An event co-organised by the European Commission's Directorate-Generals for 'Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs' and for 'Regional and Urban Policy', with the collaboration of the Valencia Region Authority.
On June 22nd, Flanders Innovation and Entrepreneurship hosted in Brussels a stakeholder meeting for clusters, attended by 50 representatives of 30 (cluster) organisations. This event, which addressed the main theme ‘internationalization’, included presentations from several experts as well as a matchmaking session to find potential project partners, brainstorm and finetune ideas. The event also served as a stakeholder meeting for the Interreg Europe project CLUSTERIX 2.0.
Paris, 29th June 2017: This was THE question of the workshop organized by Cap Digital and gi-Cluster during Futur en Seine festival on the 9th of June in Paris, and which gathered cluster representatives from several European countries.
Representatives of EnW partners from Anglia Ruskin University (UK), Éa éco-entreprises and Cd2e (both from France) attended the international Water Expo and Forum in Casablanca, Morocco on the 4th and 5th of May 2017. The event was organized by AMEPA (The Moroccan Association of Drinking Water and Water Treatment). EnW has a cooperation agreement with AMEPA that was signed in November 2016 on the occasion of the COP 22 event in Marrakech.
The Catalan News published an article on 6 July following the announcement made by the Catalan Vice President and Minister of the Economy and Treasury Oriol Junqueras that a Catalan financial cluster will be created in 2018, the first of its kind in Catalonia.
Business Beyond Borders helps SMEs and clusters to find international business partners at TEXWORLD 2017
The next Business Beyond Borders (BBB) international matchmaking event will take place on 18-21 September in Paris (France) at Texworld, a leading textile and fashion trade fair. Taking place twice a year at Paris – Le Bourget, Texworld Paris, with more than 1500 exhibitors, offers professionals from all over the world a rich variety of products from basic to creative high-end fabrics of excellent quality.
Have you developed an original biotechnological concept to reduce pollution, to produce bio-sourced material or to invent new industrial bio-process less energy-consuming? The competition laureate will receive a first prize valued at €100,000, including a financial grant of €30,000.
On Thursday, July 6th, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Irish and French geoscience clusters: Geoscience Ireland and Pole Avenia (pictured above: Koen Verbruggen, Director Geological Survey Ireland (left), and Emmanuelle Piron, Project Coordinator Pole Avenia (right)).
On the 9th of June, during Futur en Seine festival, Paris&Co hosted the NEM Creative Industries MeetUp, organised by Cap Digital and the NEM Initiative. Numerous stakeholders from creative industries sector gathered to exchange, network and test innovative solutions.
After five years with cluster matchmaking and cluster internationalisation (through Innovation Express) it is time to bring cluster collaboration to the next level. The Cluster Matchmaking Conference offers excellent matchmaking opportunities with Europe’s leading cluster organisations, lot’s of networking opportunities and a thrilling interactive programme in a vibrant and learning atmosphere.