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Serbia joins COSME

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 01:00

Published : Tue, 10 Nov 2015

Serbia is joining COSME, the EU financing programme that aims to support the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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COSME workshop and Access to Finance Day in Skopje

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 01:00

Published : Tue, 10 Nov 2015

The European Commission and the Ministry of Economy of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia organised the COSME Workshop and Access to Finance Day on 10 to 11 November 2015 in Skopje.

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EU and Australia sign Earth observation cooperation arrangement

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 01:00

Published : Wed, 04 Nov 2015

Access to vital satellite data for Australia, South East Asia and the South Pacific has been guaranteed through the signing of a cooperation arrangement in Brussels today.

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The European Union and Australia sign up to reinforce their cooperation on Earth observation

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 01:00

Published : Wed, 04 Nov 2015

Access to vital satellite data for Australia, South East Asia and the South Pacific has been guaranteed through the signing of a cooperation arrangement in Brussels today.

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Business Planet: Protecting intellectual property to boost business

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 01:00

Published : Tue, 03 Nov 2015

In this episode of Business Planet, Anne Glémarec goes to Barcelona, Spain to see how some small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are becoming more competitive by better protecting their innovations.

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Austrian wastewater recycling system wins prize for best European innovation procurement

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 01:00

Published : Thu, 29 Oct 2015

This year’s prize for the most innovative procurement in Europe was awarded to the Federal Procurement Agency Austria at the Public Procurement of Innovation award ceremony in Paris on 28 October.

Commission welcomes agree­ment on robust testing of air pollution emissions by cars

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 01:00

Published : Thu, 29 Oct 2015

On 28 October, Member States meeting in the Technical Committee of Motor Vehicles voted by a large majority on the second package of implementing measures to introduce real driving emissions tests for air pollutant emissions by diesel cars.

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Commission welcomes agreement on robust testing of air pollution emissions by cars

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 01:00

Published : Thu, 29 Oct 2015

On 28 October, Member States meeting in the Technical Committee of Motor Vehicles voted by a large majority on the second package of implementing measures to introduce real driving emissions tests for air pollutant emissions by diesel cars.

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The Commission will not restrict cadmium in artists’ paint

Wed, 10/28/2015 - 01:00

Published : Wed, 28 Oct 2015

In 2013, Sweden proposed to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to prohibit placing cadmium and its compounds for use in artists' paint on the EU market, and to prohibit the use of such paints and pigments.  After careful evaluation by ECHA's Committee for Risk Assessment and Committee for Socioeconomic Analysis, the European Commission [...]

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Deeper and fairer Single Market boosts opportunities for citizens and business

Wed, 10/28/2015 - 01:00

Published : Wed, 28 Oct 2015

Today the European Commission presented a roadmap to deliver on President Juncker’s political commitment to unleash the full potential of the Single Market and make it the launchpad for Europe to thrive in the global economy.

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A Single Market fit for the 21st century

Wed, 10/28/2015 - 01:00

Published : Wed, 28 Oct 2015

Offering a much larger choice of products and services, lower prices, and plenty of business opportunities, the EU Single Market is one of the greatest achievements of the European Union. However, work still needs to be done to allow EU citizens and businesses to make the most out of [...]

Flash Eurobarometer on the internationalisation of SMEs is now available

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 01:00

Published : Tue, 27 Oct 2015

This Flash Eurobarometer survey explores the international business activities carried out by SMEs inside and outside the Internal Market, with a strong focus on export and import. 14,513 SMEs from the manufacturing, retail, services and industry sectors have been interviewed in the survey.

The state of integration and competitiveness in the EU

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 01:00

Published : Tue, 27 Oct 2015

The 2015 Report on Single Market Integration and Competitiveness provides in-depth analysis of the recent economic performance in the EU and its Member States.

Announcing the 2015 European Social Innovation Competition finalists!

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 01:00

Published : Tue, 27 Oct 2015

The 10 finalists for the European Social Innovation Competition have been selected. The finalists have been named from a short-list of 30 and a total of over 1,400 applicants from 40 countries. They will compete for the three €50,000 prizes to be awarded on 25 November in Brussels.

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POSEIDRON takes top prize at European Satellite Navigation Competition 2015

Mon, 10/26/2015 - 01:00

Published : Mon, 26 Oct 2015

The Maritime Rescue Drone POSEIDRON – a remote-controlled multicopter built to support maritime search-and-rescue services – was the overall winner at this year's European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC 2015).

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The Future of Manufacturing: Industry 4.0

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 00:00

Published : Wed, 21 Oct 2015

On 20 October, Lowri Evans, Director-General for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, spoke at the Science/Business Network conference on “The future of manufacturing: Industry 4.0”, outlining the Commission’s latest thinking on the benefits and collaboration possibilities within the Industry 4.0 framework.

Explaining the Commission's vision on shipping and the shipbuilding industry

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 00:00

Published : Wed, 21 Oct 2015

Antti Peltomäki, Deputy Director-General of the DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, explained the Commission's vision on shipping and shipbuilding industry at the 9th National Maritime Conference in Bremerhaven, Germany.

Business Planet: Enhancing access to finance with COSME

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 00:00

Published : Tue, 20 Oct 2015

The latest edition of Business Planet visits Frankfurt to find out how your business can obtain financing through the EU's COSME programme.

EU and U.S. Sign Cooperation Arrangement on Copernicus Earth Observation Data

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 00:00

Published : Tue, 20 Oct 2015

The European Commission and the United States have signed the Copernicus Cooperation Arrangement. The Arrangement will facilitate data sharing from the Copernicus constellation of Sentinel Earth Observation satellites among a broad spectrum of users on both sides of the Atlantic.

Call for applications for membership in the High Level Group on Automotive Industry

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 00:00

Published : Mon, 19 Oct 2015

The European Commission has launched a call for applications aiming to review the memberships of the High Level Group on Automotive Industry GEAR 2030.