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On January 25, UN Women and the International Labor Organization held at the Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity in Toronto an event within their WE EMPOWER program in which various international initiatives were presented on gender diversity and inclusion in innovation. Lucia Seel, international expert in clusters and creative industries at the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP), presented to the attendees 'Women in Power', the Erasmus + project led by AMUEBLA in collaboration with six other organizations from Spain, Malta, Romania, Lithuania and the United Kingdom, whose objective is to help women...
Date: 15/02/2019 - 08:23 | Women in Power
The consortium of the European project ‘Women in Power’ met on November 28th and 29th in Sheffield (United Kingdom) to continue advancing in the development of the training content to be included in the course developed in the framework of this Erasmus + project. During the initial phase of the project, a report was prepared on the definition of executive management objectives for women working in traditional sectors (furniture, textiles and footwear). This report provides conclusions about the skills, competencies and critical knowledge identified by women , which has helped to determine the training itinerary and the...
Date: 15/02/2019 - 08:10 | Women in Power
Marine South East were delighted to win the Rushlight Wind Power Award earlier this week for their work on projects to reduce the installation and operating costs of offshore platforms. Simon Powell, Marine South East's Operations Director received the award and presented the findings of a number of projects that Marine South East has worked on to improve the financial viability of offshore platforms at sea at the Cleantech Conference. The Rushlight Show and Cleantech Conference were organished by Rushlight Events and sponsored by Innovate UK and others. The Cleantech Conference attracted an audience of fellow innovators...
Date: 14/02/2019 - 14:04 | OPEC
The 15 month OPEC (Offshore Platform for Energy Competitiveness) feasibility project has produced a number of conclusions and recommendations which may be taken forward if further funding can be sourced. OPEC, explored the technical and economic feasibility of using large offshore floating platforms to support various combinations of revenue generating applications such as renewable energy (wind, wave and current), generation, aquaculture and security and surveillance. The project concluded that it is technically feasible to combine certain marine energy devices with other activities such as aquaculture in order to reduce...
Date: 14/02/2019 - 12:36 | OPEC
The FIT4FoF project, acronym of “Making our Workforce Fit for the Factory of the Future”, as part of the European Horizon 2020 programme, has as main objective to identify new professional skills of the Factory 4.0. This initiative is formed by a consortium of 9 partners from 8 european countries: Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Romania, France, Denmark and Italy. In order to achieve its objective, four pilots will be developed with the aim to validate educational and training approaches, moreover, the Communities of Practice will be stablished to create a community and share knowledge, best practices and skills and,...
Date: 14/02/2019 - 11:38 | FIT4FoF
CONTEXT brings advanced textiles’ materials debates to Barcelona More than 70 experts from 35 countries met in Barcelona during January 30 th , 31 st and February 1 st to participate in several activities organized by CONTEXT, the international network of experts in advanced textiles’ materials that is led by the Catalan technical textiles cluster, AEI TÈXTILS. The first meeting of the six working groups that integrate the network took place on the afternoon of January 30 th . Those are: WG1: Healthacare & Medicine, WG2: Automotive and Aeronautics, WG3: Personal Protection Equipment, WG4: Building and Living, WG5:...
Date: 13/02/2019 - 08:15 | CONTEXT
Get up to 40,000 €, co-create and test your digital health solution with a healthcare organisation and receive personalized business support. Apply before 23rd April 2019! inDemand is a new model where Healthcare organizations and companies co-create Digital Health solutions, with the economic support of public regional funds. This EU project is currently being developing in three pilot regions: Murcia (Spain), Paris (France) and Oulu (Finland). Why is this model innovative? inDemand applies at the same time demand-driven and co-creation approaches. Murcia Region has launched its second call for companies interested in...
Date: 07/02/2019 - 15:02 | inDemand Health
PAMIS is one of the 50 ACTTiVAte selected projects resulting from the advanced technologies transfer among aerospace and health sectors. In severe cases of scoliosis surgery may be needed to prevent progression and/or correct the spine curve to avoid physical problems. Scoliosis surgery is linked to the implantation of standard straight/flat metallic straps (titanium, Cr/Co), with several holes, screwed to the spine. The position and number of straps is defined by the expertise of the surgeon. 3D digital model and structure optimization has been a challenge in the aerospace industry for the last 20 years. Scoliosis...
Date: 31/01/2019 - 08:49 | ACTTiVAte
Do you know ACTTiVAte SMEs selected projects resulting from the traslation of advanced technologies among Aerospace, Health, Agrifood and ICT sectors? Search by technology transfer sectors: http://acttivate.eu/projects
Date: 31/01/2019 - 08:42 | ACTTiVAte
IoT4Industry @EU Industry days Bruxelles, 5th February 2019: 2nd Call for collaborative projects coming soon! Iot4industry is a 30 months project to foster the integration and the use of IoT into manufacturing sector through 2 calls for collaborative projects: the purpose is to support interregional collaborations between SMEs, large companies and research centers based in European member states or Horizon 2020 associated countries working in the industrial/manufacturing or ICT/IoT domains. The first call closed on 20 th December: about 180 companies expressed their interests (EoI process). More than 150 proposals have...
Date: 28/01/2019 - 12:14 | IoT4Industry

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