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The Port of Gdansk – over 52 million tonnes in 2019 12 February 2020 / In 2019, the Port of Gdansk transhipped 52 154 098 tons, an increase of 6.4 percent. in relation to 2018, the PGA S.A. earned PLN 60.2 million net in 2019, with total revenues of PLN 257 million. Liquid fuels, general cargo and coal have the largest share in the transshipment of the port of Gdansk. This means that the Port of Gdansk still has three stable legs, thanks to which we are also a very universal port – said Łukasz Greinke, President of the Port of Gdansk Authority. The volume of transhipments in 2019 meant that we entered the “heavy weight”...
Date: 18/02/2020 - 19:41 | BALTIC SEA & SPACE CLUSTER
The INTERMARE South Baltic Project Information Meeting took place on February 6, 2020 at the AmberExpo Conference Center. The B2B meeting was attended by representatives of small and medium-sized companies from the maritime sector. The meeting was led by Magdalena Magdzińska, Project Manager. “Hanseatic City of Rostock – projects and initiatives for economic and port development,” discussed Gert Proba – Proxy – Rostock Business and Technology Development GmbH. “Be secure sailing into 2020 – and beyond” was the subject of a presentation Andrzej Smoleński – International Sales Development Director Alfa Laval Polska. Tomasz...
Date: 18/02/2020 - 19:38 | BALTIC SEA & SPACE CLUSTER
The Pomeranian Regional Chamber of Commerce together with representatives of Polish companies is establishing the Cluster under the name “Safe Baltic Group”. The main goal of the cluster will be activities for the ecology of the Baltic Sea through the development of innovative solutions. Its ceremonial launch will take place on February 7, 2020 in the Baltic Port of New Technologies in Gdynia. The cluster is a grassroots initiative of the business community, and the Regional Chamber of Commerce of Pomerania plays the role of a coordinator. Photo: Marek Grzybowski
Date: 18/02/2020 - 19:36 | BALTIC SEA & SPACE CLUSTER
The 1st Maritime Safety Congress was organized to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Polish Marriage with the Sea. It took place in Gdynia on February 11 this year. The Congress was attended by representatives of the Sejm RP, state administration and of the President of the Republic of Poland, experts from state institutions, representatives of the Polish Navy and scientists. The Congress was organized by the National Security Bureau and the Naval Academy in Gdynia. The Congress was divided into four thematic sessions related to the assessment of the use of Poland’s maritime space of freedom, the importance of...
Date: 18/02/2020 - 19:34 | BALTIC SEA & SPACE CLUSTER

Maria Hollander leaves her position as CEO of the Swedish bioeconomy cluster Paper Province to seek new challenges. During her more than eight years as CEO, sustainability issues and innovation have been given greater focus. “It’s been a fantastic journey”, she says. One important milestone was when Paper Province in 2013 received a ten-year funding from Sweden’s innovation agency - Vinnova. “The Vinnova funding made it possible to start a long-term strategic work to, with the forest as a base, create growth in the region of Värmland”, says Maria Hollander. Visible cluster The funds also made Paper Province a more visible...
Date: 17/02/2020 - 16:12 | The Paper Province ekonomisk förening

The final event of EU-TEXTILE2030 project open up the way for the next step The programme allowed the organisation of five international missions in Colombia, South Africa, Israel, Japan and Taiwan to help their members to sell their innovative products in new markets and help them to identify partners capable of supplying innovative technologies.
Date: 13/02/2020 - 11:29 | TECHTERA

In December 2019, ToasterLAB, Vitagora’s acceleration program, and BFFood (Business Factory Food), the accelerator of the Spanish cluster Clúster Alimentario de Galicia (Clusaga), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The aim of this MoU is to increase the international visibility of each of the two acceleration programs, to exchange good practices and experiences, and to participate in the events associated with each program. " Vitagora has worked closely with Clusaga for many years, notably for European innovation projects or international missions ", explains Claire Van Overstraeten, manager of the ToasterLAB...
Date: 12/02/2020 - 10:58 | Vitagora

AEI TÈXTILS, the Catalan Technical Textiles’ Cluster, participated in the presentation of the “Recircula Challenge 2020” contest organized by the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) on February 10 th 2020. The Recircula Challenge 2020 is a creative and innovation-driven contest with teams of students to complement the learning with hands-on case studies related to circular economy. Each team will present a business case based on technology that reduces the environmental footprint and has a positive social impact. The contest will last until July 2020 with the demo day and an award ceremony. The session started with...
Date: 12/02/2020 - 07:38 | AEI TÈXTILS

The White Label World Expo , a global e-commerce and white label exhibition, was held on November 27 and 28 at the Excel London Exhibition Center . Bulgarian Fashion Association had a booth and presented clothing and accessories from various Bulgarian manufacturers, including women’s clothing brands Reny Style and Wolf Walley , women’s and men’s underwear Biju , Maya Ilieva swimwear, hand-painted scarves by Dilyan Dochev – DiL , Fenix 94 – socks manufacturer , Bulammas men’s shirts, kids dresses with drawings Dress to Impress and more. Representatives of BMA reported that there was an interest in the presented products...
Date: 10/02/2020 - 17:03 | Bulgarian Fashion Association

Any company, organization or entity that belongs to the packaging sector, which is the one that concerns us, constantly faces new challenges to stay at the farefront and, on many occasions, the tools available are not enough. That’s why, the professionals in the field are kept informed and updated about all the news, technologies and new methodologies that can influence the functioning of the ecosystem and thus be able to innovate.
Date: 10/02/2020 - 11:03 | Packaging Cluster

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