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In November 2017, Vitagora lead a French delegation to a mission in South Korea dedicated to FOODTECH, at the occasion of the International Conference of FOODPOLIS, Vitagora's partner in South Korea since 2010. As the special guest of the International Conference of FOODPOLIS, which took place on November 15 th , in Iksan, the members of the French delegation shared their expertise, demonstrating our approach to a healthy, tasty and sustainable food. The complementary collective visits and individual personalised matchmaking allowed to identify opportunities for scentific and technological partnerships.
Date: 07/12/2017 - 13:34 | Vitagora
As part of the COSME programme, the NF4 project will get started shortly, to implement the internationalization roadmap and strategy defined in the previous New Frontiers in Food project, as part of the COSME programme. The initial consortium, gathering the European food innovation clusters Wagralim (BE), Vitagora (FR), Valorial (FR), Food Valley (NL) has been completed with Clusaga (SP). The toolkit will allow the acceleration of the internationalization of the clusters SMEs in Brazil, Canada, China and USA, focusing on the following markets: the market of connected food; the market of functional food and healthy...
Date: 07/12/2017 - 13:11 | Vitagora

The Cool Silicon e. V. invited on 30.11. 2017 for the first workshop and kick-off of the new funding project "CoolCarbonConcrete" (CCC) to Dresden. The background is the successful application of Cool Silicon e. V. for an Innovation Forum, a funding instrument of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research to explore new fields of innovation. The funding initiative "Innovationsforen Mittelstand" encourages stakeholders from industry and science to break the boundaries of institutions and sectors together. Thus, the "Innovationsforum Mittelstand" act as an initial spark for new alliances. The project started on the 1st...
Date: 07/12/2017 - 12:42 | Cool Silicon e.V.

Four European life science clusters that participate in the COSME-funded “Excellence Cluster for Regional Improvement” (ECRI) project performed a study visit on November 23 and 24 in the area of Piedmont, Italy. The project partners come from four different countries with a different level of cluster excellence. The four consortia members are Bioib (Cluster biotecnològic i biomèdic de les Illes Balears); KLK (Klaster LifeScience Krakow); bioPmed (Piedmont Innovation Cluster); and HBio , (Hellenic BioCluster). The common objective of the ECRI project is to improve...
Date: 06/12/2017 - 11:22 | Hellenic BioCluster (HBio)

The Manifesto of the European Bioeconomy, officially published on 16/11/2017, sets out how Europe plans to develop this huge industry. It was drafted by the members of the European Bioeconomy Stakeholders Panel, representatives of large and small companies, non-governmental organizations, biomass producers, regions and academics from all over Europe.
Date: 05/12/2017 - 07:55 | Cluster of Bioenergy & Environment of Western Macedonia (CluBE)

LAZIO CONNECT has recently implemented a new IT based tool aimed at helping the Cluster Manager know which companies relate to specific technological or product/service capabilities. As Cluster Managers we are often asked by other Clusters or companies for partners in specific fields of knowledge. We are also asked by our regional agencies to map the capability landscape in our cluster for presenting these at events or for deciding whether or not to cooperate more closely with another Region. For Cluster Managers that have to deal with a large number of companies this task can prove difficult, most of all, we are never...
Date: 05/12/2017 - 04:32 | LAZIO CONNECT

AMUEBLA is taking part in the Erasmus+ project Cluster4Smart, which aims to expand the knowledge of cluster managers of Europe through the development of an innovative, online training resource tool that enable clusters to become the drivers of innovation, acceleration and collaboration and to foster cross-sectoral and cross-border technological development towards a smart economy and industry 4.0.
Date: 30/11/2017 - 10:46 | AMUEBLA
This European project led by AMUEBLA and involving seven organizations from four countries, aims to promote professional leadership and the empowerment of women working in traditional sectors through a free online training available in several languages.
Date: 28/11/2017 - 09:06 | AMUEBLA