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The EACN joins an initiative coordinated by ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers' Association) that aims at setting up a joint European framework for jobs in the automotive sector. This initiative has been developed as the European automotive sector’s answer to the European Commission's Pact for Skills initiative. The European Commission proposed a Pact for Skills as a new engagement model for skills that will help meet COVID-19 challenges and deliver on the objectives of the recovery pathway, the EU Industrial Strategy and the green and digital transitions. The Pact for Skills aims at mobilising and encouraging all...
Date: 20/10/2020 - 09:48 | EACN
Yesterday, a Demo lab on robotics and artificial intelligence was held online in the framework of the EACN project. It was organized by CEAGA with the aim of bringing closer the latest technologies in this field to automotive companies, and especially to those SMEs already involved in the project. This Demo Lab complements the matchmaking event on this topic organized in October last year, where SMEs from different European regions could share their needs or problems, look for synergies and identify collaboration opportunities. As a result of that, two joint projects emerged: one of them is related to the application of...
Date: 15/10/2020 - 10:13 | EACN
We welcome a new member of the EACN partnership: Eskişehir Chamber of Industry (ECI). The Eskişehir Chamber of Industry has joined in September 2020 as part of the strategy of the “EACN for Joint Industrial Modernisation Investments” to strengthen European and international automotive clusters’ cooperation and ensure the continuity of the European Automotive Cluster Network in the future. The Eskişehir Chamber of Industry (ECI) was founded in 1968 with the objectives of accelerating industrialization and tackling the problems of industry in its region. It consists of 800 members from different sectors, of which more than...
Date: 21/09/2020 - 11:37 | EACN
Interview with Patricia Solá, EACN Project assistant and Head of International Expansion and Business Development at Galician Automotive Cluster (CEAGA). 1. What is your role in the EACN project? CEAGA is the leader of the communication and dissemination work package and as such is responsible for giving visibility to the EACN initiative, trying to achieve the greatest possible impact on our target audience and their involvement at the project activities. It is very important to raise awareness about the Industry 4.0 challenges and the need for industrial modernisation, especially among SMEs, in order to assure their...
Date: 10/09/2020 - 09:05 | EACN
The second virtual study visit organized in the framework of the EACN project took place yesterday with the aim of sharing best practices among clusters and identifying opportunities for collaboration. In this occasion, the Galician Automotive Cluster (CEAGA) was the consortium partner selected to exchange success stories about how supporting automotive companies in their digital transformation process. CEAGA showed two activities which are key in the 4.0 strategy of this cluster: One is the promotion of 4.0 entrepreneurship through the Business Factory Auto (BFA), a business accelerator which has been fully recognized as...
Date: 31/07/2020 - 09:12 | EACN
One of the activities planned in the framework of the EACN initiative was the organization of study visits to some of the partners, with the aim of sharing best practices on how to support automotive companies in their change process towards industrial modernisation. The first event of this kind was held last Friday 10th of July, with the title: Training and education modules to prepare company personnel for Industry 4.0 change processes”. Organized in virtual format by the Automotive Cluster of Bulgaria (AC Bulgaria), this meeting was connected to the “Skills and Competences” thematic area, one of the four pillars the...
Date: 13/07/2020 - 14:04 | EACN

Press Release Aerospace SMEs are Generating €50m of New Business Opportunities To generate and win new business in our Covid-19 world, innovation is more vital than ever. To reduce costs, manage risk and create opportunities, collaboration is key. Over the last two years some members of the European Aerospace Cluster Partnership (EACP), co-supported by the European Union, have worked to create a pipeline of collaborative, inter-regional investment aerospace projects ready for public or private funding. The programme is known as EACP-EuroSME. The latest tally of collaborative programmes in development now totals over €50M...
Date: 04/09/2020 - 07:37 | EACP-EUROSME
“Local Innovation Hubs Inventory” elaborated by TeRN in cooperation with project partners, in the framework of EACP-EUROSME project The EACP-EUROSME project, a cluster collaboration project financed by the EC COSME program, aims to stimulate the cooperation between clusters that come from differently developed regions to develop collaborative paths based on their distinctive skills and their specific resources to exploit their complementarity, to exchange best practices, and to develop and implement a joint cluster partnership strategy with a common “European” vision for the Aerospace smart specialization strategy. The...
Date: 31/07/2020 - 10:04 | EACP-EUROSME

S3martMed's support to interregional collaboration projects continues, following the Virtual Brokerage of June 25th which saw the participation of over 90 attendees from 15 countries and 5 speakers who illustrated the latest technological developments in Innovative process, materials and advanced softwares in the medical sector. All companies, research centres and all other stakeholders interested in developing collaborative projects that participated in S3martMed partnering events have been included in the "book of competences" available here . The S3martMed network provides excellent opportunity to find business,...
Date: 24/07/2020 - 13:12 | S3martMed

DIGICLUSTERS as consortium made from traditional and hi-tech clusters from four countries (Poland, Spain, Lithuania and Latvia) have designed, tested and validated a pioneer tool - X-Industry Hackathon model- to boost cross-industry cooperation and speed up industrial modernisation of agri-food and packaging sectors towards digitalisation and Industry 4.0. X-Industry Hackathons were implemented at regional level (Andalucia-ES, Mazovia-PL, Latvia and Lithuania) and at international level (gathering ICT, food and packaging SMEs from all four countries). Also, DIGICLUSTERS gathers partners from regions with similar Regional...
Date: 09/07/2020 - 12:30 | DIGICLUSTERS

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