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The DIGI-B-CUBE project, funded under Program Horizon 2020 by the European Union (EU), aims to establish a cross-border and cross-sectoral ecosystem that combines digital innovations from the IT sector with three key important industries (Bioimaging, Biosensing and Biobanking) within the health sector. DIGI-B-CUBE activities started officially through a two day kick-off meeting hosted by the project coordinator, Oslo Cancer Cluster, during 27-28 May 2019 @ Oslo, Norway.
Date: 23/08/2019 - 13:54 | DIGI-B-CUBE
DIGI-B-CUBE project consortium attended the official Kick-off meeting of all the five new projects that were granted funding this under INNOSUP initiative. The INNOSUP initiative addresses the challenge to develop new cross-sectoral industrial value chains across the EU, by building upon the innovation potential of SMEs.
Date: 23/08/2019 - 11:36 | DIGI-B-CUBE
Call for Applications ENRICH In the USA Smart City-focused Tour November 11– 15, 2019 A pilot service offered by ENRICH in the USA. Call closes: October 28, 2019 – 23h59 CET ENRICH in the USA is launching a Smart City-Focused Tour in Dallas, Texas to assist European Union and Horizon 2020 Associated Countries smart city stakeholders in connecting to early adopters, and/or finding an ideal US demonstration site for relevant solutions in urban IoT infrastructure serving massive populations. This Smart City-Focused Tour, hosted by the ENRICH in the USA Smart City Landing Hub ( https://usa.enrichcentres.eu/enrich-usa-smart-...
Date: 21/08/2019 - 11:56 | ENRICH in the USA
ENRICH in the USA has launched the ENRICH in the USA Advanced Manufacturing-Focused Tour ( October 21– 25, 2019) to assist European Union and EU-affiliate stakeholders interested in US-based business and/or collaborative partnership opportunities. This Advanced Manufacturing-Focused Tour, hosted by the Council of the Great Lakes Region, provides connections and information to help explore and/or identify transatlantic customer, supplier, and/or investment opportunities for visiting EU stakeholders within the advanced manufacturing industry in the binational Great Lakes region, North America’s economic engine. The unique...
Date: 21/08/2019 - 11:48 | ENRICH in the USA
Are you a cluster and/or regional development expert? Interested in the development of the clusters and their role in the Danube Region? Then please consider applying for the membership in the Working Group Clusters & Regional Development which is one of the working groups established within EUSDR PA8 Competitiveness of Enterprises (=WG C&RD). Background . Cluster initiatives are well-known approaches to support competitiveness and innovation of the private sector. However, although originally intended to also contribute to regional development, over the last years most cluster initiatives became more and more...
Date: 21/08/2019 - 06:25 | Working Group Clusters & Regional Development (WG of PA8 within EUSDR)
VIDA WEBINARS: Examples of the awarded Demonstration Voucher projects and new VIDA challenges VIDA – Value added Innovation in fooD chAins aims to accelerate the implementation of new solutions in the food sector which improve the usage of water and energy with the ambition to reduce losses and consumption. VIDA has three different funding schemes to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) seeking new resource efficient solutions. VIDA has already awarded 1.5 million Euro in innovation projects by SMEs . To enhance matchmaking between SMEs from different sectors and territories, ten networking and business...
Date: 20/08/2019 - 10:16 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
The Second Call for the VIDA Demonstration Voucher has opened August 1st, 2019. VIDA Demonstration Voucher (DV) provides financial support to small and medium-sized enterprizes (SME) in the food, water, energy or KET-sector to fund the demonstration of innovative solutions towards resource efficient food processing.
Date: 10/08/2019 - 09:13 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
VIDA awards 19 projects and to 34 SMEs From February 1 st 2019 until January 3 rd 2020 the Value-added Innovation in fooD chain - VIDA project is actively promoting a funding opportunity for the European clusters and SMEs interested in providing innovative technological solutions for agri-food value chain and resource efficiency uptake, such as water and energy.
Date: 10/08/2019 - 08:56 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
At Pyxo they are convinced that for companies and individuals to adopt an ecological thought, a change of mentality should be carried out: ecology must be seen, not as a restriction, but as a day-to-day benefit. The company’s activity is based on the creation of a circular system in the communities through the PyxoBoxes, its reusable food boxes distributed among companies in the area. Its model is very simple: at lunchtime employees of a company can enjoy their food without using disposable wrappings. Once they finish eating they can deposit their PyxoBox in the container installed in their office. Pyxo is responsible for...
Date: 15/08/2019 - 12:17 | C-Voucher
Water is an essential resource for social wellbeing and economic development and this is why it is fundamental that circular economy models are implemented in the water treatment industry. NORDPHOS’s goal is to develop and offer technologies that will enable circular economy models to be implemented in the water treatment sector. According to Niels Mikkelsen, CEO of NORDPHOS, the aim of this project is to create solutions that will place humans at the very centre of the biological circuits, creating truly ecological production systems. NORDPHOS was founded in 2018 as a start-up venture by Minor Change Group, an innovation...
Date: 06/08/2019 - 15:07 | C-Voucher