About: industrial revival

Economy & Jobs 28-06-2017

Europe needs an industrial strategy

Calls for the European Commission to develop a holistic EU industrial policy are a welcome development – and one that was long overdue, writes Adrian Harris. If Europe’s Industrial Renaissance is to succeed, a joined-up policy approach is a must, he argues.

Britain launches interventionist drive for post-Brexit industrial revival

The UK government yesterday (23 January) unveiled a new interventionist approach to rebalance its heavily services-based economy for the post-Brexit era, in a break with traditional Conservative laissez-faire economic policy.
Brexit 02-08-2016

Prime Minister May to set course for ‘made in Britain’ revival

Prime Minister Theresa May will on Tuesday (2 August) outline her bid to reshape the British economy for a post-Brexit world, reviving the once unfashionable concept of industrial policy 30 years after Margaret Thatcher killed it off.
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Trade & Society 24-11-2014

Photonics: fostering a new wave of industrial innovation

In order to move forward its plans for an ‘industrial renaissance’, the European Commission has to focus on creating a framework that will encourage the new industries of tomorrow, like photonics, writes Michael Mertin.
EU Priorities 2020 24-11-2014

Italy’s re-industrialisation struggle illustrates Europe’s woes

SPECIAL REPORT: Italy’s battle to rescue its ailing industry has become emblematic of Europe’s economic woes, especially in the south. But a government campaign to save national firms from bankruptcy seems to be gaining traction, also thanks to backing from Pope Francis.
Energy 12-11-2014

Europe’s re-industrialisation agenda: A green policy U-turn?

European leaders are in broad agreement over the need to relaunch manufacturing industries. But walking the talk implies trade-offs and a possible u-turn – on climate, and energy policies, in particular – that some warn could put future growth at risk.
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Industrial Policy: Towards sustainable re-industrialization?

The European Commission and Member States are working together to ensure that resources are invested effectively in order to support smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. With the mid-term update and review of the Europe 2020 Flagship on industrial policy, planned for this year, more sustainable and green solutions could be called for. Will the remaining year bring changes in policy also for abandoned industrial areas ('brownfields')?