Sustainability

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Review all webinars done by the Plant InterCluster Network!

You missed the live broadcast? Don't miss the information and contact! A specific playlist is available on Youtube. Since the beginning of the year, 3 thematics covered: Organic agriculture (Spain, Netherlands and Italy) Vertical Farming (Denmark and France) Agtech (France and Poland) Check the...

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The circular economy through a cluster at the 19th edition of Equiplast

After four days of face-to-face event at the Fira Barcelona Gran Via Venue, from September 14 to 17, Equiplast closes the doors of its nineteenth edition with a good taste in the mouth Recycling, new resources and raw materials or Next Generation funds were some of the star themes of the...
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Apply to Tourban's Sustainable Urban Tourism Acceleration Programme

Are you interested in improving your tourism business’s sustainability? Tourban is an EU-funded project that supports urban tourism SMEs in becoming more competitive and sustainable. Tourban has launched applications for the Sustainable Urban Tourism Acceleration Programme where you can develop...
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The European legislative framework sets new application guidelines in the packaging sector to achieve a circular model

Recent measures such as the First Circular Economy Action Plan of Spain 2021-23 or the Draft Law on Waste and Contaminated Soils, define the new context of action for the packaging sector The Packaging Cluster accompanies its member companies on the path to managing the new green taxes, in projects...
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Internationalization conclusions from our SMEs Frontrunners analysis

The project run an analysis of its ecosytems and identified 10 frontrunners companies & SMEs from the sustainable fashion industry, who shared their lessons learned and are giving through this report recommendations based on their experience and strategy in internationalization, considering the...
Community News

SUMBOX project successfully completed; sustainable packaging for fresh products distribution

SUMBOX is a cardboard box that is recycled into paper and is capable of replacing EPS plastic in the cold chain of fresh products. SUMBOX boxes are already being commercialized and used in the Spanish market. The project, co-financed by the Waste Agency of Catalonia, has demonstrated the technical...
Community News

SmartCommunities Conference 2021: Call4Speakers

The Smart Communities Conference is the Italian event dedicated to the promotion of the best innovation solutions for more resilient and intelligent communities, on its first edition it will be focused on the topic Digital Transformation of the Community (“Digital Transformation delle Comunità”)...
ECCP News

EIT Manufacturing Doctoral School: Special call for proposals

The EIT Manufacturing Doctoral School offers mobility, mentorship, networking, innovation, entrepreneurship and business modules for Ph.D. students. PhD students that have graduated from EIT Manufacturing are prepared to create start-ups or be leaders of innovation within manufacturing companies and...
ECCP News

EU chemicals strategy aims to help deliver toxic-free environment

The European Commission has adopted the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability as it seeks to achieve the zero pollution ambition for a toxic-free environment announced in the European Green Deal. The Strategy aims to boost innovation for safe and sustainable chemicals and increase the protection...
ECCP News

Opportunities in India for innovative agritech, food processing and sustainability businesses

The Central Highlands Restoration Project (CHiRP) in India is seeking to attract innovative businesses technologies to enhance the productivity and livelihoods of the local stakeholders, resulting in socio-economic development and ecosystem restoration. An Innovation Call has been launched to...
ECCP News

Survey: SMEs need support to achieve digitalisation and sustainability

A European Commission survey on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has revealed that 62% of European Union (EU) SMEs confront barriers to digitalisation and 70% say they are facing at least one obstacle to becoming sustainable. The survey, commissioned by the Directorate-General for Internal...
ECCP News

Commission reveals plans to make Europe's raw materials supply more secure and sustainable

The European Commission (EC) has unveiled an Action Plan on Critical Raw Materials and a foresight study on critical raw materials for strategic technologies and sectors from the 2030 and 2050 perspectives. The action plan looks at the current and future challenges and proposes actions to reduce...