Industry, Research and Energy

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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...

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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)....

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Real Estate Market

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

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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...

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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.

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Press Release
25.01.2017 - 11:57

Roaming: wholesale price cap must be lower than retail price

Current average price for 1 gigabyte of data roaming at €2.77 for end consumers "The telecom ministers of the EU Member States must prove today that they are really working for the...
Michał Boni MEP
News
12.01.2017 - 12:52

Millions of jobs in the European Cloud Initiative

Digital data underpins almost every activity in our society and it will do so to an even greater extent in the future. Our banks are already digital, the future of self-driving cars depends on the...
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Press Release
14.12.2016 - 21:16

First steps for 5G in Europe: political agreement reached

“We have now reached an agreement with the Council on the freeing-up of the 700 MHz spectrum band. This is an agreement that will secure European competitiveness and enable us to reap the full...
Climate change
Press Release
13.12.2016 - 10:58

Clean energy has to go hand-in-hand with job creation

“Increasing the competitiveness and strengthening the weight of industry in the EU economy has to go hand-in-hand with our climate and energy objectives and should be further strengthened in...
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Press Release
12.12.2016 - 14:59

Copyright: we must better pay our authors and creators

“A modernisation of copyright rules to fit the digital age is probably the single most important reform we can envisage to make a worthy living for our many artists, creators and designers in...
Climate change
Press Release
30.11.2016 - 09:13

Energy Union: affordable energy for all is a main priority

“In Europe, we have high energy prices which hurt our businesses and competitiveness vis-à-vis other regions of the world. Removing existing barriers and market distortions in the...

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