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From May 12th to the 17th a delegation of 19 agfood SMEs will visit China during the New Frontier in Food (NF4) Innovation Tour. During the Innovation Tour, the delegation will visit Xiamen(Fujian) and Shanghai and participate in matchmaking, multiple company visits, information sessions, B2B meetings and the SIAL China which is one of the three biggest food innovation exhibitions. These activities are organised by the NF4 consortium in collaboration with Foodvalley China . Read more about the companies that will participate in the visit at the New Frontiers in Food-website.
Date: 26/04/2019 - 11:19 | NF4
The New Frontiers in Food Fast Forward (NF4) team is in preparation of the next Innovation Tour. From May 12-18 the next stop will be China. Two locations will be visited during the China Innovation Tour. Xiamen in the Fujian province, in which Foodvalley China is located, will be the first meeting point. An interactive session with presentations and pitches by the participating SMEs, will be followed by matchmaking and networking via table top displays for each company. The second meeting point will be Shanghai at which the SIAL China event will take place during this week. SIAL China is the largest Food Innovation event...
Date: 26/04/2019 - 10:14 | NF4
Under the scheme of NF4, Wagralim on 4 th April organised a China info session in Namur for the Walloon Agri-food sector with the FEVIA, Belgian Food Industry Federation and the AWEx, Walloon Export and Foreign Investment Agency. More than 40 people attended the event. In 2002, China’s middle class was only 4% of its population, and current estimates put the size of China’s middle calss over 30% of China’s total population (2018). The World Bank has ranked China as an ‘Upper Middle income’ country, the gross domestic product per capita income was USD 8 827 in...
Date: 15/04/2019 - 09:17 | NF4

SPACE2IDGO is in Chile for its exploratory trip! SPACE2IDGO is currently in Chile for its fact-finding mission with two clusters members of the project : AerospaceValley and Cluster_Energia. With the support of Eurochile, SPACE2IDGO project organised three days of meetings in the sectors of space, energy and agriculture in order to discover Chilean opportunities in space applications economy. As a whole 26 meetings have been organised from the 23rd of April until the 25th of April 2019. A fruitfull and thrilling exploratory trip that will help the clusters in developping their cooperations but also will serve the SMEs...
Date: 25/04/2019 - 08:56 | SPACE2IDGO

Third B2B event in the framework of Green ICT Development (GIVE) project was held in Riga, Latvia at RTU Design Factory on 16-17 April 2019. It was organized by Green and Smart Technology Cluster and attaneded by more than 80 companies, clusters, state administartion and other stakeholders coming from 10 countries. The opening session of the first day started with welcome speech by Mr. Salvis Roga, Board Member of Green-Tech Latvia, after which Ms. Anna Naydenova, Executive Director of ICT Cluster Bulgaria and project manager. She presented how SMEs could benefit from GIVE project activities. Next on the agenda was Mr,...
Date: 22/04/2019 - 12:24 | GIVE

In 2018, the main focus of Wiintech2020 has been the partnership with USA with the different main results of involvement od European SMES into cross Atlantic business coopérations 2018: Group of 20 EU SMEs present at the NPE trade show – March 2018 (Orlando) with Plastipolis and others ESCP partners. Several business cooperations taking benefit of US partners (Mississippi and Ohio) In particular, the Portuguese Mouldmaking exported in 2014, 17 M€ and in 2018, the total exports to USA has been 37M€. The promotion of PoolnetCluster and Collective Brand “Engineering...
Date: 22/04/2019 - 09:11 | WIINTECH2020

DIA restarts its travel across Europe to define and implement a transnational model of collaboration focused on cross-sectoral collaboration, improving the existing relationships and generate a stable open innovation and knowledge-technology transfer. The aim is to define and implement a Joint Internationalisation Strategy on specific technology domains, products and services in the area of digital technologies for manufacturing and industry and finally to realize joint commercialisation initiatives. With this purpose DIA has been at Hannover Messe , 1 - 5 April represented by POLE SCS ( Hall 6, Stand A45), the world’s...
Date: 16/04/2019 - 08:58 | DIA

SpaceWave project successfully concludes with plans to launch phase 2 to further promote the use of Earth Observation in Blue Economy Growth The EU funded SpaceWave project has come to a successful end with plans to launch a second phase to continue the promotion of Earth Observation technologies in Blue Growth in order to support European SMEs wishing to internationalise and grow their business in these sectors. SpaceWave has successfully positioned itself as the reference point and gateway for Europe in Earth Observation applications for Blue Growth industries. Businesses, stakeholders and relevant organisations wishing...
Date: 16/04/2019 - 08:38 | SpaceWave

The COSME-supported cluster partnerships include hundreds of SMEs each offering different types of products, services and each operating on a somehow different business model. Thus, when it comes to presenting the company product portfolio during the cluster missions, the cluster managers face a headache of how to select the right portfolio of companies and their products matching the needs of a particular targeted country...
Date: 10/04/2019 - 13:00 | LASER-GO GLOBAL

PERES European Strategic Cluster Partnership for Rail SME internationalization

From March 31st to April 6th the Partners of the ESCP-4i "PERES Promoting European Rail Excellence outSide EU" held the Pilot Study Trip planned in the project to test and fine-tune the model and methodology for group missions in view of the Joint Internationalization Strategy and Implementation Roadmap that will be adopted by June 2019. The mission had as target the USA and more specifically the States of Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania , that after months of analysis resulted to be the main hubs of the US Rail Supply Industry. During the 7 days of visits and meetings, the PERES Partners visited the manufacturing...
Date: 08/04/2019 - 23:34 | PERES Partnership (2018-2019)

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