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Project partners and location at the end user where the project is executed on production scale Duration: 25 February 2020 / 25 February 2021 Summary: The horticulture sector has a significant ecological footprint due to its vast energy and water consumption, and the production of wastewater streams containing plant nutrients and traces of pesticides. This project aims to demonstrate new and innovative technology to save between 20 to 60% of energy, water, and chemicals in a full-scale strawberry greenhouse. The technology to be demonstrated will prevent crop infection with micro-organisms, crop toxification with sodium...
Date: 08/09/2020 - 16:17 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
The Pilot in Czech Republic was split into two events. The first one was held online in the period of 17-19.06.2020 over GoToMeeting platform. The focus was on introducing the Young Innovators to the programme and supporting them for construction a stellar business model. There were covered topics like a business model, problem and solution, minimal Viable Product. The Young innovators ideas under development are: Composting bench, Lightbulb vending machine, Board game for the blind, Freezer renting, Multimodal transport combining taxis and public transport, IoT monitoring of transport infrastructure, Drone alternative to...
Date: 04/09/2020 - 11:13 | Danube Energy+
Initially planned physical meeting in Bratislava took place online due to Corona virus measures in partner countries. No matter of that the meeting are well organized and achieved fruitful results for the project. During the meeting were discussed: 1) Pilot implementation and all activities related. All project partners exchanged experiences; shared lessons learned which will be shared with you during our next publications. 2) Impact indicators Young Innovators identified and motivated; 3) Plan for further communication activities regarding the promotional materials, brochures, public events, and digital activities. The...
Date: 04/09/2020 - 11:10 | Danube Energy+
#EUinmyRegion is a co-created communication campaign that aims to increase the visibility of EU-funded projects across Europe. Managing authorities and project beneficiaries are invited to engage with citizens to show what they achieve together within the EU in their regions of influence. C-Voucher participated in the postcard contest with the idea to give our EU-funded project the visibility it deserves with the #EUinmyregion initiative. We submitted everything that was needed to participate in the contest… basically, a picture of one of our boot camps held in Stockholm last year in September. And then, C-Voucher got...
Date: 04/09/2020 - 02:58 | C-Voucher
It’s in the final stages of the IoT4Industry Award , the contest in which we will declare t he three best projects between the 40 projects we have funded . The 40 Competitors can join the contest until 4th September 2020 providing a 2 minutes video in which they will show the solution funded by the IoT4Industry 2 Call for Proposals. Due to the special situation related to the COVID-19, the MTC Digitalising Manufacturing Conference 2020 – the place identified for the IoT4Industry Final Event and Award Ceremony- will take place virtually on Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th October 2020. REALITY DRIVING DIGITAL: As pointed out by...
Date: 03/09/2020 - 11:59 | IoT4Industry
The DIGI-B-CUBE consortium is glad to announce that the first round of voucher applications by SMEs was a full success. In total, 217 applications from a total of 470 SMEs were received until the first cut-off date (29 th July 2020). Applications were received from SMEs based in 34 countries , including European Union member states and Horizon 2020 associated countries. In line with the Open Call objectives, SMEs submitted 141 ideas for Customised Solution Innovation Voucher projects and 76 ideas for Prototyping Voucher projects. While the first ones foster cross-sectoral cooperation between SMEs to support joint...
Date: 02/09/2020 - 09:43 | DIGI-B-CUBE
19 EU projects selected for funding in the programme’s initial funding round The EU S3FOOD programme has awarded grants totalling more than EUR 1 million to projects that will enable the digital transition of small and medium-sized food producers. The 19 successful projects in seven European countries have been selected from more than 100 applications for the first round of S3FOOD funding Behind each project are innovative food producers and technology providers that recognise the need for more customised digital solutions for the European food processing industry, which is largely populated by small and medium-sized...
Date: 01/09/2020 - 09:04 | S3FOOD
ENRICH in Brazil Opens the Call for Solutions The global outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has hit us all. Not only sanitarily has the pandemic brought us into trouble, but several sectors are also suffering severely around the world from the economic situation caused by the preventive measures. This has an impact on all of us. ENRICH in Brazil has therefore launched its first Innovation Challenge, aimed at matching the needs of Brazilian non-for profit organisations with innovative and tailored solutions proposed by European companies and organisations. Call for Solutions is Open! With our Call for Challenges launched...
Date: 20/08/2020 - 14:38 | Enrich in Brazil
ENRICH in China Online Workshops ENRICH in China is organizing a Workshop series happening this autumn (September and November) with some of our Community Members. This series is made up of 3 online workshops: 16 September: Doing Business in China – Best Practices & Case Studies; 30 September: Chinese Culture & Business Etiquette; 10 November: Technology Transfer Basics focusing on China. Under the theme of “Bridging European and Chinese STI communities in changing times”, this series of online workshops will provide you with relevant knowledge and practical tips from our reputable ENRICH in China experts. In...
Date: 06/08/2020 - 09:04 | ENRICH in China
The Region of Navarra (Spain), as a member of the “inDemand Community”, to launch a call for digital health companies. Following the inDemand model, Navarra has detected 4 healthcare challenges to be solved by technology. A new opportunity for digital health companies is out following the inDemand model, based on a demand-driven and co-creation approach at the same time. The Region of Navarra (Spain), as a member of the “inDemand Community”, has detected 4 healthcare challenges to be solved by technology. The selected companies will have the opportunity to co-create the solutions hand in hand with healthcare professionals...
Date: 05/08/2020 - 08:55 | inDemand Health

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