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NF4 Executive Board Meeting hosted by Clusaga in Galicia, Spain On February 8th the periodical Executive Board of New Frontiers in Food Fast Forward (NF4) was held in Galicia (ES) In this occasion, CLUSAGA (ES) was the host of the Food Valley (NL); Valorial (FR); Vitagora (FR) and Wagralim (BE) delegations. Apart from the technical issues of NF4, progress assessment and next steps with the focus on the next missions to USA and China, the agenda included some interactions to provide a deeper understanding of the region ecosystem. Indeed, the meeting took place in one of the remarkable wineries of Galicia: Martin Codax...
Date: 13/02/2019 - 15:17 | NF4
The Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network will welcome the New Frontiers in Food companies for a morning network event, as part of the Innovation Tour to the US in March. The European companies will gain insights in the US food business by the presentations of Alan Reed, Executive Director of Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network & Jeroen Wouters, Director International Foodvalley NL. During this informal event, there is opportunity to learn about food technology, meet interesting industry players and explore new partnerships. For more information visit https://chicagolandfood.org/event-3218086 .
Date: 12/02/2019 - 08:43 | NF4
For the preparation of SMEs towards collaboration in the Chinese market the NF4-project will organize a breakfast session. In the China-focussed breakfast session, information will be shared on business collaboration in the Chinese food and ingredients market with a specific focus on e-commerce. Please find further information on the Breakfast Session at the Food Valley NL office in Wageningen, The Netherlands on Tuesday February 13th from 8.00-10.00 AM via this link: https://newfrontiersinfood.eu/2019/02/06/e-commerce_china/ From May 12th-18th 2019 the NF4-consortium will organize an innovation mission to China with...
Date: 06/02/2019 - 19:15 | NF4
As part of the Innovation Tour to the USA from March 18th - 22nd, the NF4 ( www.newfrontiersinfood.eu) SME food companies will visit one of the first food and beverage cluster organizations in the US, FaB Wisconsin in Milwaukee on the 19 th of March. During this one-day event in Milwaukee, the companies and clusters will discuss about business and innovation opportunities in the US, internal partnerships and share best practices. In addition, in a specific session the companies will participate in B2B meetings and meet CEOs and leaders of food companies from the food and beverage cluster. For more information and the full...
Date: 05/02/2019 - 12:53 | NF4
The NF4 consortium is in full preparation for its mission towards USA from March 18-22 2019 for food SMEs. The mission will include stops in the Chicago area as well as at the Future Food Tech event in San Francisco. Learn more about the mission at https://www.foodvalleyupdate.com/news/dutch-smes-on-a-mission-to-the-usa/ and at the New Frontiers in Food Fast Forward (NF4) website: www.newfrontiersinfood.eu .
Date: 04/02/2019 - 12:54 | NF4
I am looking forward to this spring. Not just because of the weather, but because then I will visit China with a group of enthusiastic entrepeneurs who will investigate the possibilities for their companies in new markets in Asia. By Tjerna Ellenbroek, New Frontiers in Food China is the fastest growing Asian market in food, and it offers many opportunities for innovative companies. With a population of almost 1.4 billion people it is a very large market. Moreover, China is a gateway to other Asian countries. Foodvalley NL is involved in the New Frontiers in Food – Fast Forward (NF4) project of five European Food clusters...
Date: 25/01/2019 - 10:38 | NF4

DIA took part in E U Industry Days 2019, Brussels 5-6th February organised by the European Commission and focused on the key industrial challenges such as sustainability, digitalisation, investment and globalisation. EU Industry Days gathered around 1,500 participants from across Europe and beyond, including stakeholders representing industry, trade unions, national and regional authorities, and civil society, providing input for future policy making. DIA (GAIA) has been on stage with Cristina Murillo Gómez, Cluster Services Manager of Gaia together with iot4industry project and silicon europe alliance: they animated the...
Date: 08/02/2019 - 11:33 | DIA

24 European companies have answered the MobiGoIn-Action - Call for the Participation to the US Mission. 15 SMEs have been selected to take part in the 4-day Mission in San Francisco (California), from Monday 25/02 to Thursday 28/02 2019. All participants are European SMEs and startups with at least one marketable smart mobility solution ready to approach the Automotive and/or Smart City markets in USA. Nine of the fifteen SMEs involved in the mission, participated to MobiGoIn-Action's Acceleration Program for USA and Canada in 2018. What’s the agenda? The program, organised by MobiGoIn-Action Clusters (Torino Wireless -IT...
Date: 07/02/2019 - 10:06 | MobiGoIn-Action

SENTINEL - Global Hospitality Opportunities

From 13th and 16th of February, an exploratory visit will take place in Guadalajara, in the context of the fair Expo Mueble Internacional . Toni Zaragoza, project manager at Cenfim, will 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 Mexico. The goal is to expand the markets for the companies associated to the Sentinel clusters and validation of the markets. Companies interested in specific activities in Mexico could contact us at info@cosmesentinel.eu ...
Date: 07/02/2019 - 09:29 | SENTINEL

On January 9 th 2019, ALPHA-RLH organised a workshop in Talence (Nouvelle-Aquitaine) dedicated to internationalisation towards the North-American market. The event gathered around 25 persons, including representatives from the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as companies from the ALPHA-RLH clusters. The workshop allowed fruitful discussions on internationalisation support mechanisms provided at the regional and European level, knowledge exchange with an expert and former entrepreneur of the Silicon Valley, Jyrki Saarinen and testimonials from companies of the ALPHA-RLH cluster. The...
Date: 28/01/2019 - 14:35 | PIMAP Partnership

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