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Industry 4.0Proposal for a Cyber Resilience Act

The European Commission’s proposal for a Cyber Resilience Act was published.

Industry 4.0Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act) - November 2022 Update

Discussions on the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act) are progressing within the EU institutions, faster in the Council than in the Parliament, where further delays are…

EnvironmentEuropean Critical Raw Materials Act

The European Commission published a Call for Evidence for an Impact Assessment and opened a public consultation until 25 November 2022 to provide input into the future…

Intellectual Property RightsLegislative proposal for a Regulation on compulsory licensing of patents

The European Commission is planning to present a legislative proposal for a Regulation on compulsory licensing of patents in Q1 2023.

The Board informsPresentations and gallery CEO Congress 2022 in Athens

Reports, presentations and pictures of the CEO Congress Athens 2022 are now online

Trade & Sector NewsEuropean Economic Forecast Autumn 2022

The shocks unleashed by Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine are denting global demand and reinforcing global inflationary pressures.

Construction Product Regulation (CPR)Construction Products Regulation (CPR) - November 2022 Update

The draft report for the revised Construction Products Regulation (CPR) is foreseen for the end of November.

Overview on new LegislationLegislative Update October 2022

Overview on European Legislation in October 2022

Trade & Sector NewsQuarterly Report on the Euro Area (QREA), Vol. 21, No. 2 (2022)

The report provides estimates of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on corporate cleansing and labour markets, an updated assessment of the SURE instrument, among…

Market Surveillance (MSPR)European Union challenges to control products manufactured outside the EU

Making sellers aware of EU rules remains a challenge, especially for products imported into the EU.

Machine DirectiveMachinery Directive (MD) - August 2022 Update

Since May, several developments have taken place in the framework of the future Regulation on Machinery Products.

Industry 4.05G Technologies and infrastructure

New online platform to assist stakeholders in the creation of their 5G for Smart Communities projects planned.

Overview on new LegislationLegislative Update August 2022

Overview on European Legislation in August 2022

Construction Product Regulation (CPR)Construction Products Regulation (CPR) - August 2022 Update

The European Commission adopted the proposal for a Construction Products Regulation (CPR) to revise Regulation (EU) No 305/2011.

Miscellaneous InformationData Governance Act proposal - August 2022 update

The political agreement on the Data Governance Act proposal was adopted by the Parliament and by the EU Council.

REACHREACH: One hazardous chemical added to the Candidate List

N-(hydroxymethyl)acrylamide has been added to the Candidate List. It is mostly used in polymers and when manufacturing other chemicals, textiles, leather or fur.

Intellectual Property RightsOverlap Between Industrial Design and Copyright Protection in India

Exploring why in India copyright and industrial design protections are not complementary and how to act to avoid IP problems.

Miscellaneous InformationFastener Talk - What is happening with freight and raw materials?

In this podcast, two interviews focuse on crucial topics impacting not only fastener companies, but a variety of sectors.

Miscellaneous InformationPodcast: Fastener Industry Review July 2022

This podcast by Fastener + Fixing Magazine sums up the latest developments within the fastener market.

SurveysCEO-Materials and Service Costs Survey

The aggregated results of the survey will be presented at a CEO Round Table meeting in Autumn 2022.