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Progress update from the Nano pilot

Vanguard New Nano-Enabled Products Pilot: Open Steering Committee The New Nano-Enabled Products Pilot Project held an Open Steering Committee on 1st… READ MORE

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ESM Digital Transformation Demo-case: the Mid Term Event

On the 30th of June was held the Mid Term event of the Digital Transformation demo-case, co-coordinated by Sergio Gusmeroli (Politecnico di Milano,… READ MORE

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ADMA Energy Partners meeting with the European Innovation Council

The ADMA Energy partners meeting on 17 May focussed on progressing the proposed actions and activities for 2021, related to the demo case development… READ MORE


Vanguard ESM pilot and Digital Transformation demo-case coordinators are pleased to invite you to the 2021 Mid Term event to be held on June 30 from… READ MORE

Vanguard Initiative High Level Directors Meeting

On 17 June, the directors from the Vanguard Initiative’s member regions met online for the High-Level Directors’ Meeting of 2021. During the meeting… READ MORE

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VI at the first meeting of the I3 expert group

The first meeting of the Expert Group which will assist the EC in the I3 work programme preparation took place on the 15th of June. It allowed the… READ MORE

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