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One of the objectives of the “EACN for Joint Industrial Modernisation Investments” project is to strengthen European and international automotive clusters’ cooperation and ensure the continuity of the European Automotive Cluster Network in the future. As a firs step, we have initiated the EACN partnership, a cooperation platform for automotive clusters, to identify needs, create solutions and demonstrate new approaches concerning industrial modernisation in SMEs. In the second half 2019, several automotive and mobility clusters located in Europe and beyond, were invited to join the partnership. Up to now, ten of them have...
Date: 08/04/2020 - 11:44 | North East Automotive Alliance Limited
The North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) has marked its 5th anniversary by launching a new printed members’ directory and providing much needed support and guidance to those impacted by COVID-19. During the five years the NEAA - now recognised as the largest automotive cluster in the UK - has been the catalyst for an unparalleled collaborative network where companies gain from the leadership and co-ordination of activities of mutual benefit. Paul Butler, CEO, North East Automotive Alliance, said: “Having successfully delivered our start up strategy the Board has set our strategic plan for the mid and long term. Our...
Date: 08/04/2020 - 11:38 | North East Automotive Alliance Limited

The responsiveness to the requirements of the new paradigm is essential to face the health crisis in the packaging sector One of the actions proposed by the Packaging Cluster to deal with the health crisis caused by the coronavirus is the creation of a meeting space, the “ Packaging Brunch “, where several managers of companies members of the cluster are the protagonists of the session. In these meetings, the participants will could share, in petit comité , the feelings generated by the current situation and the latent concerns in the sector, in addition to finding solutions all together as a cluster organization. The...
Date: 08/04/2020 - 11:02 | Packaging Cluster

Unfortunately, only with the ongoing health crisis the value of advanced textile materials arise. To protect firefighters, at the operating theatre, in airplanes, in cars, to protect crops, to isolate buildings, to manufacture hot-air balloons, to hold loads, to protect from the sun or to filter. These are advanced textile materials, where functionality is more important than aesthetics. They are everywhere and they are being manufactured in Catalonia. From AEI TÈXTILS, the Catalan Technical Textiles’ Cluster that gathers the companies of the sector, we want to express the pride to count with a group of companies and...
Date: 07/04/2020 - 16:18 | AEI TÈXTILS

30 March, Heidelberg. Today the formal kick-off meeting of CELIS project took place on line. CELIS stands for ‘Cluster Exchange in Life Sciences – internationalisation of SMEs’ and is one of the 13 European Strategic Cluster Partnerships for Excellence (ESCP-4X) selected under the last call for proposals of the European Cluster Excellence Programme (COS-CLUSTER-2018-03-02). CELIS combines some of the world-class life science ecosystems in Europe: BioRN Life Science Cluster Rhine Neckar (Germany), Smart Hub Flemish-Brabant (Belgium), Biopeople: Denmark's Life Science Cluster (Denmark) and Tartu Biotechnology Park (Estonia...
Date: 06/04/2020 - 15:09 | BioRN - Life Science Cluster Rhine-Neckar

Ateval will collaborate in a pilot action of the Regional Ministry of Sustainable Economy with the textile cluster, in which the Textile Research Institute (Aitex) and companies in the sector will collaborate, which are "those who know the real situation of the sector and its possible technical and financial needs".
Date: 06/04/2020 - 08:03 | ATEVAL-Asociación de Empresarios Textiles de la Comunidad Valenciana
Since the beginning of health crisis of 19, Ateval has establish contact with National and Regional goverments gathering information from companies about stocks and produccion capacity, to develop a project that allows the manufacture of surgical masks on a large scale in companies of the Valencian Community.
Date: 06/04/2020 - 08:00 | ATEVAL-Asociación de Empresarios Textiles de la Comunidad Valenciana

IMAGO-MOL Cluster, the only medical imaging cluster in Romania and European Union, has launched a solidarity campaign to help its member hospitals, overwhelmed by the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic: Emergency County Hospital „Sf. Spiridon" Iasi, Regional Institute of Oncology Iasi, Emergency Clinical Hospital "Prof. Dr. N. Oblu" Iasi, Pneumophtisiology Clinical Hospital Iasi, Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinical Hospital "Elena Doamna" Iasi, Emergency County Hospital "Sf. Ioan cel Nou" Suceava". In these difficult times, IMAGO-MOL Cluster invites its members, partners, stakeholders, the civil society to join the...
Date: 04/04/2020 - 16:07 | North-East Innovative Regional Cluster for Structural and Molecular Imaging (IMAGO-MOL)

Forest bioeconomy is about using the forest in new ways to contribute to the transition to a fossil-free society. "I have dreamed of making shoes from the Swedish forest for a long time," says innovator Patricia Edvardsson. Sixteen years ago, Patricia Edvardsson started Patricia's Dance Center and has since then attracted thousands to the world of dance. At the center, Patricia uses custom-made dance shoes from Peru. One day she had the idea to make them more environmentally friendly. "Sweden is a small country, but we are among the ten worst in the world on consumption and emissions. If everyone contributes in their own...
Date: 03/04/2020 - 07:35 | The Paper Province ekonomisk förening

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