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European SMEs Road to a Sustainable Recovery

Business leaders and policymakers across the Single Market are starting to outline long-term economic recovery plans as the EU’s vaccine programme increases. The global crisis has caused challenges for industries across ecosystems, however in planning for a sustainable recovery, the Single Market...
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The EU Industrial Strategy Update Set to Strengthen the Resilience of the Single Market

The European Commission have updated the EU Industrial Strategy to respond to the lessons learned from the Coronavirus outbreak and help drive the transformation to a more sustainable, digital, resilient and globally competitive economy. The updated Strategy reaffirms the priorities set out in the...
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New Regulation to Address Distortions in the Single Market

The European Commission has proposed a new instrument that will address distortions caused by foreign subsidies granted by non-EU countries. This proposal follows the adoption of the White Paper released in June 2020, which was a key element of Europe's vision for a new Industrial Strategy based on...
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First ever financial programme to boost the single market ready to kick-off

The European Commission has welcomed the adoption of the first single market programme. With €4.2 billion allocated for 2021–2027, the programme provides an integrated package to support and strengthen the governance of the Single Market, including for financial services. Context The COVID-19...
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White Paper review on foreign subsidies in the Single Market

The European Commission has announced the adoption a White Paper to deal with the distortive effects caused by foreign subsidies in the Single Market. The aim of the White Paper review is to level the playing field as regards foreign subsidies in the European Union. The European Commission now seeks...
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Next Generation EU - European Commission's new recovery instrument  

The European Commission has put forward its proposal for a major recovery plan. To ensure the recovery is sustainable, even, inclusive and fair for all Member States, the European Commission is proposing to create a new recovery instrument, Next Generation EU, embedded within a powerful, modern and...
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European Union’s New Industrial Strategy Package supports industry to lead on the digital and green transitions

On 10 March the European Commission published a set of policy documents putting forward a renewed industrial policy. The policy package consists of a New Industrial Strategy for Europe, an SME Strategy for a sustainable and digital Europe, a report on identifying and addressing barriers to the...
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Third European Cluster Policy Forum: improving linkages and synergies in cluster policy

On 15 November 2018, 18 representatives of 15 EU countries met to discuss how clusters and regional and local ecosystems can accelerate entrepreneurship, industrial modernisation and growth and what policies can do to support this process and connections between them. Participants were updated on...