The Vanguard Initiative is focused on building sustainable and robust European partnerships and offers fantastic opportunities to work with like-minded regions across Europe in driving innovation, entrepreneurship, research and innovation. The member regions are politically committed to implementing smart specialisation strategies, advancing technological developments through interregional collaboration, supporting demonstration and piloting of new European value-chains, and making the Vanguard Initiative a powerful force for European technological change and advancement.
The Vanguard Initiative Regional Conference New growth of industrial regions through Smart Specialization
The EU Industry Days webinar Regions in Industrial Transition: Making digital work for SMEs in regional innovation ecosystems organized by Th!nk East Netherlands in the framework o
The energy enhancement of biomass is one of the most promising allies to ensure the transition to sustainable zero-emission growth. Among the innovative partnership belonging in the Vanguard netwo
The call for ideas launched in September to support the start-up of new demo-cases in the Nano Pilot has originated three proposals.
The year 2020 presented challenges through the global pandemic COVID-19.