]> Published : Fri, 18 Sep 2009

Mon, 16 Nov 2009

This public consultation seeks to follow up the findings of the Commission Communication "Reviewing Community innovation policy in a changing world" and two previous consultations, one on the effectiveness of innovation support in Europe and one on design as driver of user-centred innovation. It will explore new ways to address [...]

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Thu, 17 Sep 2009 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 17 Sep 2009 22:00:00 GMT