The Commission’s proposal on industrial policy is a step in the right direction, but the EU needs a long term, comprehensive strategy: this is one of the conclusions of the debate at the Employers’ Group meeting on 6 December 2017. The aim of the debate was to contribute to two opinions on industrial policy that the EESC is currently working on.
How to access raw materials within the EU in a sustainable and safe way? The Horizon 2020 project ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System) seems to know the answer.
A summary of the Committee’s public hearing is now available.
During the European Robotics Week from 20 to 24 November, 30 European and regionally funded projects in the field of robotics are presented at the European Committee of the Regions (CoR). The event was officially opened on Tuesday 21 November by Markku Markkula, the assembly’s First Vice-President. Research and innovation topics were also on the agenda of the CoR’s Commission for Social Policy, Employment, Education, Research and Culture (SEDEC).