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The food industry has adopted photonic technologies as a key element for food safety . This involves the incorporation of monitoring elements such as advanced cameras, thermal or hyperspectral sensors , which are usually combined with technologies such as Artificial Vision or Deep Learning . In this webinar organized by our consortium coordinator secpho , we could discover the latest news in food security from Ainia Centro Tecnológico, Atria Innovation, BCB , Animal Food Science Group from the UAB, Hamamatsu Photonics, MacsaID, Nulab (startup of CNTA) and Zabala Innovation Consulting . For those of you who did not have...
Date: 20/05/2020 - 15:59 | FoodPackLab

Global Cosmetics Cluster , the first international cluster network dedicated to innovation in cosmetics, is analyzing the current situation of the cosmetics industry around the world, sharing the knowledge of their 25 members in 15 countries. A series of online expert meetings have been holding to analyze the current situation in each country with key stakeholders in the market, covering topics such as: What is the position of the cosmetic industry in each country? What is the actual situation due to COVID-19? How are the clusters mobilizing their network to find solutions to support the response to the crisis,...
Date: 07/05/2020 - 09:43 | Global Cosmetics Cluster - Europe (Cosmetics4Wellbeing -C4W)

Strand 1 of EU KETs4Dual-Use (K4DU) project officially finished on 1 May 2020. During the 18-month journey, the Partnership carried out preliminary activities and set basis in order to act as a “springboard” for European dual-use companies, notably SMEs, wishing to access international markets, with the aim of integrating global value chains, and to facilitate the development of sustainable long-term partnerships from 2021 onwards. The project objective was four-fold: 1. To select the most promising dual-use market segments for KETs cross-fertilization; 2. To identify and validate targeted third (non-EU) countries; 3. To...
Date: 05/05/2020 - 16:54 | EU KETs4Dual-Use
KETs4Dual-Use (K4DU) partnership has carried out its third - and last - fact-finding mission to Singapore between 10 and 12 February 2020. The delegation arrived to Singapore at the moment when authorities raised the "Disease Outbreak Response System Condition" (DORSCON) due to the COVID-19 virus from yellow to orange (level 3 out of 4). The delegates were therefore able to witness in person an impeccable organisation and processes put in place by the authorities, which enabled them to heavily reduce the impact of COVID-19. Singapore has the largest defence expenditure in the South East Asian region and has allocated $15...
Date: 19/03/2020 - 16:47 | EU KETs4Dual-Use
KETs4Dual-Use (K4DU) partnership has carried out its second fact-finding mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) between 13 and 15 January 2020. The country ranks among the top 15 defence spenders in the world and the defence expenditure as a proportion of GDP has remained comparatively high in recent years in response to various threats and events in the region. UAE’s 2016 defence expenditures stood at approximately $23.4 billion, while it is projected that the country’s defence expenditure will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5% to value $31.8 billion by 2021. In November 2019 the UAE authorities...
Date: 23/01/2020 - 11:51 | EU KETs4Dual-Use

Space2IDGO, a reference in exporting European space innovation for ground solutions Space2IDGO, the fast-track internationalization project (January 2018 – March 2020), has contributed to boost European space service providers and application developers’ access beyond Europe. The project, with a duration of 27 months, is co-funded by the the European Union’s COSME Programme. The project has selected 13 European SMEs to export in 5 third countries. Space2IDGO has consolidated the ambitions to go international stronger and faster by proposing an innovative support towards SMEs willing to go international, helping to...
Date: 30/03/2020 - 09:38 | SPACE2IDGO
Corallia and Aerospace Valley clusters, two SPACE2IDGO members were in Bogota the 15th and 16th of January 2020 to make the signature of MoU with Colombian stakeholders concrete. The project has signed an agreement with the Associacion Colombiana de Productores Aerospaciales (ACOPAER) that focus on developping bilateral activities between the SPACE2IDGO partnership and the ACOPAER members. The Associacion Colombiana de Productores Aerospaciales aims to promote the integration, development, growth and organisation of the Colombian aerospace industry, representing its members in front of the Government, the national and...
Date: 30/01/2020 - 13:50 | SPACE2IDGO
The SPACE2IDGO consortium has reached a new step this week in signing a MoU with Fundacion Eurochile based in Santiago de Chile. With the support of Eurochile, SPACE2IDGO brought 4 European SMEs in Chile with a 4 days meetings agenda. We met institutional, research and academic centers as well as companies working in the field of Space, Agriculture and Energy.
Date: 22/01/2020 - 19:37 | SPACE2IDGO

On February 2 nd , 2020, a delegation of 16 agrifood experts of universities and companies from the state Kentucky visited the Foodvalley office in Wageningen. During their visit the delegation got a clearer understanding of the Foodvalley ecosystem, start-up support and international collaborations. This interactive pitch event also included time for 4 pitches of European AgTech companies to explain more about smart & digital technologies in horticulture and agriculture. For both the European start-ups as well as the delegation from the USA the pitch session was very valuable and a great way to get new insights in...
Date: 19/02/2020 - 09:08 | NF4

Isabelle Tovena, Head of international and European affairs at the ALPHA-RLH cluster, provides insights on EU-Cananda collaboration, empowered by the CETA.
Date: 07/02/2020 - 09:40 | PIMAP Partnership

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