European Commissioner Antonio Tajani
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EU seeks new entrepreneurs to create future growth

9 January 2013 Last updated at 06:44 GMT

As Europe struggles to deal with high levels of unemployment, the authorities in Brussels believe that the key to economic growth is encouraging many more people to set up a business.

The European Union's industry commissioner, Antonio Tajani, is preparing plans for a new drive to boost business start-ups, but are such official initiatives well placed to create new companies and bring new jobs?

The BBC's Europe business correspondent, Nigel Cassidy, visited one successful new enterprise to find out.