What We Do

Interregional Collaboration projects


The Vanguard Initiative is getting involved in EU projects consistent with its regional membership political commitment of 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.


European Week of Regions and Cities: Vanguard Initiative Regions boosting the Green Transition

VI regions hosted a seminar during the European Week of Regions and Cities, to present how they lead by example in achieving the Green Transition and sup

chemistry, molecules, hydrogen
VI Regional Conference on Hydrogen

The conviction that green hydrogen is fuel for the growth in Europe and the future of a low-emission economy brought together speakers and gues

Science Meets Regions: Successful workshop in North East Romania

There were two days full of energy and enthusiasm, June 9-10, 2022, in which representatives of public authorities, hospital managers, doctors, university professors, and

Pilot Action Plan 2022: 3DP

The document is available here.

Annual Report 2021: ADMA

The report is available here.

Annual Report 2021: ESM

The report is available here.

New Era of Urban Safety & Security? SURE!

Over the course of more than three years, the SURE - Smart Urban Security and Event Resilience project team has gathered a wealth of knowledge and experience on urban and

VI Bioeconomy meeting

Hybrid meeting – open to an online audience via MS Teams.

Emergence of European projects on nutrition for health

“Emergence of European projects on nutrition for health”

Kick-off meeting of Hydrogen (H2) Pilot

Małopolska Region, Lombardy Region, and Slovenia are organising a kick-off meeting of Hydrogen (H2) Pilot which will be held in