Take the opportunity to attend the interesting online conference "Bridging the gap between Science and Business: How to empower Intermediary Companies". The conference is organised on 15th September and the deadline to register is the same day.
The demo cases of the Vanguard Initiative Nano Pilot will take part in the fifth edition of NanoInnovation conference that will take place from 15 - 18 September 2020 in virtual mode. The Nano Pilot is collaborating with the NanoItaly Association and the Italian Association for Industrial Research (AIRI) to organize the event. All Vanguard and Nano Pilot members are invited to register and participate in the conference which includes interesting seminars and matchmaking sessions.
The Nano Pilot will soon launch a call for ideas to set up new demo-cases in the area of micro- and nanotechnology. All regions that are members of the Nano Pilot will be invited to participate in this activity by submitting one or more proposals and/or expressing their interest to join as partner.
EARTO and the Vanguard Initiative have elaborated a joint contribution to the second public consultation on targeted review of the General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER). The signing organisations welcome the Commission’s proposals aiming at facilitating the combination of shared managed and centrally managed funds. This will help synergies, complementarities and a more efficient use of different funds to become a reality, avoiding overlaps and administrative obstacles.
On 24 June, the Vanguard Initiative organised the High-Level Directors’ Meeting 2020. During the meeting, the Directors welcomed the Vanguard Initiative’s newest member, Friuli Venezia Giulia, bringing the total membership to 37 regions. The Directors also engaged with speakers from the European Commission’s DG REGIO and DG GROW on how the Vanguard Initiative can support the EU’s green and digitalised recovery and the importance of interregional collaboration to speed up the economic recovery.