A recent video of the Interreg S3Chem project was filmed during the project’s Final Conference on 26 February, in Halle. ECRN Secretariat, as well as many of its members, were active participants in the event. The S3Chem project gathers European regions,
The chemical sector is known to have large companies. However, regionally, the majority of chemical industries are SMEs. While facing common challenges, SMEs and Regions across Europe can and should learn from each other. Connecting across border to facilitate the exchanges is precisely ECRN’s role.
The bio-based economy is an emerging sector generating employment – around 22 million jobs across Europe – and economic growth. However, many European regions are still not aware of their potential to utilize sustainable feedstock in their production
Regions exchange knowledge on policy tools and strategies in Chemicals and Bioeconomy: a fruitful collaboration in S3Chem project
On 26 February, S3Chem project carried out its Final project conference in Halle, Germany. The Ministry of Economy, Science and Digitalisation of Saxony-Anhalt, represented by Thomas Steinmetz, opened the conference by underlining the positive outcomes of inter-regional cooperation, and highlighting the
ECRN member, Brandenburg, will be hosting #Biobased #Barcamp on April 11 and 12, 2019, in Potsdam. It is an opportunity to cooperate, innovate and create value for new biobased value chains together. Biobased economy, resource efficiency, value from
The European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) award is an initiative of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) that identifies and rewards EU regions and cities with outstanding, future-oriented entrepreneurial policy strategy, regardless of their size, wealth or specific
The European Chemical Regions Network (ECRN) is looking for an enthusiastic candidate for a trainee position in the ECRN Secretariat in Brussels for 4 months, starting at the beginning of March 2019. Read the Job Description in the attached file
The Fraunhofer Pilot Plant Centre for Polymer Synthesis and Processing PAZ in Schkopau (Saalekreis) presents a Europe-wide unique offer to the plastics industry. The research facility will now be expanded with funds from the EU, the state of Saxony-Anhalt
The 4th Steering Committee Meeting of the Smart Specialization Platform for Industrial Modernization (S3P-Industry), combined with a Joint Thematic Platforms Conference, took place in Bilbao on 27th & 28th of November, hosted by the government of the Basque Country.
Brightlands Materials Center and Fraunhofer IMWS join forces to develop thermoplastic composite parts using 3D printing
Fraunhofer Institute in the region of Saxony-Anhalt (DE) and Brightlands Materials Center in Province Limbug (NL) has recently joint efforts on an innovative and forward looking project. Components made of fibre-reinforced plastics, produced by 3D printing are the