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At Pyxo they are convinced that for companies and individuals to adopt an ecological thought, a change of mentality should be carried out: ecology must be seen, not as a restriction, but as a day-to-day benefit. The company’s activity is based on the creation of a circular system in the communities through the PyxoBoxes, its reusable food boxes distributed among companies in the area. Its model is very simple: at lunchtime employees of a company can enjoy their food without using disposable wrappings. Once they finish eating they can deposit their PyxoBox in the...
Date: 15/08/2019 - 12:17 | C-Voucher
Water is an essential resource for social wellbeing and economic development and this is why it is fundamental that circular economy models are implemented in the water treatment industry. NORDPHOS’s goal is to develop and offer technologies that will enable circular economy models to be implemented in the water treatment sector. According to Niels Mikkelsen, CEO of NORDPHOS, the aim of this project is to create solutions that will place humans at the very centre of the biological circuits, creating truly ecological production systems. NORDPHOS was founded in...
Date: 06/08/2019 - 15:07 | C-Voucher
C-VoUCHER will fund SMEs’ plans to adopt circular-economy business models. 18 SMEs will be selected to work with dedicated Designers-in-Residence and top business mentors during a customised 3-month program. C-VoUCHER is the first pan-European initiative that will distribute up to €15k to SMEs developing a feasibility plan to adopt the concept of Circular Economy. The goal is to reshape and redesign linear value chains into circular ones. The first open call for adopters of C-VoUCHER is calling for SMEs active in Health, Blue Growth, Textile, Agri-Food and...
Date: 31/07/2019 - 18:02 | C-Voucher
Katty Fashion implements innovative technologies to make fashion circular and reduce textile waste. Circular models can be used in a whole range of market sectors. All businesses are capable of making the transition towards a circular economy, and the fashion industry is a perfect example of how this can be done. Ailiesei Caterina, the General Manager and owner of Katty Fashion, demonstrates what her company is doing to make fashion circular. Katty Fashion was an initiative that began in 2003 with 16 employees and it was founded with the aim of building a...
Date: 23/07/2019 - 15:37 | C-Voucher
The Second Call for the VIDA Demonstration Voucher has opened August 1st, 2019. VIDA Demonstration Voucher (DV) provides financial support to small and medium-sized enterprizes (SME) in the food, water, energy or KET-sector to fund the demonstration of innovative solutions towards resource efficient food processing.
Date: 10/08/2019 - 09:13 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
VIDA awards 19 projects and to 34 SMEs From February 1 st 2019 until January 3 rd 2020 the Value-added Innovation in fooD chain - VIDA project is actively promoting a funding opportunity for the European clusters and SMEs interested in providing innovative technological solutions for agri-food value chain and resource efficiency uptake, such as water and energy.
Date: 10/08/2019 - 08:56 | Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins (VIDA)
Block.IS is a new acceleration programme that aims to build an open and collaborative cross-border, cross-sectoral innovation ecosystem that fosters the use of blockchain technology in three vital sectors for the European economy: agrifood, logistics and finance . Block.IS accelerator will support SMEs and start-ups from the ICT sector all the way from ideation to commercialisation offering them tailored business and technical support as well as direct funding. Block.IS Info Day | Belgrade, Serbia During the last Monday of July, InoSens and VOICT in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia...
Date: 02/08/2019 - 09:55 | Block.IS
Since publication of first human genome sequences in 2001, and the completion of the Human Genome Project Sequence in 2004, many expectation about its consequences have arisen. Human genome was the first of all vertebrates to be completely sequenced, and in the next years after 2004, thousands of human genomes have been completely sequenced, and many more have been mapped at lower levels of resolution. Although the sequence of the human genome has been nearly completely determined by DNA sequencing, it is not yet fully understood. Most genes have been identified by a combination of high throughput experimental and...
Date: 02/08/2019 - 09:35 | ACTTiVAte
Since publication of first human genome sequences in 2001, and the completion of the Human Genome Project Sequence in 2004, many expectation about its consequences have arisen. Human genome was the first of all vertebrates to be completely sequenced, and in the next years after 2004, thousands of human genomes have been completely sequenced, and many more have been mapped at lower levels of resolution. Although the sequence of the human genome has been nearly completely determined by DNA sequencing, it is not yet fully understood. Most genes have been identified by a combination of high throughput experimental and...
Date: 02/08/2019 - 09:32 | ACTTiVAte
Call for Applications ENRICH In the USA Advanced Manufacturing-focused Tour October 21– 25, 2019 A pilot service offered by ENRICH in the USA. Call closes: September 10, 2019 – 23h59 CET ENRICH in the USA is launching the ENRICH in the USA Advanced Manufacturing-Focused Tour to assist European Union and EU-affiliate stakeholders interested in US-based business and/or collaborative partnership opportunities. This Advanced Manufacturing-Focused Tour, hosted by the Council of the Great Lakes Region, provides connections and information to help explore and/or identify transatlantic customer, supplier, and/or investment...
Date: 29/07/2019 - 05:10 | ENRICH in the USA

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