<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/european-standards/publications/index_en.htm European communities Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:49:13 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Entrerprise and Industry Magazine se publicará también en Español a partir de 2014]]>

Published : Mon, 16 Dec 2013

Entrerprise and Industry Magazine se publicará también en Español a partir de 2014.

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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Removing roadblocks for citizens moving with their cars in the EU ]]>

Published : Thu, 12 Dec 2013

A European Commission proposal will simplify registration processes and reduce formalities associated with moving automobiles throughout the EU.

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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Ideas for competitiveness of the fashion and high-end industries]]>

Published : Fri, 19 Oct 2012

Following the Communication on cultural and creative sectors late September, Commission services have published two Staff Working Documents on the fashion and high-end industries. They present possible initiatives in order to invest in creativity and innovation, boost exports and sustainable growth, foster e-commerce while protecting intellectual property rights. Furthermore, the documents consider possibilities [...]

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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Estimated impacts of possible options and legal instruments of the umbrella European tourism label for quality schemes]]> Published : Wed, 17 Oct 2012

This document contains a preparatory study for the European Commission’s impact assessment on the possible options and legal instruments of the umbrella European Tourism Label for Quality Schemes.

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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Study on the impact of EU policies and the measures undertaken in their framework on tourism]]>

Published : Fri, 12 Oct 2012

This study examines the impact of different EU policies, and their legislative and non-legislative initiatives, on tourism and its competitiveness (Volume 1).

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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 22:00:00 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[EU's strengths and weaknesses in terms of innovation]]> Published : Thu, 08 Mar 2012

This year's Innovation Union Scoreboard shows that most Member States have improved their innovation performance. This allows the European Union to maintain a clear lead over the emerging economies of China, Brazil, India, Russia, and South Africa, but not to close the existing gap with innovation leaders such as the [...]

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Wed, 07 Mar 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[Study on the Interplay between Standards and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)]]> Published : Wed, 21 Sep 2011

The study suggests that the globalisation of actors and the convergence of technologies call for a global perspective on the interplay between IPRs and standardisation.The policies of the European Union should continue to promote voluntary, market-led standardisation, whereas IPR policies should be set by thestandard setting organisations (SSOs) [...]

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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 22:00:00 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[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[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
<![CDATA[Industrial policy takes centre stage]]> Published : Thu, 02 Dec 2010

A competitive industry is key if Europe is to remain a global economic leader. In order to promote a successful industrial policy in our fast changing world, the European Commission has set out a wide-ranging strategy that aims to maintain and support a strong, diversified and competitive industrial base in [...]

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Wed, 01 Dec 2010 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 01 Dec 2010 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[CE marking made easy]]> Published : Wed, 10 Nov 2010

The European Commission has launched an information campaign and a new website that explain the role and meaning of the CE marking both to consumers and professionals. It also provides a comprehensive step-by-step guide for professionals to how this familiar marking works and is implemented.

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Tue, 09 Nov 2010 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[SME Test Study and IA on possible options for reviewing the Directive 97/68/EC relating to NRMM]]> Published : Tue, 01 Jun 2010

FINAL REPORT : SME Test Study and IA on possible options for reviewing the Directive 97/68/EC relating to NRMM

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Mon, 31 May 2010 22:00:00 GMT Mon, 31 May 2010 22:00:00 GMT