Growth – Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

News and events

After a first successful edition last year, EU Industry Day returns in an extended format. On 22-23 February, 600 key industrial, finance, research and innovation players, and high-level EU policymakers will gather in Brussels.

Preparing for Brexit is not just a matter for EU and national authorities, but also for private parties. Businesses are reminded of legal repercussions which need to be considered.

The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, adopted on 16 January, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy. It aims to protect the planet, defend our citizens and empower our industries.

Today, the Commission is tabling two legislative pro­pos­als to make it easier for companies to sell their prod­ucts across Europe and to strengthen controls to pre­vent unsafe products from being sold to con­sum­ers.

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