German SMEs not too fond of new EU strategy

By |marec 12th, 2020|digitalisation, European Commission, Innovation, Innovation & Industry, News, SME Strategy, SMEs, Ursula von der Leyen|

Die Strategie ist ambitioniert: Unternehmen sollen digitaler und nachhaltiger werden. Doch deutsche Mittelständler werden wenig profitieren, befürchtet der Deutsche Mittelstands-Bund.

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EU pledges €25 billion to weather coronavirus impact

By |marec 11th, 2020|Charles Michel, COVID-19, European Council, News, SMEs, stability and growth pact, state aid rules, Ursula von der Leyen|

EU institutions and member states agreed on Tuesday (10 March) to ease EU spending rules and mobilise at least €25 billion of EU funds to address the economic fallout from the coronavirus.

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Gene-editing regulation not the biggest hurdle for SMEs in EU, says academic

By |februar 27th, 2020|Biotechnology, gene editing, GMO, GMO directive, News, seed rights, SMEs|

The argument that deregulation of gene editing would benefit small and medium enterprises (SMEs) does not stand up to scrutiny, according to molecular geneticist Dr Michael Antoniou, head of the gene expression and therapy group at King's College London.

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French bio-waste finds second life in building insulation

By |januar 21st, 2020|bioeconomy, buckwheat, buildings, France, hemp, insulation, News, SMEs, spelt|

By using hemp, brewers grains and spelt husk, many French SMEs are starting to manufacture natural insulation materials based on bio-sourced materials and biowaste, which have not previously been 're-purposed'. In other words, they are using 'green' al...

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SMEs are key to climate protection, says Austrian businesswoman

By |december 6th, 2019|Austria, business, climate emergency, climate protection, European Commission, News, SMEs, Ursula von der Leyen|

After having represented the interests of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) for four years, Ulrike Rabmer-Koller takes stock, in an interview with EURACTIV Germany, of her successes and discusses her ambitions looking forward in the fight against cli...

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SMEs could lead the change in new EU food policy, MEP said

By |oktober 1st, 2019|Farm to Fork, Frans Timmermans, Janusz Wojciechowski, Lukas Mandl, News, SMEs, Stella Kyriakides, Virginijus Sinkevičius|

Europe's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) should have a role in delivering the new Farm to Fork strategy, a comprehensive EU food policy outlined by incoming Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, said Austrian MEP Lukas Mandl.

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‘EU’s best asset’ needs to be safeguarded, not only improved

By |februar 27th, 2019|Brexit, Elżbieta Bieńkowska, EU trade, European Single Market, Food labelling, FoodDrinkEurope, foodstuffs, Hubert Weber, Jyrki Katainen, News, SMEs|

While celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Single Market last year, the Commission called it 'Europe’s best asset in a changing world'. But Single Market’s resilience to internal and external shocks still needs to be strengthened further.

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White smoke for first-ever EU defence industry fund

By |maj 24th, 2018|Bulgarian Presidency, Elżbieta Bieńkowska, entrepreneurship, European defence, European Defence Fund, European Parliament, News, pesco, SMEs|

The new European Defence Industrial Development Programme, with a €500 million budget for 2019-2020, was informally agreed by MEPs and Council on Tuesday night (22 to 23 May).

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Exposure to carcinogens at work in EU’s crosshairs

By |maj 3rd, 2018|cancer, carcinogens, dangerous substances, EU-OSHA, health and safety, ILO, Marianne Thyssen, News, SMEs|

The EU Agency for Safety and Health at Work has launched a joint campaign with the European Commission and the Bulgarian EU Presidency aimed at raising awareness of dangerous substances at work while sounding the alarm about the surging costs related to cancer.

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Tackling poor payment cultures and delivering for small businesses

By |december 5th, 2017|News, payments, SMEs|

Today, small firms across Europe are struggling with the soaring costs of running a business – from business rates to rental costs, increasing inflation to higher export costs. Now imagine trying to cope with these costs while also waiting for a payment from a big business, writes Ken Moon.

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