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The EU to push investments for industrial growth

Investment in machinery and equipment remains unresponsive to growing policy in the EU industry, the European Commission’s Report on Member States’ Competitiveness (2014) affirms. Today, the European machine tool consumption remains 30% below…

EXPLORE project to boost European industry competitiveness

EXPLORE Annual Stakeholder Event presented the developments under the EXPLORE project and demonstrated how the identified R&D results, with the help of European and national or regional funding, can be applied to industrial…

European Commission calls for the growth

The European Commission agenda is focusing on growth and job to recover 350 million investments and 4 millions of jobs, lost because of the crisis. The European Commission is urging Member States to…

CECIMO, state of play of European Ecodesign Directive

An inquiry conducted for the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries (CECIMO) among machine tool manufacturers shows a high awareness of the industry to embrace eco-design measures foreseen by the Ecodesign Directive (2009/125/EC)….

Market trend

Horizon 2020: EU experiments new ‘rules’

Some of the novelties of the new programme that for the next 7  years aims at favouring the revival of European companies – and not only – on the world market. 2014-2020: a…

Nanotechnologie

CEN and ISO cooperate to develop standards in nanotechnologies and nanomaterials

CEN (European Committee for Standardization) and ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) are working together to identify and develop standards in relation to nanotechnologies and nanomaterials. The CEN Technical Committee on Nanotechnologies (CEN/TC…

Internet

CEN new website social media friendly

CEN (European Committee for Standardization) have launched a new improved website that give more visibility and integration to social media (Facebook and Twitter) and can be accessed via different digital devices such as…

European standardization

CEN and CENELEC Work Programme 2014

European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) are working hard to develop European Standards. For the first time, the two committees have published a combined annual Work Programme that…

Winter 2014 forecast: recovery gaining ground

The European Commission’s winter forecast foresees a continuation of the economic recovery in most Member States and in the EU as a whole. After exiting recession in spring 2013 and three consecutive quarters…

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