The European Commission is developing a new approach regarding its role within the European standardisation organisations. This could result in a better protection of innovative European companies and SMEs in particular. http://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-13533-2015-INIT/en/pdf
On November 9th 2015, the European Commission will present before European Parliament new measures to cut the red tape for SMES and new funding for innovative SMEs, part of the new EU Single Market Strategy: “Upgrading the Single Market”. http://www.europarl.europa.eu/committees/en/imco/home.html
European Parliament – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) will hold a structured dialogue on 9 November 2015 with Commissioner Oettinger in order to go over the digital economy priorities for 2016.
The European Union’s ombudsman is keen to tighten regulations on the “revolving door” between European political institutions and private companies, including technology firms.