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When 02/12/2019, 13:00 – 17:00 Venue VDMA Lyoner Str. 18, 60528 Frankfurt am Main Your Way to VDMA Frankfurt: https://www.vdma.org/anfahrt-zum-vdma-frankfurt You are invited to take part in the second workshop of the 5E project in Frankfurt on 2 December 2019, 13:00 – 17:00. This workshop is organised by the 5E project (see www.5e-project.eu ). It is supported and hosted by OE-A, the Organic and Printed Electronics Association (see https://oe-a.org/ ), a working group within VDMA (see https://www.vdma.org/en/ ). The workshop targets primarily experts from the community of flexible & wearable electronics . We need your...
Date: 05/11/2019 - 14:39 | 5E- Federating European Electronics Ecosystems for Competitive Electronics Industries
Due to a global need for preserving resources and limiting the industries’ environmental footprint more and more, businesses are looking into new ways of making products and providing services. Turning towards the circular economy is one way of doing so. In that way, C-VoUCHER project is centered on helping SMEs from five different industries (blue growth, health, agro-food, textile, and manufacturing) transition from linear to circular business models. As a way to map out and organize the challenges stakeholders in these industries experience when attempting to make this transition, each of the Regional Innovation Hubs (...
Date: 31/10/2019 - 03:26 | C-Voucher
Circular economy innovation can come from the most unlikely of places; for example, in the case of Bio Stopanstvo Lopyanko, the company´s CEO, Dessislava Dimitrova, found it in silkworms. In fact, the potential for implementing a circular economy in silk processing is much greater than we could ever have imagined. Until 2017, Bio Stopanstvo Lopyanko concentrated the bulk of their efforts on raising silkworms that were to be used to produce silk for the textile industry. They combined this activity with the production of vegetables for the local market. However, due to the low profitability of their activities, Dessislava...
Date: 23/10/2019 - 01:26 | C-Voucher
On October 24 th and 25 th 2019, the international conference TexTech took place in Bucharest. The meeting was organized by the national textile research center of Romania, INCDTP . During the 2-days conference, more than 30 experts from different countries presented their papers, related to the following topics: new functional and smart textiles, eco-efficient technologies to process advanced materials, surface treatments of fibers and fabrics, quality management methodologies and composites, among others. The second day, in the framework of the conference, the industrial workshop: recent advances in technical textiles...
Date: 30/10/2019 - 13:39 | CONTEXT
CONTEXT, led by AEI TÈXTILS , has launched two new calls for grants to promote the participation at international conferences and the exchange of researchers through Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs). The first call will be open until October 25. Young researchers can apply, to present a paper or a poster in an international conference on the topic of CONTEXT, advanced textile materials. The second call will close on November 8. Researchers from universities, technology centres or companies can apply to visit an organization form another country with the aim to learn new techniques, gain access to specific data,...
Date: 22/10/2019 - 07:31 | CONTEXT
On the 25th to 27th of October, InnoEnergy held The CommUnity Days (TCD) in Berlin, Germany. TCD 2019 is a ground-breaking event, bringing together the brightest minds in the sustainable energy industry to network and exchange ideas for global impact. DanubeEnergy+ used this opportunity to present the latest achievements of the project and to connect with stakeholders for potential synergies.
Date: 30/10/2019 - 12:21 | Danube Energy+
During the meeting, InnoEnergy gathered key ecosystem stakeholders in order to present the Danube Energy+ Ecosystem Package and gather feedback. During the meeting, the key elements of the Ecosystem Package were disussed, including: the best ways to promote the Danube Energy+ Tool and motivate Young Innovators, the key institutions through which to reach Young Innovators, as well as the future steps in the implementation of the Ecosystem Package in practice. Each of the 9 project partners formed a Regional Alliance t the start of the project - a group of representatives of business and industry, education institutions and...
Date: 24/10/2019 - 07:43 | Danube Energy+
Dear SMEs As you might be working on a proposal and the deadline is approaching, we would like to remind you of some of the main requirements. To be eligible to apply for VIDA Demonstration Voucher you shall: be an SME by the EU definition (see https://ec.europa.eu/growth/smes/business-friendly-environment/sme-definition_en ), be located in one of the VIDA regions (DK, NL, DE, Lombardy-IT Region, CZ, Aragon-ES region, PT) OR belong to one of the clusters from VIDA partnership (see https://vidaproject.eu/partners/ ), address one of VIDA challenges mentioned above in order to optimize resource efficiency (see https://...
Date: 28/10/2019 - 11:34 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
On the 16th and 17th of October, the European mobility startup acceleration project IMPACT Connected Car attended Autonomy Paris. The Summit intended for professionals in the sector, gathered startups and investors interested in the landscape and future of European mobility. This event was a final one for the ICCar acceleration program. During Autonomy Paris, ICCar’s project partners attended the event: Olivier Lenz, programmes director from FIA Region 1, responsible for the consumer protection activities of FIA in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He supports the Automobile Clubs from the Region I headquarter in...
Date: 25/10/2019 - 14:07 | <IMPACT> Connected Car
DIGI-B-CUBE organised the second Sectoral Workshop on October 16 in Frankfurt, Germany. The event titled ‘Tackling Innovation Barriers in Medical Diagnostics with Digital Technologies’ set the stage to discuss funded joint innovation projects between the health and IT sector. DIGI-B-CUBE partner Ci3 Cluster for Individualized Immune Intervention led the discussions on behalf of the project team. Representatives from Clinics, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and Large Enterprises came together to discuss which innovation barriers in the medical diagnostics value chain they are facing and how digital technologies can be adapted to catalyze innovation.
Date: 24/10/2019 - 10:17 | DIGI-B-CUBE

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