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Strong emphasis on industrial needs and challenges in the 3DP Pilot Project

Over the last weeks, the 3D-Printing Pilot project has put a particular emphasis on three key action lines, which resulted in some promising progress… READ MORE

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Successful first steering committee of the Efficient and Sustainable Manufacturing Pilot Project

After the approval of the 2019 Action Plan during the Network Representatives’ Meeting, which took place in Brussels on February 20th, the Pilot… READ MORE

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Member Conference Announcement - Boosting Innovation for EU Industry: Industrial Infrastructures and Open Innovation Ecosystems

The Slovenian Business and Research Association cordially invites you to the conference "Boosting Innovation for EU Industry: Industrial… READ MORE

Meet the new VI Network Manager: Farha Brahmi

The Vanguard Initiative has recently welcomed Farha Brahmi as the new Vanguard Initiative Network Manager. She previously worked for nine years for… READ MORE

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Component 5 discussion at Swedish permanent representation attracts great level of interest

On 16 January 2019, the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU and the Vanguard Initiative organised an informal information and discussion… READ MORE

ESM Pilot: a year of consolidation and improvement of demo-cases

On 18 December 2018, the Vanguard ESM Pilot held a plenary meeting in Brussels, hosted by the Lombardy Region. The meeting delivered the state of the… READ MORE

14 December: 3DP Pilot Plenary Meeting

On the 14th of December the Pilot Project on High Performance Production through 3D-Printing will organise a Plenary meeting, The event will aim at… READ MORE

18 December: ESM Plenary Meeting

The Vanguard Efficient and Sustainable Manufacturing (ESM) Pilot Project is pleased to invite you to the 2018 Plenary Event that will be organised in… READ MORE

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Successful project application for building a pan-EU database for 3D-printing services

The project application of the 3D-printing Pilot Project to create a pan-European digital platform connecting all 3D-printing (3dP) demonstration… READ MORE

#weloveC5: Vanguard Initiative organises successful event during S3 Thematic Platforms Days

On 26 November, the Vanguard Initiative’s lobby efforts to defend the newly proposed EU-funding scheme “Interregional Innovation Investments” took… READ MORE

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Supporting interregional S3 cooperation along industrial value chains

On the 6th of November, the Vanguard Initiative organised, jointly with the European Parliament SME Intergroup a breakfast session dedicated to the… READ MORE

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EARTO and the Vanguard Initiative publish a common statement “ Supporting Key EC Proposals for New Instruments Offering Real Possi

On 29 May 2018, the European Commission has published draft regulations for the 2021-2027 Cohesion Policy programming period. Among these texts is… READ MORE