Success stories

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Establishment of Transilvania Living Lab

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 30 August 2018.

iTech Transilvania Cluster by ARIES T is very proud to announce officially becaming a Living Lab, under the name of Transilvania Living Lab. The cluster's efforts to create an innovative ecosystem that places the needs of the citizens in the core of the decision-making processes, using as main tools digitalisation and innovation through collaborative and design thinking processes, were recognized...

The Catalan Efficient Energy Cluster celebrates its 10th anniversary hosting the 6th Efficiency Night

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 26 June 2018.

The CEEC awarded prizes to the best projects developed by start-ups in the efficient energy sector in Catalonia. The cluster honoured the Fuel Poverty Group for its work in the fight against energy poverty. Miriam Santamaría, geographer and journalist, has been awarded the 2018 Communication Prize. Barcelona, 21st June 2018 – The Cosmocaixa Auditorium hosted the sixth edition of the Efficiency...

EARSC & Eurochile join forces to promote Earth observation products & services within the framework of the Copernicus programme

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 23 May 2018.

The European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC) and the Eurochile Business Foundation, on Friday 18th of May 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), establishing a formal cooperation initiative between EARSC, responsible for promoting the use of Earth Observation (EO) technology and supporting companies in Europe which offer EO-related products and services, and Eurochile...

GENOPOLE: A cluster organisation with a heart beating for start-ups and scale-ups

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 17 May 2018.

In direct dialogue with cluster organizations, ECCP interviewed Anne Jouvenceau, Deputy Director of the French Genopole cluster. Why Genopole? We learned about their efforts and focus to supporting entrepreneurship and want to share their future-oriented - and very successful! - approach with our cluster community L.S./ECCP: Anne, please introduce to us in a few sentences the Genopole cluster...

Gold Label of Cluster Excellence for Nanoprogress

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 04 April 2018.

INNO-DROP partner from the Czech Republic, Nanoprogress, has recently been awarded with the Gold Label of Cluster Excellence,awareded within the framework of the European Cluster Excellence Initiative (ECEI). The audit was conducted in December 2017, after two years of preparation. This certification supports Nanoprogress positioning among the "group of excellence" in the European cluster...

Signature of a collaboration agreement between Aerospace Valley and Aéro Montréal in Toulouse

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 20 March 2018.

March, 6th 2018 On the occasion of the coming of Quebec Prime Minister Philippe Couillard and of the Secretary of State to the Ministry of Economy and Finance Delphine Gény-Stephann to Toulouse, an agreement has been signed on March, 6th 2018, by the competitiveness cluster Aerospace Valley (aeronautics, space, embedded systems) and the Quebec aerospace group Aéro Montréal. This agreement aims at...

Klaster poljomehanizacije d.o.o. is awarded the International Award and Recognition for the development of entrepreneurship in Central and South-Eastern Europe "Creators for the Centuries"

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 06 March 2018.

Proposing the candidates for AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS who contributed the most to the development of entrepreneurship in the Central and South-Eastern Europe was carried out in six categories during the period from August 2017 to March 2018. In the past 6 months, 169 proponents submitted names of 491 candidates from 10 countries (Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Croatia, Italy...

Madrid AeroSpace Cluster is Copernicus Relay

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 20 February 2018.

As part of the Space Strategy for Europe, the European Commission has established a network of Copernicus ambassadors: the Copernicus Relays. The Copernicus Relays are in place since the first quarter of 2017. They act as local champions, coordinating and promoting activities around the Copernicus Programme, its benefits, and opportunities for local residents and businesses. The members of this...

Asturian metal industry joins to offer integral solutions by value chain

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 05 February 2018.

The XVIII International Meeting Point of Asturex hosted the presentation of a pioneer proposal promoted by Metaindustry4, for the development of integral solutions in the Oil&Gas and Renewable Energy Value Chains through business cooperation. In a working meeting with 28 international agents who represent 52 countries, the companies associated to the Cluster of Advanced Manufacturing of the Metal...

Transylvanian Furniture Cluster - the first Romanian Cluster with GOLD Label Certificate

Submitted by Codruta Marginean on 13 December 2017.

Transylvanian Furniture Cluster is marking an important international recognition by receiving the "GOLD Label” in Cluster Management Excellence, awarded by the European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis (ESCA) and Cluster Excellence Expert Group. The report of the quality auditors concluded that “Cluster Mobilier Transilvan is a cluster organisation that features a strong management structure. In...