One step close to smarter, more effective market surveillance
Following over a year of intense negotiations, Orgalim is pleased to see that the Council’s Permanent Representatives’ Committee (COREPER) has achieved a workable compromise with the European Parliament and the European Commission on the proposal 'Compliance with and Enforcement of Union Legislation on Products' - one that upholds the Commission’s initial ambition to bring more intelligence and efficiency into market surveillance at Member State level, and that we believe can be more effective in reducing the number of dangerous or otherwise non-compliant products on the EU Internal Market.
Euractiv special report 'Innovation in technology industries'
Published in the context of EU Industry Days, a special report by Euractiv addressing ‘A renewed Europe: Innovation in technology industries’ is now available to access in full online. Featuring interviews with industry leaders, high-level policymakers and civil society spokespeople, the series examines the innovation-led transformation unfolding in EU industry, how European companies can secure leadership on the global stage, and how Europe is poised to leverage technology to turn societal challenges into drivers of growth.
A shared vision for the future of Europe at EU Industry Days
At this decisive moment for Europe, our innovative industries stand ready to inject fresh momentum into the economy and deliver solutions to society’s biggest challenges. This was the resounding message of EU Industry Days, held in Brussels on 5-6 February.
European Forum for Manufacturing: An industry vision for a renewed Europe
Hot on the heels of EU Industry Days, Orgalim is set to deepen the discussion on the role of technology and industry in the future of Europe: on 6 March 2019 we will bring together representatives of Europe’s technology industries and high-level EU policymakers for a a roundtable event, co-hosted with the European Forum for Manufacturing (EFM) at the European Parliament.
Orgalim comments on the upcoming Impact Assessment of the Machinery Directive
Representing the European technology companies driving the digital transformation of industry and society, Orgalim is certain that artificial intelligence (AI) will be a central pillar of Europe’s future competitiveness. Although AI has been deployed safely in manufacturing for decades, the rapid pace of technological evolution in recent years has prompted questions regarding the EU legal framework. Against this background, the European Commission has initiated an evaluation of the Machinery Directive (MD) to assess whether it remains fit for purpose in addressing machinery incorporating new technologies such as AI.
European CTOs of the Year 2018 awards announced at EU Industry Days
The CTO of the Year Europe 2018 awards were announced today during EU Industry Days in Brussels. The winners in both categories excel in driving sustainability through innovative use of technology in their companies and surrounding ecosystem.