<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/contracts-grants/index_en.htm European communities Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:37:30 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Public consultation on patents and standards: A modern framework for standardisation involving intellectual property rights]]> Published : Mon, 13 Oct 2014

Sun, 15 Feb 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.

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Une politique européenne forte pour soutenir les petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) et les entrepreneurs – 2015-2020 Consultation publique]]> Published : Mon, 08 Sep 2014

Mon, 15 Dec 2014

L’objectif de cette consultation est de recueillir des avis et des idées sur la révision du «Small Business Act» en vue de poursuivre une politique européenne forte en faveur des petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) et des entrepreneurs de 2015 à 2020.

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 07 Sep 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, [...]

Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Open Consultation on Regulatory and Administrative Framework on Tourism Businesses, Public Administrations, and other Tourism Stakeholders in the EU]]>

Published : Tue, 03 Dec 2013

Sat, 15 Mar 2014

The European Commission would like to examine roots of regulatory and administrative burden on tourism businesses, which may impede their capacity of growth and their competitiveness, as well as burden hindering the effectiveness of tourism policies at national, regional or local level.

Mon, 02 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 11 Dec 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.

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”.

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.

Sun, 21 Apr 2013 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 21 Apr 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Integrated delivery market to boost e-commerce in the EU]]> Published : Wed, 09 Jan 2013

Fri, 22 Feb 2013

Three priority areas have been identified to address the problems and challenges faced by e-retailers and consumers in the EU:

Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 28 Nov 2012 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 [...]

Sun, 30 Sep 2012 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 27 Sep 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.

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 [...]

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.

Sun, 13 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 13 May 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation ouverte sur l'initiative concernant un label européen du tourisme de qualité]]>

Published : Fri, 13 Apr 2012

Fri, 13 Jul 2012

À l'heure actuelle, de nombreuses initiatives publiques et privées sont prises afin de définir les principes et critères que doivent appliquer les acteurs du secteur européen du tourisme pour garantir le développement et la prestation de services touristiques de qualité au sein de l'UE.

Thu, 12 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 12 Apr 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 [...]

Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 11 Apr 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.

Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Commission seeks public input on a modern system of European insolvency law]]> Published : Fri, 30 Mar 2012

Thu, 21 Jun 2012

The European Commission launched a public consultation on modernising EU rules governing insolvencies.

Thu, 29 Mar 2012 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 29 Mar 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.

Wed, 22 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 19 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation of stakeholders on the "European Charter for Sustainable and Responsible Tourism" ]]> Published : Tue, 14 Feb 2012

Fri, 20 Apr 2012

In the framework of the implementation of Action 15 of the 2010 Commission Communication on tourism COM(2010)352: "the European Charter for Sustainable and Responsible Tourism", Tourism Policy Development Unit has launched a stakeholders consultation which is open till 20 April 2012.  The consultation concerns the first draft text of the Charter [...]

Mon, 13 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 13 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Consultation sur la révision des valeurs limites pour le plomb dans les jouets]]>

Published : Mon, 13 Feb 2012

Mon, 07 May 2012

La nouvelle directive 2009/48/CE sur la sécurité des jouets a introduit des limites de migration rigoureuses du plomb dans les jouets. La nouvelle directive prévoit également la possibilité de modifier ces limites lorsque de nouvelles preuves scientifiques sont disponibles, afin d'assurer l'alignement constant sur les dernières données scientifiques et une [...]

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 12 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Licensing agreements for the transfer of technology under EU competition law]]> Published : Tue, 27 Dec 2011

Fri, 03 Feb 2012

The EU competition rules for licensing agreements are set out in Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. Article 101 prohibits agreements between companies which lead to an appreciable restriction of competition.

Mon, 26 Dec 2011 23:00:00 GMT Mon, 05 Dec 2011 23:00:00 GMT