<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/food/contracts-grants/index_en.htm European communities Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:21:47 GMT Newsroom_2.0 16 <![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 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 the modification of the REACH Annexes on Nanomaterials ]]> Published : Mon, 24 Jun 2013

Fri, 13 Sep 2013

The Commission has launched a public consultation on the options of possible amendment of REACH Annexes for the registration of Nanomaterials.

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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 20 Jun 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[Public consultation on Challenges and opportunities for maritime and coastal tourism in Europe]]> Published : Mon, 14 May 2012

Mon, 06 Aug 2012

This consultation aims at gathering the opinion of individuals and stakeholders that have an interest in and would like to shape the EU actions in the maritime and coastal tourism sectors.

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Sun, 13 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 13 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[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 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[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
<![CDATA[Review of the scope of REACH]]> Published : Tue, 23 Mar 2010

Wed, 01 Dec 2010

The Commission is assisted by a contractor in the task to carry out a review to assess whether or not to amend the scope of REACH (Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of [...]

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Mon, 22 Mar 2010 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 22 Mar 2010 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation on the European Food SCP Round Table draft principles]]> Published : Tue, 16 Mar 2010

Mon, 26 Apr 2010

To seek the views of stakeholders on the draft guiding principles on the voluntary environmental assessment and communication of environmental information along the food chain, including both business-to-business and business-to-consumer. The guiding principles will serve as a basis for developing a framework assessment methodology for food and drink products and [...]

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Mon, 15 Mar 2010 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 15 Mar 2010 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Business Panel on future EU innovation policy for open consultation]]> Published : Tue, 07 Jul 2009

Mon, 31 Aug 2009

Re-invent Europe through innovation and transform the EU into an innovation society. These are key orientations proposed by a Business Panel on future EU innovation policy for open consultation. The panel was set up by DG Enteprise and Industry to provide bold ideas for a new European Plan for Innovation. [...]

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Mon, 06 Jul 2009 22:00:00 GMT Mon, 06 Jul 2009 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Simplification of 8 metrology directives]]> Published : Fri, 23 May 2008

Tue, 15 Jul 2008

Measuring instruments are essential to ensure accuracy of measurement: examples include water meters, taximeters, electricity meters and weighing machines. The consultation is intended to collect feedback from industry, SMEs, trade unions, consumers, governments and interested individuals on the current Commission approach, aimed to extend the scope of Directive 2004/22/EC on Measuring [...]

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Thu, 22 May 2008 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 22 May 2008 22:00:00 GMT