<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/leather/contracts-grants/index_en.htm European communities Mon, 29 Dec 2014 02:39:40 GMT Newsroom_2.0 13 <![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 information provided to consumers about characteristics of furniture products]]> Published : Wed, 11 Dec 2013

Tue, 04 Mar 2014

Objective of the consultation Information about specific furniture product characteristics, provided to consumers at the time of purchase, may be insufficient for them to compare between different furniture products sold on the EU market as a basis for informed choices. For example, such information may relate to furniture product weight, dimensions, [...]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Should leather be labelled at the EU level?]]>

Published : Tue, 29 Oct 2013

Fri, 31 Jan 2014

The European Commission is addressing this particular challenge by assessing different policy options, including the possibility of introducing an authenticity leather labelling system at the EU level.

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 16 Oct 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 on the revision of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC]]> Published : Wed, 13 Apr 2011

Tue, 14 Jun 2011

The main objective of this public consultation launched by DG Enterprise and Industry is to ask the views and opinions of citizens and stakeholders on the various issues that may need to be addressed in a draft proposal for the revision of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC.

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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 12 Apr 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 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[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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