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The third annual Triple Steelix International High Tech Steel Conference (HTSC) was held on September 6-7 at the spectacular Steam Hotel in Västerås. About 100 delegates attended the seminars that covered a wide range of topics around Advanced Steel production, fabrication and use. The conference was opened by the Governor of Västmanland County, Minoo Akhtarzand. Keynotes were presented by prominent representatives from the Swedish Steel industry, pointing at the great possibilities we have with our leading steel companies as well as innovative SME’s within...
Date: 14/09/2018 - 07:20 | Triple Steelix 2.0 / Jernkontoret

Cool Silicon attended SEMICON Taiwan last week in Taipei. The research cluster participated in the Silicon Europe booth together with its longtime partner Silicon Saxony. Silicon Europe presented itself at SEMICON Taiwan in Taipei on one of the largest booths (150 square meters). In the immediate proximity of the German Pavilion and the Smart Manufacturing and Automation Pavilion, the Silicon Europe members Silicon Saxony, Silicon Alps and DSP Valley, as well as their network companies, joined forces with long-time Silicon Europe partner Holland High Tech. The industry is booming and even Europe expects a large piece of...
Date: 14/09/2018 - 06:20 | Cool Silicon e.V.
Last Friday, August 31st, more than 100 scientists and engineers from 7 European countries, Israel, China and US attended the 6th dresden Nanoanalysis Symposium, hosted by Fraunhofer IKTS in Dresden. This year, the symposium was supported for the first time also by the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) and the European Materials Characterization Cluster (EMCC). The abstract book is available at the following web pages: https://www.nanoanalytik.fraunhofer.de/en.html https://www.nanoanalytik.fraunhofer.de/en/events/6DNS.html . Within 14 exceptional keynotes and invited talks, with 44 poster presentations and...
Date: 03/09/2018 - 10:35 | Cool Silicon e.V.

Laura Morgagni, Director of Torino Wireless, interviewed by Nathalie Croisé, journalist, at the Imagine Mobility Forum 2018 . Good morning Laura, today we talk about innovation hubs and the role they play to develop a new deal for efficient mobility. First of all, could you briefly describe your cluster? Torino Wireless was established in 2003 as a wide public-private partnership with both National and Regional players to lead the first Italian high-tech cluster focused on ICT and to act as abridge among companies, research institute and policy makers to develop collaborative innovation projects. Torino Wireless, nowadays...
Date: 11/09/2018 - 09:42 | Fondazione Torino Wireless

Starting with 1st of July 2018, North East Regional Innovative Cluster for Structural and Molecular Imaging (Imago-Mol) the project Increasing the excellence of the IMAGO-MOL Cluster by developing the RDI Strategic Planning Documents (CEX – IMAG), financed by Ministry for Research and Innovation through the National Plan for Research, Development and Innovation for the period 2015 - 2020 (PNCDI III). The overall amount of the project (PN-III-P2-2.1-CLS-2017-0047/12CLS/2018) is 420,250 RON, out of which 350,000 RON is the grant. The aim of the project is to increase the excellence and applicative scientific productivity of...
Date: 05/09/2018 - 06:52 | North-East Innovative Regional Cluster for Structural and Molecular Imaging (IMAGO-MOL)

The session organised by the Basque Energy Cluster working with the CDTI, NEDO and JWPA aimed to exchange offshore wind power experience and skills with Japan, referring to both fixed foundation versions and the emerging alternative of a floating platform. The sessions focussed on technology and pioneering projects throughout the world, such as the Wikinger project, by Iberdrola, or the Hywind Scotland project, the world’s first floating wind farm, by Norway’s Equinor, in which many Basque companies have taken part. During the morning of 2nd July, the Euskalduna Conference Centre in Bilbao hosted the session on “The...
Date: 04/09/2018 - 15:29 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
During the event attended by over 1,200 international participants, the Oil&Gas Basque Industry brand was presented for the first time, grouping together the main companies in this value chain in the Basque Country. Between 18th and 21st June, the Basque Energy Cluster presented the new Oil&Gas Basque Industry brand at OMAE 2018 (International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering), the most important technical-scientific congress in the world on offshore technology, which was held in Madrid this year, Promoted by the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), this year saw record...
Date: 04/09/2018 - 15:24 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
From 2nd to 4th July, two representatives from the Saudi Electricity Company and Dubai Electricity & Water Authority held several meetings and visited companies from the Basque energy sector, fundamentally focussed on two strategic areas for the Basque Energy Cluster: electricity grids and solar energy (photovoltaic and CSP). The week of 2 July, the Basque Internationalisation Agency organised a reverse trade mission that attracted the main two electrical companies from Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. The Basque Energy Cluster jointly organised the meetings that both firms held with the Basque companies. SEC...
Date: 04/09/2018 - 15:16 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)

Awarded with silver label by ESCA for cluster management, PRO WOOD is the first cluster in Romania, in the modern sense of the word, established in 2010 to integrate the producers of the wood processing and furniture industry from the region into a competitive value chain on international level. The wood processing and furniture industry is considered to be one of the sectors with an important economic role and influence on the occupation. It is a traditional „low skilled-low tech” sector, whose main driver for higher-added value is called innovation. Development of the RDI capacity of the PRO WOOD cluster – ”INNO WOOD”...
Date: 04/09/2018 - 09:42 | PRO WOOD Regional Wood Cluster

AEICE has actively participated in the Ibero-American Conference on the Sustainable Development Goals, held in Salamanca on June 27, 28 and 29. The so-called SDGs are included in the 2030 Agenda approved by the United Nations in September 2015, and address the greatest challenges facing the planet from all points of view: social, environmental and economic. Among the objectives which are most directly related to our sector are those of sustainable cities and communities, affordable and clean energy, and resilient infrastructures. AEICE has been present at this summit in line with its new strategic plan, which already...
Date: 24/08/2018 - 12:31 | AEICE

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