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SME success stories within the Vanguard Initiative – an interview with a representative from AddCat B.V.

In these unprecedented times, SMEs across Europe are facing profound transformation processes in which the technological challenges are becoming ever… READ MORE

High level European stakeholders meet at Vanguard Initiative’s ESM pilot plenary event

On 14 April the Vanguard Initiative Efficient and Sustainable Manufacturing (ESM) pilot held its plenary meeting at the European Parliament and at… READ MORE

ADMA technical webinars 2023

1st ADMA Technical webinar - 14 December 2022. While the ADMA Energy Pilot aims at the creation of new value chains in the growing offshore energy… READ MORE

Vanguard Initiative Regions present at European Commission’s high level Partnership for Regional Innovation (PRI) Event

On 28 March, Vanguard initiative regions were present at the Partnership for Regional Innovation (PRI) event held at the European Commission to… READ MORE

Vanguard Initiative’s Smart Health Pilot’s Local Stakeholders from across Europe meet at Plenary Event in Brussels

Last Friday, the Smart Health Pilot’s plenary event was held at the House of Dutch Provinces in Brussels, in presence of representatives from the… READ MORE

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Vanguard Initiative will contribute to the newly launched S3 Community of Practice Secretariat

As a dedicated advocate of Smart Specialisation and cluster-based Interregional cooperation to foster new industrial growth in EU regions, the… READ MORE

Annual Political Meeting 2022

On November 29, the Vanguard Initiative held its Annual Political Meeting. Under the chairmanship of Mr. Eddy van Hijum, Deputy of the Provincie… READ MORE

VI Regions together for the last event of the VI Innovation Networking Initiative to accelerate the digital transition in health

On 15 November 2022, the Vanguard Initiative (VI) organised the closing conference of the “VI Innovation Networking Initiative to accelerate the… READ MORE

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The Vanguard Initiative is recruiting a Communication Officer

The Vanguard Initiative is looking for a Communication Officer to work within its Secretariat based in Brussels, supporting the VI Network Manager by… READ MORE

VI supports innovative SMEs: meet Gualini Lamiere

It's situated in Bergamo (Lombardy Region -IT) one of the most active companies in the VI Efficient and Sustainable Manufacturing (ESM) pilot.… READ MORE

European Week of Regions and Cities: Vanguard Initiative Regions boosting the Digital Transition

The Vanguard Initiative (VI) workshop organised in the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities, provided a valuable opportunity to… READ MORE

European Week of Regions and Cities: Vanguard Initiative Regions boosting the Green Transition

VI regions hosted a seminar during the European Week of Regions and Cities, to present how they lead by example in achieving the Green Transition and… READ MORE