KVK Business Challenges for circularity: open innovation with Dutch large-accounts
The Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KVK) has set up an on-line open innovation platform that brings together corporates and SMEs to develop innovative, new business together. Who is it for? For companies who believe that innovating together leads to better solutions and healthy business. – For large companies that are looking for creative SMEs to […]
Set up of the Advanced Technologies for Industry (ATI) project
Advanced Technologies for Industry (ATI) project The EU’s industrial policy approach promotes the creation of a competitive European industry. In order to properly support the implementation of policies and initiatives, a systematic monitoring of technological trends and reliable, up-to-date data on advanced technologies is needed. To this end, the Advanced Technologies for Industry (ATI) project […]
The new ‘Guide on EU funding for tourism’ highlights the wide range of funding programmes relevant to the tourism ecosystem included in the new budget, Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027, and Next Generation EU. This online guide comes with new EU programmes working towards a more sustainable, inclusive and digital EU economy. The guide gathers information […]
The Commission is currently running an open public consultation on instant payments. SMEs play an important part in fostering the provision and use of instant payments. They can be: users of instant payments (e.g. bank customers, online retailers, owners of physical stores) or providers of instant payments (e.g. payment service providers and providers of related […]
Single Market Programme approved by European Parliament
The Single Market Programme has been approved by the European Parliament. The regulation, published in the EU Official Journal, entered into force on 3 May and will apply retroactively from 1 January 2021.
The Single Market Programme aims to strengthen the EU’s internal market by supporting a wide range of activities, from improving food safety to helping SMEs. The overarching goal is to foster cooperation and improve sustainability within the Single Market. Enterprise Europe Network is also part of this programme.