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European regions East Netherlands and North Westphalia strengthen cross-border collaboration for innovation and sustainability

The regions East Netherlands and North Westphalia are strengthening their collaboration to accelerate innovations for a sustainable future. Their focus is on Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics, Energy, Medtech and the Circular Economy. A corresponding cross-border strategy was adopted yesterday evening (May 23) in Münster by the numerous institutions working for stronger German-Dutch cooperation. The North […]

2023-05-24  |  gepubliceerd in Geen categorie

European project AI REDGIO 5.0 launched –  Applying AI technology for SMEs in manufacturing industry

43 European partners from 18 countries and 15 regions are working together on the EU-funded AI REDGIO 5.0 project. AI REDGIO 5.0 focuses on the development and implementation of regional self-management initiatives between EU member states. The objective is to encourage competing technologies – such as AI and digital twinning – for regional SMEs. Together […]

2023-05-17  |  gepubliceerd in Geen categorie

Michiel Scheffer on work visit to the East Netherlands: ‘Impact by investing in regional ecosystems in Europe” 

On Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 May 2023, former regional minister of the province of Gelderland Michiel Scheffer visited Oost NL at the invitation of Theo Föllings, director of Business Development at Oost NL. Scheffer will start in Brussels on the first of  June as President of the European Innovation Council (EIC) and will be […]

2023-05-11  |  gepubliceerd in Geen categorie

East Netherlands successfully concludes chairmanship of Vanguard Initiative

Regional alliance strengthens European cooperation and innovation The East Netherlands concludes its chairmanship of the Vanguard Initiative with the presentation of the 2022 annual report. The alliance of 39 advanced European industrial regions focuses on connecting initiatives and strengthening European value chains. The two years of chairmanship included among other things the launch of the […]

2023-05-02  |  gepubliceerd in Geen categorie

New European initiative to support SMEs in transforming textile waste into value

Earlier this week, 43 partners of the RegioGreenTex project met in Brussels to kick start a three year project that should change the way we manage textile recycling. Regions for Green Textiles – known as RegioGreenTex – is a ‘quadruple-helix’ partnership initiative aiming at mapping and reducing the difficulties, which currently exist in the implementation […]

2023-02-23  |  gepubliceerd in Geen categorie

EIC Accelerator selects 78 European startups – including 11 from the Netherlands 

Food and Health companies from the East Netherlands seize on EU opportunities The European Commission announced at the end of last year that it has selected 78 innovative companies from 17 countries for the latest EIC Accelerator call of 2022. Eleven of those companies are from the Netherlands, making our country the second most awarded […]

2023-02-22  |  gepubliceerd in Geen categorie

Robotics Centre of University of Twente officially in operation

A significant milestone at the University of Twente: the Robotics Centre officially started operating in January. The Robotics Centre is the number one place where students are taught and where partners such as government and semi-government bodies, companies, NGOs and knowledge institutions can work together on robotics solutions that improve our everyday life. Steven van Roon, […]

2023-02-08  |  gepubliceerd in Geen categorie

Gelderland and Overijssel to help SMEs with digital innovation

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) need to take steps in the process of digitalization in order to be able to sustainably compete at both European and global levels. On the 16th of January Deputes of the provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel (respectively Helga Witjes and Eddy Hijum) presented the European Digital Innovation Hub (EDIH). Throughout […]

2023-02-01  |  gepubliceerd in Geen categorie

East Netherlands seizes opportunities of new European innovation program: Four I3 projects to start in 2023

Innovation projects related to hydrogen, healthcare, 3D printing and sustainable textiles receive European funding. The European Commission has approved four proposals for innovation projects in which SMEs from the East Netherlands are also participating. The projects are co-financed from the I3 program, a new instrument of the European Union. I3 supports the development of new […]

2023-01-31  |  gepubliceerd in Geen categorie

MANUNET: connecting over 300 companies and knowledge institutions across Europe

After 15 years of cooperation between funding agencies, SMEs and knowledge institutions from different European regions and countries, MANUNET looks back on a successful journey: numerous interregional innovation projects in the field of smart industry have been realised, resulting in sustainable collaborations between companies and knowledge institutions across Europe. Since 2007, the MANUNET-network, consisting of […]

2022-08-08  |  gepubliceerd in Geen categorie