This Working Paper outlines claims about the ‘future of work’ (as the shorthand for work and employment) and the policy responses to those claims. It is based on a review of the academic and grey literatures on digitalisation and the future of work.
‘Hydrogen technologies and systems’ was selected as a key strategic value chain for EU industrial policy. This conference will help identify the areas that are ready to accelerate the EU-wide rollout of available technologies in all related sectors.
In June 2019 compared with May 2019, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 1.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.5% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In May 2019, industrial production rose by 0.8% in the euro area and by 0.9% in the EU28.
This is part of a series looking at the priorities of the European Council and President-Elect of the European Commission ahead of the start of a new legislative term in the autumn. Orgalim Director General Malte Lohan discusses how Europe’s technology industries can support EU policymakers in delivering on the policy objectives that matter most to European citizens.
According to the EESC, the European manufacturing system can only make an effective and competitive transition to a cutting-edge digital and environmentally friendly economy when it is ready for significant investments in innovation. As the main job creators and providers, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) need particular support. The steps planned by the European Commission to facilitate better development of the manufacturing system should therefore be consistently based on real awareness of companies’ – especially SMEs’ – needs.
In June 2019, compared with May 2019, industrial producer prices fell by 0.6% in both the euro area (EA19) and EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In May 2019, prices decreased by 0.1% in the euro area and remained unchanged in the EU28.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) calls on the Commission to reflect in more depth on policy options that help both to reduce greenhouse gases and thus fight climate change and to maintain competitiveness.
This is part of a series looking at the priorities of the European Council and President-Elect of the European Commission ahead of the start of a new legislative term in the autumn. Orgalim Director General Malte Lohan discusses the role of Europe’s technology industries in supporting the EU policy objectives that matter most to European citizens.
Aquatech Amsterdam is the world’s leading water trade show for process, drinking and waste water. Connect with water professionals from over all over the world, in the exciting city of Amsterdam. Theme Pavillions include Industrial User Experience, Desalination, Smart Water Networks (SWAN), Pumps & Process Plaza, Water Quality Association (WQA) Pavilion and BlueTech Innovation Pavilion.
In 2020 RECS International will be organizing the 10th edition of the yearly REC Market Meeting. The conference will take place at the Okura Hotel Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on 31 March and 1 April 2020.
Over the past 10 years the REC Market Meeting has grown from a small event to a leading conference for actors in renewable energy markets around the globe. In March 2019 the conference was attended by over 400 delegates from 24 countries around the world and we expect this number to increase further in 2020.
RE-Source 2019 will be Europe’s leading corporate energy procurement event.
With more markets opening up to the corporate renewable sourcing opportunity, RE-Source 2019 is the perfect platform to network, learn and do business with key players from both the buyer and supplier side.
“Raw Materials are the lifeblood of European industry, with at least 30 million jobs in the EU and 70% of EU manufacturing production depending upon them” – European Commission.
With the title “From Bricks to Bytes”, at this year’s CECE Summit, will be looking at the fundamental contribution of innovation to a sustainable construction industry. Taking into account all pillars of sustainability, a panel of relevant speakers, professionally moderated by Katrina Sichel, will paint the picture of a forward-looking industry working together to deliver for society. In the members-only part of the programme, the Technical Forum will deep-dive into the current regulatory challenges and the future revision of the Machinery Directive, whereas the Economic Forum will look at the investment and business perspectives in North America.
The EREK international conference will demonstrate how successful businesses and industries seek resource efficient solutions, collaborate in a circular and social economy, and pursue digitalisation to gain a competitive edge.
From keynote speeches to practical sessions, the conference aims to gather the Resource Efficiency community by promoting exchanges between all actors, from new comers to front runners, from SMEs to business intermediaries, raising awareness of existing and upcoming opportunities to make the Circular Economy a reality.
The skills for industry conference underlined the need for Europe to prioritise game-changing initiatives and support industry up- and re-skilling strategies.