The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have reached an agreement on safer and cleaner cars. It builds on the Commission's proposal to overhaul the EU ‘type-approval’ framework.
Today the Commission presents measures to ensure that intellectual property rights are well protected - encouraging European companies, in particular SMEs and start-ups, to invest in innovation and creativity.
This Conference aims to build a partnership between EU institutions, national and other authorities, and stakeholders to make public procurement work better.
The Commission published the annual report on EU SMEs. For the first time since the 2008/2009 economic and financial crisis, EU SME employment exceeds the pre-crisis level.