The Vanguard Initiative offers a platform for businesses, clusters and knowledge institutes to meet and join forces in finding new innovative solutions.
Together, we aim to increase the competitiveness of companies and to scale-up regional businesses in Europe wide value-chains.
The Vanguard Initiative’s Pilot Projects offer unique possibilities for businesses, clusters, and knowledge centres to connect with like-minded partners across European regions that share a joint goal; to strengthen industrial innovation in Europe. The benefits of interregional partnerships, established through the Pilot Projects, include exploiting complementarities, project development at the demonstration and piloting stage towards upgrading and business exploitation (beyond TRL 5), opening and sharing specialised infrastructure, access to a larger community of end-users, pooling good practices as well as jointly addressing non-technological issues, etc.
The participating stakeholders in the Pilot Projects get access to exclusive networks of pilot plants, demo-sites, and partners, working together to accelerate the market uptake of advanced technologies and methodologies in areas of strategic importance to Europe’s industry.
On June 3rd, 2021 from 10:00 to12:00 CEST the 3DP PAN EU project will organise a webinar on Additive Manufacturing in the EU: Report on the European
The 3DP Pilot Demo Case focusing on ‘AM in the Built Environment’ (led by the region South-Netherlands) aims at further deploying the use of 3D Printing in the construction sector and recent evolut
ADMA Energy: Actions and priorities for 2021 The ADMA Energy Pilot action plan builds on the work carried out in 2020 and aims at presenting the expected object
The NeMs4Bio demo case aims to offer a one size fits all platform standards for nano-enabled microsystems for bioanalysis. NEMS4BIO aims at low
Pilots and their participants work every day to develop collaboration projects to further strengthen the value chain of their choice.
Within the demo-case “Polymers based functional products” of ESM p
The adversity of the Covid-19 situation has shown the very real value of collaboration, both within and between regions.
This annual plan sets out the programme of work that Vanguard Initiative will seek to accomplish during 2021 and is informed by discussions in the Annual Politica
This Annual plan is the main reference that will guide the 3DP Pilot activities during 2020.
In 2020, the activities of the pilot will be managed in continuity with the previous years, focusing on the development of demo-case projects and on the consolidation of use-cases enlarging the ind