European Council
Council of the European Union

Indicative programme - Competitiveness Council of 29/09/2016

Council of the EU
  • 27/09/2016
  • 11:45
  • Media advisory
  • 536/16
  • Single market
  • Enterprise and industry
Press contacts

Víctor Flavián
Press officer
+32 22816715
+32 473640390

Place:        Justus Lipsius building, Brussels
Chair(s):    Peter Žiga, Minister for the Economy of the Slovak republic

All times are approximate and subject to change


+/- 09.15
Doorstep by Minister Žiga

+/- 10.00
Beginning of the Competitiveness Council meeting
Adoption of A Items (public session)

+/- 10.15
Competitiveness "check-up": access to finance for EU companies (debate)

+/- 11.00
European agenda for the collaborative economy (debate)
Any other business: Standardisation package

+/- 14.30
European steel industry (debate)
Any other business:
- Development of an ambitious industry policy in Europe
- Europe's transition to a low-carbon economy
- Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court
- Outcome of conference patents and plant breeders' rights (18 May 2016)
- Review of the supplementary protection certificates system

+/- 16.40
Press conference (live streaming)