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30 people representing 16 Transylvanian Furniture Cluster members went on a economic mission in China, to participate at the most important international fairs dedicated to the furniture industry China ’s furniture industry seems determined to move from "Made in China" to "Create in China", and this intention is supported by the progress made in recent years. Meanwhile, the Romanian furniture industry experience its own challenges, pushing indigenous companies to reinvent themselves and find ways to operate in global markets more than ever. Internationalization has become a priority for Transylvanian Furniture Cluster (...
Date: 15/10/2018 - 15:10 | Transylvanian Furniture Cluster

The Book of the 2nd SmartBlueCity Euro-Mediterranean Conference 2017, is published by Springer ! View in https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319994437
Date: 14/10/2018 - 08:54 | Smart Cities Mediterranean Cluster

Smart Systems Integrated® Trademark — Discover our promotional fees Smart Systems Integrated® identifies products enabled by Smart Systems Integration. EPoSS (European Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration) has recently launched an European collective trademark, a tool useful to identify Smart Systems products and prototypes. Furthermore, the Trademark is a useful tool to track the impact and to monitor how the funded projects’ results are treated after the end of a project. The Smart Systems Integrated® , registered at EUIPO , is granted after a technical quality check to all prototypes, demonstrators,...
Date: 10/10/2018 - 10:27 | MESAP Innovation Cluster - Smart Products and Manufacturing

The 7th project meeting of the FORESDA partners focused primarily on best practice examples of connectedness and knowledge exchange with other EU-projects. The three-day meeting was characterized by various discussions concerning the current state of research and development in forest-based industries within the different project regions. The partners were united in the opinion that precisely innovation is the key force to ensure sustainability in the long-term development of the Danube Region. Great opportunities to learn from each other Representatives from...
Date: 08/10/2018 - 11:30 | CyberForum e.V.

Earth Observation data: a driver for SMEs internationalisation In July, SpaceWave project, in which Pôle Mer Méditerranée is a partner, organised four workshops on concrete use-cases on the use of Earth Observation data for maritime applications: Fishery; Aquaculture; Water level rise and coastal erosion; Monitoring the marine environment. These working meetings gathered SMEs using or producing data in order to provide them some context on markets using these data in countries targeted in the project and to exchange on their activities and feedbacks. SpaceWave workshops were an opportunity for the project partners to...
Date: 08/10/2018 - 08:31 | Pôle Mer Méditerranée - Business & Innovation Sea Cluster

The Wood Industry Cluster (WIC) has managed the Competence centre of HR development in the Slovenian Wood and Furniture Industry ( www.kocles.si ), which comprised 27 companies with 2.470 employees and 8 institutions. The Competence centre organized trainings for the companies with aim to help them at their products, processes and business models’ development. In years 2016 - 2018 we realized 898 trainings sessions with 97 different lecturers. Trainings attended 5.392 participants from companies. Take a look at results of this very succcessfuly project with impact on sector:
Date: 06/10/2018 - 20:22 | Wood Industry Cluster

According to a Study by the European Investment Bank (EIB), Technology clusters such as Silicon Saxony, Minalogic or DSP Valley are key supporting players for the photonics and semiconductor sectors, which are essential Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) and represent important building blocks of the next digital revolution. The study study provides an insightful view of the key issues and challenges for these sectors in 9 precise findings, backed by e.g. interviews with relevant actors. It lays out a comprehensive and concrete set of 5 recommendations on how to improve access to finance and mobilising capital to exploit...
Date: 04/10/2018 - 09:11 | Silicon Saxony

AEICE, Cluster of Efficient Habitat, has renewed its visual identity with a new logo that aims to enhance both the connection between the different working groups, and its commitment to sustainability. Complementarily, AEICE has launched its new website . A renewed platform in which usability and adaptability prevail, allowing a simpler and more intuitive navigation . This website, together with the Newsletter (subscription is possible via the web), and the presence in social networks , constitute the key platforms for disseminating the cluster’s activity. Click on the image to access it: Last but not least, our annual...
Date: 04/10/2018 - 08:11 | AEICE
Ricardo Fortuoso , president of AEICE, and Beatriz Alonso , manager of the Duero Douro- Heritage for Development initiative, collected the award for the Best Local Development Initiative of Castile and León in its modality of economic development. It was granted by the Association of Local Development Professionals of Castilla y León (ADELCYL), that highlighted the quality of the Duero Douro 2015-20130 Strategic Plan. This distinction implies valuing local development policies as an instrument for achieving equitable, harmonious, sustainable and global socio-economic development. The Duero Douro initiative, developed by...
Date: 04/10/2018 - 08:07 | AEICE

The reference group of the leather industry value chain With the aim of promoting the leather sector, more than 40 agents and companies have joined to form Leather Cluster Barcelona. Leather Cluster Barcelona, was established to represent the interests of the Barcelona area leather sector. The mission of the LCB is to coordinate and energize the efforts of all companies and agents in the value chain of the leather industry in Catalonia, and to increase competitiveness, improve efficiency and boost the growth of the joint business. LCB promote synergies and collaboration between companies, research and knowledge centers...
Date: 04/10/2018 - 04:41 | Leather Cluster Barcelona

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