Success stories

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Boosting the internationalisation of 3.100 European SMEs by four European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i)

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 18 March 2019.

European Cleantech Internationalization Initiative - EC2i; Mobility Goes International-in Action – MobiGoIn - Action; European Strategic Cluster Partnership for Advanced Smart Packaging - AdPack² and New Frontiers in Food-Fast Forward - NF4 signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order to share resources, good practices and lessons learned for boosting the internationalisation and support of...

Silicon Saxony receives Gold label recertification with outstanding results

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 05 March 2019.

With a total of 97 percent, Saxony's high-tech network once again demonstrated its outstanding European position and was successfully recertified for the third time receiving the Gold Label certification from the European Cluster Excellence Initiative (ECEI). In March 2012, Silicon Saxony e. V. was the first German cluster ever to receive the Gold Label certification from the European Cluster...

Marine South East wins Rushlight Award for work on Offshore Platforms projects

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 20 February 2019.

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...

AEICE strategic plan 2018-2022, acknowledged as excellent by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 30 January 2019.

Following the approval of the Strategic Plan 2018-2022 of AEICE by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, the cluster has once again been awarded a qualification of excellence. Excellence is awarded to those “AEIs that manage to demonstrate a high level of performance in the development of projects and services relevant to improving the competitiveness of member companies, in the...

IDEEO Success Story

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 09 January 2019.

Successful follow-up from IDEEO B2B matchmaking event in Matera: ALSIA, Cantina di Venosa and Planetek Italia srl collaborative project for smart viticulture in Basilicata. Agenzia Lucana di Sviluppo e di Innovazione in Agricoltura (ALSIA), the public agency of Basilicata for Research and Development in the agrofood sector, particularly active in precision agriculture development; Cantina di...

MetaIndustry4 awarded with the Prize for the Best Collaborative Project among Companies

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 09 January 2019.

The Cluster has been awarded, in the Spanish Congress of Clusters 2018, for its initiative of development of global solutions by value chain. On December 10th, MetaIndustry4 participated in the VI National Congress of Spanish Clusters that took place in Madrid. A meeting point where the Spanish clusters have been valued as a synonym of solid organizations, which offers competitive advantages to...

IDEEO Project has started!

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 17 December 2018.

The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has approved the IDEEO project – «Internationalisation and Diversification of European Earth Observation» IDEEO is funded under the COSME Cluster Go International action and will run over fifteen months, starting from 1st January 2018. The consortium is coordinated by the European Association of Remote Sensing Companies – EARSC...

Atelier du Fruit in Canada: an SME journey to internationalization

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 15 December 2018.

In October 2018, a delegation of 13 members from Vitagora and Wagralim took part in a partnership mission to Canada, on the occasion of BENEFIQ, the healthy food event in Québec city, and thanks to the support of Natural Products Canada, the NFIF local partner. Over four months, Atelier du Fruit (FR) had been actively engaged in the mission preparation. As a first step, a diagnosis had been...

Cosmetic Valley signed MOU with Canadian Cosmetic Cluster

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 12 November 2018.

Last October, on the exhibition Cosmetic 360, during the Cosmetics Cluster Rendez-vous, a partnership agreement between Canadian Cosmetic Cluster represented by its President, Margarita Sidorova, and Cosmetic Valley, represented by Jean-Luc ANSEL, its CEO & Founder, was signed. The Canadian cosmetic Cluster is a new born cluster, following the discussions we had last year on the clusters' dynamic...

Cosmetic Valley signed MOU with Cluster Menara - Morocco

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 12 November 2018.

On the exhibition Cosmetic 360, during the Cosmetics Cluster Rendez-vous, a partnership agreement has been signed between Cluster Menara MAROC represented by Kaoutar Filali, its CEO and Cosmetic Valley represented by Jean-Luc ANSEL, its CEO & Founder. A first step to develop business and innovation collaboration between our clusters and above all our companies and labs.