Industry, Research and Energy

Anaconda, polish helicopters

“It is high time that the European Union steps up its game on defence and develops a truly common approach. Member States are used to working...

Fiber Optic cables

“The roll out of very fast fibre networks in the EU Member States is crucial for delivering better and faster internet and 5G mobile networks...

EUROCORPS' soldiers do a military simulation on the ground with chariot, trucks, guns, weapons and some wounded soldiers

“We have taken a first and very important step to increase cooperation in the defence industry and strengthen the competitiveness of the EU...

Real Estate Market

The European Parliament has confirmed the agreement with the Council on a revised Directive for Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD). “A...



The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy is responsible for the Union's industrial policy and the application of new technologies, including measures relating to SMEs, for the Union's research policy, including the dissemination and exploitation of research findings, for Community measures related to energy policy in general, the security of energy supply and energy efficiency including the establishment and development of trans-European networks in the energy infrastructure sector and for the information society and information technology, including the establishment and development of trans-European networks in the telecommunication infrastructure sector.


Portrait of scientists and engineers in laboratory
Press Release
06.06.2012 - 09:30

Horizon 2020: EPP Group focused on research and innovation.

The Horizon 2020 Programme is a key pillar of Innovation Union. This programme will reinforce Europe's leading position in a field in which the EU has lost ground. Today's EPP Group Hearing...
Woman working at flower shop smiling
21.05.2012 - 16:00

SME growth and entrepreneurship policies to challenge the crisis

The crisis has arrived at the labour markets after all. Figures presented by Eurostat in May showed record unemployment rates in many EU countries, in particular among the young. It seems rather...
Mobile phone with sim cards
Press Release
10.05.2012 - 17:45

Mobile Roaming: Fair charges and more competition.

Caps for mobile phone charges abroad (roaming) will be tightened as from July. The European Parliament adopted the new EU Regulation today. There will be new price caps for phone calls, text messages...
Europe Day – spending scrutiny – roaming data downloads – maritime piracy
10.05.2012 - 14:45

Europe Day – spending scrutiny – roaming data downloads – maritime piracy

As Europe faces its most challenging period since the EU came into being, the EPP Group has marked Europe Day with a cal to renew the continents unity and values to overcome these difficult times....
School of fish
Press Release
20.04.2012 - 14:00

Biodiversity: Important environmental,

The European Parliament at its plenary session in Strasbourg, today adopted the Report on an EU biodiversity strategy to 2020. "According to the UN Food Agriculture Organisation, 60 percent...
Female executive using mobile phone
10.04.2012 - 10:30

Summer 2012 stay in touch, thanks to cheaper mobile roaming

Summer is approaching fast, and, as every year, millions of Europeans will try to make the most out of their holidays by travelling abroad. Thanks to the EPP Group in the European Parliament, you can...



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