<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/publications/index_en.htm European communities Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:19:10 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Chemical safety and your business - ECHA]]>

Published : Wed, 07 May 2014

What is this about? The rules for the manufacture and use of chemicals in the European Union are designed to meet the business and societal needs for safer chemicals. REACH established a new system for managing the risks of chemicals, which also aims to promote competitiveness and innovation through their Registration, [...]

Tue, 06 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC - An explanatory guidance document (rev.1.7)]]> Published : Fri, 13 Dec 2013

These guidelines are intended to be a manual for all parties directly or indirectly affected by Directive 2009/48/EC, commonly referred to as the TSD (Toy Safety Directive).

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Euroopa Liidu toetusprogrammid VKEdele]]>

Published : Wed, 22 Feb 2012

Ülevaade peamistest Euroopa VKEdele pakutavatest rahastamisvõimalustest

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[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.

Tue, 09 Nov 2010 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission report on replica firearms]]> Published : Mon, 06 Sep 2010

On 27 July the Commission adopted a report on the placing on the market of replica firearms.This report was one of the tasks given to the Commission under Directive 2008/51/EC, amending directive 91/477/EEC on the control of the acquisition and possession of firearms. The main issue was to [...]

Sun, 05 Sep 2010 22:00:00 GMT Sun, 05 Sep 2010 22:00:00 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

Mon, 31 May 2010 22:00:00 GMT Mon, 31 May 2010 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Revised Toys Safety Directive strengthens protection]]> Published : Tue, 28 Jul 2009

July 2009 sees the EU’s revised Toys Safety Directive enter into force. With strengthened provisions on enforcement and new safety requirements to take account of developments in the 20 years since EU rules were first agreed for this sector, it ensures children will continue to benefit from the highest levels [...]

Mon, 27 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[Study on the Impact of the Revision of the Council Directive 88/378/EEC on the Safety on Toys]]> Published : Fri, 01 Oct 2004

The EU toy sector is regulated by theToy Safety Directive which lays down safety criteria and essential requirements which toys must meet before beeing placed on the EU market. This study has been commissioned by the European Commission, Directorate-General Enteprise, to assess the impact of the planned [...]

Thu, 30 Sep 2004 22:00:00 GMT Thu, 30 Sep 2004 22:00:00 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