Industry, Research and Energy

Climate change

The EU’s prosperity and global relevance over the coming decades will depend on our ability to innovate. An energy system is the bloodstream to...

Piggy bank saving electricity and heating costs

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

Real Estate Market

Setting up unrealistic targets will brutally affect the EU's main climate policy tool - the Emissions Trading System (ETS) “The...

Climate change

The EU has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals. Late last night, representatives of the European...



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.


Wireless Networking and Security
Press Release
07.02.2012 - 20:00

Broadband: investing in digitally-driven growth

Developing internet infrastructure as a way of enhancing competitiveness of the EU, as well as the challenge of implementing the Digital Agenda goals - basic broadband by 2013 and high-speed...
word innovate
Press Release
07.02.2012 - 19:45

Innovation Union Scoreboard 2011

Today, European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani, responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, and the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science presented the second...
Smiling business partners with electronic tablet
06.02.2012 - 18:15

Digital revolution 3.0 needs more radio spectrum

The wireless explosion A second or third wave of the digital revolution is on its way and central this time are wireless waves, named radio spectrums or frequencies. Estimates show that in less...
Young adult using a smart phone
Press Release
25.01.2012 - 16:00

Radio Spectrum: EU to reclaim global lead in telecoms.

"The new European policy on radio spectrum adopted by the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy today will optimise the use of frequencies not only to benefit all...
Press Release
23.01.2012 - 12:00

Research and innovation: best way to overcome the crisis

The EPP Group in the European Parliament will fight for a 100% increase of the EU's research budget. "We are going to fight for an ambitious research budget. After three years of continuing...
European Parliament
Press Release
23.01.2012 - 11:45

Amalia Sartori MEP elected Chairwoman of ITRE Committee

"It is with great satisfaction that I accept this role to which I have been assigned. From now until the end of the parliamentary term I will play this role with balance, neutrality, but also...



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