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Overview

Lobbying Costs

2,000,000€ - 2,249,999€

Financial year: Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6.75 Fte (8)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

1

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Small Business Standards   (SBS)

    EU Transparency Register

    653009713663-08 First registered on 21 May 2014

    Goals / Remit

    Small Business Standards (SBS) is a European non-profit association under Belgian law (aisbl) created in 2013. SBS was established with the support of the European Commission to represent European SMEs in the standard making process at European and international levels. Moreover, it aims at raising SME awareness about the benefits of standards and at encouraging them to get involved in the standardisation process.
    SBS members are national and European sectoral and inter-professional associations representing SMEs. The membership is open to all associations matching these criteria.

    Main EU files targeted

    Implementation of Regulation (EU) 1025/2012 to ensure representation of SMEs in the European Standardisation System, as stipulated in Annex III of the Regulation.

    Other sector specific legislation including relevant standardisation aspects.

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue Jacques de Lalaingstraat, 4
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue Jacques de Lalaingstraat, 4
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    8

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%5
    75%1
    50%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    6.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    SBS has four full-time direct employees. In addition, there are 4 people employed by SBS members involved in the SBS activities (full and part-time).

    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

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Member of ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute)
    Partnership Agreement with CEN and CENELEC

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    2,000,000€ - 2,249,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant European Commission 1,787,170€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant European Commission 1,571,000€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    european digital sme alliance (digital sme) 100,000€ - 199,999€
    sme safety 25,000€ - 49,999€
    european federation for elevator small and medium-sized enterprises (efesme) 50,000€ - 99,999€
    deutscher textilreiningungs-verband (dtv) 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    european federation for elevator small and medium-sized enterprises (efesme)
    sme safety
    european digital sme alliance (digital sme)
    deutscher textilreiningungs-verband (dtv)

    Closed year Costs

    2,000,000€ - 2,249,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Working Group Measuring Instruments#E01349#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1349 #Observer #C#Industry#European Multi-Stakeholders Platform on ICT Standardisation#E02758#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2758 #Member #C#SMEs#Medical Device Coordination Group#X03565#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3565 #Observer #C#SMEs#02 - Standards#Commission expert group on the Construction Products Regulation Technical Acquis process#E03776#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3776 #Not a member #C#Industry#Structural metallic products and ancillaries#Advisory Group on Construction Products#E01329#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1329 #Not a member #C#Industry, SMEs#Working Group on Fire#Commission Expert Group on Machinery#E03676#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3676 #Member #C#SMEs#Commission Expert Group on Personal Protective Equipment#E03678#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3678 #Member #C#SMEs#Commission Expert Group on Lifts#E03671#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3671 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    European Standardisation activities

  • Meetings

    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 publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 11 Dec 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Standardisation strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Eszter Batta (Cabinet member)
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