Where manufacturing begins


  • To facilitate a business environment (legislation, innovation, environment, skilled workforce, financing, supply chain and infrastructure) to market the most competitive manufacturing solutions worldwide.
  • To promote a single European market open to global competition through harmonized worldwide standards.
  • To ensure an equal European level playing field in complying to European Standards.
  • To encourage a research and innovation strategy driven by the present and future needs of the market.
  • To foster innovation and integration of new technologies through involvement of industrial enterprises in national and European programmes.