Pan European ICT & eBusiness Network for SMEs

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2015 - Dec 2015

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Pan European ICT & eBusiness Network for SMEs   (PIN-SME)

    EU Transparency Register

    920867915729-68 First registered on 22 Jan 2015

    Goals / Remit

    • Promoting meetings and exchanges of experience and know-how amongst its members; in particular PIN-SME will promote exchanges of interesting experiences and best practices in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector;
    • Carrying out actions at the European level, dealing with or delving more deeply into topics of general interest to ICT small and medium sized enterprises in Europe; initiatives may in particular take the form of training programmes, organising conferences and seminars and carrying out research;
    • Providing information to the members on Community policies;
    • Representing the interests and stances of the Association's members on specific problems vis-à-vis the institutions of the European Union;
    • Representing the interests of SMEs in the standardisation process at raising their awareness for standardisation and to motivate them to become involved in the standardisation process;
    • Carrying out actions in third countries, especially in matters relating to the support and training of local ICT small and medium sized enterprises.

    Main EU files targeted

    Grand Coalition
    ICT standardisation


    Head Office
    Rue Jacques de Lalaing, 4
    Brussels 1040
  • 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

    Mr Sebastiano Toffaletti (Secretary General)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr Sebastiano Toffaletti (Secretary General)

  • Categories


    II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    PIN-SME is a member of UEAPME, the European Association of SMEs.
    PIN-SME is a founding member and co-financer of SMALL BUSINESS STANDARDS, the European Association that is mandated and co-financed by the European Commission in order to represent the interests of SMEs in standardisation according to Regulation 1025/2012.

    Member organisations

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2015 - Dec 2015

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    EU grant income for closed financial year

    70,000 € (Source: DG GROW, SBS)

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Multi-stakeholder Platform on ICT Standardisation
    NIS Experts Group



    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities


    Other activities

    ICT standardisation
    Cloud Computing
    Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs

  • Meetings


    1 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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