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In order to be innovative, one has to invest in Research and Development. This area is what keeps European engineering companies ahead of their competitors. Europe therefore needs to be a ‘welcome’ place to invest. Orgalime will be present (together with their Belgian member, Agoria) at the European Industrial Technologies conference being held at Tour… » read more

Orgalime believe in the key role that manufacturing industry plays as a driver of Europe’s economy, both through the direct jobs that companies provide and indirectly throughout their supply chains, including not least the services industry. Our manifesto, ‘Maufacturing Matters’ serves not only the European Institutions but anyone who believes that industry counts. In […]

Third time unlucky

Euractiv has returned from its summer break with a rather good, albeit concerning, story about concerns over German EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger’s extra-curricular activities. It has been revealed that he has been forced to re-submit his ‘…

How many documents are archived for the public on the European Union website? There were on 7 May 2010 a total of 369,224 documents on the website www.europa.eu. Question: Which two documents does the Council and the Commission REFUSE to publish? Answer: The most important documents of all — the two documents that reveal the… » read more

Have you ever wondered what it feels to work at the European Commission in the field of communication? Informing EU citizens about the European Commission’s initiatives activities and keeping abreast of public opinion in Europe are the twofold mission of DG COM.

Mr. Giuliano Monizza (ABB) will speak on behalf of T&D Europe and Orgalime at the Renewable Energy Finance & Infrastructure Summit to be held on 28 and 29 January in Vienna, Austria. Following his presentation at the Electra conference in Ljubljana on 15/10/2009, Mr. Monizza will elaborate on how to deliver energy efficiency in […]

The Sunday Times reported on the huge payoffs the 13 EU Commissioners stepping down this week will walk away with, on top of the pretty hefty salaries they netted while in office.Open Europe has calculated that the 13 outgoing EU Commissioners have cos…

Barroso II

Brussels is awash with rumour about who will get what in the newly appointed European Commission, due to be unveiled by President Barroso next week.Having ruled itself out of any of the important economic portfolios with the appointment of Cathy Ashton…

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