European Council
Council of the European Union

Indicative programme - Competitiveness Council meeting of 26-27 May 2016

Council of the EU
  • 26/05/2016
  • 14:00
  • Media advisory
  • 280/16
  • Single market
  • Research & technological development
  • Enterprise and industry
  • Consumer protection
26/05/2016
Press contacts

Víctor Flavián
Press officer
+32 22816715
+32 473640390

Place:          Justus Lipsius building, Brussels
Chair(s):    Henk Kamp, Minister for Economic Affairs of the Netherlands
                    Sander Dekker, State Secretary of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands

All times are approximate and subject to change

Thursday 26 May - Internal Market - Industry - Space Policy

+/- 08.20
Doorstep by Henk Kamp

+/- 12.00
Working lunch debate on the digital single market strategy

+/- 14.00
Beginning of the Competitiveness Council meeting

Adoption of the agenda
Adoption of A Items

+/- 14.10
Digital single market strategy: mainstreaming competitiveness

Any other business (AOB):
Quantum technology - High performance computing

+/- 14.30
Draft regulation on cross border portability of online content (public session)

+/- 14.50
AOB: agenda for single market implementation

+/- 15.00
Better regulation to strengthen competitiveness

+/- 16.30
Competitiveness check-up

+/- 17.20
AOB: work programme of incoming presidency - Friends of Industry

+/- 17.30
AOB: Product safety and market surveillance package (public session)

+/- 17.45
Review of the posting of workers directive (public session)
(Break)

+/- 19.00
Uptake of space data

+/- 20.15
AOB: work programme of incoming presidency

+/- 20.30
Joint press conference of the Telecommunications and Competitiveness Councils
(life streaming)

Friday 27 May - Research & Innovation

+/- 08.30
Doorstep by Sander Dekker

+/- 09.30
Beginning of the Competitiveness Council meeting

Adoption of A Items (public session)

+/- 09.40
FP7: final evaluation report and future outlook (public session)

+/- 10.00
Research and innovation friendly regulation (public session)

+/- 10.20
Transition towards an Open Science system (public session)

+/- 12.15
Any other business:
2016 ESFRI roadmap (public session)
European Innovation Council (public session)
Work programme of incoming presidency

+/- 13.00
Press conference (life streaming)

+/- 14.00
Working lunch debate on the European Research Area