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The Vanguard Initiative calls for a strong regional dimension in the new EU industrial strategy

In a new non-paper, the Vanguard Initiative calls for the adoption of an ambitious EU industrial Strategy and expresses full support of the European… READ MORE

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Incremental progress in Nano Pilot in Autumn/Winter 2019

The Nano Pilot demo-cases have been making incremental progress between September – December 2019 and continue to have the support of the network… READ MORE

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ESM Pilot closes 2019 reflecting on its role in the new programming period

The ESM Pilot annual meeting took place in Brussles on 13th December. Besides presenting the progress of the Pilot and its demo-cases, the meeting… READ MORE

Vanguard Initiative Annual Political Meeting: Regional Ministers and Representatives shape the Network’s Future Strategic Directio

On 21st November 2019 in Brussels, the Vanguard Initiative’s Annual Political Meeting (APM) took place, with Regional Ministers and senior… READ MORE

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Regione Lombardia - Consultation on Regional Sustainable Development Strategy

Regione Lombardia is currently building a new regional strategy for the Sustainable Development. The latter will be instrumental in order to link the… READ MORE

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Event 11th December: "Brain Drain - Brain Gain: Local and Regional Experience"

The IER - Institute of Economic Research of the Chamber of Commerce of Bolzano/Bozen and the Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen are organizing a… READ MORE

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Joint Vanguard-EARTO contribution to EC consultation on GBER combining funding

Contribution to the public consultation on targeted review of the GBER We welcome the Commission’s proposals aiming at facilitating the combination… READ MORE

ESM Pilot promoted at several conferences

During this second trimester of the year, the ESM Pilot has been extremely active in promoting its activities while participating to several… READ MORE

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Vanguard Initiative launches a new Task Group on Co-Funding

A new Task Group on Co-Funding has been launched, with the aim to share experiences, debate and influence regional funding policies, instruments and… READ MORE

Conference to showcase the “NeSSIE approach”

On 24th April, the NeSSIE project organised a conference in Brussels to showcase the NeSSIE approach in defining and developing investable business… READ MORE

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Vanguard Initiative welcomes Saxony-Anhalt (DE) as new member to the network

During the High-level Directors meeting, Saxony-Anhalt was welcomed as a new member to the Network, which raises the network membership to 35 Regions… READ MORE

Vanguard Initiative High Level Directors take steps to strengthen the network

On 18 June the Vanguard Initiative held its annual High-level Directors’ Meeting in Brussels. During the meeting, the Directors took several steps… READ MORE