EU budget proposal sends a strong signal for research and innovation
03.05.2018 The EU Commission proposes a substantial increase in research and development expenditure for the budget for the financial period 2021 to 2027.
Artificial intelligence offers more opportunities than risks
25.04.2018 VDMA considers the latest communication by the European Commission on artificial intelligence as balanced, but it warns that the debate that will now start needs to stay focused on facts.
EU chief negotiator warns mechanical engineers: be prepared for Brexit
24.04.2018 On the 8th EU Policy Reception, hosted by VDMA and Deutsche Messe, Michel Barnier has given European mechanical engineers a clear warning to prepare now for the UK’s exit from the EU.
E-Privacy Regulation: VDMA calls for a more nuanced view of M2M data traffic
23.04.2018 The Regulation “concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications”, also known as the E-Privacy Regulation, is currently being discussed at European level.
New EU legislation on waste not an example of better legislation
18.04.2018 The standard has been raised for the waste industry across Europe with the legislation package definitively adopted on 18 April 2018.