26.02.2016

Single Market Strategy Hearing: How to Boost the Growth Engine


From left to right: Thürriedl, König (BMWI Germany), Remec, Giesemann (Office MEP Schwab), Noebel

On 27 January 2015, ECEC President Remec, Secretary-General Thürriedl and Treasurer Noebel participated in the hearing "Single Market Strategy: How to boost the growth engine" organised by the EPP Group at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Andreas Schwab, MEP and EPP Group Coordinator in the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee opened the event with a short introduction before Elzbieta Bienkowska, Commissioner on Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs reported on the Single Market Strategy.

During two Panel discussions, representatives from academia, lobby organisations as well as CEOs and founders of different European companies discussed the topics of "Industry, SMEs and Start-ups" and "Sharing economy and Services".