IPR in the textile and clothing sector

Report
Action Plan
for Fashion
and high-end
industries
Agnieszka WOJDYR
Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee Meeting
Textile and Clothing, 17 December 2013
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Background
Communication cultural and
creative sectors (2012)
SWD
competitiveness
of fashion
industries
SWD high-end
industries
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Process
High-Level Group
with VP Tajani
Working Group
Media events and workshops
2013 Madrid, Milan, Paris
London Conference 3.12.2013
Action Plan endorsed
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Action Plan: Skills
Sector Skills Council TCL
Sector Skills Alliance: VET (2014)
ESCO: taxonomy
Communication actions targeting
young people
European Alliance for
Apprenticeships
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RD&I, creativity, new technologies
ICT innovative solutions: 2 calls in Horizon
2020 for creative industries, eBIZ promotion
Worth Pilot Project (2013) and continuation
(2016)
Market replication projects (2015)
Horizon 2020: 2 calls (materials solutions
and prize)
Clusters development
IPR and counterfeiting
Trademark system revision (COM proposal)
Raising awareness: Stop Fakes campaign
Customs Action Plan 2013-2017
IPR support for businesses (Helpdesks,
Guides).
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Access to finance for SMEs
Equity Facility for Growth (COSME): venture
capital and mezzanine finance
Loan Guarantee Facility for Growth (COSME):
risk sharing, counter guarantees
Possibility: use of existing funds to share risk of
SMEs exports
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Internationalisation and trade
SMEs internationalisation portal
(2014)
Regulatory dialogues with 3rd
countries
COSME: regulatory and industrial policy
cooperation (2014)
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Other issues
Leather labelling at EU level (under
assessment)
Tourist routes (call 2014)
Visa facilitation for tourists
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Follow-up
 European Multi-Stakeholder Forum
 Industrial Policy Package:
Communication 'For an European
Industrial Renaissance'
 February 2014 Council: Industry
 Enterprise Policy Group (EPG)
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Contact
• Agnieszka WOJDYR
• DG Enterprise and Industry
• Unit E.3 Textiles, Fashion, Design and Creative
Industries
• Tel: +32 2 29 59587
• [email protected]
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