Growth – Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

News and events

The Commission published the annual report on EU SMEs. For the first time since the 2008/2009 economic and financial crisis, EU SME employment exceeds the pre-crisis level.

The Commission has revealed a series of measures designed to help accelerate the transition to low- and zero-emission vehicles.

A side event to the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth will take place in Gothenburg on 16 November 2017 to discuss the role of social economy in the future of work.

The GEAR 2030 report offers recommendations on how the automotive industry can anticipate and adapt to current trends - thereby turning short to medium-term threats into long-term opportunities.

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.

Legislation and standards