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The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) speaks for American companies committed to and invested in Europe. AmCham EU brings together the expertise of 150+ member companies and follows 80+ policy issues at any point in time.

We strive to create a better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters and stand ready to provide the views of American business in Europe.

For any media enquiries, please contact Thibaut L’Ortye, Senior Content Adviser (TLO@amchameu.eu; +32 2 289 10 39).

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  • Spanish start-up wins AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award

    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    All Committees
    The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) and Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe) are delighted to announce that Bioo, a Spanish start-up, is the winner of the sixth AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award. Bioo created a unique system to generate electricity from plants in a sustainable way. With this technology, the start-up develops a range of applications, such as biological batteries or WiFi connection terminals.
  • Artificial intelligence: an opportunity Europe should seize

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    Digital Economy
    The European Commission announced today a comprehensive approach to strengthen the development of artificial intelligence (AI) across Europe. The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) supports the European Commission’s efforts to unleash the technology’s uptake. AI can help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges – from healthcare research, to mobility, to energy consumption.
  • Brave New Deal? Key safeguards missing from Commission proposals

    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    Consumer affairs
    The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) is concerned that some parts of the European Commission’s proposed “New Deal for Consumers” will fail to meet its overall objective of protecting consumer rights, and may in fact be detrimental to consumers and businesses.
  • US business concerned over EU digital tax proposal

    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    All Committees
    Tax
    The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) understands the public interest in digitalisation as it continues to change the economy. We agree there needs to be a serious, structured conversation about how new business models should be taxed. However, we believe that the conversation should take place in a multilateral context in order to ensure widespread agreement. The EU can bring valuable expertise to the conversation which is now being initiated at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), but we are concerned that the short-term measures proposed today by the European Commission may make it more difficult for that process to succeed.
  • Commissioner Jourova to receive AmCham EU Transatlantic Business Award

    Thursday, March 8, 2018
    Transatlantic Task Force
    The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) is delighted to announce that Věra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, will be presented with the Transatlantic Business Award this Friday.

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