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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
On March 20th the NF4-team visited the Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network, in Chicago, IL, as part of the USA Innovation Mission. During an interactive session the 13 participating SMEs provided a pitch on their company and product(s). The NF4 activities were also presented and explained. Please find below a brief summary of the event as described by Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network Written by Tabetha Hawkins, Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network On Wednesday, March 20 the Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network (CFBN) hosted a lively breakfast with New Frontiers in Food (NF4) – a collaborative group of...
Date: 28/03/2019 - 08:58 | 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
The MAGIA partners invite you to watch the training videos about the US medtech industry. These videos have been realized in addition to the publication of a dedicated market study: Product liability in the American Medtech market US Medical Device Regulation ​ Intercultural Dos and Donts during US market entry Sales Channels in the US Market for Medical Device
Date: 29/03/2019 - 12:59 | MAGIA

AdPack² logo

Three years ago, five European clusters started to jointly work within the AdPack project to boost the European sector of advanced and smart packaging by combining their different expertise. This two-year Cluster Internationalisation project was founded by BalticNet-PlasmaTec from Germany, Nanoprogress from Czech Republic, InovCluster from Portugal, Packbridge from Sweden and Plastiwin from Belgium under the Cluster Internationalisation programme for SMEs under COSME framework programme (EU programme). This programme focuses on reinforcing international cluster cooperation and supporting the shaping of European Strategic...
Date: 25/03/2019 - 14:08 | AdPack²