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The VI is a Member of the Expert Group on Interregional Innovation Investments (I3)

The Vanguard Initiative, represented by the Vanguard Pilot Monitoring Task Group lead Wim de Kinderen, has been selected by the European Commission… READ MORE

3DP PAN EU project is organising a webinar on the Additive Manufacturing in the EU

On June 3rd, 2021 from 10:00 to12:00 CEST the 3DP PAN EU project will organise a webinar on Additive Manufacturing in the EU: Report on the European… READ MORE

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A first inhabited 3D Printed house in concrete!

The 3DP Pilot Demo Case focusing on ‘AM in the Built Environment’ (led by the region South-Netherlands) aims at further deploying the use of 3D… READ MORE

New Walloon S3 adopted by the Government

On the 19th of March 2021, the Walloon Government adopted its S3 2.0. Based on an inclusive and participatory process, the new strategy defines 5… READ MORE

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VI and EARTO jointly published a short paper providing complementary insights on the Interregional Innovation Investments (I3)

The Vanguard Initiative together with EARTO issued a short paper on the Interregional Innovation Investments (I3) to provide some complementary… READ MORE

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I3 : the VI continues its efforts for the co-design of the instrument

The Commission published the summary of the public consultation on I3 in March 2021. The VI contribution, which was submitted jointly with several… READ MORE

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Progress update from the Adma Energy pilot

ADMA Energy: Actions and priorities for 2021 The ADMA Energy Pilot action plan builds on the work carried out in 2020 and aims at presenting the… READ MORE

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Supporting Pilot Project participants to collaborate

Pilots and their participants work every day to develop collaboration projects to further strengthen the value chain of their choice. In order to… READ MORE

Progress update from the Nano pilot

The NeMs4Bio demo case aims to offer a one size fits all platform standards for nano-enabled microsystems for bioanalysis. NEMS4BIO aims at lowering… READ MORE

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Progress update from the 3DP pilot

A growing number of regions, organisations and (implemented) projects in the 3DP Pilot!  The start of the year 2021 was marked, for the 3DP Pilot,… READ MORE

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ESM Smart Plastics Hub selected for support by the TAF program of S3 platform

Within the demo-case “Polymers based functional products” of ESM pilot, a specific use-case devoted to smart plastics has been defined and studied… READ MORE

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Progress update from the bioeconomy pilot

Talking on rural innovation and regions’ green transformation with the Bioeconomy Pilot Guest of the round table “A modern bioeconomy sector for… READ MORE