<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/mechanical/contracts-grants/index_en.htm European communities Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:37:07 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![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 exemptions from the substance restrictions in electrical and electronic equipment ]]> Published : Wed, 09 Jan 2013

Fri, 15 Feb 2013

Manufacturers of monitoring and control equipment are seeking new exemptions under the revised RoHS directive on hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. This product group was previously excluded from RoHS.

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Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:00:00 GMT Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Stakeholder Consultation on the revision of Directive 97/68/EC on emissions from non-road mobile machinery engines]]> Published : Sun, 09 Dec 2012

Mon, 08 Apr 2013

The non-road mobile machinery (NRMM) sector covers a large variety of equipment types which are used in many different economic activities such as construction, agriculture, rail or inland waterway transport.

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Sat, 08 Dec 2012 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 14 Jan 2013 23:00:00 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[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
<![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[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[New Legislative Framework for the marketing of products: Proposal to align ten product harmonisation directives to Decision 768/2008]]> Published : Thu, 20 May 2010

Fri, 15 Oct 2010

The consultation concerns the marketing of electrical and electronic products, lifts, pressure equipment, measuring instruments, civil explosives, pyrotechnic articles and equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

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Wed, 19 May 2010 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 19 May 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 Directive 2000/14/EC on Noise emissions from outdoor noise equipment]]> Published : Thu, 01 Apr 2010

Sat, 15 May 2010

This is an invitation to contribute to a public consultation in the context of an upcoming review of Directive 2000/14/EC relating to the noise emission in the environment by equipment for use outdoors. Directive 2000/14/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws of the [...]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2010 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 31 Mar 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[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[Possible approach towards the revision of the recreational craft directive 94/25/EC amended by 2003/44/EC]]> Published : Mon, 04 May 2009

Sun, 19 Jul 2009

Purpose of the consultation 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 further amending the Directive.

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Sun, 03 May 2009 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 03 May 2009 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Questionnaire for the Impact Assessment Study on Emissions from Non-Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM)]]> Published : Thu, 10 Jul 2008

Sun, 20 Jul 2008

The Impact Assessment Study on possible policy options for reviewing the Emissions from the Non-Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM) Directive (Directive 97/68 as amended by Directive 2002/88/EC and Directive 2004/26/EC) has the following objectives: assess the impacts of the options for the review of the NRMM Directive, compare the impacts of the [...]

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Wed, 09 Jul 2008 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 09 Jul 2008 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Public procurement networks]]> Published : Fri, 23 May 2008

Fri, 25 Jul 2008

This consultation is aimed to seeks views on the establishment of public procurement networks to stimulate innovation in key areas identified under the 'Lead Market Initiative', in particular construction, protective textiles, bio-based products and recycling.The consultation document sets out proposals for objectives, scope, activities and modalities of the public procurement [...]

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