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Press Release :: Competitiveness Council – 30 & 31 May 2011

Competitiveness Council – 30 & 31 May 2011

(27/05/2011) The EU competitiveness Council will meet in Brussels on Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 May under the chairmanship of Mr Zoltan Csefalvay, Minister of State for Strategic Affairs of Hungary. The European Commission will be represented by Vice-President Neelie Kroes, responsible for Digital Agenda, Vice-President Antonio Tajani, responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, Commissioner Marie Geoghegan-Quinn, responsible for Research and Innovation, Commissioner Michel Barnier, responsible for Internal Market and Services and Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou, responsible for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth. Commission and Member States are expected to make a push on several key issues: patent, Single Market Act, Innovation, Research, Digital agenda and Education.

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Commission Press Room: MEMO/11/352