COMMERCIAL MISSION TO PERU AND COLOMBIA – 3rd to 14th July

From the 3rd to the 14th of July Natureef.eu delegation made of 3 clusters and 8 SMEs did a mission to Colombia and Peru with the main aim to promote Natureef results and introduce interesting SMEs in the local environment. The first day in Lima the delegation visited Aider, an association for the research and the integral development, and Corpoica, the National Forestry Chamber. The second day half of the delegation visited AGAP, the association of Agricultural Producers Guild of Peru and had also a field visit in Huaral, citricus fields. The second half of the delegation learnt about the ELAN PROGRAMME (European and Latin American Business Services and Innovation) is a European Union initiative that seeks to increase and diversify the EU economic presence in Latin America, by meeting the Latin American demand for knowledge and innovative technology. This was an opportunity for Natureef representatives to introduce their network and for the companies to present their technologies. For the third day, some B2B meetings and workshops about the agricultural sector in Peru were organized for the SMEs participating in the mission. The forth day was intended to visit two universities in Lima, the Agraria la Molina and the Pacific University. Participants had the opportunity to exchange with the « Nutrition center Team » and the « horticultural » team as well as to exchange on projects held in this University around agricultural sectors, mostly on...

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15th to 18th June – Commercial Mission to China

From June 15 to 18, a European business delegation and members of the Natureef Consortium led by FEMAC visited several Chinese cities to establish collaborative arrangements in the field of efficient management of natural resources. In Beijing, Enrique Pedrós, representing the Natureef Consortium, signed three collaboration agreements, one of which was signed with China International Technology Transfer Center, which was held to establish a representation of Natureef in China; Another of the agreements was with China High-Tech Industrialization Association Space Engineering Breeding Alliance, this seeks to increase the knowledge base, to contribute and to help both countries in their...

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VIBE-NATUREEF Promotional Video

The promotional video from VIBE event is available now on Youtube! In January the VIBE, an international business event, took place in Angers within the Natureef project funded by the European Commission. The 9 Natureef members, gathered 60 participants, most of them SMEs, from ten different countries met for the seminars about internationalization opportunities. Each participant had the chance to target one specific market between Latina America, China and Philippines. During the seminars, the participants had the opportunity to learn about the challenges and needs of territories, in order to indentify a combined business offer and prepare the commercial...

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Second Regional Seminar – Czech Republic, 2nd March 2017

Each country participating in the Natureef Project will be organizing Regional Cross-Sectoral NRE Seminars where the SMEs will be able to get deep information on the target market demands, possibilities of project financing and possible partners. It is under this framework that the second Regional Cross-Sectoral Seminar was organized in the Czech Republic by CREA Hydro & Energy the last 2nd of March 2017. The meeting that took place in the Brno Centre was focused on the internationalization of clusters, their members and partners. Mr. Břetislav Skácel and Miss. Jaroslava Skřivánková represented CREA Hydro & Energy Fair in this...

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NATUREEF International Conference – From 15th to 18th January 2017

From 16th to 18th January the VIBE-NARUREEF two International Business Event, was organized by VEGEOPLYS with the support of all the consortium members within the framework of NATUREEF during the European Plant Production trade fair SIVAL in Angers. NATUREEF SEMINAR – INTENATIONALIZATION OPPORTUNITIES The 9 Natureef members, gathered 60 participants, most of them SMEs, from 10 different countries for the seminars about internationalization opportunities. Each participant had the chance to target one specific market between Latina America, China and Philippines. During the seminars, the participants had the opportunity to know the challenges and needs of territories, in order to indentify...

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07th December – CREA Seminar in Cluster role in regional development

On 7th December,  CREA Hydro & Energy organized a seminar on “The importance of clusters for regional development and achievements of the cluster CREA Hydro & Energy” on South Moravian. The semminar was organized in collaboration with the Regional Authority in Brno. Seminar hosted by the Chairman of the Committee Břetislav Skácel role speakrů undertook, among others. President of the National Cluster Association Pavla or Head Water Works – TBD George Hodak. The semminar was a launching ceremony of CREA new brochure (both in Czech and English languages and Natureef is involved) and a seminar on the cluster role in regional...

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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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