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EURADA and Artisans of Innovation Webinar on Creative, Cultural & Digital Industries

By | May 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

After several weeks of teleworking and attending webinars organised by several institutions and organisations, it was EURADA’s turn to take the front seat and participate in a webinar it will be hosting. This happened on the 14th of May when EURADA co-organised a webinar together with the Artisans of Innovation entitled “How the creative, [...]

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EURADA contributed to the debate of the European Alliance against Coronavirus

By | May 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

EURADA contributed to the European Alliance against Coronavirus debate during a webinar organised by the European Clusters Alliance on the 19th of May 2020.  This association represents over 700 clusters in 12 Member States. During the webinar, Mrs Tereza Krausova from the European Commission (DG REGIO), presented the mobilisation of resources and flexibility rules of the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiatives (CRII and CRII+). These regulations already approved by the European Parliament and [...]

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EURADA’s commitment with SwafS

By | May 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The last call of Science with and for Society, under H2020, closed on the 23rd of April. The amount of proposals and funds requested shows the commitment of the EU in this area. Applicants requested almost €700 million, 11 times the total available budget, and more than 400 project proposals have been submitted. The [...]

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RDAs response to COVID19 crisis

By | April 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

During the last two months, regions from all around Europe have seen how their economies suffered a drop, if not an absolute stagnation, resulting in one of the heaviest crises humanity has faced in the last decades. The quarantine and subsequent lockdown have triggered political mechanisms in hopes of avoiding the loss of employment, [...]

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Wishes of recovery for all those that are suffering the COVID19

By | April 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our thoughts are with all those suffering from the COVID-19 crisis. Especially those who are in intensive care or have relatives with serious health problems. EURADA is nowadays an entity beyond a professional community of practice. Working together since 1992, there is an extended group of people providing mutual support for the benefit of [...]

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European Commission Industrial Strategy

By | March 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

“Europe's industry is the motor of growth and prosperity in Europe. And it is at its best when it draws on what makes it strong: its people and their ideas, talents, diversity and entrepreneurial spirit. This is more important than ever as Europe embarks on its ambitious green and digital transitions in a more unsettled [...]

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EURADA Continues with its Activities

By | March 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Dear members and friends, Please be aware that, despite the COVID-19 outbreak in Belgium, we are still fully operative and in good health. Following the recommendations of the Belgian authorities and the example of the EU institutions, our staff members started smart-working this week. That is to say, we are performing our activities remotely, from [...]

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Useful ideas to modernise finance aid for RDAs

By | March 5th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

On February 26th EURADA's representatives attended a workshop on the topic of financial instruments for sustainable corporate growth and regional innovation in Valencia, organised by the Valencian Institute of Enterprise Competitiveness (IVACE). During the discussion, several interesting ideas for regional development practitioners were suggested. Participants agreed that RDAs should assume higher degrees of investment failing than private creditors and finance [...]

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Finishes the consultation process to shape European innovation ecosystems’ policy for 2021-2027

By | March 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The European Innovation Council (EIC), the European Commission instrument to support top-class innovators, entrepreneurs, small companies and scientists all around Europe, organised a major event on February 18th entitled A robust innovation Ecosystem for the Future of Europe. This event was organised as a part of the European Commission’s strategy to improve innovation ecosystems’ connectiveness [...]

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Xpress Project workshop in Braga

By | February 27th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Braga was the Portuguese city chosen to hold the XPRESS Project workshop, with the title “Green Companies for Green Regions and Green Cities”. The event aimed to gather the relevant actors of the local ecosystem such as public authorities, SMEs, and researchers in order to find out what barriers and problems they have to face [...]

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