EU IMS Newsletter – January 2011

Issue No. 33, January 2011

  • First industrial meeting of IMS Mexico
  • EU and US launch joint website against counterfeiting and piracy
  • Chemicals: More than three million classification and labelling notifications improve information on hazardous chemicals
  • EU economic governance: Commission sets the yearly priorities for EU growth
  • New OECD report calls for more spending on science and innovation to bolster long term growth
  • Ernst & Young: The five highly charged climate change and sustainability risks for supply chain operations
  • New robotics study published by the European Commission
  • Fraunhofer IPA & Festo – winners of the German Future Prize 2010: Bionic Handling Assistant
  • Call for Nominations: The IEEE/IFR Invention & Entrepreneurship Award
  • IMS2020 Summer School on Sustainable Manufacturing