The COVID-19 outbreak represents an unprecedented situation for Europe’s citizens, society and economy. Representing Europe’s largest industrial branch comprising roughly a third of Europe’s manufacturing industry, Orgalim welcomes the macro-economic and political measures that Member States and the EU have already agreed to help tackle the pandemic.
Update – this event has been postponed until May 2021
Success and Innovation in the Circular Economy.
Together with national authorities and other stakeholder organisations, Orgalim is making recommendations to the proposals for a revision of the Machinery Directive. The position consolidates all the proposals of the Orgalim Machinery Working Group members.
Orgalim’s economists compile and analyse the latest data and forecasts for Europe’s technology industries twice a year, looking at economic trends across the branches mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and ICT, and metal technology. Their latest report shows steady modest growth in turnover and employment across the tech industries in 2019, while warning of the risks posed by creeping protectionism and a shortage of skilled workers. Read the report in full below.
For the latest edition of Technology at Heart we take a trip to Italy, where an innovative ecosystem of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is boosting the profile of European industry on the global stage.
With this information note, the ERC Scientific Council is sharing its tentative planning for the 2021-2022 ERC calls for proposals. This note also presents some of the main novelties it is considering to introduce in its effort to continuously ensure world-class peer review evaluation. These adjustments are part of a broader reflection and adaptation process engaging both the Scientific Council and the ERC Executive Agency, the Dedicated Implementation Structure serving the ERC. This process is expected to continue in the coming years.
The Board of the European Investment Bank (EIB) yesterday agreed to support EUR 6.9 billion of new financing. This includes backing new investment across Europe and around the world to improve communications, renewable energy, sustainable transport, social housing and education infrastructure.
As our world becomes more digitalised and connected, we can actually make a virtual copy of it. And such replicas are now being used to improve real world scenarios, from making aircraft production more accurate to preventing oil spills.