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The Energy in Water (EnW) project kick off meeting was recently hosted in Leeuwarden, Netherlands during which the partners came together to discuss the planned project activities and their ambitions for the next 2 years. This meeting was hosted as an official side event of EIP Water which attracted over 500 attendees, with a dedicated private networking lunch with 200 attendees including EnW. The project partners used this opportunity to showcase the project to other clusters and SMEs in a range of countries, sowing the seeds for future collaborations nationally and internationally. The consortium agreed the need to...
Date: 11/05/2016 - 13:16 | EnW

MobiGoIn

Mobility Goes International (MobiGoIn) works for European companies (specially SMEs) that develop solutions in the Smart Mobility field, setting common grounds and strategies to allow a better and broader approach to the international market. MobiGoIn has created a SURVEY ( http://www.mobigoin.eu/survey-30220842 ) to gather important and relevant information from SMEs regarding the internationalisation interest, competences and experiences. The data will help establishing a baseline to enable the cluster identify and define the best services to support SMEs in their internationalisation processes. We invite all European...
Date: 03/05/2016 - 10:32 | MobiGoIn

OpticsValley, a founding partner of the LASER-GO partnership, has been selected by the ECCP team to participate in the EU-US Cluster Cooperation Seminar and Matchmaking Event which will bring together 24 clusters from the EU to meet their US counterparts for the initial round of introductions. The event will take place in conjunction with the Hannover Messe on 25-26 April. Opticsvalley represents over 200 SMEs and research organisations based in the Île-de-France region and mainly specialised in the field of photonics, electronics and software. The cluster as well as the LASER-GO partnership it represents is focused on...
Date: 28/03/2016 - 15:48 | LASER-GO
10/03/2016 Press release On 8 March, 2016 the European Commission has officially launched a renewed online European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP), an online platform which will gather the details about the planned activities of more than 24 cluster consortia (representing more than 68 cluster organisations) resulting from the call "Clusters Go International" of the COSME 2014 work programme and many more from far a field. The LASER GO consortium bringing together the clusters from Styria, Île-de-France and Vilnius (Human.Technology, OpticsValley and LITEK respectively) has signed a charter with DG GROW along with...
Date: 10/03/2016 - 16:57 | LASER-GO

“Best practices in internationalization for clusters”. Conclusions of the EU4SportsClusters project , a project co-funded by the European Commission and led by the Catalan Competitiveness Agency ACCIÓ, which has the participation of three European sports cluster organisations: INDESCAT from Spain, INNOSportNL from the Netherlands and SPORALTEC from France. The developed and tested internationalization methodology through clusters has been proven as one of the best methodologies for joint internationalization in terms of satisfaction and results. Following this methodology, two pilot missions were organised to Brazil and...
Date: 01/03/2016 - 11:28 | EU4SPORTSCLUSTERSALL

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From the 15th until the 19th of February the first working meeting was held in Prague. The working mission started with the cluster visit on 16th in the Nanoprogres branch office and the consortium discussed the logo of AdPack and also the next deliverables, tasks and the next working mission in Malmö. The 17th was related to the networking and dissemination event, which was held at the Technology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. In the first part of the event, the consortium members gave a presentation about their cluster and also a presentation of AdPack project. During the second half of the...
Date: 24/02/2016 - 15:00 | AdPack

The European meta-cluster project bioXclusters + (European Strategic Cluster Partnership on Personalised Healthcare) has been selected by the European Commission Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Entreprises (EASME) call for proposals COS-CLUSTER-2014-3-03 – Cluster Going International. BioXclusters+ is a continuation of bioXclusters, first initiative funded by the EC from 2012 to 2014. The initiative gathers4 cluster partners: Biocat (Catalonia), BioM (Bavaria), bioPmed/Bioindustry Park Silvano Fumero (Piemonte) and Lyonbiopole (Rhône-Alpes, project leader), aiming to reinforce and promote international...
Date: 22/02/2016 - 17:34 | bioXclusters plus

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Partners of the ECCA (European Circular Construction Alliance) have gathered in Ljubljana in project kick-off meeting hosted by project coordinator, Construction Cluster of Slovenia. Since there are only three partners in the ECCA consortium the review of project aims, objectives and work packages was done smoothly with focusing on details of the allocation of the work. Special focus was on activities needed for the mapping of the clusters and other organisations interested and active in the application of circular economy in the sectors and within others industries where cross sectoral collaboration can add value and...
Date: 17/02/2016 - 11:03 | ECCA

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