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The Croatian Wood Cluster, member of the FORESDA Consortium is pleased to invite you to the to the 14th Wood-Technology Conference, which will take place on June 5-6, 2017 in Croatia. Wood-Technology Conference is the central annual gathering of forest-based industries in Croatia and South-East European region. The Conference will take place on the 5th and 6th of June and for over 14 years it has been held in the Kvarner resort City of Opatija (Croatia) in Grand Hotel 4 opatijska cvijeta. Traditionally, more than 250 representatives of the forestry, wood-processing industry, energy sector, NGOs, government authorities,...
Date: 21/04/2017 - 12:46 | PRO WOOD Regional Wood Cluster

The two Saxon clusters biosaxony e. V. and Cool Silicon e. V. will participate in a delegation trip to the USA together with 17 other European cluster organizations from 15 to 19 May 2017. Organizers are the European Cluster Collaboration Platform and BILAT USA 4.0, an EU project to support research and innovation cooperation between the EU and the USA. This cooperation is based on the EU-US Cooperation Arrangement on Clusters Agreement between the US Department of Commerce and the European Commission. The two clusters biosaxony e. V. and Cool Silicon e. V. were selected as the only German representatives from well over...
Date: 20/04/2017 - 13:20 | Cool Silicon e.V.
On April 27th. 2017, Silicon Saxony and Cool Silicon are organizing a joint information evening in Dresden focussing on business cooperation with USA and Canada. It is part of the current "iCool" project managed by Cool Silicon e. V. Background is the Business Connection Forum planned by Silicon Europe Worldwide ( www.silicon-europe.eu ) in Albany / USA in October 2017 as well as a joint cluster marketing trip organized by Cool Silicon and Germany Trade & Invest ( www.gtai.de ) from 23.10.2017 - 27.10.2017. The informational event is aimed in particular at companies planning to participate in one of the above-...
Date: 13/04/2017 - 11:03 | Cool Silicon e.V.
On March 28 2017, our colleagues Nadja Dehne und Stefan Uhlig attended the German Science Summit 2017 in Berlin. High-Level representatives from politics, society, economics and academic had a fruitful exchange of the perspectives for economy, science and innovation. The main questions discussed were: "Do we need a new culture of innovation and venture or simply better conditions and funding schemes for innovations?" and "What changes are necessary to further promote innovations?" Common core of all...
Date: 30/03/2017 - 12:27 | Cool Silicon e.V.

On April 5th and 6th, staff of Silicon Saxony attended the SIdO conference and exhibition - a 2-day event in Lyon acting as showroom for the intelligent internet of things. Internet of Things became a focal topic within Silicon Saxony already in 2014, the cluster runs a respective focus group and launched several other activities. One of them, the partnership within a project of the IoT-European platform initiative , was the trigger for attending SIdO this year, as the project had a major booth within the exhibition space. In numerous discussions, Silicon Saxony not only made a lot of precious new contacts, mainly from...
Date: 13/04/2017 - 09:29 | Silicon Saxony

On 30th and 31st of March, the annual conference of the European Textile Technology Platform took place in Brussels. The event was attended by more than 170 professionals in the sector and its focus was "Textile research in Horizon 2020". As in the previous editions, AEI Tèxtils , the Catalan Technical Textiles Cluster, was present at the event. On the 30th, within the "Sustainability - Resource Efficiency" session, Dr Ariadna Detrell, its cluster manager, presented the MIDWOR-LIFE project. MIDWOR-LIFE aims to mitigate the environmental, health and safety impacts of current Durable Water and Oil Repellents (DWOR) and...
Date: 10/04/2017 - 09:10 | AEI TÈXTILS

VMC as a business association, through its dynamic activities and international contacts has obtained numerous requests for proposals from abroad for various products (over 800 requirements per year). In order to provide more efficient respond to requests saving time and resources, the cluster has developed Custom made CRM software with USAID support. The purpose of the software is to transfer technical and commercial sections of the requests for proposals from clients into uniform VMC format understanable to all VMC members, and vice versa, transform VMC members' proposals provided in uniform VMC format into the language...
Date: 07/04/2017 - 12:50 | Vojvodina Metal Cluster

PERMIDES - Open Call for Proposals for Financial Support The Open Call for Proposals is now open and closes its first round on May 15th - so take your chance to apply for up to 60.000€! Scope: Proposals should address innovation barriers and challenges of the biopharmaceutical value chain in the area of personalized medicine by means of digitalization solutions. Target group: The voucher funding scheme of PERMIDES is aimed at SMEs from the biopharmaceutical sector developing novel personalized medicine products and solutions (e.g. biotech/medtech companies, diagnostics companies, CROs, biobank companies, bioinformatic...
Date: 07/04/2017 - 06:38 | CyberForum e.V.

ALPhANOV won the #PrismPhotonics for its #GoSpectro. Few pictures of the event.
Date: 29/03/2017 - 12:54 | ALPHA-RLH Route des Lasers et des Hyperfréquences

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