122 Members of the Industry4Europe coalition co-signed a Joint paper on “A Governance Structure for an ambitious EU Industrial Strategy”.

A coalition of downstream users of steel – including the automotive, construction equipment, agriculture machinery, home appliance and technology industry sectors - has written to the European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, to express concerns on the safeguard investigation into steel products, launched in March. 

A last minute trilogue was called yesterday to finalise the negotiations on the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) that sets the EU objective for 2030.

A joint letter was sent from the members of the Energy Efficiency Industrial Forum (EEIF) to the Members of the Energy Council, regarding the Council's negotiations on Energy Efficiency targets.

As a tradition, the European Standardisation Committees, CEN and CENELEC have gathered a fine mix of experts to explain the role and advantages of European standards and how businesses can benefit from using them. In a two-day session, participants were able to discover how standardisation can remove trade barriers and foster technical alignment with foreign countries.

Following the harsh test of the past years, the EU should certainly focus its attention more on Research and Development if it wants to be an innovation leader at a global level in the next decades.