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Position paper - The Vanguard Initiative welcomes the MFF package as an ambitious renewed agenda for EU industrial and innovation

The Vanguard Initiative welcomes the MFF package as an ambitious renewed agenda for EU industrial and innovation policies and commitment to smart… READ MORE

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VI/EARTO statement on synergies : Supporting Key EC Proposals for New Instruments Offering Real Possibilities of EU Funds

EARTO and the Vanguard Initiative very much welcome the new component 5 and the new possibility of transferring resources between EU programmes for… READ MORE

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Vanguard note on financial instruments

Note on the market failures for large scale piloting activities and possible solutions as identified by the Vanguard Initiative

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COMPCRO meeting - VI input

Follow-up of the COMPCRO meeting of 18 September 2017 – Vanguard Initiative input

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Position paper: Regions and future EU policies for Growth and Investment

The 30 Regions of the Vanguard Initiative are committed to leading by example in delivering growth and jobs through industry-led interregional… READ MORE

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WIRE 2016 Conference - Summary VI session

From 8 to 10 June the Week of Innovative Regions took place in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Vanguard Initiative was, during several parts of the… READ MORE

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Conclusions of Annual Political Meeting in Milan 2014

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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Vanguard Initiative policy experts Cluster Workshop - Final statement

Policy Experts from the Vanguard Initiative (VI) regions held a workshop before the European Cluster Conference 2014, on the 20th October, to discuss… READ MORE