The European Steel Association, EUROFER, has said that it plans to raise concerns with the European Commission over the proposed rescue of British Steel by the Chinese industrial conglomerate Jingye that the deal may go against the bloc's... Read more

French energy group ENGIE has been fined by Poland's anti-monopoly watchdog, UOKiK, in relation to an investigation into the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline... Read more


NanoSUN and EcoG have been named the winners of the fourth edition of the New Energy Challenge. The two were chosen by an expert jury from a field of more than 200 start-ups and scale-ups from across Europe and Israel who are developing advanced... Read more

The European Commission has issued a fine totalling €31.6-million to two canned foods companies. The two firms had been making price agreements for several years. The Dutch company Coroos was ordered to pay €13.6-million, whereas the French... Read more

Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood is an open platform developed to connect people and innovation in the wood construction industry. Open Source Wood gathers ideas and designs from all corners of the globe and makes them available for all, free of... Read more

To inspire students to consider a career in engineering, global engineering technologies company Renishaw hosted a regional heat of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge at its Gloucestershire, UK, headquarters. Read more

The Romanian antitrust regulator, the Competition Council (CC) has begun an investigation into Romgaz and OMV Petrom over the conditions for gas delivery to their own plants. Read more

France's economy minister Bruno Le Maire was in Berlin on Tuesday, meeting with Peter Altmaier, his German counterpart, to announce their plan for revised EU competition rules. Read more

The German Economy Minister, Peter Altmaier, has unveiled the National Industry Strategy 2030 at a news conference. The controversial plan marks a shift in Germany's industrial strategy that he said was necessary to safeguard national interests. Read more

The SmartSteel Innovation Challenge, a joint initiative between SSAB and Sandvik Materials Technology, is looking to find innovative new ideas on what a future steel fingerprint could be made of. Read more

The EU-funded robotics project ESMERA (European SMEs Robotics Applications) has opened its first competitive call for experiment proposals. Within the European Commission's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, ESMERA aims to boost robotics Read more

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