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Over the past two weeks, the industrial demonstrations trials of the LIFE-FLAREX projects were conducted in Catalonia in two companies: BONDITEX and E.CIMA , both members of AEI Tèxtils, the Catalan Technical Textiles’ Cluster. The objective of the industrial trials is to validate the results from lab scale towards safer and environmentally-friendlier flame retardants. AEI Tèxtils coordinated the industrial demonstration with both companies where experts from LEITAT participated in the tests. They collected data for the assessment of exposure, health and environmental impact as responsible for the characterization of...
Date: 16/01/2020 - 16:24 | LIFE-FLAREX
The LIFE-FLAREX consortium gathered in Prague for its sixth project meeting on December 17 th and 18 th . The meeting hosted by CLUTEX was held at ATOK headquarters, one of CLUTEX members. The consortium reviewed in depth the progress of all the actions of the project. Several points were treated with utmost detail; particularly, the ongoing industrial trials where the consortium are gathering the data for the Life Cycle Assessment and the Risk Assessment that will be used to assess the human and environmental risks and impact. The partnership also reviewed the progress on the skin penetration of the different products in...
Date: 07/01/2020 - 08:27 | LIFE-FLAREX
The second open call of C-Voucher’s Circularity Programme targeted innovative SMEs willing to join their circular economy acceleration programme lasting 9 months. This open call closed with 90 submitted proposals. The vertical attracting most of the applications was Manufacturing (30), followed by Agro-Food (25), Textile (14), Blue Growth (9) and Health (5), plus 7 applications that were combinations of a few domains. The highest concentration of participants was from France (12), followed by Spain (11), Sweden (9), Denmark (7), Romania (7), Poland (5), Germany (4), Italy (4), Portugal (4), Bulgaria (3), Estonia (3),...
Date: 15/01/2020 - 22:01 | C-Voucher
The ‘Women in Power’ project partners met on October in Valletta, Malta, for their last meeting before the launch of the training course that will help foster leadership and empowerment of European women working in traditional sectors, by giving them the tools and skills they need to reach management positions. To this end, over the last two years, partners have been working on the development of a free online training course available in several languages that is already open for registration, and which is specially designed to accommodate the training needs of a group of women who often have little preparation in...
Date: 15/01/2020 - 16:16 | Women in Power
Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats or, in short, SWOT Analysis of the current state of clusters, innovative companies, Industry 4.0 and policies and support available (“SWOT Analysis”) was the main topic of the 1st Regional Stakeholders Workshop organized by SBA within the INNO INDUSTRY project. The workshop took place on 11 December 2019 in SBA premises with 19 participating stakeholders including representatives from the Ministry of Economy, Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency (“SIEA”), Union of Slovak Clusters and several clusters and private companies. Main topic of the workshop was the presentation and...
Date: 15/01/2020 - 15:53 | INNO Industry
The First International Danube Energy+ Day is coming up in less than two weeks! The first of its kind International Danube Energy+ Day will be held in Karlsruhe, Germany on the 28th of January. The international event is targeted at sharing the successes of Danube Energy+, connecting key players across the whole region and sparking challenging discussions about the future of energy in Europe. The first International Danube Energy+ Day will be held jointly with LEARNTEC - a conference held for the 28th time in 2020, which annualy gathers more than 300 exhibitors and 250 speakers. With over 11,600 international professional...
Date: 15/01/2020 - 09:42 | Danube Energy+
The whole Danube Energy+ team wishes you happy holidays and a prosperous New Year 2020!
Date: 23/12/2019 - 10:38 | Danube Energy+
Season’s Greetings come with a gift! The deadline to apply for the PARSEC Open Call 1 is extended to the 3rd January 2020, 17:00 CET! PARSEC Accelerator is looking for the 100 most competent SMEs, start-ups and aspiring founders keen to develop Earth Observation-based innovations for the Food, Energy or Environment sectors. And if you are one of the winners? Winners of this Open Call will get access to €10.000 equity-free funding and business support services. It is worth noting that they will also have the opportunity to compete for up to €50.000 and further support in the second Open Call and have a chance for their...
Date: 20/12/2019 - 13:53 | PARSEC
Date: 20/12/2019 - 12:36 | DIGI-B-CUBE
The DIGI-B-CUBE project organised a series of four sectoral workshops in October and November 2019. The workshops were held in Badalona (Spain) , Frankfurt (Germany) , Linz (Austria) and Oslo (Norway) . The objectives and topics of discussion of then workshops were exclusive to one another. However, the overall aim was to connect, educate and influence health IT leaders across academia, industry, clusters and policymakers.
Date: 19/12/2019 - 17:06 | DIGI-B-CUBE

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