<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/publications/index_en.htm European communities Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:30:25 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Study on the EU furniture market situation and a possible furniture products initiative ]]> Published : Wed, 19 Nov 2014

Author: CEPS, Economisti Associati, CSIL and Demetra for DG Enterprise and Industry This study examines the economic situation of the EU furniture market and assesses the need for and added value of improved information on furniture products to consumers in view of the overall objective of raising industrial competitiveness. While the [...]

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:00:00 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.

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).

Thu, 11 Oct 2012 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Programmi di sostegno dell'Unione europea per le PMI]]>

Published : Wed, 22 Feb 2012

Una panoramica delle principali opportunità di finanziamento per le PMI europee

Tue, 21 Feb 2012 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Preparing in time for REACH ]]> Published : Fri, 23 Sep 2011

The REACH Regulation is designed to deliver both a high level of protection from the potential risks posed by chemical substances and a strong, innovative European industry that is competitive on the global market. REACH concerns not only the traditional chemical industry, but also businesses from several other sectors. Relevant [...]

Thu, 22 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, [...]

Mon, 05 Sep 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 [...]

Thu, 28 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 28 Apr 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Supporting European SMEs on the global scene]]> Published : Thu, 03 Feb 2011

In order to seize the opportunities opened up by internationalisation, enterprises need to take care of several aspects, not least the protection of their intellectual property rights. A new EU-US portal provides a wealth of useful information in this domain.

Wed, 02 Feb 2011 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 02 Feb 2011 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 [...]

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 [...]

Wed, 01 Dec 2010 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 01 Dec 2010 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Free movement of goods within the EU made easier]]> Published : Thu, 22 Oct 2009

Clearer rights to information means that economic operators should now find it easier to trade their goods between Member States. Under a recent Regulation, goods which should be accepted onto other Member States’ markets on the basis of mutual recognition should now face fewer barriers. An updated guide to the [...]

Wed, 21 Oct 2009 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A sharper view of Europe’s enterprise landscape]]> Published : Thu, 16 Jul 2009

A new report examines the EU economy sector by sector, and country by country, to identify the major drivers, patterns and trends in European competitiveness.

Wed, 15 Jul 2009 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 15 Jul 2009 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ICT and e-Business Impact in the Furniture Industry]]> Published : Mon, 27 Oct 2008

Sectoral e-Business Watch study on the furniture industry

Sun, 26 Oct 2008 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 26 Oct 2008 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The main features of the EU manufacturing industry]]> Published : Thu, 10 Apr 2008

This publication summarises the main features of the EU manufacturing industry and its component activities. It includes an analysis of country and regional specialisation, differences in the evolution of production, exports and imports, top products sold, the cost structure, productivity and profitability, as well as the role of SMEs.

Wed, 09 Apr 2008 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 09 Apr 2008 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[SHERPER workshop presentations published]]> Published : Fri, 09 Mar 2007

REACH helpdesks for SME, known as the SHERPER project was finalised during the Dissemination workshop 'SHERPER and beyond', which was designed to inform stakeholders about the findings of the study. The presentations of the workshop – many given by SME Helpdesk experts – focused on providing examples of successful helpdesk [...]

Thu, 08 Mar 2007 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 04 Mar 2007 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Avoiding distortion of competition from regional aid for large investment projects – theory and application in the multisectoral framework]]> Published : Wed, 01 Aug 2001

Brussels: Enterprise DG, August 2001 - 28 p. Report commissioned by Enterprise DG

Tue, 31 Jul 2001 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 31 Jul 2001 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Distributive trades in Europe - Pocketbook]]> Published : Mon, 01 Jan 2001

Luxembourg: Eur-Op, 2001 - 141 p. Eur-Op Catalogue n° KS-AK-01-001-3A-C DE/EN/FR Price: 10 euro

Sun, 31 Dec 2000 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 31 Dec 2000 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Rural trade: Best European practices: Local distributive trades in less-favoured rural areas]]> Published : Sat, 01 Jan 2000

Luxembourg : Eur-Op, 2000 – 38 p. Eur-Op catalogue n° CT-26-99-174-**-C All languages

Fri, 31 Dec 1999 23:00:00 GMT Fri, 31 Dec 1999 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[A Study of Market Definition in Practice in State Aid Cases in the EU]]> Published : Mon, 14 Dec 1998

Brussels: Enterprise DG, December 1998 - 85 p. Study commissioned by Enterprise DG

Sun, 13 Dec 1998 23:00:00 GMT Sun, 13 Dec 1998 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Wholesale trade in the European Economic Area 1997]]> Published : Thu, 01 Jan 1998

Luxembourg: Eur-Op, 1998 - 260 p. Eur-Op catalogue n° CA-06-97-618-EN-C EN Price: 30 euro

Wed, 31 Dec 1997 23:00:00 GMT Wed, 31 Dec 1997 23:00:00 GMT