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Since June 2020, Éa éco-entreprises has become a member of the EU Business @ Biodiversity Platform: a forum for dialogue and a policy interface to discuss the links between business and biodiversity at EU level. The platform, which brings together close to 300 member organisations striving to integrate biodiversity and natural capital considerations into their activities, was set up by the European Commission with the aim to work with and help businesses integrate natural capital and biodiversity considerations into business practices. By becoming a member, Éa éco-entreprises i s in line with the dynamic it is developing...
Date: 07/07/2020 - 13:39 | Éa éco-entreprises

In the last Packaging Brunch Corporate organized by the Packaging Cluster , we enjoyed the speeches of the regular collaborator Albert Riba , serial entrepreneur and disseminator, as well as that of José Luis Llorente , Olympic Silver and expert in high performance teams . On the 3rd of July, we were offered a small capsule of what it means to incorporate transcendental leadership into our company strategy, to cultivate the mind and enhance our managerial skills. During the webinar, the importance of incorporating transcendence , as a trip to an unknown, uncertain future, into our business strategy has been highlighted...
Date: 06/07/2020 - 14:50 | Packaging Cluster
16 companies and entities participate with innovative value-added proposals for the industry and an estimated budget of more than € 800,000 On the 22nd of May, grants were published to support Innovative Business Groups for 2020, with the aim of improving the situation and competitiveness of SMEs through support to clusters. These groups help to alleviate the consequences of market deficiencies, related to problems of size and coordination, by generating networking between companies that are part of the innovative ecosystem, thus establishing knowledge flows and providing examples of good practice at the national level...
Date: 01/07/2020 - 14:42 | Packaging Cluster

On the 30th of June 2020, the ALPHA-RLH cluster participated in the virtual meeting between the European Commissioner Thierry Breton and the European Clusters Alliance (ECA). The aim of this meeting was to discuss the role of clusters in the framework of the economic recovery plan to face the consequences of the coronavirus crisis. As the Vice President of the European Cluster Alliance, Hervé Floch, ALPHA-RLH’s CEO and President of the Europe committee at Association Française des Pôles de Compétitivité (AFPC), was having a key role in the organization of this event and in the promotion of the actions of the European...
Date: 06/07/2020 - 14:18 | ALPHA-RLH Route des Lasers et des Hyperfréquences

Due to COVID-19 Crisis, this 10 th anniversary of PIC Meeting was a pure challenge to shift to 100% digital event for clusters working in Plant Industry. VEGEPOLYS VALLEY, as Coordinator of the PIC Network, and all their partners set-up in few weeks a full week of events and gathered 218 registrations from 26 countries (From Poland to Chile). From June, 22nd to 26th, the Plant Inter Cluster Network, led by VEGEPOLYS VALLEY invited clusters, R&D centres, Universities and Companies involved in Plant Innovation for a 5-days event. A large diversity of sessions have been scheduled during the first 4 days : Conferences for...
Date: 03/07/2020 - 13:07 | VEGEPOLYS VALLEY

The amount for the 'Women Engineer of the Year 2020' award will be donated to the Spanish National Scientific Research Council (CSIC) to support research into a vaccine against COVID-19. The train manufacturer has postponed to 2021 the celebration of its two emblematic awards: Women’s Professional Excellence in Engineering Award ('Engineer of the Year 2020') and Railway and Mobility Innovation Award. Talgo has announced that it will donate the amount of the 2020 edition of its emblematic "Women’s Professional Excellence in Engineering" award to the platform of the Spanish National Scientific Research Council (CSIC), which...
Date: 03/07/2020 - 10:37 | Railgrup
Alstom has launched a new version of Mastria, the world’s first multimodal supervision and mobility orchestration solution, that uses AI to provide operators and transport authorities with enhanced passenger flow management tools. The solution allows operators to adapt, easily and in real time, their offer to the various social distancing and public gathering requirements that have arisen due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Thanks to big data and machine learning, Mastria gives operators higher visibility on passenger distribution and flow in trains and stations, as well as enhanced predictive capabilities. This equates to the...
Date: 03/07/2020 - 10:30 | Railgrup

After we had revealed a few weeks ago the first results of our first barometer dedicated to innovative start-ups and SMEs of our ecosystem, we have carried out at the end of May 2020 a second consultation wave in order to measure the evolution of the situation ( available in English this time!). Turnover and cash flow In terms of turnover insight, 54% of the companies surveyed had a stable turnover between March and April 2020. Concerning Cash flow capacity, 47% of the interrogated companies indicate that their current cash flow capacities will allow them to hold for more than 6 months. Staff Despite the difficulties, 85...
Date: 01/07/2020 - 15:15 | Cap Digital

Transilvania Digital Innovation Hub became the coordinator of the Romanian DIHs community on the DIHNET.EU platform. This community will be a network between all Digital Innovation Hubs from Romania, through which information can be exchanged and through which new funding opportunities can be identified as well as possible collaborations identified.s. In order to get acquainted with this platform, but also to get to know us better, we organize this event meant to lay the foundations for the collaboration of the Digital Innovation Hubs from Romania. AGENDA: 10:30 - 10:35 Welcome message & introductory words Ms. Bianca...
Date: 01/07/2020 - 13:55 | Transilvania IT Cluster by ARIES T

This week the President of the Xunta de Galicia, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, accompanied by the Regional Minister of Economy, Employment and Industry, Francisco Conde has visited the CEAGA facilities to know at first-hand the “Logistics Infrastructure 4.0” project, promoted by the Cluster. At the meeting, where the President of CEAGA, Juan Antonio Lloves, accompanied by the Treasurer, Roberto Cavallo, also participated in a detailed explanation of the logistics platform project in which CEAGA works to solve the existing problem in many companies in the Sector, where Inbound and outbound logistics costs exceed personnel costs...
Date: 26/06/2020 - 09:58 | Galician Automotive Cluster (CEAGA)

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