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New Unitary Patent system: pioneering a new era of patent protection and enforcement in the EU
The Commission welcomes the launch of the Unitary Patent system today, which will make it simpler and easier for companies to protect their innovations in Europe and capitalise on their intellectual property.
Commission launches survey to collect additional feedback on electronic invoicing
The Commission announces the launch of a survey to collect additional feedback in the context of the eInvoicing directive.
Business Planet: Boosting Europe’s green workforce to keep pace with net zero energy ambitions
This episode of Business Planet interviews those on Europe's green skills front line to find out how the EU, companies and students are trying to close the gap between the bloc's ambitious green energy projects and the lack of trained people to get the jobs done.
European Tourism Day: Commission focuses on a green, digital and resilient tourism sector
The European Tourism Day takes place tomorrow, 5 May, in Brussels and online, gathering more than 450 actors in the tourism sector.
Commission proposes simplified, clearer and digital rules for detergents in the Single Market
Today, the Commission proposed a revised regulation on detergents that simplifies and future-proofs the current rules to better protect health and the environment, as well as ensure the better functioning of the Single Market for detergents.
Intellectual property: harmonised EU patent rules boost innovation, investment and competitiveness in the Single Market
Today, the Commission has proposed new rules to help companies, especially small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), make the most of their inventions, leverage new technologies and contribute to the EU's competitiveness and technological sovereignty.
REACH committee votes to restrict intentional microplastics
The Commission welcomes the REACH committee's vote to restrict intentional microplastics.
Public procurement: A new community platform to connect public buyers in the EU
Today, the European Commission is launching the Public Buyers Community Platform, an innovative platform designed to facilitate cooperation and knowledge-sharing between public buyers across Europe.
Business Planet: How public spending in Oslo is driving zero-emissions building sites
In Oslo, building sites are undergoing a green transformation, as local authorities use public procurement to decarbonise Norway's construction industry.
Tourism organisations keep taking concrete steps toward the green and digital transition
As part of the Transition Pathway for Tourism, 179 tourism organisations have already committed to the transition of EU tourism. Today we publish 382 pledges and more should follow.