Tag Archives: TAJANI

Giving honest businesses a second chance: Commission proposes modern insolvency rules

Strasbourg, 13-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Businesses hit by the economic crisis will be thrown a lifeline under a new proposal from the European Commission today to modernise Europe’s rules on cross-border business insolvency, helping to give otherwise viable businesses a ‘second chance’. … Read the full press release

Commission starts preparing steel action plan

Brussels, 10-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Commissioner Antonio Tajani met today with representatives from the Steel Industry and the Social Partners in the second meeting of the High-level Roundtable on the future of the European Steel Industry. Stakeholders were invited to present and discuss specific policy recommendations … Read the full press release

Better functioning of food supply chain

Brussels, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — What is the mandate of the Forum? In 2010, the Commission tasked the Forum to help with the implementation of the recommendations of the former High Level Group on the Competitiveness of the Agro-Food Industry and of … Read the full press release

GMES: good for environment, good for jobs!

Brussels, 4-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — GMES, Global Monitoring for Environment and Security, the European Commission’s earth observation programme will create 83 000 jobs in Europe by 2030. This is the result of a study presented by European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani today during … Read the full press release

Mission for Growth: Seizing mutual benefit for businesses in the EU and Egypt

Brussels, 15-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani is in Egypt today, accompanied by a large business delegation composed of representatives of 102 European companies and industry associations from 13 Member States. Collectively they represent approximately three million employees and €700 billion … Read the full press release

Action plan for the EU automotive industry in 2020

Brussels, 9-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The action plan presented by the European Commission today (see IP/12/1187) aims to help strengthening the EU’s automotive industry between now and 2020. It builds on the vision for industry competitiveness and sustainability in 2020 and recommendations how … Read the full press release

A visa policy to spur economic growth in the EU

Improving visa procedures Brussels, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The border-free Schengen Area cannot function efficiently without a common visa policy which facilitates the entry of legitimate visitors into the EU, while strengthening internal security. The EU has set up a common visa policy … Read the full press release

Innovation performance of 190 European regions compared

Figure 1: Innovation performance by regions

Brussels, 7-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Innovation is a key driver of economic growth and jobs. The Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2012, published today, provides a comparative assessment of how European regions perform with regard to innovation. The report covers 190 regions across the … Read the full press release

Commission proposes to update radio equipment rules

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today proposed to update the Radio Equipment Directive. The proposal aims to make sure all market players comply with the rules regarding the avoidance of interference, so that consumers do not have problems … Read the full press release

SME WEEK: EU needs more women entrepreneurs to create growth and jobs

Brussels, 22-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Women’s entrepreneurial potential is underexploited and the EU needs more women entrepreneurs to create growth and new jobs. This was the main message of today’s European SME Week Summit in Brussels which focuses on encouraging women to … Read the full press release

Antonio TAJANI Vicepresidente della Commissione europea, responsabile per l’Industria e l’Imprenditoria Il Vicepresidente della Commissione europea Antonio Tajani inaugura la Settimana delle PMI e del Mercato unico Vent’anni del mercato interno, Sala della Protomoteca, Campidoglio/Roma 15 October 2012

Il Vicepresidente della Commissione europea Antonio Tajani inaugura la Settimana delle PMI e del Mercato unico Sala della Protomoteca, Campidoglio/Roma, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — INTRODUZIONE Il Nobel attribuito all’Unione europea è un riconoscimento alla pace e alla prosperità realizzata con oltre sessant’anni … Read the full press release

Small and medium sized enterprises in 2011: situations per EU Member State

Trends in the SME sector for Austria

18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Commission annually assesses progress in implementation of the Small Business Act (SBA)1 at national level. This memo describes the results of the assessment as illustrated by country specific SBA factsheets2, composed on the basis of a wide … Read the full press release

SMEs in Europe at the crossroads: further policy boost needed to help in recovery

Note: 2011 and 2012 figures are estimates.

17-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Europe’s Small and Medium Sized enterprises (SMEs) continue to strive for recovery. If we take the EU as a whole so far their overall efforts have mainly led to ‘jobless’ growth, as shown by diverging trends in … Read the full press release

Testing of Galileo satellite navigation system can begin

Brussels, 16-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Yesterday a very significant milestone in the construction of Galileo – Europe’s satellite navigation system – was achieved. Two operational satellites were launched on 12 October at 18:15 UTC from Kourou, French Guiana, using a Soyuz launcher. … Read the full press release