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European industrial policy

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Outcome of European Council meeting of 9 March 2017 and of informal meeting of the EU27 of 10 March 2017

Written by Suzana Anghel and Ralf Drachenberg, After re-electing Donald Tusk as its President, the European Council meeting of 9 March 2017 discussed the economic situation in Europe, progress on measures regarding migration, internal and external security, and external relations. In his first speech to the European Council, the recently- elected President of the European … Continue reading

Public opinion and EU action on industrial policy, energy supply and security: exploring the expectations gap

Written by Clare Ferguson, The European Parliament, the only directly elected EU institution, recently commissioned a Eurobarometer survey to gauge citizens’ attitudes to EU action in a range of policy fields, including industry, energy supply and energy security. Although industrial policy appears to be a low priority for citizens, ensuring a secure supply of energy … Continue reading

EU industrial policy

Written by  Dessislava Yougova, One of the main challenges for the EU economy to stimulate economic growth is to kick-start the ‘industrial renaissance’ of Europe. In the current international context urgent action is needed to enhance industrial competitiveness; to promote innovation and sustainability as well as corporate social responsibility; to support the internationalisation of EU businesses; … Continue reading

Automated vehicles in the EU

Written by Susanne Pillath Automated vehicle technologies allow the transfer of driving functions from a human driver to a computer. Automation, and in particular digitalisation, of driving will change road transport in a way which is viewed as a revolution in the field of mobility. As human error is the main reason for road traffic … Continue reading

What new industrial policy for Europe?

The present key source aims to identify different forms of industrial policy, define them, as well as offering a number of position papers on the topic. It does so in the context of the Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Committee’s drafting of a report on reindustrialising Europe to promote competitiveness and sustainability (2013/2006(INI). The draft … Continue reading

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