Innovation

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Artificial Intelligence 4.0 Strategic Programme (Finland)

The Programme aims to address the “behind the first row” manufacturing companies and challenge them to make the leap to digitalisation. The program integrates regional and national ecosystems, including clusters, and also European Digital Innovation Hubs.

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industrie4.0 Flanders

In order to retain and strengthen the manufacturing industry, the Government of Flanders is investing heavily in the transition to industry 4.0. This integrated approach is developing along five lines of action. 1) The creation of a central platform enables better consultation between the government...

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Innovation clusters in Saxony

Innovation clusters in Saxony: In 2017 the regional government of Saxony launched a competition for the forming of Innovation Clusters with the aim of developing and implementing new value chains in Saxony. The competing consortia of existing clusters, companies or research organisations had to set...

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AEI PROGRAMME: CLUSTERS OF INNOVATIVE ENTREPENEURS

This is a programme Spanish Government to support innovation among clusters. The the main targets are to: • Encourage the constitutions of Innovation Clusters (AEI), mainly by SMES; • Promote advantages and/or benefits derived from the implementation of innovative joint projects; • Improve the...

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Clusters, Collective Research

Collective research projects are R&D activities based on the mapping of the innovation needs of the cluster members, especially SMEs in the given sector or technology segment. The results of the joint cluster projects have to be pre-competitive, so that they can be exploited by a larger group of...

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Technology and Industrial Modernization Roadmaps

The main goal of the activity is to support the development of innovation networks - technology platforms as tools for increasing the intensity of joint research, development and innovation activities between business entities and the research sector. The technology platforms are networks bringing...

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Cluster policy in Poland

Funding - support planned for the years 2021-2027: Development of the potential of growing clusters - support to cluster management organisations Support for the supra-regional growing clusters, aspiring to obtain the status of National Key Clusters - strengthening the professionalization of...

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Green Tech Cluster Styria: Project GREENOVET

GREENOVET aims to develop vocational education and training (VET) competence in green innovation across Europe and through the establishment of centres of vocational excellence (CoVEs) that enable an innovative, inclusive and sustainable economy. GREENOVET is an international project with 18 project...

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Green Tech Cluster Styria: Green Tech Radars on various topics

The green tech radar designed by the Green Tech Cluster Styria illuminates future business opportunities and developments in different areas (e.g. Zero CO2, new integrated mobility, green hydrogen, sensor technology, market opportunities in South Africa for waste management, energy industry, green...

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Cleantech Cluster Upper Austria: Circular Economy Innovation

The topic “Circular Economy Innovation” comprises a service package for cluster companies and many activities for circular economy (workshops, collaborative projects, analysis for material efficiency etc.). Projects and activities within the initiative are for example the EU project MOVECO, a...

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Cleantech Cluster Upper Austria and ITG Salzburg: Interreg Alpine Space, Circular 4.0

The project “Circular 4.0” aims to strengthen digitalisation processes by SMEs to foster innovation and accelerate the transition to circular economy in Alpine Space. The project concentrates on the following three topics: circular design models, optimal use models and value recovery models.

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Platform for green transformation and bioeconomy in Lower Austria

In 2021 the new platform for green transformation and bioeconomy was imple-mented in Lower Austria. It is a perfect interface to the existing clusters and the technopoles Lower Austria. The platform has as well a hub function to all important players within this topic in Lower Austria. The platform...