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ZPP from its beginning has been completely supportive of free market and free competition. We believe that “creative destruction” is the best way to stimulate the innovation which results in products fitted to the consumers’ needs. Especially now, when European economies are vividly hurt by the coronavirus outbreak, we need to put even more effort into making our regulatory and institutional environment more friendly for the innovative undertakings.

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We know that opinions on the EU’s technological sovereignty are different – on the one hand, there are concerns about protectionist measures, on the other hand, it is seen as an opportunity for greater independence. Another problem is that, up to now, there is not a coherent vision or unifying definition of what this term […]

Date: 2021-03-18

From climate change, to digitalization and education, we are at a crossroads – how to modernize while preserving our beloved tradition and including European citizens in this transition? This is our chance to solve current challenges by developing sustainable approaches built upon strong democratic values that further cohesion and make politics more inclusive. To achieve […]

Date: 2021-03-08

Marcin Nowacki will join a panel debate of SME Europe “How Can We Make the Digital Services Act Work for SMEs?”. European Union has set out the biggest update of digital regulations for around two decades, among which the proposals for a Digital Service Act (DSA) to standardize safety rules for online business. While DSA […]

Date: 2021-02-25
Location: Webinar

Regulatory Affairs

On Feb 19, The European Commission published the results of two studies it commissioned to assess the expected impacts of two specific aspects of Mobility Package I, adopted on 15 July 2020. These two requirements – the compulsory return of the vehicle to the Member State of establishment every eight weeks and the application […]

On February 17, the Commission approved the adoption of an updated Action Plan of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) that aims to boost the transnational cooperation in the Baltic region towards a more efficient recovery. Press release

On February 11, the Council adopted a regulation establishing the Recovery and Resilience Facility, which lies at the heart of the EU’s recovery plan. It will make €672.5 billion in grants and loans available for public investment and reforms in the 27 member states to help them address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, to […]

Position papers, presentation, declarations

EEA Press release: ‘Mobility Package I: European Commission publishes study results’.

Pursuit of technology sovereignty or new protectionism? Discussion on the new direction of European policy-making with particular emphasis on the Digital Services Act.

Protectionism within the European Union and how to counteract it?


‘EESC Activities Report no. 1/21’.

‘A new, climate-innovation led industrial strategy for Europe’ – By Peter Sweatman and Thomas Pellerin-Carlin from Euractiv. 

‘The EU Green Deal and Its Industrial and Political Significance’ – by Hosuk Lee-Makiyama from ECIPE. 

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