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Jernkontoret, The Swedish Steel Producers’ Assocation, has appointed Larz Ignberg as the new Process Leader for Triple Steelix. He succeeds Jan Andersson whose great commitment has led to Triple Steelix initiating and running over 50 research and development projects that contribute to product and process development among small and medium-sized enterprises in the steel and engineering industry in Bergslagen. The management is strengthened by Tiina Ohlsson , who has been assigned as Deputy Process Leader. Larz and Tiina will work closely together to ensure Triple Steelix's purpose, goals and future development. Triple...
Date: 15/12/2017 - 09:46 | Triple Steelix 2.0 / Jernkontoret

When we talk about Digital Health, technology geeks is probably the first thought that comes to our mind. But what about healthcare professionals? Is real innovation in Healthcare organisations designed and developed with them? inDemand is about Healthcare professionals identifying their unmet needs and solving them within a digital solution co-creation process with IT companies and the economical support from public funding bodies. It’s weird but true: Healthcare professionals will be having a direct participation and say during all the process. inDemand gives a leading role to Healthcare professionals . Why is inDemand...
Date: 15/12/2017 - 09:18 | TICBIOMED
inDemand is a new model where Healthcare organizations and companies co-create Digital Health solutions, with the economic support of public regional funds. Why is this model innovative? inDemand applies at the same time demand-driven and co-creation approaches. “inDemand solves challenges identified by the customer -the Healthcare organizations-. That’s why we talk about a demand-driven model. This approach is going to increase the capacity of health entities to systematically identify and solve their needs while creating opportunities for private companies”, explains Jorge González , director of TICBioMed and...
Date: 15/12/2017 - 09:12 | TICBIOMED
inDemand is a new model where Healthcare organizations and companies co-create Digital Health solutions, with the economic support of public regional funds. Why is this model innovative? inDemand applies at the same time demand-driven and co-creation approaches. “inDemand solves challenges identified by the customer -the Healthcare organizations-. That’s why we talk about a demand-driven model. This approach is going to increase the capacity of health entities to systematically identify and solve their needs while creating opportunities for private companies”, explains Jorge González , director of TICBioMed and...
Date: 15/12/2017 - 09:12 | TICBIOMED

For the proposed and realized activities since the beginning of 2012, for the current and long-term impact on the Northern Transylvania industry, as well as for the organization and development of the entire activity, Transylvanian Furniture Cluster received the most important international recognition, by receiving the "GOLD label". Moreover, the Transylvanian Furniture Cluster is currently the only structure in Romania with such a distinction. The result was achieved at the end of a demanding audit conducted by the European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis (ESCA) and the Cluster Excellence Expert Group. Also, the Gold...
Date: 13/12/2017 - 09:34 | Transylvanian Furniture Cluster

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) traveled to India from 4 to 8 December 2017 together with business representatives from the new federal states to promote the business location of eastern Germany. Representatives of the region Berlin-Brandenburg and Saxony as well as representatives of the East German top clusters Silicon Saxony and Cluster IT Central Germany are among the participants. The first stop of the week-long delegation trip was on December 4, the West Indian metropolis Mumbai. Here, potential Indian investors should be presented with the locational advantages of Eastern Germany and, in particular, the latest...
Date: 11/12/2017 - 11:25 | Silicon Saxony
Ahead of the EFECS networking event that currently takes place in Brussels (05.12.-07.12.2017), the members of the Silicon Europe Alliance came to together to discuss their next activities and also to vote on a new chairmanship. After two extremely successful years under the chairmanship of Peter Simkens (former CEO of DSP Valley, Belgium) and Isabelle Guillaume (CEO of Minalogic, France) respectively, Frank Bösenberg from Silicon Saxony (Germany) will be the chairman of the Alliance within the next year. He is accompanied by the two new vice chairmen Günther Lackner (Silicon Alps, Austria) and Georges Falessi (Pole SCS,...
Date: 08/12/2017 - 12:26 | Silicon Saxony

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.

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