Chinese factories were quieter again in September as demand softened at home and abroad. Several surveys have shown strains on smaller and
SMEs are the lifeblood of Europe's economy, accounting for 85% of its workforce. But they need to innovate and invest to prosper.
Chinese manufacturing is having its worst month since the depths of the global financial crisis in early 2009, according to early readings of a
Whey from cheese production and other agricultural waste can be a valuable raw material for new biodegradable plastic. A European research project
The news business activity in the Eurozone grew at its fastest pace in four years bolstered the market on Thursday. August saw Italy score its best
For 40 years the port of Kalundborg in Denmark has been a world reference for ecology in industry, otherwise referred to as ‘industrial symbiosis’
As Athens faces growing pressure to reach agreement with lenders to avoid financial chaos, an angry Greek public is feeling the pain of cuts
This edition of Futuris explores how new technologies can help recycle the water used in chemical plants to make these more environmentally friendly.
Britain’s economic growth, at the heart of political campaigning for next weeks poll, has slowed in the manufacturing sector. That’s according to
The Belgian region of Wallonia and Tuscany in Italy are officially designated as the EU’s two 'creative districts' – areas with specific policies to
The French competition authority has fined 11 multinational companies 951 million Euros for price fixing in supermarkets. Representatives from the
The French competition authority has fined 11 multinational companies 951 million Euros for price fixing in supermarkets. Employees from the various
Italy’s Supreme Court has handed down a decision that has the country up in arms and angry that an industrial polluter appears to have got away
This time Business Planet is in Manchester to take a look at how a European regulation called REACH, which aims to make the use and production of
In the stunning Cadore Valley in the heart of the Italian Dolomite mountains, for many years, the local economy thrived from making glasses but the
Thoroughly analyzing the vibrations made by a machine can help diagnose its mechanical state of health.
In Turin, Italy, a European research
Nestled in the Chamonix valley in the French Alps is the main factory of ski-maker Rossignol.
Struggling a few years ago, the site was revitalised
Twenty-three million small and medium-sized enterprises in the European Union (SMEs) form the backbone of its economy but many of them continue to
In this edition of Business Planet the focus is on the relatively new concept of KETS. As the programme’s reporter, Serge Rombi, explains: “In this
Relatively unknown in his native France, Raymond Loewy, considered by some as “the father of industrial design”, would have been 120 today and the
Embattled by the botched rollout of the health care law, partisan gridlock in Congress and allied fury over spying allegations, US President Barack
In Monaco not everything is luxury, quietness, and pleasure, to quote French poet Charles Baudelaire.
More than 5,000 companies are crammed onto
Flying machines are becoming smarter and more affordable: they are able to navigate in 3D and handle easy tasks by themselves.
Will these drones
In this edition of U talk, Damien from Paris asked: “What is Europe do to avoid the planned obsolescence in consumer goods?”
The question was
In this edition of U-talk, Andre from Augsburg in Germany asked:
“What is the European Union doing to prevent more European companies from moving