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Within its international projection strategy, the PTA is actively working in several European projects oriented to boost innovation and entrepreneurship. One of the last initiatives added to this important international agenda by the PTA has been the project Peers to Blockchain, which has today started to operate in Malaga. Framed in the European Union programme H2020 (Horizon 2020), Peers to Blockchain (P2B) shares the objective of business innovation support within its framework project, but it focuses its attention in the promotion of Blockchain technology for the implementation in small and medium size enterprises...
Date: 20/05/2019 - 14:36 | PEERS TO BLOCKCHAIN
Join us at #DES2019 The world’s leading event dedicated to Digital Transformation. Madrid, 21-23 May, 2019. IFEMA: Hall 8 – Stand D407 ACTTiVAte, Event Partner of #DES2019, will celebrate its Final Conference Event on May 22, 2019 Digital Enterprise Show is a place, where the synergy between knowledge and experience is achieved, where the new ways of making business, implementing new solutions and ideas arise. The global expo with over 300 world’s top tech companies, Congress with 450 world’s best digital experts, and 21,000 visitors, who gather every year in Madrid to discuss how the digital changes the business, to...
Date: 10/05/2019 - 12:49 | ACTTiVAte
The fourth meeting of TEXSTRA – Textile Strategy for Innovative Higher Education project was held on Wednesday, May 8 th , in Milan (Italy). It was organized by Material ConneXion Italia (MCI). The main goal of the meeting was to review the progress made since the project start, on September 2017 and to plan for the next steps. The meeting started with the update on the administrative aspects of the project by INCDTP , the project coordinator. Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) followed with a presentation of the final version of the TEXSTRA project e-book. The e-book focuses on the technical needs for undergraduate...
Date: 10/05/2019 - 12:18 | TEXSTRA
The European project TEXSTRA , in which AEI Tèxtils participates as a partner, has issued its fourth newsletter. TEXSTRA team is pleased to announce the 4th newsletter. The goals of those communications are to present the project outcomes and progress, latest news on ongoing activities and major dissemination and communication events. In this issue, the main feature is the call for participants in the virtual internship programs from TEXSTRA that will be held in the online platform for transferring innovation. Also in this issue you can read more about the second multiplier event of TEXSTRA project in paralellel to...
Date: 03/05/2019 - 08:24 | TEXSTRA
TAKE A PEEK INTO IMPACT CONNECTED CAR’S SECOND BATCH OF ACCELERATION First Lublin, then Madrid… What’s next for IMPACT Connected Car startups? IMPACT Connected Car wrapped up its second and final call in October with the participation of over 200 startups and SMEs from 39 countries. In February, 24 projects were chosen to enter the three-stage acceleration program. A month later, these selected startups traveled to Madrid to participate in the IMPACT Connected Car Digital Bootcamp, a week-long event that gathered startups, consortium partners, superstars from previous IMPACT programs, and experts from all around the globe.
Date: 29/04/2019 - 13:42 | <IMPACT> Connected Car
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
FORESDA project members organized a meeting in Sofia at the end of March. The focus of the meeting was on the joint innovation agenda, one of the most interesting but also one of the most challenging project activities. Namely, this project activity aims to generate cross-sectoral and transnational innovation activities by providing support to at least 90 SMEs in establishing cooperation with the R&D sector. The innovation activities are getting non-financial support in different forms and SMEs involved in the innovation activities are provided with methodological and scientific knowledge in order to foster innovation...
Date: 26/04/2019 - 08:01 | FORESDA
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 31 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

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