Business leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for the 11th edition of the European Business Summit 2013. The theme was 'Unlocking Industrial Opportunities – An EU Strategy for Competitiveness' and sessions and discussions addressed topics such as 'Energy and growth' and 'Transatlantic relations', 'Digitalisation of the economy' and 'Financing long term growth'.
In its role as an official Knowledge Partner, EurActiv was present at the Summit and asked a number of participants to take EurActiv's 2013 "European Business Quiz". Each interviewee was presented with seven statements about the current and future state of business in Europe and asked to react with one of four answers: Very Likely, Somewhat Likely, Somewhat Unlikely, or Very Unlikely.
The seven statements were: