Growth – Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

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For the 2021-2027 EU budget, the Commission wants to increase the EU's strategic autonomy, bolster the EU's ability to protect its citizens and make the EU a stronger global actor.

For the next EU budget, the Commission is proposing a dedicated €4 billion programme that will enable Europe's many SMEs to take full advantage of a well-functioning Single Market, and protect and empower consumers.

In the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing €16 billion to help maintain and further enhance EU leadership in space.

The Commission is proposing a targeted adjustment to intellectual property rules to help Europe's pharmaceutical companies tap into fast-growing global markets and foster jobs, growth and investments in the EU.

Commissioner, EU SME Envoy
The Single Market Strategy

The Single Market Strategy is the European Commission’s plan to unlock the full po­ten­tial of the Single Market, creating more opportunities for people and business.

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