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January 24, 2019 - POLE AVENIA and 6 out of its 7 partners in the GEO-ENERGY EUROPE project have signed a Partnership Agreement in Dublin last Monday, January 21, 2019 to formalize the creation of the GEO-ENERGY EUROPE metacluster and sustain its life beyond the end of the ongoing project timeframe (2018-2019). The GEO-ENERGY EUROPE project is coordinated by French competitiveness cluster POLE AVENIA and funded by the European Programme for the COmpetitiveness of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (COSME), under the “Clusters Go International” call for projects. It started in January 2018 and will run until end of 2019...
Date: 24/01/2019 - 20:48 | GEO-ENERGY EUROPE

SPACE2IDGO consortium had its second progress meeting in Madrid in January 17-18th 2019. The project implements a fast-track to internationalisation programme with the support of PwC's Accelerator. So far 9 SMEs were selected and the call remains open until March 2019. To know more about the project and apply to the call for SME, follow the link here .
Date: 24/01/2019 - 09:37 | SPACE2IDGO

MobiGoIn-Action internationalisation support program continues with its next step: a Mission to USA for European SMEs working on Smart Mobility!
Date: 18/01/2019 - 12:10 | MobiGoIn-Action

Have a look at our introduction video about the FoodBackLab programme in order to understand how photonics technologies revolutionanize the food industry by addressing food processing and packaging challenges of companies . Are you facing any challenges in the food industry, but still have difficulties in imagining how this might work? Then join our cross-sectorial innovation workshops starting in Hannover on the 29th of January , followed by the upcoming events in France (spring 2019) and Barcelona (october 2019) . The goal of these workshops is to foster collaborative projects at an international level, addressing food...
Date: 16/01/2019 - 17:15 | FoodPackLab

SENTINEL - Global Hospitality Opportunities

The Sentinel project concluded the market analysis of each target market: Mexico, Morocco, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, United States . These studies take into account the 5 forces analysis for the contract-hospitality market and a competitors’ analysis of the SME members of the clusters. Now the Sentinel partners make the reports available to their members companies. Are you interested in receiving the results of the market analysis? REQUEST THE 5 COUNTRY REPORTS
Date: 16/01/2019 - 13:32 | SENTINEL

Cosmetics4Wellebing is a partnership of European cosmetics clusters to boost SMEs international business opportunities toward foreign markets. An internal swot analysis highlighted the need expressed by cluster managers to be trained on this topic. Objectives of the training – Allowing the cluster managers to identify the key prerequisites for a company to succeed in their internationalization – Allowing the cluster managers to build a strategy to address internationalization – Providing the cluster managers with knowledges of collective actions for internationalization Practical information – 2 days of training (the 1st...
Date: 16/01/2019 - 09:21 | Global Cosmetics Cluster - Europe (Cosmetics4Wellbeing -C4W)

Following a successful two year collaboration of European partners, the founding members of the SpaceWave project have announced the creation of a European Strategic Cluster Partnership (ESCP) called the SpaceWave Alliance. This new strategic partnership will act as a pilot for the acceleration of Earth Observation for Blue Growth. The SpaceWave Project has been funded by the European programme for the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (COSME). The project has created a joint internationalisation strategy in order to reach Europe’s full potential in downstream Earth Observation in Blue Growth. The...
Date: 16/01/2019 - 07:51 | SpaceWave

The last focus group on internationalization potential and interested third markets held in the framework of the ESCP GIVE was organized end of October 2018, in Kraguevac, Serbia. During the event the following topics was discussed: - Identification of the most relevant criteria for assessing internationalization potential of SMEs from the target countries and areas, based on the results of the 2nd Focus Group (key areas of internationalization, critical barriers of internationalization and solutions to overcome these barriers), as well as 5 existing models of assessing internationalization potential of SMEs, -...
Date: 04/01/2019 - 11:46 | GIVE
The first B2B event within the Green ICT Development (GIVE) project was held in hotel TCC Grand Plaza, Skopje, FYR Macedonia on 12-13 December 2018. It was organized by MASIT . The event have gethered more than 40 people - project partners, represenatives of other organizations and companies from ICT, automotive and green tech sector coming from 6 different countries. The main goal of the event was networking at the national and regional level between the companies. PhD Stelian Brad, President of the Cluj IT Cluster and WP Leader of WP2 presented the final results from the three Focus Groups and which are identified...
Date: 21/12/2018 - 11:01 | GIVE

PERES European Strategic Cluster Partnership for Rail SME internationalization

The ESCP-4i "PERES Promoting European Rail Excellence outSide EU" co-financed by the COSME Program of the European Union launches a Call for interest to benefit from a strategic package of preparatory activities for their members to go international to USA . Upon partners' joint decision, the Call is open also to SMEs of the European Rail Supply Chain not-members of the 5 Partners (DITECFER, Italy; i-Trans, France; BTS, Germany; Rail Alliance, United Kingdom; RCSEE, South-East Europe) and that are strongly interested in collaborating with the 5 Partners and their SMEs as a "European value chain" . The initiative is a "...
Date: 20/12/2018 - 10:33 | PERES Partnership (2018-2019)