<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/publications/index_en.htm European communities Sat, 10 Oct 2015 17:00:52 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[Podpora Evropske unije za podporo MSP]]>

Published : Wed, 22 Feb 2012

Pregled glavnih možnosti financiranja, ki so na voljo evropskim MSP-jem

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[Purchases as an engine for innovation ]]> Published : Wed, 13 Jul 2011

Through public procurement, European governments and public authorities can play an important role in promoting the uptake of innovative solutions and developing new markets, while simultaneously improving the quality of public services.

Tue, 12 Jul 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.

Wed, 29 Jun 2011 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Strengthening Euro-Mediterranean industrial cooperation ]]> Published : Fri, 24 Jun 2011

The EU will support the Southern Mediterranean people’s democratic aspirations by creating a Euro-Med area of shared prosperity with a special focus on entrepreneurship and small business. To this end, industry ministers have agreed upon a series of practical actions during the latest Euro-Med meeting held in Malta.

Thu, 23 Jun 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[Responsible industry]]> Published : Thu, 29 Jul 2010

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is good for society, the environment and business. That is why the European Commission is working to promote it in various industrial sectors.

Wed, 28 Jul 2010 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New networks of public procurers to help stimulate innovation]]> Published : Wed, 23 Sep 2009

Three new EU-funded public procurement networks will soon help public organisations acquire the latest cutting-edge goods and services lead markets have to offer; thereby serving citizens, stimulating innovation, tackling societal challenges and enhancing the EU’s competitiveness at a time of global economic crisis.

Tue, 22 Sep 2009 22:00:00 GMT Tue, 22 Sep 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[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[Improving innovation in textile and clothing: study throughout MEDA countries]]> Published : Sat, 01 Mar 2008

MED/2003/070-567 This study, covering seven countries, was carried out over the period of October 2007 to January 2008. The study revealed that industrialists in the Textile sector of the MEDA region are very anxious to find ways to accelerate their capabilities to find and use ‘new technology’. It was also [...]

Fri, 29 Feb 2008 23:00:00 GMT Fri, 29 Feb 2008 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Rapport final textile-habillement "Agadir"]]> Published : Sat, 01 Mar 2008

Avec près de dix mille entreprises, un million et demi de salariés et des exportations d’une valeur de 7,5 milliards d’euros, le secteur textile-habillement joue un rôle clé dans les équilibres socio-économiques des quatre pays de l’Accord d’Agadir. Le présent rapport présente les opportunités de cumul d’origine et de complémentarités dans le [...]

Fri, 29 Feb 2008 23:00:00 GMT Fri, 29 Feb 2008 23:00:00 GMT