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Profile of registrant

TechAmerica Europe

Identification number in the register: 2306836892-93
Registration date: 30/12/08 12:23:45

The information on this organisation was last modified on 13/05/14 10:37:53
The date of the last annual update was 05/12/13 16:43:36

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: TechAmerica Europe
Acronym: TAE
Legal status: AISBL
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Ms  Jarita Christie
Position: Head of TechAmerica Europe

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Jarita Christie
Position: Head of TechAmerica Europe

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 16 Rue de Namur 
Bruxelles 1000
Telephone number: (+32) 485890070
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: TechAmerica Europe represents leading European high-tech operations with US parentage. Collectively we invest 100 billion Euros in Europe and employ approximately 500,000 Europeans. TechAmerica Europe Member companies are active throughout the high-technology spectrum, from software, semiconductors and computers to Internet technology, advanced electronics and telecommunications systems and services.

The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Christian Wagner 11/09/14 09/09/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Environment, Health & Safety working group: RoHS, WEEE, REACH, Nanomaterials, Batteries, Energy Star, CSR.
Standards & Certification working group: New Legal Framework, Blue Guide revision, Goods Package (Low Voltage Directive, Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive), R&TTE revision, SDoC.
Security & Privacy working group: Network Infrastructure Security, Telecoms package, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Integrated Border Management (biometrics, explosive detection technology), Cloud computing.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Youth


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

TechAmerica Europe is a member of an informal network of high-tech trade associations, called JAR (Joint Association Roundtable), which meets to discuss policy interests (mainly environmental).
TechAmerica Europe has been a founding member of the ICT for Energy Efficiency forum (ICT4EE) and has observer membership in the UNFCCC, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 20,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

TechAmerica Europe estimates that the amount declared above, which represents approximately 10% of the overall cost budget of the organisation (48.000 €), is associated with the direct lobbying of EU institutions.

Further costs are dedicated to activities such as information gathering and distribution, policy monitoring, preparation and editing of publications.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.