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SUCCESS OF THE NETWORKING DINNER ORGANISED DURING ITMA On June 24th 2019 the project team took part in the EU-TEXTILE2030 Networking Dinner, organised by Po.in.tex, the Textile Innovation Cluster based in Biella (Italy). The networking Dinner was held in Barcelona during ITMA, the world’s most established textile and garment technology exhibition. ITMA is an excellent opportunity to gather companies from the different partners countries, as they stay in Barcelona to visit or participate in the trade fair.
Date: 08/07/2019 - 10:18 | EU-TEXTILE2030

News Flash 3 of the New Frontiers in Food Fast Forward (NF4)-project now available. The News Flash provides info on the Innovation Missions to USA and China, as well as info on the upcoming events, including an Innovation Mission to Brazil . And much more, enjoy the read. https://newfrontiersinfood.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/NF4-newsflash-Q2-2019.pdf
Date: 02/07/2019 - 08:04 | NF4
For numerous traditional occasions, Chinese people need offer gits, for instance at New Year, Spring Festival, a time when people exchange greeting by offering little treats. Small gifts and/or souvenirs are also presented to relatives, teachers, friends, when visiting people etc. At the same time, chocolates, especially luxury ones are becoming a ‘must’ to buy in order to show their love to partner. Belgian chocolate is associated with high quality and it is also a byword for luxury, the growing middle-class consumers in China and the new generation of consumers which has a deeper understanding of chocolate (taste,...
Date: 20/06/2019 - 11:49 | NF4
The NF4 delegation went to China from May 12 th – 17 th . The NF4 consortium went to Xiamen (Fujian) and Shanghai on May during the SIAL China week with a delegation of 19 companies. Among these companies, there is one brewery, the particularity? It comes from Belgium and its name is “ The Belgian Brewery ”. The Belgian brewery was born from the meeting of complementary and passionate personalities. The Brewmaster is a true passionate, “felt in” when he was young. The love of well-made beer has always inhabited him. He began pharmacist studies that he finished...
Date: 20/06/2019 - 09:34 | NF4
The New Frontiers in Food Fast Forward consortium (NF4) was in Geneva during the Vitafoods Europe fair. Since healthy & nutritional food is one target of the consortium, the team chose Vitafoods as an assembly point where we met partners, international guests and companies. On the May 7 th , the consortium met the St Hyacinthe Tech Pole from Canada, and discussed about further collaboration. They will meet the consortium again in Belgium in September. On the May 8 th , the consortium welcomed Shelly King and Sue Coueslan, the president and vice-president of...
Date: 20/06/2019 - 09:27 | NF4
Niacet is an international company, producer of organic salts, focusing on propionates and acetates. In food these products are used for food preservation and food safety in the bakery-, meat-, poultry-, fish- and RTE industry. Niacet has been a member of Foodvalley for 3 years and participates in multiple (international) events and exhibitions. Niacet participated in the New Frontiers in Food Fast Foward (NF4) Innovation Tour to China to investigate its business opportunities for propionates and acetates and gain insights in the Chinese market. From the 13th to the 17th of May, Niacet joined the Innovation Tour to China...
Date: 17/06/2019 - 06:57 | NF4
Start-up company RAGNAR Brewery participated in the New Frontiers in Food Fast Forward (NF4) Innovation Tour to the USA to explore the market opportunities for its craft beer concept. Ragnar has been founded in 2018 and has the ambition to make a authentic flavors beer inspired by ninth century recipes , with a bottle with a unique shape. RAGNAR Brewery is also opening a unique and unusual place n Normandy. This year, RAGNAR joined VALORIAL as a Member, to benefit of its network and events. With the participation in the NF4 project, RAGNAR aims to investigate the opportunities for craft beer in the USA. Brasserie RAGNAR...
Date: 13/06/2019 - 12:51 | NF4

In early June we were invited to take part to a major EU-Canada cluster matchmaking event in Toronto , organised by the European Cluster Collaboration Platform between the 5 th and 7 th of June 2019.​​​​​​ 16 European countries (25 clusters) were invited to meet Canadian Superclusters (5-9 clusters), the Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and the EU Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs.The Superclusters we met in Canada define themselves as super connectors. They all took part in the program and setup to find and form new relationships with Europe and...
Date: 26/06/2019 - 14:53 | MobiGoIn-Action

PERES European Strategic Cluster Partnership for Rail SME internationalization

The PERES project (“Promoting European Rail Excellence outSide EU”) is a ESCP-4i – European Strategic Cluster Partnership of the Second Generation (2018-2019) in the Preparation Phase – Strand 1, aiming to deliver a Joint Internationalization Plan and Implementation Roadmap for the SMEs of the European Rail Supply Chain members of our Clusters. For this we considered useful to share with other European Partnerships and Clusters the “Training Program on Fundamental elements for Internationalisation Strategy, Project Management and Organisational aspects” drafted as part of the PERES Training documents to go international...
Date: 25/06/2019 - 23:05 | PERES Partnership (2018-2019)

Automotive Cluster Serbia hosted 4th GIVE B2B event on 19-20 June 2019. The event took place at the Science Technology Park in Belgrade, where the opening session started with welcome speech by Mr. Igor Vijatov, Cluster Manager at Serbian Automotive Cluster and Mr. Tomislav Knezevic, GIZ. After the opening session Ms. Anna Naydenova, Executive Director of ICT Cluster Bulgaria presented to the participants GIVE project, and how companies could benefit from project activities. The event was attended by more than 40 companies coming from 6 countries, clusters and other business support organizations and hosted more than 20...
Date: 25/06/2019 - 10:43 | GIVE

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