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Contribution to public consultation on targeted review of the GBER (state aid)

EARTO and the Vanguard Initiative have elaborated a joint contribution to the second public consultation on targeted review of the General Block… READ MORE

Successful webinar organised on 3DP Pan EU-related opportunities

3DP PAN EU is the European Parliament supported project making transparent towards SMEs the equipment and service offer of 3D-printing test and… READ MORE

Updates from the Bioeconomy Pilot: new demo-case and contributions to the Green Deal

The latest updates from the Vanguard Initiative's Bioeconomy Pilot includes the launch of a new demo-case on biopolymers production. Through support… READ MORE

3DP Pilot implements process to ensure the Pilot’s agility, readability and resource efficiency

Over the last months, extensive efforts have been made to continuously adapt the 3DP Pilot activities to emerging industrial needs. This has led to… READ MORE

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Vanguard Initiative High-Level Directors’ Meeting 2020 organised online

On 24 June, the Vanguard Initiative organised the High-Level Directors’ Meeting 2020. During the meeting, the Directors welcomed the Vanguard… READ MORE

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New Vanguard position on the EU Industrial Strategy: Regional ecosystems and collaboration drivers for the recovery

The Vanguard Initiative supports the EU Industrial Strategy, published in March, as a strong basis for future work and paving the way for recovery… READ MORE

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European networks come together to support interregional innovation investments to achieve economic recovery in Europe

As the COVID-19 crisis reaches new levels, the European Union is preparing to address an unprecedented post-Corona reality with the development of an… READ MORE

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Register now: online international cluster-to-cluster meeting 10 June

On 10th June, the Emilia-Romagna Cluster Network and ART-ER is organizing an online cluster-to-cluster meeting. The meeting will gather clusters… READ MORE

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Vanguard member South Tyrol selected as lighthouse project by Mission Innovation

The Hydrogen Valley South Tyrol is one of 40 lighthouse projects that have been selected by the Mission Innovation as a particularly successful… READ MORE

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Vanguard Initiative acknowledged in new JRC publication on interregional partnerships for smart specialisation

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published a new manual called “Methodological Manual Developing Thematic Interregional… READ MORE

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3DP PAN EU contributing to combat Covid-19 crisis

3DP PAN EU is an EU-wide, web-based matchmaking tool connecting supply and demand in the field of 3D-printing. The current health crisis caused by… READ MORE

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3D-printing Pilot gathered for online plenary meeting on 2 April

On April 2nd, the 3D-printing (3DP) Pilot of the Vanguard Initiative held its 11th Plenary Meeting. This meeting took place in a fully ‘virtual’… READ MORE