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From the beginning of the confinement, the Catalan Clusters network has been united to help the more than 2,300 companies that are part of this network, and has launched a program of 5 transversal webinars on tools for business management, as well as an online platform, Copernic , in which to consult doubts, review resources or be in contact with the network of professionals.
Date: 21/04/2020 - 10:36 | Packaging Cluster

In the webinar “New technologies in industrial maintenance” held on April 2nd, attendees learned about different technologies that can help reduce machine downtime, save on maintenance and offer the highest quality service . All the presentations where held in spanish, here you can find an overview with links to the videos. Antonio Sanchez , CEO of AsorCAD Engineering started the session with the speech “ 3D technologies optimize industrial maintenance “ and explained how they use optical scanning technologies to do reverse engineering and in industrial maintenance. With 3D printing, parts can be created from sketches or...
Date: 21/04/2020 - 10:17 | secpho - collaborate to innovate
New Space is a new market with great potential where Photonics and other Deep Tech are playing a crucial role. On March 31 st , secpho held the webinar “ New Space. New opportunities in the aerospacial sector ” where all the attendees had the opportunity to discover technological innovation initiatives aimed at the aerospace sector that are being carried out by several secpho partners. Sergio Sáez , cluster manager of secpho , introduced the webinar and the speakers. The first talk was New atmospheric sensors for predicting climate in payloads for CubeSats using microwave photonic technology made by Prof. Luis Enrique...
Date: 21/04/2020 - 10:15 | secpho - collaborate to innovate
In view of the socio-health emergency caused by COVID-19, last Thursday 26th March secpho organized a webinar with different solutions that photonic and other Deep Tech technologies can offer to face this global challenge . Sergio Sáez , cluster manager of secpho , made a brief introduction of the session, in which half of the 90 listeners were partners of the cluster and the rest represented technological and health companies , a clear example of how this crisis has accelerated the strong influence of photonic technologies in the health sector . Professor Laura Lechuga , CSIC Researcher and Head of the Nanobiosensors and...
Date: 21/04/2020 - 10:12 | secpho - collaborate to innovate

Swedish healthcare lacks protective equipment due to the corona virus and needs to replenish their supplies. The production unit and test bed The Wood Region are now 3D printing parts for facial protection to help. The test bed in Sysslebäck, Sweden, the prints holders for facial visors needed by health care personnel. “We heard that the need was great and started to think about how the cluster could contribute, says Peter Edberg at Paper Province, which co-finances The Wood Region together with, among others, The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, Region Värmland and Region Dalarna. 3D printing as a...
Date: 21/04/2020 - 08:21 | The Paper Province ekonomisk förening

Editorial article by the president of MetaIndustry4. Guillermo Ulacia, in La nueva España talking about the exit strategies of the COVID19 crisis. The health crisis is placed as the first strategic action, the implementation of measures from governments, health systems and citizens to save lives. However, under this peak of the iceberg, we observe that the crisis will have very important short, medium and long-term effects and impacts on socio-economic development. Perhaps, therefore, it is necessary to consider the appropriate responses to the possible effects, considering the time horizon of each one of them. Let’s...
Date: 20/04/2020 - 15:41 | METAINDUSTRY4. CLUSTER OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING OF METAL INDUSTRY IN ASTURIAS.

Dear Cluster Manager, The world is in constant change and in these days of even greater uncertainty it is more important than ever as cluster manager to have the right tools, to meet your clusters needs and to lead your cluster in the right direction. Learn how to facilitate innovation remotely, meet potential EU-partners, learn about funding opportunities and experience the peer-to-peer coaching from other skilled cluster managers. Join the New Cluster Management Education, free of charge. Deadline to apply is April 30 2020! During 4 modules in 4 countries: Sweden, Finland, Lithuania and Germany, you will learn to: Build...
Date: 20/04/2020 - 13:52 | Oy Merinova Ab

The Galicia Food Cluster (Clusaga) has participated in two grouped purchases of personal protection equipment, in collaboration with the Xunta de Galicia (Galician regional government) and other clusters and associations, facilitating the supply of a total of 125.900 masks to companies and freelancers in the regional food sector, which guarantees the protection of workers and food security. The management of these grouped purchases has been started by the Xunta de Galicia after the needs identified by the Galician clusters in the meetings that the Regional Minister of Economy, Employment and Industry, Francisco Conde, has...
Date: 20/04/2020 - 09:27 | Asociación Clúster Alimentario de Galicia

#PartneringAgainstCOVID19 is a unique virtual partnering event backed by a consortium of biotech clusters and trade associations in the life sciences industry in Europe and across the world.
Date: 20/04/2020 - 07:38 | LYONBIOPOLE

Abstract The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic highlighted the relevance of digital technologies as tools to support prevention and contain the spreading of the virus. The large availability of “digital breadcrumbs” by everyone left behind enables several people tracking systems but puts in danger their privacy at the same time. The proposed gained at all international levels is built on the following principles: the need to protect the privacy of citizens; the importance to implement projects which ensure the interoperability at international level and great scalability; the use of (Bluetooth Low Energy) BLE-based tracking...
Date: 17/04/2020 - 10:18 | Basilicata Creativa CCI

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