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The Deputy Minister for Technology, Innovation and Competitiveness of the Basque Government, Estíbaliz Hernáez, presided over the inauguration of the first rapid charging stations for electric vehicles using technology from Basque companies within the framework of the AZKARGA project, which had the support of the Department for Economic Development and Infrastructures of the Basque Government through the ETORGAI programme. The Deputy Minister was accompanied by the Director for Technology and Strategy of the Basque Country, Iosu Madariaga and representatives of the Basque Energy Board (EVE) and Bilbao City Council, as...
Date: 15/11/2017 - 09:29 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)
The Basque wind energy sector has proven its strength at Offshore Wind Energy London, the sector’s most important event, which was held in London from 6 to 8 June. The Offshore Wind Basque Country brand that brings together about 80 Basque companies and bodies has jointly promoted the capacity of the offshore wind power value chain. The brand had a relevant space at the main annual event of the sector. 13 Basque companies shared a 176m2 stand under the brand Offshore Wind Basque Country , organised by the Basque Energy Cluster in collaboration with the Basque Maritime Forum. This brand showcased the value of the Basque...
Date: 15/11/2017 - 09:20 | Basque Energy Cluster (Cluster de Energía)

Four European life science clusters that are consortium partners in the “Excellence Cluster for Regional Improvement” (ECRI) project participated in the European Cluster Excellence projects meeting that was held on November 8 in Valencia, Spain. The ECRI project is one of the five projects that are currently funded by the European Cluster Excellence Program . The ECRI partners ( Bioib , BioPmed , Klaster LifeScience Krakow and HBio ) work together to achieve cluster management excellence and to promote...
Date: 14/11/2017 - 13:25 | Hellenic BioCluster (HBio)

Erasmus+ project 'Women in Power' aims to foster the leadership and empowerment of European women working in traditional sectors through education, giving them the tools and skills to achieve executive management positions within the industry .
Date: 08/11/2017 - 15:02 | AMUEBLA

GAIA in collaboration with the EU-Japan Centre attendes the ICT Cluster/SME mission organised on the fringe of the autumn’s Japan IT Week" trade fair in Chiba. In this collaboration GAIA will exhibit at the Japan IT Week trade fair and will gain knowledge about ICT market structure in Japan. With the participation in this event GAIA will identify new contacts, create new relationships and attend face-to-face meetings in order to strengthen relationships with Japan. The aim of this mission is to create opportunities related to: - Displayment of technology at one of the leading trade shows from Japan - Meeting potential...
Date: 08/11/2017 - 14:31 | GAIA.-Association of Knowledge and Applied Technologies industries in the Basque Country

The 3rd edition of the Adriatic Wood Days ( www.adriatic-wd.com ) will be held in Dubrovnik at the beginning of December ( 4-5.12.2017 ). During three days, this central sectoral FBI in the Mediterranean will host a numerous sectoral experts, important policy makers and other relevant stakeholders from business, academia, media, etc., which will, on the joint platforom of 4 conferences and 3 workshops, discuss topics related to: · Hotel interiors furnishing and product design · Greater use of wood in construction · Managing forests on islands · T imber trade and wood products marketing · Future of biomass and RES :...
Date: 02/11/2017 - 16:36 | Croatian Wood Cluster

Project by Dr hab. Sylwia Mrozowska receives funding as part of the Erasmus+ programme A project by Dr hab. Sylwia Mrozowska "Energy for the future. European studies to challenges in the European Union" (EUnergy) has received funding as part of the Erasmus+ programme. The project concentrates around the following two Jean Monnet Modules: Aim one, educational, comprises the preparation of textbooks for two elective lectures entitled "Lokalny wymiar polityki klimatyczno-energetycznej Unii Europejskiej" and "Komunikowanie społeczne o środowisku" and their implementation at the Institute of Political Science. In addition, the...
Date: 02/11/2017 - 14:38 | POLISH MARITIME CLUSTER
During the 19 th European Carbohydrate Symposium (Eurocarb 19), held in July 2017 in Barcelona, members of the European Carbohydrate Organization decided that the 22 nd European Carbohydrate Symposium (Eurocarb 22) in 2023 will be organised in Gdańsk . Dr hab. Zbigniew Kaczyński, prof. UG, was elected head of the organisation committee, and the conference will be co-organised by the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Gdańsk. The Eurocarb conference is held every two years and is the largest such conference in Europe and one of the three largest in the world. It was initially devoted mainly to carbohydrate chemistry...
Date: 02/11/2017 - 14:35 | POLISH MARITIME CLUSTER
Antarctic expedition Funding The FINWAP project “Comprehensive assessment of a fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) high-density area along the West Antarctic Peninsula” has received funding. The applicants were Dr Helena Herr, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Institute for Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife Research (ITAW); Dr Anna Panasiuk, University of Gdańsk, Institute of Oceanography ; Dr Simone Panigada, Tethys Research Institute, Milan, Italy. Length / Date of expedition: 32 days / February – March 2019 Tasks of the project coordinator, Dr Anna Panasiuk: research into the abundance and distribution of krill...
Date: 02/11/2017 - 14:32 | POLISH MARITIME CLUSTER

Strongly supported by GTAI (Germany Trade and Invest) and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, a delegation from Cool Silicon including its members First Sensor, Fraunhofer ENAS and the newly founded Research Fab Microelectronics by Fraunhofer visited Canada last week. Canada as an interesting market as well as its cluster structure was only very recently featured by ECCP already. ( Canada analysis reports - Click here to see the respective information ). Within the 4 day trip that led the delegation to Toronto and Ottawa, several interesting spots for micro- and nanoelectronics as well for photonics were visited, e.g...
Date: 30/10/2017 - 12:42 | Cool Silicon e.V.

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