<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/ict/contracts-grants/index_en.htm European communities Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:57:52 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Mergers: Commission consults on possible improvements of EU merger control rules]]> Published : Wed, 09 Jul 2014

Fri, 03 Oct 2014

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on proposals to improve merger control at EU level outlined in a White Paper.

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Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public Consultation on the Galileo Open Service Signal In Space Interface Control Document (OS SIS ICD)]]>

Published : Mon, 30 Jun 2014

Fri, 05 Sep 2014

The Galileo Open Service Signal In Space Interface Control Document (OS SIS ICD) contains the publicly available information on the Galileo Signal In Space. It is intended for use by the Galileo Open Service (OS) user community and specifies the interface between the Galileo Space Segment and the Galileo User [...]

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation on certification for waste treatment facilities]]>

Published : Tue, 10 Dec 2013

Mon, 24 Mar 2014

Consultation on a range of certification actions which could be undertaken in order to tackle the problem of waste shipments out of the European Union to non-OECD countries.

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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:00:00 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[Commission consults on rules for wirelessly connected devices - the "Internet of Things"]]> Published : Thu, 12 Apr 2012

Thu, 12 Jul 2012

The "Internet of Things" (IoT) is a future in which everyday objects such as phones, cars, household appliances, clothes and even food are wirelessly connected to the Internet through smart chips, and can collect and share data. The European Commission wants to know what framework is needed to unleash the [...]

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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 11 Apr 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[Consultation on improving supply of raw materials in Europe through innovation]]> Published : Mon, 06 Jun 2011

Mon, 20 Jun 2011

Raw materials are vital for the EU’s economy and particularly crucial for the development of modern environmentally friendly technologies such as electric cars and photovoltaics. However their availability is increasingly under pressure. Therefore, the European Commission is seeking ideas to ensure Europe’s sustainable access and supply of raw materials. Are [...]

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Sun, 05 Jun 2011 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 05 Jun 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission seeks views on how best to exploit cloud computing in Europe]]> Published : Mon, 16 May 2011

Wed, 31 Aug 2011

The European Commission is seeking views from citizens, businesses, public administrations and other interested parties on how to fully benefit from 'cloud computing'. Cloud computing enables companies, public administrations and individuals, using networks such as the internet, to access their data and software on computers located somewhere else. It can [...]

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Sun, 15 May 2011 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 15 May 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Digital Agenda: Commission launches public consultation on eSignatures and eIdentification]]> Published : Fri, 18 Feb 2011

Fri, 15 Apr 2011

In order to tackle low levels of consumer and business confidence in online transactions, the European Commission is asking citizens and other interested parties how electronic signatures and electronic identification (eID) and authentication can help the development of the European Digital Single Market. Currently, difficulties in verifying people's identities and [...]

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Thu, 17 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT Thu, 17 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Green Paper 'From Challenges to Opportunities: Towards a Common Strategic Framework for EU research and innovation funding']]> Published : Wed, 09 Feb 2011

Fri, 20 May 2011

The Commission has on 9 February adopted a Green Paper 'From Challenges to Opportunities:Towards a Common Strategic Framework for EU research and innovation funding' (COM(2011)48). This Green Paper launches a public consultation on the key issues to be taken into account for future EU research and innovation funding programmes. The [...]

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Tue, 08 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT Tue, 08 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[Commission launches consultation on review of EU mobile phone roaming rules]]> Published : Wed, 08 Dec 2010

Fri, 11 Feb 2011

The European Commission is seeking the views of consumers, businesses, telecom operators and public authorities on the EU mobile phone roaming market in a public consultation launched today. The EU Roaming Regulation imposed a cap on retail prices for roamed voice calls and text messages within the EU, but there [...]

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Tue, 07 Dec 2010 23:00:00 GMT Tue, 07 Dec 2010 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission launches consultation on a single Europe-wide phone number for EU businesses]]> Published : Mon, 06 Dec 2010

Mon, 28 Feb 2011

In a public consultation , the European Commission is asking businesses, consumers, telecoms operators and public authorities whether they see benefits in a system that would allow businesses to use the same telephone number in all EU Member States. EU-wide phone numbers could reinforce the EU's Single Market, as outlined [...]

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Sun, 05 Dec 2010 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 05 Dec 2010 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation on the Raw Materials Initiative]]> Published : Mon, 12 Jul 2010

Sun, 19 Sep 2010

In 2008 the Commission launched the EU Raw Materials Initiative. The Commission is now preparing a new Communication which will not only report on progress made with the implementation of this initiative, but also indicate the way forward.

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Sun, 11 Jul 2010 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 11 Jul 2010 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Digital Agenda: Commission launches consultation on net neutrality]]> Published : Wed, 30 Jun 2010

Thu, 30 Sep 2010

A consultation on key questions arising from the issue of net neutrality has been launched by the European Commission.

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Tue, 29 Jun 2010 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 29 Jun 2010 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Debate on Europe's competitiveness - 2nd High-level Conference on Industrial competitiveness - Consultation extended until 7 June]]> Published : Fri, 30 Apr 2010

Mon, 07 Jun 2010

A debate on Europe's competitiveness and potential policy levers was initiated at the 2nd High-level Conference on Industrial Competitiveness on 26 April in Brussels.

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Thu, 29 Apr 2010 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 29 Apr 2010 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Review of the European Standardisation System]]> Published : Wed, 24 Mar 2010

Fri, 21 May 2010

The DG Enterprise and Industry has launched a public consultation on the review of the European Standardisation System. Comments and suggestions are invited by 21 May 2010 and should be sent by following the instructions that you can find in the introduction page.

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Tue, 23 Mar 2010 23:00:00 GMT Tue, 23 Mar 2010 23:00:00 GMT