Yes, Mr. Barroso, look at the ‘state of the Union’!

We fully agree with you that new thinking is needed. We cannot go on with business as usual. 

 
Thank you for your words today on how successful Europe’s engineering industry is in a globalised world. Indeed, our industry which employs over 10 million people in Europe is a world leader. Why? Because our companies are dynamic and focused: they thrive on innovation developed with capable staff who invest their knowledge into developing the new products which give their companies their fine competitive edge. This is the fruit of hard work and in the past has been much helped by a supportive framework – the internal market - which allowed our companies to grow in Europe. 
 
The British Olympians had 17 days of sporting triumph at the recent London 2012 game; however that triumph was a decade in the making. Success was instilled through foresight and through hard work together across the board to make the Olympics a success for each and every athlete (more)
 
For further information, please click here : State of the Union 12-09-12.pdf
 
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12 September, 2012
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