- Agriculture and rural development
This website run by DG Agriculture and Rural Development sets out all the major issues involved in this field - rural development, trade, agriculture and food, and enlargement. It also contains all the latest news, speeches, events and publications
- Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP)
The Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) aims to encourage the competitiveness of European enterprises. It is made up of three specific subprogrammes, putting the emphasis on entrepreneurship, industrial competitiveness and innovation, information and communication technology (ICT) and sustainable energy.
- Enterprise & Industry magazine
DG Enterprise and Industry's online magazine provides regular updates on policy development, legislative proposals and their adoption, and on the implementation and review of regulation affecting enterprises. Articles cover issues related to SMEs, such as innovation, entrepreneurship, the single market for goods, competitiveness, environmental protection, better regulation and industrial policies.
- European Small Business Portal
This European Commission portal provides information on EU policies, programmes and initiatives to help SMEs.
- European statistics office
Comparable and harmonised data concerning the European Union, its member countries and partners arranged in a variety of themes and collections.
- Food safety in Europe
This website provides comprehensive information on food safety for Europeans. It covers labelling, approved establishments, the neurodegenerative disease BSE, genetically modified foods, Salmonella, the Rapid Alert System, training strategies and calls for tenders.
- Health and consumer protection
This website, run by DG Health and Consumer Protection, contains all the latest news, speeches and publications relating to the safety of food and other products. It provides helpful information for consumers, including a breakdown of their rights.
- Research - SME
The TechWeb site, Research - SME, supports companies by providing them with useful services - a test to assess their status, the latest news, a discussion forum, assistance at national and European level, and information on how to participate in research projects and answer calls for tender.
- Rural development in the developing world
The European Commission provides a range of assistance to improve rural and agricultural development in developing countries.
- Trade in the EU
This website addresses multilateral and bilateral trade issues as well as all of the EU's current trade policy debates.