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More than 30 leading brands in the kid's sector work together to detect the challenges and opportunities of designing packaging for future generations

Internationally referenced companies such as Educa Borràs, Staedtler, Jovi, Mattel, Stikets, Oxford, Jumbo Diset, Abacus, Bimbo or MagicBox Toys Inc have gathered today in a session organized by KID'S CLUSTER in collaboration with the Catalan cluster of the packaging sector , and Sentinel, a...
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Critical industrial applications: report on current policy measures and policy opportunities

The European Commission (EC) has defined Artificial Intelligence (AI) as one of the most strategically important technologies of the 21st century, and ‘a Europe fit for the digital age’ is one of six headline ambitions for the current EC cycle. On 19 February 2020, the EC presented its ‘Digital...
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EU-Japan region & cluster cooperation - MINERVA Report

The report EU-Japan region & cluster cooperation authored by Réka Lóczi, a result of a research conducted under the Minerva Fellowship scheme at the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, aims at providing an analysis of the practices, successes and challenges of existing EU-Japan region &...
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Industrial clusters as drivers of the European economy: results from the 2020 European Panorama Report

The European Observatory for Clusters and Industrial Change has published the 2020 edition of the European Panorama of Clusters and Industrial Change. The report presents an overview of how clusters contribute to the competitiveness of the European economy. It analyses cluster strength across 51...
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Smart specialisation: beyond patents

Local capabilities are regarded a key pillar of Smart Specialization policy in the EU. Regions should build on existing capabilities to develop new activities. This makes it crucial to understand how to capture and measure regional capabilities. Studies often rely on one type of capabilities, like...
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How purpose-led missions can help Europe innovate at scale

Acknowledging the importance of innovating at scale in stregthening Europe's economic position relative to other global powers, the McKinsey & Company report "How purpose-led missions can help Europe innovate at scale" authored by Ilan Rozenkopf, Pal Erik Sjatil and Sebastian Stern addresses the...
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Going climate-neutral: expert-group recommendations to help energy-intensive industries contribute to the EU's 2050 target

On November 28th, the Commission published recommendations by a group of experts on how to transform the EU's energy-intensive industries so they help reach EU-wide objectives for a circular and climateneutral economy by 2050. These objectives were put forward in the Commission's A Clean Planet for...
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Enterprise Europe Network presents SME Growth Outlook for 2019-20

The SME Growth Outlook 2019-20 report produced by the Enterprise Europe Network provides a snapshot of the current situation for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe, based on survey data from businesses using the Network's services. It contains many useful insights as it captures the...
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European Commission and OECD publish recommendations to help EU countries and regions achieve industrial transition

The European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) present a report on an initiative launched in 2017 to help 12 EU regions and Member States achieve industrial transition and hold their own a globalised economy. Commission experts diagnosed what was holding...
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Skills for Industry Strategy - Promoting online training opportunities for the workforce in Europe

The report written by PwC EU Services reveals the role of online training in implementing new approaches matching SMEs' needs and realities in a digital world. The challenges SMEs face today related to the digital transformation of the economy, new regulatory and market requirements demanding a...
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Skills for Industry - Skills for Smart Industrial Specialisation and Digital Transformation

The brochure prepared by PwC EU Services, as part of the Skills for Smart Industrial Specialisation and Digital Transformation project for the Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises (EASME) and the Directorate General for Industry, Growth & Internal Market (DG GROW) of the European...
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Skills for Industry: Scaling-up Best practices and re-Focusing Programmes and Incentives

The publication, prepared by empirica GmbH on behalf of EASME under the service contract “High-Tech Skills for Europe – Scaling-up Best Practices and re-Focusing Funding Programmes and Incentives” (https://leadership2019.eu/), analyses the funding models of education and training programmes...