Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

2 March 2017 - Conference on Competitiveness of the European Rail Supply Industry

2 March 2017 - Conference on Competitiveness of the European Rail Supply Industry
Published on: 01/09/2017
The Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs is organising a Conference as a follow-up to the European Parliament Resolution on the EU Competitiveness of the European Rail Supply Industry.
Event date: 02/03/2017
Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room 0A 36, Rue Froissart - 1040 Etterbeek - Belgium

Among the actions that the Commission takes to address the current challenges faced by this industry is the creation of a forum with stakeholders in order to identify industry's needs and propose concrete deliverables.

This conference will involve participants from the European Parliament, EU countries, the European Commission including the DG for Mobility and Transport and the DG for Trade, as well as public and private organisations active in the rail supply business. It will cover the topics that were highlighted in the resolution such as the following:

  • International context:
                   Trade opportunities and barriers,
                   Procurement and intellectual property rights
  •  The EU internal market:
                    Railway packages,
                    Procurement, financing and investment
  •  Research, investment in innovation and development of skills

The success of this conference will depend on the proactive participation of stakeholders. That's why we warmly invite you to participate – and to share this invitation with all your contacts in the sectoror.

Registration closes at 17.00 on 28 February 2017.

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Contact

GROW-CONF-RAIL@ec.europa.eu: GROW-CONF-RAIL@ec.europa.eu