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In a bid to improve the efficiency and sustainability of the European food industry, thirteen partners from eight countries have joined forces in the S3FOOD project. S3FOOD, coordinated by Flanders' FOOD, will supply €3.9 million to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the food industry, make better use of digital technology. The project partners will focus on facilitating and accelerating the use of smart sensor systems for improved quality control, better resource efficiency and a higher level of food safety and traceability – all important steps towards solving central challenges in the agri-food system.
Date: 08/07/2019 - 07:57 | S3FOOD
INNOVATION & MATCHMAKING TOUR TO BRAZIL Enrich in Brazil is organising a Innovation and Matchmaking tour to Brazil next September. This is a unique networking opportunity for European organizations operating in the area of Bioeconomy, (Renewable) Energies and technologies applied to these sectors! The ANPEI Conference 2019 is part of the programme - known as one of the main conferences in Brazil when it comes to Innovation! Details: WHERE: Foz do Iguaçu and Curitiba (Brazil) WHEN: 23 - 27 September 2019 PRICE: 180€ (participation fee). This does not include airline tickets to and from Brazil & domestic flights,...
Date: 05/07/2019 - 14:14 | Enrich in Brazil
PARSEC is an EU project which aspires to provide start-ups and SMEs with the necessary resources to develop and launch Earth Observation (EO) based products and services into the market. This will be realised through a comprehensive acceleration programme, offering a total of €2.5 Million euro equity-free funding to applicants, alongside coaching, training and market entry support. The project focuses on three emerging sectors: food, energy and environment. PARSEC activities were officially launched on May 21st, 2019 in Brussels and will be running for the next 2.5 years. Why PARSEC? The advent of the Big Data era,...
Date: 03/07/2019 - 09:25 | PARSEC
PARSEC activities were officially launched on the 21st of May in Brussels. PARSEC accelerator will be running for the next 2.5 years and aspires to provide start-ups and SMEs with the necessary resources to develop and launch Earth Observation (EO) based products and services into the market.
Date: 03/07/2019 - 09:11 | PARSEC
PARSEC had a pleasure to be a part of official Kick-Off meeting of projects from INNOSUP-01-2018-2020 Call which took place on the 20th of May 2019. PARSEC and other projects aim to develop new cross-sectoral industrial value chains across the EU by building and boosting the innovation potential of European SMEs.
Date: 03/07/2019 - 08:54 | PARSEC
CONTEXT, led by AEI TÈXTILS, has organized its first training school, which will take place from 17th to 20th September in Rethymno (Crete, Greece). The training school, for up to 15 students, will be dedicated to the last developments in advanced textile materials in building&living and in personal protective equipment. For the students’ selection, CONTEXT has opened a call, which will close on 10th July. A grant of 1.100 EUR (900 EUR for residents in Greece) will be provided as a contribution to the travelling costs, accommodation and subsistence during the Training School. Trainees must be engaged in an official...
Date: 02/07/2019 - 10:43 | CONTEXT
Devastating pathogen-borne diseases and plagues in nature, both viral and bacterial, have affected humans since the beginning of human history. Until the mid-20th century, bacterial pneumonia was probably the leading cause of death among elderly people. Improved sanitation, vaccines and antibiotics, have all decreased mortality rates from bacterial infections, although the war against bacterial diseases has no foreseeable end. A study developed by experts at ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) and the Burden of AMR Collaborative Group,(Study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases for EU/EEA...
Date: 01/07/2019 - 10:02 | ACTTiVAte
Call for Applications ENRICH your Research Commercialization Potential and Network Entrepreneurial Skills Development Program (ESDP) August 22– 28, 2019 Rolling Application opens: June 13, 2019 | Call closes: August 7, 2019 – 23h59 CET APPLY HERE The call for application will close once the candidate capacity of 20 is reached. ENRICH in the USA is launching its first Entrepreneurial Skills Development Program for researchers. We provide you the skill trainings necessary to spark your entrepreneurial mindset and boost your research impact. This call is open to early stage and mid-career researchers based in the EU Member...
Date: 21/06/2019 - 13:19 | ENRICH in the USA
The automotive industry is in a period of major transition. It seems like technology innovations in the smart mobility field is bound to break existing business models. Read the full story at IMPACT Connected Car Community! https://spaces.fundingbox.com/spaces/impactconnectedcar-community-iccar-news/5d0a4307a25b0f0864d6492d Based in Barcelona, FACTUAL , a mobility consulting firm, keeps an eye on these global trends. Martí Jofre , the company’s founder and CEO , has a wide experience in the area of mobility. He shared his point of view about the industry in the ICCar Community on June 14 during a Q&A session . Could...
Date: 19/06/2019 - 14:20 | <IMPACT> Connected Car
IMPACT Connected Car has brought together consortium members and startups to discuss at the Technological Bootcamp. The meeting took place on June 11, 12 and 13 at the Automotive Technology Center of Galicia (CTAG) in Vigo, technical coordinator of the European initiative.
Date: 17/06/2019 - 16:54 | <IMPACT> Connected Car