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2019 – Overview international food & photonics events Find out more about international events related to the food & photonics sector overview international events 2019
Date: 08/04/2019 - 09:37 | FoodPackLab
Food & Photonic technologies – In order to ensure a high level of international competitiveness, a steady growth in production, an increase in EU exports as well as a rising number of direct jobs, the food sector is facing major technological challenges by safeguarding the following three aspects: quality, safety and productivity . In this context, photonic technologies offer a wide range of innovative solutions – light control enables us to monitor the composition and the quality of food. Moreover it allows us to control the whole production process, rise crop yields, optimize packaging and bottling etc. Learn more...
Date: 08/04/2019 - 09:33 | FoodPackLab
On 18 December 2018, the FoodPackLab coordinator secpho collaborated with the Cluster Foodservice , organizing an innovation workshop about how to apply photonics technologies in the food industry . The event was hosted by the Institut de Ciències Fotòniques (ICFO) . The objective of the event was the identification of technological solutions to challenges in the field of food that can be addressed through collaborative innovation projects. More than fifty key agents in the innovation of the food industry and experts in photonic technologies gathered on this day, including: AINIA, ALBA SYNCHROTRON, AUDENS FOOD, BCB...
Date: 08/04/2019 - 09:31 | FoodPackLab
FoodPackLab Event in Hannover On 29 January 2019, the first FoodPackLab Innovation Workshop took place in Hannover. The Event was hosted by the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) and adressed challenges in the field of food processing, foodsafty & packaging. Along with the consortium members of FoodPackLab, additional companies operating in the photonics-, research- and packaging-industry from Spain, France and Germany attended the workshop. After the registration, the participants were welcomed by one of the consortium members, Norbert Reichl, Managing Director of Food-Processing Initiative e.V.. Afterwards the...
Date: 08/04/2019 - 09:00 | FoodPackLab

Four strand 2 ESCP-4is joined forces to boot internationalisation opportunities for European SMEs interested in China! European Cleantech Internationalization Initiative - EC2i ; Mobility Goes International-in Action – MobiGoIn - Action ; European Strategic Cluster Partnership for Advanced Smart Packaging - AdPack² and New Frontiers in Food-Fast Forward - NF4 signed a Memorandum of Understanding to share resources, good practices and lessons learned for boosting the internationalisation and support of innovation uptakes primarily to the Chinese and the US markets. The collaboration of these partnerships started in October...
Date: 05/04/2019 - 13:02 | MobiGoIn-Action


Six European technical textiles’ clusters have directly participated at the mission : AEI Tèxtils (Catalonia), ATEVAL (Valencia), Techtera (Auvergne -Rhône-Alpes), coordinator of the mission, Up-tex/Clubtex (Hauts-de-France), Clutex (Czech Republic) and PoInTex (Piedmont). Along with the cluster’s representatives, 10 companies and research centres have participated at the mission.
Date: 04/04/2019 - 11:13 | EU-TEXTILE2030

March 18 – 22 2019, a group of 13 SMEs participated in the New Frontiers in Food Fast Forward (NF4) Innovation Mission to the USA. During this visit, the participants gained insights in the US food business, met with interesting contacts and created new business opportunities. Interested in their experience? Watch the video with quotes and experiences of the NF4 Innovation Tour in the USA!
Date: 02/04/2019 - 08:32 | NF4

Second regional outreach workshop of KETs4Dual-Use project, hosted by Minalogic , took place on 20 March 2019 in Grenoble. The event was organised in collaboration with the French Direction générale de l'armement (DGA) within the framework of information day on European defence fund. Ms Laure Quintin, European project manager with Minalogic , presented an overview of project activities, while the project partners presented their respective ecosystems ( CenSec - Center for Defence, Space & Security , Estonian Defense Industry Association , Pôle OPTITEC ). 50 participants representening different entities (SMEs, mid-...
Date: 01/04/2019 - 12:43 | EU KETs4Dual-Use

SENTINEL - Global Hospitality Opportunities

From 31th of March to 4th of April an exploratory visit will take place in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharja, in the EAU. Gianmarco Piola, Project Manager at Torino Wireless , will participate to the Future Technology Week in Dubai World Trade Centre. Mr Piola will also take part to a structured business program, to meet in person potential partners and local market experts, and to develop potential collaborations and cooperation opportunities with different stakeholders from EAU. The meetings of the agenda will be focus on the main hospitality sector agents (e.g. hotel groups ) as well as the most representative actors of the...
Date: 29/03/2019 - 15:51 | SENTINEL

The MAGIA partners invite you to watch the training videos about the Chinese medtech industry. These videos have been realized in addition to the publication of a dedicated market study: Market Study overview Public health in China Regulatory Affairs: Medical Device registration in China Market Access and Business Development Best Practices for Market Access
Date: 29/03/2019 - 13:07 | MAGIA