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Implementing the Community Lisbon Programme - Modern SME Policy for Growth and Employment

Implementing the Community Lisbon Programme - Modern SME Policy for Growth and Employment
Brussels, 11.11.2005
COM(2005) 551 final

The Commissions new approach provides a single coherent policy framework for EU actions in favour of SMEs. 

The adopted communication puts particular focus on a more systematic consultation and cooperation with SME stakeholders to involve them in the policy-making process at an early stage, and thus benefit from their experience and increase their commitment in and ownership of the process.

The Commission proposes specific actions in five areas:

  • Promoting entrepreneurship and skills
  • Improving SMEs access to markets
  • Cutting red tape
  • Improving SMEs growth potential
  • Strengthening dialogue and consultation with SME stakeholders

News Details

29/11/2009
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