COVID-19

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Italian hospital saves Covid-19 patients lives by 3D printing valves for reanimation devices

We share with you an example of cooperation between different ecosystem actors, featured in the article autored by Davide Sher for the online publication 3D Printing Media Network, helping to support industrial supply chains that are affected by limitations on traditional production and imports...
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EU Member States: Decisions on temporary border controls

The Schengen Borders Code provides Member States with the capability of temporarily reintroducing border control at the internal borders in the event that a serious threat to public policy or internal security has been established. The reintroduction of border control at the internal borders must...
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EU Member States: Measures affecting transport across EU borders

The European Commission’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic prioritises keeping citizens healthy. This includes keeping essential transport moving, for example to transport medical supplies and other essential goods. Many Member States have announced restrictions to transport – a fully list by...
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CEN AND CENELEC MAKE EUROPEAN STANDARDS AVAILABLE TO HELP PREVENT THE COVID-19 CONTAGION

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, and CENELEC, the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization, agreed, in collaboration with all their Members and after the urgent request from the European Commission, to make freely available a...
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NiCAT Cluster: Clusters, what can we do now? #COVID19

We share with you an article posted by Goran Mladenovic, CEO Nis Cluster of Advanced Technologies, Serbia, Europe, disseminating the cluster's experience in connecting to the cluster members in these difficult times: "For years, as clusters, we have been preaching collaboration, openness and sharing...
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Database & Technology adapting their "SimuGENS" software system to simulate dynamics of infections in large crowds

Database & Technology is one of DITECFER stakeholders. Its core business is the development of simulators (e.g. for training station masters; for training train drivers; for railway operations; etc.). One of their best performing systems since years - "SimuGENS" - is the "Dynamic study of crowds"...
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European Clusters Alliance: Joining forces. Collaborate to answer to the crisis

The European Clusters Alliance shares the Spanish experience of a quadruple helix collaboration in facing the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fighting the coronavirus requires innovative ideas, quick responses and numerous helping hands. Therefore, people are working on multiple levels...
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European Commission: Coronavirus response

The European Commission has coordinated with Member States in responding to COVID19. A new website in 24 languages details the support being provided for businesses. In particular, the Corona Response Investment Initiative will be directed at SMEs, labour markets, other vulnerable parts of the EU...
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How to respond to the impact of Codiv-19 in your value chain?

We share with you an inspiring initative of emoveo consulting, featured in THE-NEXT-SOCIETY-i-Community daily digest of 23/03/2020. The company is offering 1 day / month of teleworking to its clients aimed at assessing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the value chain and finding immediate...
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European Commission: European standards for medical supplies made freely available to facilitate increase of production

In the context of the Coronavirus crisis, the Commission is working with industry and Member States to maximise the availability of masks, gloves, gowns and other medical supplies. Efforts include increasing production by existing manufacturers, facilitating imports and activating alternative ways...
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AMETIC, the Spanish Electronics and IT Associations of Industry in need of miniature electro valves for artificial ventilators

The General Secretariat for Industry and Small and Medium Entreprise within the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism in Spain has recently published an emergency post informing that AMETIC, the Spanish Electronics and IT Association of Industries is looking for miniatures electro valves. AMETIC...
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European Commission creates first ever rescEU stockpile of medical equipment

On March 19th, the European Commission has decided to create a strategic rescEU stockpile of medical equipment such as ventilators and protective masks to help EU countries in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical equipment part of the stockpile will include items such as: intensive care...