<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/publications/index_en.htm All topics European communities Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:43:56 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Thailand Factsheet – Update]]> Published : Tue, 21 Oct 2014

Thailand is fast becoming one of the most important consumer economies in Asia and a significant manufacturing base for many European goods.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Guide on EU funding for the tourism sector (2014-2020)]]>

Published : Thu, 16 Oct 2014

As the third largest EU economic sector, tourism has a wide-ranging impact on economic growth, employment and social development. The European Commission is therefore constantly working on the development of new tools and services contributing to boost the competitiveness of the European tourism sector.

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Malaysia Factsheet – Update]]> Published : Mon, 13 Oct 2014

Although not as large in terms of population as some of its neighbours, Malaysia represents a growing middle-income economy that is also an important trading partner of the EU; EU-Malaysia exports were worth more than €14.1 billion in 2013.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ESIC Newsletter 6]]> Published : Thu, 09 Oct 2014

Issue 6 of this European Service Innovation Centre (ESIC) newsletter provides insights into the policies and practices that will be needed if service innovation is to play a decisive role in boosting the economies of European regions. These insights are not only relevant to the six model demonstrator regions under [...]

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Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[MERCOSUR & Chile in a Nutshell]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

MERCOSUR, Chile and other markets in Latin America, such as Colombia, Mexico, and Panama, constitute interesting markets for the expansion and growth of European Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Plant Varieties Protection in Argentina]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

Agriculture products among Argentina´s most important exports to the rest of the world.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Licensing in Latin America]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

The growth of an SME is inevitably linked to its international expansion, particularly in those cases where IP is an important asset for the enterprise.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[BRAZIL IP Country Factsheet]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

With more than 200 million population, Brazil is the biggest economy in Latin America.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Geographical Indications and Appellations of Origin in Chile]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

Everybody is familiar with the concept of Geographical Indications (GIs) and Appellations of Origin (AOs).

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[URUGUAY IP Country Factsheet]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

Unofficially called the most ‘European’ nation in Latin America, Uruguay is a good place to start your SME internalization process.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ARGENTINA IP Country Factsheet]]> Published : Mon, 06 Oct 2014

The European Union is the largest investor in Argentina.

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Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ESIC Newsletter Issue 5]]> Published : Fri, 03 Oct 2014

The ESIC newsletter Issue 5 provides highlights from the European Service Innovation Centre (ESIC) conference entitled ‘Service Innovation as a Driver of Change for European Industries and Regions,’ which took place in Helsinki, on 9-10 September 2014.  The conference presented the key findings and the lessons learned from the ESIC journey. [...]

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[COSME leaflet]]> Published : Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of Europe’s economy, providing 85 % of all new jobs. The European Commission aims to promote entrepreneurship and improve the business environment for SMEs, to allow them to realise their full potential in today’s global economy. Find out more information in our leaflet.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ESIC Synthesis Report: Lessons from the Model Demonstrator Regions -Service Innovation in Practice]]> Published : Thu, 11 Sep 2014

The European Service Innovation Centre (ESIC) is a two-year initiative commissioned by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry to capture and demonstrate the dynamics and large-scale impact of service innovation, as well as to assess how service innovation impacts on competitiveness, industrial structures and regional development. It also [...]

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The China IPR SME Helpdesk IP Factsheet for China]]> Published : Tue, 09 Sep 2014

Following entry into the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 2001, China has developed a comprehensive system of IP laws that generally matches international standards.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The China IPR SME Helpdesk Services Brochure]]> Published : Tue, 09 Sep 2014

The China IPR SME Helpdesk has produced a one-page infographic to concisely summarise the services it provides to EU SMEs.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Primera autorización para una "Sustancia extremadamente preocupante"]]>

Published : Thu, 04 Sep 2014

Por primera vez la Comisión Europea autorizó el uso continuado de una sustancia "extremadamente preocupante" en el marco del Reglamento sobre el Registro, Evaluación, Autorización y Restricción de Sustancias y mezclas Químicas (en inglés, REACH).

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Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ESIC Newsletter Issue 4]]> Published : Wed, 03 Sep 2014

ESIC’s work has been undertaken in the six model demonstrator regions of the Canary Islands, Emilia-Romagna, Limburg, Luxembourg, Northern Ireland and Upper Austria. One of the main aims of this activity has been to firm up each regional strategy prior to the Large-Scale Demonstrator launching phase. This fourth ESIC newsletter [...]

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk Guide: “Top 20 IPR considerations when entering a new market”]]> Published : Mon, 04 Aug 2014

Intellectual property, as intangible assets, is a key factor in the competitiveness of European SMEs in the global economy. Protected IPR incentivises innovation, and is particularly relevant to SMEs as they internationalise their business via emerging markets such as those in Southeast Asia. The loss of business revenue, reputation and [...]

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Sun, 03 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk Guide: “Patent Protection in Southeast Asia”]]> Published : Mon, 30 Jun 2014

This guide provides European SMEs with an overview of the different types of patents, the patent application process and how to enforce your rights in case of an infringement in the various ASEAN countries.

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT