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.