<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/innovation/contracts-grants/index_en.htm European communities Sat, 27 Dec 2014 06:53:31 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Patents and Standards: A modern framework for standardization involving intellectual property rights]]> Published : Mon, 13 Oct 2014

Sat, 31 Jan 2015

The objective of this consultation is to gather information and views on the interplay between standardisation and intellectual property rights (IPR) such as patents.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT Mon, 13 Oct 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

Mon, 22 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[Consultation on a Technical specification: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol version 3 "LDAPv3" ]]> Published : Wed, 20 Nov 2013

Mon, 20 Jan 2014

Objective of the consultation The fast evolution in the ICT domain and the continuous emergence of new, global and innovative ICT services, applications and products fuels the growing importance of interoperability.Many ICT technical specifications are developed by organisations other than European standardisation organisations, international or national standardisation bodies.
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on a Technical Specification: Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) from Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) ]]> Published : Tue, 19 Nov 2013

Sun, 19 Jan 2014

Objective of the consultation The fast evolution in the ICT domain and the continuous emergence of new, global and innovative ICT services, applications and products fuels the growing importance of interoperability. Many ICT technical specifications are developed by organisations other than European standardisation organisations, international or national standardisation bodies. [...]

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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 18 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on Technical Specification: IPv6]]> Published : Tue, 19 Nov 2013

Sun, 19 Jan 2014

Objective of the consultation The fast evolution in the ICT domain and the continuous emergence of new, global and innovative ICT services, applications and products fuels the growing importance of interoperability.Many ICT technical specifications are developed by organisations other than European standardisation organisations, international or national standardisation bodies.
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 18 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on Technical Specification: Domain ECMAScript-402 Internationalization API Specification ]]> Published : Tue, 19 Nov 2013

Sun, 19 Jan 2014

Objective of the consultation The fast evolution in the ICT domain and the continuous emergence of new, global and innovative ICT services, applications and products fuels the growing importance of interoperability. Many ICT technical specifications are developed by organisations other than European standardisation organisations, international or national standardisation bodies. To enable [...]

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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 18 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on a Technical specification: Extensible Markup Language (XML) produced by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)]]> Published : Tue, 19 Nov 2013

Sun, 19 Jan 2014

Objective of the consultation The fast evolution in the ICT domain and the continuous emergence of new, global and innovative ICT services, applications and products fuels the growing importance of interoperability.Many ICT technical specifications are developed by organisations other than European standardisation organisations, international or national standardisation bodies.
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 18 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![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[Mission for Growth to China]]> Published : Mon, 15 Jul 2013

Fri, 19 Jul 2013

This joint mission of Vice-President Tajani and Commissioner Potocnik to China is centered on the theme of “green growth”.

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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 14 Jul 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[Commission invites comments on use of state aid rules for supporting risk capital investments]]> Published : Tue, 17 Jul 2012

Fri, 05 Oct 2012

The purpose of this consultation is to invite Member States and other stakeholders to provide comments on the application of the risk capital guidelines and on SME access to finance at large.

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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 15 Jul 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public consultation on demand-side policies to spur European industrial innovations in a global market]]> Published : Mon, 18 Jun 2012

Sun, 23 Sep 2012

The aim of the public consultation is to gather inputs from stakeholders on the scope of possible future EU-level actions in demand-side policies for industrial innovation policy.

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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 31 May 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[Chemicals: ECHA draft working proramme 2013 - 15]]> Published : Thu, 12 Apr 2012

Tue, 12 Jun 2012

Five years after its adoption, the REACH Regulation is still the most ambitious and comprehensive chemicals legislation in the world.

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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on the revision of the limit values for lead in toys]]>

Published : Mon, 13 Feb 2012

Mon, 07 May 2012

The new toy safety directive 2009/48/EC introduced strict migration limits for lead in toys. The new directive also foresees the possibility to amend these limits when new scientific evidence is made available, in order to assure constant alignment on the latest scientific evidence and appropriate protection for children. The latest EFSA [...]

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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 12 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission launches consultation on further reducing industrial gas emissions ]]> Published : Mon, 26 Sep 2011

Mon, 19 Dec 2011

The European Commission today launched a public consultation on strengthening EU measures to reduce emissions of fluorinated gases, a group of industrial gases which are extremely powerful contributors to global warming.

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Sun, 25 Sep 2011 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 25 Sep 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on the preparation of a Communication on the Sustainable Competitiveness of the construction sector and its enterprises]]>

Published : Thu, 07 Jul 2011

Thu, 15 Sep 2011

6 July 2011: The Commission intends to adopt a Communication on the sustainable competitiveness of the construction sector and its enterprises by the end of 2011. It will propose a series of initiatives that could help the sector to achieve the sustainable [...]

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Wed, 06 Jul 2011 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 05 Jul 2011 22:00:00 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