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Two EISMEA market surveillance calls are open now

The European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA) has 2 open calls for clusters and SMEs in Market Surveillance. The details are as follows: Call 1: “Support to joint enforcement actions” With a budget of €4 million, proposed activities under this call aim to enhance cooperation and...
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European Alliance Against Coronavirus discuss the EU Single Market Programme

On 1 June, the European Alliance Against Coronavirus welcomed Ilse van Rompuy from the European Commission’s DG GROW who introduced the European Single Market Programme (SMP). It is the first-ever programme to boost the Single Market with a budget of €4.2 billion for 2021-2027​. The SMP is designed...
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How joining a cluster provides vital support for EU SMEs

Clusters make up a significant part of the European industrial landscape. Currently, there are around 3000 specialised clusters in Europe accounting for 54 million jobs. Clusters are key to boosting collaboration and connecting enterprises, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)...
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The new Regulation for Market Surveillance is now in effect

DG GROW has announced that from 16 July, the new Regulation for Market Surveillance now fully applies. This Regulation ensures that market surveillance is protecting consumers and businesses across the EU in order for the Single Market to function seamlessly. It is part of DG GROW’s commitment to...
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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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Interview in the frame of Evaluation Study & Potential Follow-up to Cluster Initiatives under COSME, H2020, and FPI, organized by Prognos AG

Vladimir Gumilar, director and cluster manager of Construction cluster of Slovenia took part in an interview in the frame of Evaluation Study & Potential Follow-up to Cluster Initiatives under COSME, H2020, and FPI, organized by Prognos AG. He stressed the high relevance and importance of all...

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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...