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Representatives of ten Basque organisations have participated together with the Basque Energy Cluster in a mission to Germany to attend the “The Smarter E Europe” event which combines, among others, the EES and Intersolar trade fairs, a world reference in the photovoltaic and energy storage sectors. The mission was organised within the framework of the Smart Mobility Industry Programme, promoted by the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa. As part of its activity in the project to prospect European markets for energy storage and electric vehicles supported by the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa, the Basque Energy Cluster has...
Date: 04/10/2019 - 09:12 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
A delegation of ight Basque entities coordinated by the Basque Energy Cluster took part in a mission to EVS32, the most important event for electric mobility worldwide, which took place from 20 to 22 May in the French city of Lyon. The mission was organised within the framework of the Smart Mobility Industry Programme, promoted by the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa. Building upon a series of business missions to leading European markets in electric vehicles and storage which were supported by the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa, the Basque Energy Cluster has mobilised a delegation of eight Basque entities from the electric...
Date: 04/10/2019 - 08:56 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
A delegation of representatives from the Fukushima Prefecture (Japan) visited the Basque Country, under the guidance of the Basque Trade & Investment Agency, part of the SPRI Group, in order to strengthen relations between the two regions in the field of renewable energies. The visit was also the framework for the signing of a collaboration agreement between the Fukushima Energy Agency and the Basque Energy Cluster, focusing on four energy areas: wind, solar photovoltaic, smart grids and hydrogen. The earthquake and subsequent tsunami in 2011 caused enormous devastation in this region, and the Japanese government has...
Date: 04/10/2019 - 08:49 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)

In 2019, the European Commission approved the creation of a new European Smart Specialization Platform (S3) “Water Smart Territories” (WST) focused on Industrial Modernisation . Three European Regions are leading this S3 “Water Smart Territories” Partnership: Aragón (Spain), Centre-Val de Loire (France) and Friesland (Netherlands). Since 2016, the European commission created three S3 specific platforms including “Industrial Modernisation”. These platforms are meant to foster interregional cooperation, along with the decision-makers, researchers and all regional actors such as clusters, and to meet the needs and challenges...
Date: 03/10/2019 - 13:09 | Stichting Water Alliance

it’s OWL serves as a blueprint for fruitful industry-academia collaboration What is the role of finance ecosystems in Germany when it comes to enhancing innovation? And what part do innovation clusters play in this context? Acatech, the National Academy of Science and Engineering in Germany has recently published a report based on a series of projects. Our cluster manager, Günter Korder, provided valuable input, while the Leading-Edge Cluster it’s OWL served as best practice for a successful cooperation between industry and academia. To read the full report, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2n6Ylhm . In the technology...
Date: 02/10/2019 - 07:36 | it's OWL Clustermanagement GmbH

One of the benefits the title of EU Cluster Manager of the Year offers to the winning community is the opportunity to promote Cluj, Transylvania and Romania, as well as SEE, as an area of ​​importance in the field of information and creative industrial technologies.
Date: 01/10/2019 - 13:51 | Transilvania IT Cluster by ARIES T

The recognition of the SCS Cluster’s expertise in industrial digitalisation has increased in 2019. Among other things, it has resulted in invitations to take part in international conferences with high visibility on the topic of industrial digitalisation in Europe. In February 2018, the Cluster, represented by Guillaume Roux, in charge of European projects and international affairs, took part in the EU Industry Days in Brussels, Belgium. The aim was to show how the collaboration between clusters can help digitize the industry, in particular through a presentation of the IoT4Industry (INNOSUP-01) project, coordinated by...
Date: 27/09/2019 - 15:49 | Secured Communicating Solutions cluster

This strategic project CDTI-CIEN aims to develop a competitive strategy for the improvement of the sustainability of the agri-food chain and the efficient use of natural resources through the incorporation of processes and technologies that allow the minimization of the generated waste and the establishment of a bioeconomy based on the use of by-products to obtain products with greater added value such as biofertilizers, food ingredients and animal feed, among others. The NATURDEV consortium is composed by Go Fruselva, Promic, Agrocode Bioscience, Indulleida, GVTARRA, Enkoa, Carinsa Group, Tecnalia, CITIC-CITA, DBA,...
Date: 27/09/2019 - 06:30 | Tecnova

OuluHealth ecosystem received the full 4 stars of the EU Active and Healthy Aging (EIPonAHA) theme. Our application mentioned e.g. Oulu Self-care, Hospital of the Future, OuluHealth Labs and service integration . "The Reference Site status has been granted to those organisations who have shown excellence in the development, adoption and scaling up of innovative practices for active and healthy ageing ." Link to the news
Date: 26/09/2019 - 06:11 | OIA/ OuluHealth

VIDA Demonstration Voucher 2nd Call - Deadline 31 October 2019. VIDA Demonstration Voucher (DV) provides financial support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the food, water, energy or KET-sector to fund the demonstration of innovative solutions towards resource efficient food processing. T he SMEs are entitled to apply and benefit from more than one VIDA voucher, reaching a total max. funding of € 60.000 per SME , provided that the VIDA projects are executed in line with the VIDA Terms and Conditions . The Second Call has opened August 1st, 2019 at...
Date: 26/09/2019 - 03:44 | CLEAN

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