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Brussels will give centre stage to the importance of Europe’s innovative manufacturing industry this week, mounting the second ‘EU Industry Days’ with seminars, workshops and announcements of several important initiatives from the side of the European Commission. What can be expected, and what more could...

On the 20th of February, the European Commission published a report on the benefits of research and innovation for EU's prosperity and social model.   The report proves that Europe is a global leader in scientific excellence (nearly one third of all high-quality scientific publications worldwide are European),...

On the 19th of February, PwC published a study for DigitalEurope on how to "Accelerate to a trusted Digital Single Market".   It identifies six areas of actions to accelerate the completion of a harmonised single market that will enhance the pace of cross-sectoral digital transformation in Europe....

On the 14th of February 2018, the European Commission published a study on Cross-cutting business models for the Internet of Things.   The study Cross-cutting Business Models for the Internet of Things focuses on identifying promising areas for cross-cutting Internet of Things (IoT) activities and their corresponding...

On the 9th of February 2018, the European Commission published its report on the Workshop on Future Battery Technologies for Energy Storage.   Battery technologies are set to play an important role in Europe's Energy Union Framework Strategy. Batteries are one of the 10 key actions identified...

On the 8th of February 2018, the European Commission published a notice for stakeholders on the impact of Brexit for type approval of motor vehicles.   This document analyses the legal consequences of the United Kingdom's withdrawal on the type-approval of: motor vehicles and their trailers systems,...

On the 8th of February 2018, the European Commission imposed definitive anti-dumping duties on corrosion resistant steel from China.   The investigation confirmed that Chinese producers were dumping the product on the EU market, a finding that already led to imposition of provisional duties in August 2017. The...

On the 6th of February 2018, the European Commission published a new report showig that the EU transport fuel market is still dominated by diesel, which made up 71.8% of fuel sold in the year 2016. Total transport fuel sales increased by 2.7% as compared...