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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

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

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

The Hague (Netherlands), June 11 2019 - The GEO-ENERGY EUROPE metacluster is proud to announce the launching of its website. The GEO-ENERGY EUROPE website, www.geoenergyeurope.com , is meant to integrate and increase the visibility of the nearly 600 members, including over 300 SMEs it represents, which cover the whole deep geothermal value chain. Context - The GEO-ENERGY EUROPE project is funded under the European Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises ( COSME ) programme. Its two major objectives are to (1) build a transnational cluster on geo-energy and (2) help European SMEs...
Date: 11/06/2019 - 15:37 | GEO-ENERGY EUROPE
The Hague (Netherlands), June 11 2019 - The GEO-ENERGY EUROPE metacluster is proud to announce the launching of its website. The GEO-ENERGY EUROPE website, www.geoenergyeurope.com , is meant to integrate and increase the visibility of the nearly 600 members, including over 300 SMEs it represents, which cover the whole deep geothermal value chain. Context - The GEO-ENERGY EUROPE project is funded under the European Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises ( COSME ) programme. Its two major objectives are to (1) build a transnational cluster on geo-energy and (2) help European SMEs...
Date: 11/06/2019 - 15:37 | GEO-ENERGY EUROPE

CLUSTER GO INTERNATIONAL

EU-TEXTILE2030 and RUTA N sign a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate cooperation and innovation between Colombian and Europe in Advanced Textile Materials This MoU will facilitate coordination and support to both European and Colombian advanced textile companies in the uptake of innovation from technological centers. Ruta N and EU-TEXTILE2030 now define an action plan for deployment of the different cooperation and coordination activities to benefit the advanced textile sector of Colombia and Europe. Those will be coordinated, from EU-TEXTILE2030 side, by the Catalan cluster of technical textiles, AEI Tèxtils due to...
Date: 11/06/2019 - 11:29 | EU-TEXTILE2030

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