Industry, Research and Energy

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...

gas pipe line

"Far too often, gas supply has been used as a political weapon. We cannot ‘disarm’ the impure intentions of others but we can arm...

EU electricity market: more competition to the benefit of consumers

Krišjānis Kariņš, EPP Group MEP and Rapporteur of the Internal Market for Electricity Report voted today in the Industry Committee,...



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
15.02.2012 - 15:30

Horizon 2020: Maria da Graça Carvalho appointed Rapporteur

The Group of the European People's Party (EPP Group), the largest political Group in the European Parliament, has today confirmed Maria da Graça Carvalho, Member of the Committee on...
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Press Release
08.02.2012 - 10:00

Mobile Roaming: fair pricing for consumers

The EPP Group in the European Parliament calls for fair pricing for mobile phone users. In the light of the high rates for mobile data roaming, the EPP Group held a public Hearing on 'The Future...
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...
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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...
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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...



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