<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/single-market-goods/publications/index_en.htm European communities Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:27:57 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[New version of the ‘Blue Guide’ on the implementation of EU product rules]]> Published : Fri, 07 Mar 2014

The update of the Guide to the implementation of directives based on the New Approach and the Global Approach (the "Blue Guide") is now available.

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Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Enterprise & Industry magazine n° 13 - July 2012]]>

Published : Thu, 26 Jul 2012

The European Commission has made a number of initiatives and programmes available to ensure that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) – widely recognised as being the backbone of the European economy – continue to thrive during this time of financial hardship. The 13th [...]

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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Main EU funding opportunities for SMEs]]> Published : Fri, 29 Jun 2012

Big multinational companies tend to secure the lion’s share of Europe’s media coverage, with lots of articles being written about their activities and plans. However, the reality is that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are a crucial driver for our economy, representing more than 98% of European businesses. SMEs can [...]

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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Multilingual chemical terminology]]> Published : Fri, 22 Jun 2012

Did you know that you can find online the key terms from the EU chemicals legislation in 22 EU languages?

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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Building a new industrial revolution in Europe ]]> Published : Fri, 22 Jun 2012

The European Commission is developing ways for a radical reshape of European industry so as to boost sustainable growth. As part of that effort, it has launched a public consultation asking stakeholders for their input into a mid-term review of its industrial policy communication. This review will focus on developing [...]

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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU's støtteprogrammer for SMV'er]]>

Published : Wed, 22 Feb 2012

En oversigt over de vigtigste støttemuligheder for Europas små og mellemstore virksomheder.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Protecting European enterprises and workers from unsafe products]]> Published : Fri, 20 Jan 2012

Effective market surveillance ensures that the rules of Europe’s Single Market are respected. This is vital for knowledge-intensive EU sectors, such as machinery, which must compete against low-cost – and sometimes low-quality – manufacturers. This was the subject of a recent conference, which also saw the launch of a Common [...]

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Thu, 19 Jan 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Enterprise & Industry magazine n° 12 - December 2011 ]]>

Published : Fri, 16 Dec 2011

Satellite navigation is playing an increasingly important role in the global economy. It facilitates precise in-car navigation, effective transport management and accurate search and rescue, to name but a few examples. Following the successful launch of the first two operational Galileo satellites, [...]

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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Overall positive impact of mobility of Bulgarian and Romanian workers on EU economy ]]> Published : Fri, 11 Nov 2011

A new European Commission report highlights the overall positive role that mobile workers from Bulgaria and Romania (EU-2) have played in receiving countries' economies.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Enterprise & Industry magazine n° 11 - September 2011 ]]>

Published : Thu, 08 Sep 2011

A dynamic European standardisation system is essential in order to drive quality and innovation and to strengthen Europe’s role as a global economic player. E&I magazine’s main feature examines a package of proposals put forward by the European Commission in [...]

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Wed, 07 Sep 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Better standards to enhance European competitiveness]]> Published : Tue, 06 Sep 2011

By outlining clear requirements for goods and services, standards help protect consumers, create new and larger markets and boost innovation. The European Commission has put forward proposals to modernise the European standardisation system to meet the challenges of our ever faster changing world, thus contributing to the objectives of smart, [...]

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Mon, 05 Sep 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Enterprising solutions for women entrepreneurs ]]> Published : Thu, 30 Jun 2011

Female entrepreneurship is a key resource for Europe. The Enterprise Europe Network provides the practical support needed to thrive in the business world.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Enterprise and Industry magazine n° 10 - May 2011]]> Published : Thu, 12 May 2011

The Small Business Act (SBA) promotes a comprehensive policy framework to ensure that European SMEs can thrive. E&I magazine’s main feature analyses progress made so far in implementing the SBA, while looking at how the recent SBA Review is intended to drive Europe’s economic engine further forward to respond to [...]

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Wed, 11 May 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A first class act fostering the competitiveness of small businesses]]> Published : Fri, 29 Apr 2011

The Small Business Act (SBA) was launched in 2008 to ensure that European small and medium-sized enterprises have access to finance and markets and can thrive in a regulatory environment conducive to growth. A recent European Commission review reveals that progress in implementing the SBA’s measures has been made, while [...]

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Thu, 28 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 28 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Defence and security at the crossroads]]> Published : Tue, 19 Apr 2011

While an innovative and competitive European defence industry is key to meet the objectives of the Common Security and Defence Policy, this highly sensitive sector has often been constrained by market fragmentation. Two European Directives will now strengthen the foundations of an open and competitive European Defence Equipment Market and [...]

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Mon, 18 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Easing administrative procedures for car registration]]> Published : Fri, 01 Apr 2011

The Single Market is one of Europe’s key achievements, but it needs to be further strengthened in some areas so as to fully deploy its potential as creator of growth and jobs. In the field of registration of vehicles previously registered in another Member State, for example, the lack of [...]

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Thu, 31 Mar 2011 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 31 Mar 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[One charger for all mobile phones]]> Published : Fri, 28 Jan 2011

European consumers will soon have the convenience of a single charger for mobile phones produced by major manufacturers, thanks to new standards promoted by the European Commission. This agreement, involving 14 phone makers, will also benefit the environment by cutting waste.

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Thu, 27 Jan 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Safeguarding the free movement of goods]]> Published : Mon, 10 Jan 2011

The single market is a key driver of growth and jobs, but it needs timely and effective implementation of relevant legislation in order to function smoothly. As guardian of the EU Treaties, the European Commission monitors the application of EU law and investigates any infringements committed, so as to ensure [...]

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Sun, 09 Jan 2011 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Enterprise and Industry magazine n° 9 - December 2010]]> Published : Fri, 10 Dec 2010

Innovation can help the EU tackle climate change, energy efficiency, demographic evolution and other key challenges. E&I magazine’s main feature is dedicated to reviewing the European Commission’s ambitious plans to transform Europe into an Innovation Union, one of the Europe 2020 strategy’s seven interrelated flagship initiatives. Issue 9 also examines another [...]

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Thu, 09 Dec 2010 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[An Innovation Union at the service of a sustainable future]]> Published : Fri, 10 Dec 2010

The European Commission has unveiled an ambitious plan to boost Europe’s innovative potential with the aim of turning ideas into jobs and green growth. The strategic approach streamlines efforts on key challenges, such as climate change, energy and food security, health and an ageing population. In addition, it seeks to [...]

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Thu, 09 Dec 2010 23:00:00 GMT