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The kick-off meeting of the WINTEX project was held at the Institute of Textile Research and Industrial Cooperation of Terrassa (INTEXTER), from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya , on January 16 th and 17 th . WINTEX project is co-financed by the European Commission's ERASMUS + program under the Capacity Building for higher education call with the Grant Agreement number 610373-EPP-1-2019-1-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP. The project started on January 15 th 2020, it has a duration of 3 years and a total budget of 999.998 €. The project coordinator is the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and it counts with the...
Date: 21/01/2020 - 18:02 | AEI TÈXTILS
AEI TÈXTILS, the technical textiles’ cluster of Catalonia, organized the first members’ meeting of the year on January 14 th . The meeting was held in Marina Tèxtil , headquarters, member of the cluster. AEI TÈXTILS members visited the manufacturing facilities of the company, manufacturer of fabrics for personal protection. Later, the company Prenomics held the session: Compete, even when small, in Amazon times . The meeting finished with a joint lunch. AEI Tèxtils organizes these meetings quarterly to promote networking among its members. The meetings usually include a visit to the facilities of one of the members or a...
Date: 17/01/2020 - 08:52 | AEI TÈXTILS

We are pleased to announce that after a thorough audit, Cluster of Czech Furniture Manufacturers has received the ECEI Silver Label “Dedicated to Cluster Excellence” from the European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis (ESCA). Cluster of Czech Furniture Manufacturers is currently the only one cluster with SILVER Label Certificate in the Czech Republic. The only better-ranked cluster in the Czech Republic is Nanoprogress, which has the ECEI GOLD Label. Cluster of Czech Furniture Manufacturers Chairwoman Lucia Haraslinova said, " With the SILVER Label and substantial recommendations made by ESCA, we took another step to being...
Date: 21/01/2020 - 10:05 | Cluster of Czech Furniture Manufacturers

The grand finale of the European Health Catapult – led by Cap Digital – took place in December 2019 at the EIT Health Summit in Paris. The winners of the European Health Catapult (EHC) were chosen after a final pitch contest at the EIT Health Summit in Paris The top-prizes went to: SparingVision, with a treatment that can stop the progress of an inherited disease that causes blindness; PKvitality, with a smart watch for measuring blood sugar levels; and Epihunter, with an app that monitors difficult to detect "absence seizures" among epileptics. The audience also...
Date: 20/01/2020 - 16:21 | Cap Digital

CALL 2020 Cluster of Information Technologies of the State of Colima, Civil Association CALLING A business technology local, national and international that have Internet solutions Industrial of Things ( IIoT ) applied to industry Agrifood, to form the catalog of solutions that will be promoted during 2020 through the Innovation Center Industrial Agrifood in attention to any of the following categories: Irrigation management, Mapping plots, Climate monitoring, Crop monitoring, Predictive analytics crop, Remote equipment monitoring, Intelligent logistics and storage, Other associated agrifood value chain. BASES Companies...
Date: 12/01/2020 - 05:11 | ICT Cluster of Colima

​​​​​​​ eCare aims to deliver digital solutions for the management of frailty to encourage elderly people to live independently eCare is a European project that aims to deliver disruptive digital solutions for the prevention and comprehensive management of frailty. Under the motto “Good habits for a good life” , the project’s goal is to encourage independent living, wellbeing and to relieve health and care services budget pressure. In order to do so, eCare will launch a Pre-Commercial Procurement call for tender on disruptive digital solutions for frailty prevention in old adults. The project will procure the development...
Date: 09/01/2020 - 14:02 | TICBIOMED

The Foodservice cluster and the Packaging Cluster met on Tuesday 17th of December to organise the “ Food & Packaging Day ” at the old Estrella DAMM factory . The event was a complete success; in terms of attendance and the event itself, with more than 140 professionals from the packaging and food sector and the Christmas lunch that was held afterwards, to which more than a hundred people signed up.
Date: 09/01/2020 - 08:12 | Packaging Cluster
The future legislation and consumer demands are transforming the way industries operate. There is a lack of coordination between companies’ commitment to new disruptive materials and the logistical capacity of recycling plants to manage waste. The Foodservice cluster and the Packaging Cluster met on Tuesday 17th of December to organise the “ Food & Packaging Day ” at the old Estrella DAMM factory . The event was a complete success; in terms of attendance and the event itself, with more than 140 professionals from the packaging and food sector and the...
Date: 09/01/2020 - 08:12 | Packaging Cluster

The bioeconomy cluster Paper Province is increasing it´s effort to level up industrial wood construction. "The raw material for our future buildings is growing around us", says Maria Hollander, CEO of Paper Province. "There are a number of different reasons to start using wood as a building material again. For instance, humans feels good in wooden houses because it is an organic material. Today, municipalities and authorities are used to working in concrete and steel. There is too little experience base in building timber at present and it needs to be strengthened", says Gunnar Hellerström at Paper Province. The project...
Date: 08/01/2020 - 14:07 | The Paper Province ekonomisk förening

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Date: 07/01/2020 - 12:01 | Silicon Saxony

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