EU Specialty Food Ingredients News

2017-10For an ambitious EU industrial strategy, Going further

EU Specialty Food Ingredients is pleased to have co-signed, together with other 118 associations, the paper “For an ambitious EU industrial strategy, Going further”, which builds upon the EC Communication on “Investing in a smart, innovative and sustainable Industry: a renewed Industrial Strategy for Europe”, announced by President Juncker in his State of the Union speech on 13th September. “In the aftermath of this Communication, the Signatories of this Joint Paper – representing a wide range of industrial sectors – have come together to analyse the document and react by identifying key objectives and/or missing measures that should be at the heart of any ambitious EU industrial strategy, taking the Communication as a starting point.” Focus is put on six pillars, among which Research and Innovation, of particular importance for the specialty food ingredients sector that urges for a reduction of the time to market by, inter alia, reducing legal uncertainty, increasing regulatory efficiency and systematic consideration of the Innovation Principle when developing new legislation.

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