Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Conference on Market Surveillance and Machinery

Conference on Market Surveillance and Machinery
Published on: 05/10/2011
The conference dealt with Market surveillance for industrial products, focusing on machinery together with topics such as the New Legislative Framework and the Sectoral Directives including more particularly capital goods falling under the Machinery Directive.
Event date: 24/11/2011
Location: Brussels

This event was organised in line with the commitments taken by the Commission in the October 2010 Communication on An Integrated Industrial Policy for the Globalisation Era to ensure the timely implementation of the Single Market Act, draw up a multi-annual EU action plan to develop EU market surveillance and develop guidelines for customs control in the area of product safety. It looked into the important role of market surveillance for growth and jobs and sustainability as well as its contribution to innovation.