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In the third edition, the Beauty Innovation Day consolidates its position as a referent event about the innovation in the beauty sector. Epigenetics, Digitalization, Photonics and Advanced Materials will be the four guidelines determining the future of the beauty products. The natural, sustainable, and personalized products will lead the sector trends. The novelty of that third edition of the event was the Packaging Corner where the associated companies exposed the novel designs and products. 24 November, Barcelona. The main objective of the Beauty Innovation Day, organized by the Beauty Cluster Barcelona, is to elucidate...
Date: 27/11/2017 - 13:01 | Beauty Cluster Barcelona

Sweden has the world’s most advanced steel; prioritising and developing products with high added value, whether small or large, creates employment, and if for export, a surplus for Sweden’s trade balance. We Swedes love gardening, where material properties are important. Sawing, cutting and digging the ground with one and the same tool sounds like a challenge where advanced steel ought to offer the optimal solution! This was their idea when Anja Hellström and partner Anton Schneider contacted Triple Steelix to discuss possible ways forward. “Our goal was to produce an advanced gardening knife as traditionally used in...
Date: 24/11/2017 - 13:07 | Triple Steelix 2.0 / Jernkontoret

The Cluster4Smart project (under Erasmus+ Programme, 2017-2020) aims to expand the knowledge of cluster managers of Europe through the development of an innovative, online training resource tool . For this project, clusters ( SCS , France–leading partner, AMUEBLA , Spain, ArchEnerg and IKOSZ , Hungary), universities and research institutes (University of Strasbourg, France and Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Germany) and a business stakeholder (European Business and Innovation Center of Burgos, Spain) have teamed up. In this regard, the team conducts a survey, which aims to gather all relevant...
Date: 23/11/2017 - 15:26 | Secured Communicating Solutions cluster

The Catalan Water Partnership and Solartys have led a joint mission to Peru in order to explore and to identify opportunities in the water sector with ACCIO’s support. Nine Catalan companies have participated in the joint mission to Peru, conducting meetings with the main public administrations responsible for water in the country (ANA, SUNASS o SEDAPAL), water associations of providers service companies (ANEPSSA) and some of the largest internationals companies already operating in Peru at the moment. This mission was organized within the framework of the edition of Expoagua Peru 2017 in Lima. In this sense, the CWP and...
Date: 22/11/2017 - 14:28 | Catalan Water Partnership (CWP)

ArchEnerg Cluster is participating in a project Cluster4Smart (under Erasmus+ Programme), which aims to expand the knowledge of cluster managers of Europe through the development of an innovative , online training resource tool . For this project, clusters (SCS, France – leading partner, AMUEBLA, Spain, ArchEnerg and IKOSZ, Hungary), universities and research institutes (University of Strasbourg, France, and Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Germany) and a business stakeholder (European Business and Innovation Center of Burgos, Spain) have teamed up. In this regard, we conduct a survey, which aims...
Date: 21/11/2017 - 09:59 | ArchEnerg Cluster

The Packaging Cluster has obtained two COSME projects to help improve the competitiveness of its associated companies, especially SMEs, in an international framework and open markets to new countries. In both projects, there is a part of the budget allocated to participating companies , which will have a travel bag to implement their internationalization strategy. Below are the characteristics of both projects, which will begin in January 2018 and will last for two years. FOODPACKLAB (Photonics-Packaging Partnership for Food Innovation) The aim of this project is to enhance the synergies between t he photonics industry,...
Date: 21/11/2017 - 08:45 | Packaging Cluster
More than 350 professionals gathered in the 20th edition organized by TCI The TCI organization (global network of professionals in competitiveness, clusters and innovation) organized jointly with the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá , the 20th edition of the global conference on clusters, which this year took place on November 6-9 in Bogotá (Colombia). The day, which brought together more than 350 professionals from all continents, also highlighted the Catalan presence, where Cluster leaders of ACCIÓ , Professor Antoni Subirats of IESE , the Cluster Development consultancy, as well as the Packaging Cluster , participated in...
Date: 21/11/2017 - 08:42 | Packaging Cluster
The course promoted by the Packaging Cluster is consolidated within the specialized training in its sector. On November 9, for the third year in a row, the Postgraduate Program in Packaging Engineering started at the UPC School (Barcelona) which has a total of 30 credits or 235 teaching hours. This year, 9 students specialized in the world of packaging will make different modules that deep in manufacturing processes , materials and their properties , types of prints and decorations , current environment ( circular economy , industry 4.0 , smart packaging ), as well as logistics. Continuing with the programming of the...
Date: 21/11/2017 - 08:40 | Packaging Cluster

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