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DigiPrime - new Horizon 2020 project within the ESM Pilot

“DigiPrime – Digital Manufacturing Platforms for Connected Smart Factories” is a new project developed and successfully submitted to Horizon 2020 by… READ MORE

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COVID 19 - VI Regions Actions to Support Businesses

The Vanguard Initiative network continues to work towards strengthening EU industry, and making sure we build Europe’s innovation capacity through… READ MORE

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EVENT POSTPONED: How Smart is your RIS3? Cardiff 25-26 March

UPDATE:  Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 this conference has been postponed; we will provide further details once we are in a position to… READ MORE

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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