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The deadline for the Open Call for Young Innovators' applications for the Danube Energy+ Tool Pilot has been extended. Young Innovators from all 9 partnering countries can now apply until the 6th of March, while in some countries the deadline has been extended until the 13th of March. More information can be found on the following link: http://www.interreg-danube.eu/approved-projects/danube-energy/section/open-call-for-young-innovators The Danube Energy+ Tool is a unique pre-acceleration learning scheme targeting young innovators under the age of 35 with disruptive ideas in the energy field. The program provides its...
Date: 02/03/2020 - 09:19 | Danube Energy+
Check out our latest Danube Energy+ video! And apply for a free training now! We provide a pre-accelerating learning programme for young innovators who want to start their own business in energy sector. From #innovation to #business with mentorship, experience and knowledge.
Date: 20/02/2020 - 21:41 | Danube Energy+
ENRICH in the USA has launched its fantastic new opportunities for the upcoming months. https://usa.enrichcentres.eu/opportunities The opportunities cover a wide variety of areas and sectors 1) ENRICH Your #SXSW 2020 Experience! (March 2020) ( https://usa.enrichcentres.eu/enrich-your-sxsw-2020-experience ) 2) #Entrepreneurial Skills #Development Program (ESDP) (March 2020) ( https://usa.enrichcentres.eu/entrepreneurial-skills-development-program-esdp-march-2020 ) 3) ENRICH in the USA #Cleantech and #Robotics focused Tour (March – April 2020) ( https://usa.enrichcentres.eu/enrich-usa-cleantech-and-robotics-focused-tou r )...
Date: 27/02/2020 - 17:43 | ENRICH in the USA
European food processors are gearing up for a digital future with support from the EU S3FOOD project, which launched its funding scheme this month. Successful small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that apply to the scheme can receive a grant of up to €60,000 towards their transition to Industry 4.0. Digitalisation is a game-changer for the food industry, where some forward-thinking producers are already using smart technology to improve quality control and efficiency in production and raise food safety and traceability standards to a new level. Funded by the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, S3FOOD...
Date: 26/02/2020 - 14:57 | S3FOOD
On February 24 th , the European Commission visited the LIFE-FLAREX project during its last monitoring visit along with the IDOM-NEEMO monitoring team. AEI Tèxtils, as project coordinator, welcomed Mr. Manuel Montero, project adviser at EASME – the Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises from the European Commission, and Ms. Mariona Salvatella from IDOM-NEEMO, the monitoring team subcontracted by the EC. The visit started with a tour at E.CIMA industrial facilities, one of the two Catalan companies that participated in the industrial demonstration tests of the project earlier this year. The other Catalan company...
Date: 25/02/2020 - 16:42 | LIFE-FLAREX
Organised by the Infopole cluster within the framework of the DIGI-B-CUBE project, the second cross-sectoral workshop was held on January 22 nd , 2019 in Charleroi, Belgium. The event involving 16 participants (SMEs, RTOs, hospitals, clusters, and a non-profit health organisation) consisted of four main parts - presentation of participants; introduction of DIGIBCUBE and workshop methodology used; Mapping exercise of technological challenges and technological solutions of participants; 2 rounds of discussions at each table of participants on the innovation challenges and brainstorming on technological ideas, solutions, required and missing competencies; and networking.
Date: 21/02/2020 - 12:36 | DIGI-B-CUBE
The first cross-sectoral workshop was organised by Secpho (co-organizer: Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol ) within the framework of the DIGI-B-CUBE project on December 4 th , 2019 in Badalona, Spain. The event involving 23 participants (SMEs, RTOs, hospitals, and 3 clusters) consisted of three main parts - presentation of participants, methodology used, and findings from previous events; presentation of innovation challenges (health sector – hospital) and technological solutions (IT sector – SMEs and RTOs); and networking.
Date: 21/02/2020 - 12:31 | DIGI-B-CUBE
In the frame of the 5 th Transylvanian Clusters International Conference, the Romanian Cluster Association - CLUSTERO organised the first INNO INDUSTRY stakeholders’ workshop that brought together around 30 representatives of clusters, local administration, academia and relevant institutions in charge with digital transformation. Discussions focused on strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats on the following 5 dimensions as: strategies & funding programmes, support for companies, support for cluster management/ or similar organizations, coordination and interaction of main players, services and activities...
Date: 18/02/2020 - 08:38 | INNO Industry
CONTEXT , the international network of experts in advanced textile materials, gathered more than 60 experts from 33 countries in Ljubljana on January 29 th and 30 th to participate at annual management committee meeting and the third working groups meetings. The network is led by the Catalan technical textiles cluster, AEI TÈXTILS. The meetings were hosted by the University of Ljubljana and organized by the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering. On the 29 th , the six working groups that integrate the network had their meeting. Those are: WG1: Healthacare & Medicine, WG2: Automotive and Aeronautics, WG3:...
Date: 13/02/2020 - 14:06 | CONTEXT
In 2018, the United Nations Organisation published a report in which it estimated that by 2050, 68% of the population will live in urban areas, compared to the current 55%. In a nutshell: urban growth is set to continue, meaning therefore that the waste produced in cities and the consumption of energy and raw materials are also set to increase. In order to address this situation, many governments are implementing circular economy models in their cities. And whilst these authorities are introducing initiatives in the streets to improve their cities’ relationships with the environment, they are not the only ones doing so. C...
Date: 12/02/2020 - 03:31 | C-Voucher

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