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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

#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

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Vanguard Initiative Regions show strong support for ETC Component 5

On 21st November, political representatives of Vanguard Initiative member regions gathered in Brussels for the Vanguard Annual Political Meeting.… READ MORE

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SME access to infrastructures

Conference “EU Research and Innovation Infrastructures: a forward agenda for cross-regional collaboration and access” On 22nd November 2018 in… 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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15th of November – Vanguard ESM Workshop

A workshop organised by Vanguard ESM will be held on the 15th of November, in Milano, Italy. The one-day event is organized in cooperation with the… READ MORE

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INVITATION to breakfast discussion on "How component 5 in Interreg strengthens interregional cooperation"

Dear Members of the SME Intergroup, The SME Intergroup cordially invites you to a breakfast discussion hosted by the Vanguard Initiative on the topic… READ MORE

Vanguard’s 3DP pilot: New demo-case for lifelong learning in additive manufacturing receives funding through Horizon 2020 EIT Raw

The project for lifelong learning in additive manufacturing (LILIAM) is a project within the Vanguard Initiative’s demo-case on Tooling, Machinery… READ MORE

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Position statement: The Vanguard Initiative welcomes the ambitious renewed agenda for EU industrial and innovation policies in the

The Vanguard Initiative welcomes the proposals in the European Commission’s Multiannual Financial Framework package, which represent an ambitious… READ MORE