<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/contracts-grants/index_en.htm European communities Sat, 10 Oct 2015 11:34:15 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[Politika Ewropea b'saħħitha biex tappoġġja l-intrapriżi Żgħar u ta' Daqs Medju (SMEs) u l-intraprendituri 2015-2020 - Konsultazzjoni pubblika]]> Published : Mon, 08 Sep 2014

Mon, 15 Dec 2014

L-għan tal-konsultazzjoni</> L-għan ta’ din il-konsultazzjoni pubblika huwa li jinġabar rispons u ideat dwar kif l-Att dwar in-Negozji ż-Żgħar għall-Ewropa għandu jiġi rivedut biex titkompla politika Ewropea b’saħħitha li tappoġġa l-impriżi żgħar u medji (SMEs) u l-intraprendituri fl-2015-2020.   Qasam/Oqsma ta’ politika Intrapriża Grupp(i) fil-mira Organizzazzjonijiet tan-negozju tal-SMEs, SMEs individwali, l-awtoritajiet pubbliċi, l-awtoritajiet tal-Istati Membri u [...]

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:00:00 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

Target group Citizens, enterprises, and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Anyone who sends, transports, delivers, facilitates the transport, and/ or receives parcels is strongly encouraged to participate. Period From 29.11.2012 to 22.02.2013 – (closed). Objective Three priority areas have been identified to address the problems and [...]

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[Open Consultation on the European Tourism Label for Quality Systems Initiative]]>

Published : Fri, 13 Apr 2012

Fri, 13 Jul 2012

Currently there is a wide variety of public and private initiatives that aim at defining the principles and criteria to be used by European tourism stakeholders for ensuring the development and provision of quality tourism within the EU.

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 on the revision of the limit values for lead in toys]]>

Published : Mon, 13 Feb 2012

Mon, 07 May 2012

Policy field(s) Enterprise Target group(s) Economic operators involved in toy manufacturing and marketing (producers, importers, distributors and retailers, etc.) Period of consultation - This consultation is now closed. From 13.02.2012 to 07.05.2012 Objective of the consultation The new toy safety directive 2009/48/EC introduced strict migration limits for lead in toys. The new directive also foresees [...]

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
<![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.

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 [...]

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