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In 2018, Worldsensing was selected out of 500 applicants as one of the top 15 startups to enter the first batch awarded by the IMPACT Connected Car acceleration program . IMPACT focuses on responding to the industrial needs in the automotive industry and offers acceleration, mentoring, training and equity-free funding. Within the IMPACT accelerator program , Worldsensing conducted a pilot project to validate the effect of an innovative parking enforcement feature which aims to increase the value of traditional Smart Parking solutions.
Date: 17/04/2019 - 16:01 | <IMPACT> Connected Car
IMPACT Connected Car (ICCar) , coordinated by FundingBox , is happy to announce that both ICCar and FundingBox are supporting partners of the Star Category of the FIA Region I Start-Up Challenge . On 25 February, FIA Region I launched its first Start-Up Challenge, to connect Mobility Clubs with innovative start-ups .
Date: 21/03/2019 - 11:54 | <IMPACT> Connected Car
The Water Test Network project will issue at least 5 different Innovation Challenges. Water sector end users (public utilities, large industries) have the opportunity to submit existing water problems to which a solution is sought from innovative SMEs. The SMEs will be engaged to these challenges in a ‘meet the buyer’ type of exercise. For the first innovation challenge the project is looking for SMEs who can help improve the sludge process. Are you a SME from North West Europe with an innovative technology willing to showcase this in a real test environment, please submit an application not later than 13 May 2019 at 12...
Date: 17/04/2019 - 14:02 | Water Test Network
Within the framework of the European project FIT4FoF (”Making our Workforce Fit for the Factory of the Future”), CEAGA and the 8 partners participating in this initiative have launched a digital catalog to collect training initiatives for the workers of the Factory of the Future. The FIT4FoF project, approved by the European Horizon 2020 program, aims to identify new professional profiles in the field of factory 4.0. It is formed by a consortium of 9 partners belonging to 8 European countries: Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Romania, France, Denmark and Italy. As part of the project, the development of four pilots with...
Date: 10/04/2019 - 13:57 | FIT4FoF
The ‘Women in Power’ research conducted in all partner countries (Spain, Lithuania, United Kingdom, Romania and Malta), explored the barriers that women still face with regards to career progression when working in the traditional sectors (in particular textiles, furniture and footwear). The results of the research compiled in the report ‘Executive management goal achievement for women working in traditional sectors’ has led to the creation of this innovative training path. Women themselves were forthcoming in sharing their experiences in the workplace and the research has highlighted the difficulties women face in...
Date: 09/04/2019 - 06:56 | Women in Power
ENRICH in China is pleased to announce the launch of a Recruitment Call for External Service Providers (ESP), Soft Landing Zones (SLZ) and Members . The Call aims to build a broad ENRICH in China community across many European countries and China, allowing for research, innovation and business actors to engage in ENRICH in China through different means and with different levels of involvement. These actors taking part of ENRICH in China community will get associated to a well-known and trustable brand such as ENRICH in China and will benefit from business opportunities generated by the network. External Service Providers...
Date: 08/04/2019 - 14:33 | ENRICH in China
Providing further impetus to trade and investment between European Union and India, Mrs Elżbieta Bieńkowska, EU Commissioner - Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission today launched 'Business Support to the EU-India Policy Dialogues’ Project in New Delhi. It was launched in the presence of Mr Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog and other representatives from government and industry. The project aims at cementing the EU-India economic and business ties in key sectors where EU-India have an already well–advanced policy dialogue including environment, water, energy, ICT, urbanization, sustainable...
Date: 04/04/2019 - 14:22 | Business Support to the EU - India Policy Dialogues
The guide , circular economy applied to industrial design, brings together innovative business strategies and solutions in industrial design and aligned with the circular economy; and includes about thirty practical cases of organizations that already apply them. The main objective of the circular economy is to preserve the value of products, components and materials for as long as possible within the economy . Values that can be applied in all areas, including industrial design. This new publication of the Collection of circular economy guides, carried out by the Ecoinnovation Laboratory with the collaboration of ACCIÓ (...
Date: 01/04/2019 - 14:54 | FURN360
A workshop on the substitution of hazardous chemicals in the textile industry brought over 50 people together to discuss the future of flame retardants and water and oil repellents. LIFE-FLAREX joined forces with the Interreg project DURATEX to organise a workshop in Kortrijk, Belgium, on the substitution of hazardous chemicals. The workshop was organised by project partner Centexbel. LIFE-FLAREX focussed on alternatives for flame retardants, while Duratex partners discussed the possibilities of alternative oil and water repellents. The participants came from different sectors, many raw materials suppliers, formulators...
Date: 21/03/2019 - 13:40 | LIFE-FLAREX
IoT4Industry Training Sessions start again! IoT4Industry starts again ! IoT4Industry is the H2020 project financing collaborative projects able to imagine the integration of IoT and related components (Digital Security, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence…) into manufacturing tools, machines and robots, through the cross-border collaboration between SMEs and other RDI actors of the ICT and advanced manufacturing sectors. The first call closed on 20th December: 197 companies expressed their interests (EoI process). More than 150 proposals have been registered, and 53 of these have been submitted, of which 45...
Date: 20/03/2019 - 08:40 | IoT4Industry

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