SPEECH/14/569  22-08-2014 - Launch of two new Galileo satellites 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Ferdinando NELLI FEROCI European Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship Launch of Galileo satellites Brussels, 22 August 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, Today's launch of two new Galileo satellites from Kourou, in French Guiana, is another milestone in the history of the programme.
IP/14/938  21-08-2014 - New launchers to support independence of EU's satellite navigation programme 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 August 2014 Last night the EU's satellite navigation programme Galileo signed a €500 million agreement with Arianespace which will bring an operational Galileo service much closer.
IP/14/935  20-08-2014 - European satellite navigation: Galileo launches two more satellites 
European Commission - Commission Press release Brussels, 20 August 2014 European Tomorrow Galileo, the EU's satellite navigation programme, will send two more satellites into space, reaching a total number of 6 satellites in orbit. The lift-off will take place at the European spaceport near Kourou in French Guiana, at 14.31 CET and can...
MEMO/14/509  20-08-2014 - FAQ – GALILEO, the EU's satellite navigation programme 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 20 August 2014 Why is satellite navigation important to the EU? Today, the positioning and timing signals provided by satellite navigation systems are used in many critical areas of the economy, including power grid synchronization, electronic trading and mobile phone networks, effective road, sea and air...
MEMO/14/497  23-07-2014 - European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2014: Shortlisted projects announced 
European Commission - Commission MEMO Brussels, 23 July 2014 European Hundreds of projects competed in the 2014 national competitions for a chance to represent their country in the European Enterprise Promotion Awards; 22 projects have now been shortlisted.
IP/14/851  22-07-2014 - COSME: the European Commission and the European Investment Fund sign agreement which will boost funding opportunities for SMEs 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe will soon have access to up to € 25 bn of additional finance, as a result of an agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF).
IP/14/785  10-07-2014 - Free movement of goods: Commission refers Czech Republic to Court over jewellery hallmarking rules 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 July 2014 The European Commission has decided to refer the Czech Republic to the EU's Court of Justice due to its rules on the hallmarking of jewellery. The Czech Assay office requires that certain articles of jewellery imported from another EU country be stamped...
MEMO/14/470  10-07-2014 - July infringements package: main decisions 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 July 2014 July July In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law.
IP/14/766  02-07-2014 - Green Action Plan for SMEs: turning environmental challenges into business opportunities 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 2 July 2014 The European Commission adopted today a Communication Green Action Plan (GAP) for SMEs: Enabling SMEs to turn environmental challenges into business opportunities. The Action Plan presents a series of SME-oriented actions proposed at European level to help exploit the business opportunities that...
IP/14/764  02-07-2014 - Environment/industrial policy: Live and work in better buildings 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 2 July 2014 Today the Commission adopted new proposals which aim to reduce the environmental impacts of new and renovated buildings by increasing resource efficiency and improving the information available about the environmental performance of buildings. The results should be: good for the environment.