Natureef Participated in the EU Cluster Conference 1st December 2016

Elisabeth Molina representing FEMAC, Jasmina Solecka representing GREEN CHESMISTRY, Mrs. Pauline Cappus representing VEGEPOLYS ,a and Mrs. Szaplonczay Orsylav of INNOSKART, formed the delegation of Natureef.eu n the European Cluster Conference 2016 in Brussels as well as in the Matchmaking event for European Clusters. The Natureef Participation in these Conference was an opportunity for its members Cluster to explore areas of common interest for cooperation and build complementarities in terms of sectoral value chain and market approach with other European Clusters.  During the celebration,was  launched the  “EU Cluster Partnership Award 2016: rewarding  ESCP-4i Projects’ Communication Activities.”   in which the proposal led by NATUREEF.EU was finalist, and ENERGY WATER...

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21st to 25th November – NRE mission to Philippines

CREA Hydro & Energy brought the first mission of European clusters NATUREEF to the Philippines. The Cluster mission was held in the Philippines 21- 25 November. The mission Were Participating clusters FEMAC, Green Synergy Cluster, Green Chemistry, Vegepolys and CREA Hydro & Energy as a territorial leader. There Were set NATUREEF main local partners Sta. Clara International Corporation and the EU-Philippines Business Network. The first Business Round Table Discussion took place with philippinos agricultural, water and energy companies in Sta. Clara International Corporation. NATUREEF clusters introduced the goal of the government’s mission as representative Department of Agriculture, Department of...

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NRE Mexico mission – 7th to 10th November, 2016

The EU Natureef Delegation represented by Mrs. Pauline Capus of VEGEPOLYS (France), Mrs. Anna Araujo of AGROCLUSTER (Portugal) ,  Mr. Enric Pedrós of FEMAC (Spain) and Mrs. Szaplonczay Orsolya of INNOSKART (Hungary), was exploring Business opportunities in Mexico, in order to prepare a Commercial Mission with SMEs, for the next year. The Agenda included a support visit to some Catalan and French companies, from FEMAC and VEGEPOLYS Cluster, participating in the EXPO AGROALIMENTARIA DE GUANAJUATO, in Irapuato, the biggest event for the agro food sector in Mexico. During the mission there were handled some interviews with representatives of National...

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Latin America NRE mission is ready!

The participants, VEGEPOLYS, INNOSKART, FEMAC and AGROCLUSTER, will arrive to Mexico Sunday the 6th November. The program will begin on Monday with the visit of Langebio, the National Laboratory of Genomics for Vegetal and Microbial Biodivesity. The following day, it is planned a visit to the Expo Agro Alimentaria in Irapuato. The Expo is the biggest exhibition in Mexico related to agriculture, horticulture and Agro industrial sector. Wednesday the 9th the partners will move to Guadalajara where they will meet the Agropark in Queretaro. Agropark is the High-Tech Greenhouse Cluster. The objective of the visit is to know what...

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Natureef Promotion – International connecting day in Nantes – 6th October 2016

The International connecting day in Nantes (France) and more particularly the session ” How to optimize your participation on a B2B event ? VIBE -NATUREEF B2B case”  was the opportunity to promote NATUREEF’s European project and its brokerage event :  VIBE-NATUREEF international business event. Mrs Capus from VEGEPOLYS, as speaker explained NATUREEF’s structures, clusters members, objectives and expectations. Mr Hualpa from VEGEPOLYS, as speaker focused on VIBE-NATUREEF B2B event, explaining to the companies participating , what is a B2B event ? the opportunities and modalities of participation. Participants from french companies and business services organization : 30 people More...

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2nd General Meeting in Torres Novas, Portugal – 29th September 2016

The NATUREEF Partners met in Torres Novas, Portugal, to update on progress made in work packages over the first year and operationalise the workplan of the year ahead of the project. The meeting was hosted by AGROCLUSTER, the cluster Partner in Portugal. After a brief presentation, by the Project Coordinator, FEMAC, and the explication of the current status of WP 1 Project Management, Elisabeth Molina, gave the floor to the different Natureef Territorial Working Group Leaders in charge of the organization of clusters missions which are the following step in the achievement of the project objectives. Philippines and Latin...

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19th 20th September 2016 – PIC meeting in Montpellier – NATUREEF promotion

Last 19th and 20th September, FEMAC team had the opportunity to participate in the 6th Edition of the Plants Intercluster Meeting – PIC meeting, organized by the three Plants “Pôles de Compétitivité” Terralia, Qualiméditerranée and Vegepolys eith the support of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole Held in Montpellier and hosted by Qualiméditerranée, the workshop was intended for companies, laboratories, research institutes, clusters and other relevant stakeholders from all around Europe, this Event aimed at fostering all types of partnerships: European consortia building, R&D projects, technology and know-how transfers, joint ventures, commercial cooperations etc. During the first day, we could learn more about calls opportunities for the 2017 period...

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NRE China Mission – 4th to 9th September 2016

The EU Delegation was represented by Mr. Claus Mortensesn of INBIOM (Denmark), Mrs. Liyan Adjarova form Energy Agency of Plovdiv (Bulgaria), and Mr. Enric Pedros from FEMAC, took part of the Special Seminar on China (Fujian) – EU Agricultural Cooperative Opportunities. The Fuzhou Workshop included introductory meetings with the Government of Fujian Province, Ministry of Agriculture to discuss the prospects of developing a sister agriculture cluster here in China. This mission provided a deeper understanding on viable business and cooperation models, what European technologies and businesses have prospects in Fujian province, and beyond, and how to develop a cluster that...

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31st August to 2nd September 2016 – Energy Smart Conference in Manila – Natureef promotion

CREA took part in Energy Smart Conference and Exhibition, where Natureef was also presented in Manila, SMX Convention center, August 31- September 2, 2016. During the fair Director of the Department of Energy visited our booth. It is going to be signed memorandum between ECCP (European Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines) and CREA Hydro&Energy. ECCP is a service-oriented organization whose main goal is to foster close economic ties and business relations between the Philippines and Europe. The ECCP does this by providing a wide range of business services and by creating linkages between companies, organizations and individuals with...

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Cosme Natureef Latam Study Visit

Natureef project wishes to better understand its target third country ecosystems with focus on the applicability of four Natural Resources Efficiency priorities. This knowledge will enable participating clusters to promote natural resources efficiency business in South America, Asia and ASEAN Countries for enterprises based in Natureef cluster consortium countries. The first study visit went to Latin America, Colombia. The main objectives were to have a general overview of 1.) natural resources in Colombia and 2.) the agricultural sector in Colombia with focus on flowers and plant industry (fruits, vegetables etc.) During the visit, Mr. Pierre Petronelli was also presented...

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