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In a highly anticipated event in Gothenburg, Sweden, ELBE cluster partners (AREG, Cluster de Energia, Energy Innovation Cluster, Blue Cluster and OffshoreVäst) and its members met on May 21st to discuss potential European supply chains and projects within the blue energy sector. Hosted by OffshoreVäst, the seminar day highlighted several innovative alternatives such as SeaTwirl’s offshore wind prototype, Minesto’s Deep Green kite and several different material solutions presented by the likes of SSAB (steel) and Hydro Extrusions Sweden AB (aluminum). Additional presentations were made by ABB, DNV GL, Sigma Marine and...
Date: 29/05/2019 - 07:37 | ELBE


From 14 to 17 May 2019 EU-TEXTILE2030 team took part in the last edition of Techtextil and Texprocess, the most important exhibition related to technical textiles: an international platform for users of technical textiles from the widest variety of sectors, as well as for manufacturers of apparel, fashionwear, upholstered furniture and leather products. EU-TEXTILE2030 partners focussed mainly on B2B meetings, specifically planned for companies affiliated to cluster members.
Date: 29/05/2019 - 07:15 | EU-TEXTILE2030

The PIMAP Partnership organised over February 4-7, 2019 a business mission to San Francisco with the participation of all project partners: ALPHA-RLH (France), Business Joensuu (Finland), Triple Steelix (Sweden) and Produtech (Portugal). The programme was held in conjunction with the Photonics West tradeshow, a major event on photonics, lasers and optics gathering stakeholders from all around the globe. The first day of the programme was dedicated to the discovery of the American innovation ecosystem in the Silicon Valley. The programme was built in close cooperation with the French Tech Hub based in San Francisco in...
Date: 27/05/2019 - 08:39 | PIMAP Partnership

Last week, the New Frontiers in Food Fast Forward (NF4) delegation visited the SIAL China in Shanghai, which is the largest Food Innovation event in Asia. During this exhibition the European companies had meetings with international food companies, agents, importers and other stakeholders to generate and investigate new business and innovation collaboration opportunities in China. The Dutch and French participants in the NF4 Innovation Tour to China also participated in a network reception of the Dutch agricultural Embassy, courteously organized and hosted by the Dutch Agrofood Counsellor Henk Stigter, and a network...
Date: 27/05/2019 - 06:58 | NF4
Last week, a group of European SME’s participated in the New Frontiers in Food Fast Forward (NF4) Innovation Tour to China. The tour started with visit to Xiamen (Fujian) where Foodvalley China , in collaboration with NF4, organized a seminar about Food business in China to gain insights in the market, interact and explore new business opportunities. Watch a short video of this meeting here ! Read more about the experience of the European companies in China on .
Date: 22/05/2019 - 14:51 | NF4

Third regional outreach workshop of KETs4Dual-Use project, hosted by CenSec , took place on 7 May 2019 in the framework of Electronics of Tomorrow trade-fair in Herning. During a gudided tour by danish colleagues Poul-Erik Hansen and Anders Laustsen, the consortium partners had a chance to discover a vibrant ecosystem active in the field of dual-use. Start-ups with innovative solutions for cyber-security ( SecuriOT ) and drone sectors, SME leader in the field of small sats Gomspace , mid-caps specialists in connectivity ODU and Hubner+Suhner and academia actors managing technology transfer Danish National Space Institute...
Date: 22/05/2019 - 12:28 | EU KETs4Dual-Use

Last of of May Iin Barcelona,we took advantage of the Beauty Connecting Business event to sign our parternship agreement, in a vibrant perspective to continue working together in the future. We took advantage of the Beauty Connnecting Business organized by our partner Beauty Cluster Barcelona to present key project results and internationalization services offer to a large audience : 80 SMEs from 8 countries attending and taking part to Btob sessions. Download our presentation bellow.
Date: 16/05/2019 - 09:57 | Global Cosmetics Cluster - Europe (Cosmetics4Wellbeing -C4W)

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This award provides the opportunity to show an expert jury the results of the efforts and the successful cooperation during the last 4 years. The award for the European Strategic Cluster Partnerships of the Year for Going International (ESCP-4i) was organised by the European Observatory for Cluster and Industrial Change team, in cooperation with the European Cluster Collaboration Platform . AdPack², the European Strategic Cluster Partnership for Advanced Smart Packaging, was the winner of the ESCP-4i of the year 2019. The consortium ( Packaging Cluster in Spain, Nanoprogress z.s. in Czech Republic, PLASTIWIN in Belgium,...
Date: 16/05/2019 - 06:13 | AdPack²

Driving smart systems applications in urban areas

Helping start-ups from Antwerp to enter the German market thanks to the collaboration set-up between Bavaria and Flanders within the SmartCityTech partnership. Thanks to the collaboration between two SmartCityTech clusters, DSPValley from the Flanders region and BICCnet from Bavaria, they have helped to the city of Antwerp and the innovation centre UnternehmerTUM in Munich to establish a collaboration activity which will give the opportunity to 5 new companies from Antwerp to explore the German market within 4 months. The selected companies will count on: Soft landing package of 4 weeks: use of facilities and flex desk at...
Date: 15/05/2019 - 14:41 | SmartCityTech

From April 15 th to 19 th , 2019, the MAGIA cluster alliance travelled to US in order to meet and exchange with key players in the field of Medical Technologies. They specifically targeted Mineapolis, which gathers major organisations in the field such as Medical Alley and the Mayo Clinic; then they travelled to Washington DC, in order to meet mainly key industrial Associations. This first mission was the occasion to concretise a first collaboration thanks to the signature of a partnership agreement with Medical Alley. This partnership aims to foster exchanges and projects between European SMEs and US players thanks to...
Date: 14/05/2019 - 15:08 | MAGIA