<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/publications/index_en.htm European communities Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:09:32 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Guide to IPR Protection in China for the Fashion and Design Industry]]> Published : Wed, 21 Jan 2015

The fashion industry encompasses the design, manufacturing, distribution, retailing, marketing and promotion of clothing, footwear and accessories and is worth billions of Euros every year.

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 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 [...]

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.

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[European Union support programmes for SMEs ]]>

Published : Wed, 22 Feb 2012

An overview of the main funding opportunities available to European SMEs. NEW January 2012 edition.

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[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[Tailor-made digital supply chain]]> Published : Thu, 30 Sep 2010

The European fashion industry faces fierce global competition and a more effective use of information and communication technologies (ICT) can help the sector meet this challenge, by boosting its innovation capacity and competitiveness. Towards this goal, the European Commission has supported a pan-European initiative that seeks to promote seamless ‘digital [...]

Wed, 29 Sep 2010 22:00:00 GMT Wed, 29 Sep 2010 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[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[REACH Helpdesks: Best-practice-report published]]> Published : Thu, 15 Feb 2007

A REACH Helpdesk project known as SHERPER published its final report on 14.02.07 in Berlin. The project identified best practices in setting up helpdesks. Special attention was paid to the needs of SME. Over 30 experts from Member States, EIC and industry provided inputs. The report provides a summary of [...]

Wed, 14 Feb 2007 23:00:00 GMT Tue, 13 Feb 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