European Federation for Welding Joining and Cutting AISBL

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Lobbying Costs

50,000€ - 99,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Federation for Welding Joining and Cutting AISBL   (EWF)

    EU Transparency Register

    450938813754-22 First registered on 05 Jun 2014

    Goals / Remit

    EWF - European Federation for Welding, Joining and Cutting is an international non-profit association, founded in 1992, aiming at the collaboration in the study and solution of welding-related problems encountered within its fields of competence and the removal of technical barriers. The exchange of scientific and technical information, the preparation of harmonised rules for the education and training of personnel involved in welding, joining and related technologies, and the encouragement of projects for co-operative research able EWF to act as the representative of the welding community in Europe.
    EWF, in conjunction with it's members, the relevant national welding institutes and organisations of 30 European countries, has made great efforts in the updating and harmonisation of training and education in the field of welding, related technologies and additive manufacturing. It was a pioneering organisation in education and qualification, developing the first truly harmonised (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    EWF is involved in some activities in order to influence particular EU policies or legislative proposals. Some examples of those activities are the following:
    - Horizon Europe priorities and objectives to promote technologies like Joining, Welding and Additive Manufacturing. This is done through engagement with DG Research and DG Connect;
    - Erasmus + priorities and objectives in order to promote VET specially related to Manufacturing Skills and Professions. This is done through engagement with DG for Education and Culture and DG Employment;
    - Legislation related to Health and Safety that might have an impact in the manufacturing sector (e.g. Directive 2013/35/EU and NOx Legislation).


    Head Office
    Av. Prof. Dr. Cavaco Silva, TagusPark, 33
    Porto Salvo 2740-120
    EU Office
    Av. Prof. Dr. Cavaco Silva, TagusPark, 33
    Porto Salvo 2740-120


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    The European Federation for Welding, Joining and Cutting, as 30 European members and manages a harmonized international system for training qualification and certification of welding related technologies and additive manufacturing personnel. Mutually recognized in more than 40 countries worldwide.
    It is also responsible for the Certification System of companies using welding in Quality, Environment, Health and Safety.
    Considering the organizations implementing the EWF education, training qualification and certification systems for personnel and companies in the welding sector the EWF network comprises more than 50.000 organizations.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant Erasmus+ 467,527€
    Grant Horizon 2020 522,694€
    Grant HORIZON EUROPE 176,869€

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant Erasmus+ 50,178€
    Grant Horizon 2020 77,408€
    Grant HORIZON EUROPE 86,141€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Other financial info

    EWF as an association, has it's main income from membership fees and complemented by the funds of the European Programmes for the implementation of Projets such as erasmus+ and H2020.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    None declared

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    EWF and some of its members are involved in the preparation, participation and coordination of several European projects in the frame of Erasmus+ projects (e.g. Assets+, SM-TMC, GreenWeld, ShakeAm, Green, Aileen, Piece, SingForGreen, VR-VET, Five and Hints), Horizon 2020 projects (e.g. MareWind, Mari4_Yard, Albatross and Flamingo) and Horizon Europe projects (e.g. STAND4EU, OPeraTIC, RARE2, Disco2030, Syntecs, Arise,MetaFacturing, Restore, R3Mydas, Dilapro and Flash).

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    2 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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