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KET4CleanProduction Newsletter - Issue #7

Welcome to the new issue of KET4CleanProduction Newsletter, an edition focusing on Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) and cooperation opportunities among Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and KET Technology Centres.
The EU-funded project KET4CleanProduction aims to help SMEs tackle their clean production challenges while being innovative, competitive and sustainable. By encouraging the use of advanced manufacturing technologies and related key enabling technologies, the production processes are expected to upgrade towards a more energy and material efficient state.

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News from the "KET4CleanProduction" world

KET4CleanProduction - Final Conference and Brokerage Event

June 10th, 2021 from 10:00 to 17:30

Get to know the KET4CleanProduction platform that connects companies with technology centres in the field of key enabling technologies. REGISTER NOW!

On occasion of the official launch of the KET4CleanProduction platform, we invite all small- & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and research & technology organisations looking for the right research and/or industry partner to explore cooperation opportunities.

The event will offer: 

- Launch of the network: Learn more about its goals, success stories and services for SMEs

- Best practices: three SMEs will present their experience with KET4CleanProduction

- Brokerage event: Meet European companies and Research and Technology Organisations 

During the event, several sessions of pre-arranged meetings will take place, where the participants have 30 minutes to introduce themselves and discuss technology transfer opportunities in a field related to key enabling technologies.

Check the full agenda and register here:

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Webseminar for Enterprise Europe Network Advisors on KET4CleanProduction platform and services

May 18, 10:00 – 11:30 am CEST

Online event

We kindly invite Enterprise Europe Network Advisors to get to know the KET4CleanProduction platform, find out how to support local SMEs to upgrade their production processes by applying Key Enabling Technologies and find technology partners across Europe.

European manufacturing companies are of great importance in terms of its value creation and employment potential. To remain competitive, they need to reinforce their innovation capacities by using key enabling technologies (KETs).

KET4CleanProduction offers an open innovation ecosystem with a one-stop access platform for cross-border innovation services through a network of superior KET Technology Centres (KET TCs) and Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) partners.

Agenda and registration are available here. The webinar is also included in EEN calendar.   

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KET4CleanProduction new services!

KET4CleanProduction launched new service offers provided by renowned technology centres across Europe to support companies in the deployment of Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) in order to increase their competitiveness and sustainability. The services include:

- Technology Access, Support and Consultancy

- Commission a custom technology report or investigation

- Study tours to investigate specific technology domains

- Using the KET4CleanProduction state-of-the-art facilities

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Meet our Micro Grant Winners!

During the 8th and final cut-off date for Micro Grants, eight companies were granted to collaborate in projects with two Technology Centers each. Their projects are still in progress and we are looking forward to publishing more about their stories and results! Here are the collaborations granted:

Ekolive in collaboration with Biorenewables Development Centre and Bay Zoltan Nonprofit Ltd.

Uniteq in collaboration with Seamthesis Srl and RECENT

AM4AM in collaboration with SIRRIS and LIST

Cormatex in collaboration with CETMA and LEITAT Technological Center

Ecocapsule in collaboration with International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL) and EnergyLab

EMO in collaboration with Joanneum and Seamthesis

Innowear in collaboration with Josef Stefan Institute and CITEVE

RC Enem in collaboration with Josef Stefan Institute and ISSP University of Latvia

New Success Story Video!

We are proud to present the success story of Bor-plastika, a Croatian company which in collaboration with Technology Centers International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory – INL (Portugal) and Josef Stefan Institute (Slovenia) was granted for a KET4CleanProduction project. The project was used for improving the operation of municipal aerobic biological wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) with biomass carriers and MBBR technology ("Moving bed biofilm reactor").

Learn more about the project and the outcomes here and watch the video where all partners are sharing their insights and experiences.

Subscribe to our brand new YouTube channel and stay tuned for upcoming videos!

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KET4CleanProduction invites Enterprise Europe Network members to join the community

KET4CleanProduction’s ambition is to establish a growing open innovation ecosystem among KET Technology Centers (TCs) and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) with the support of Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) partners. As our network is scaling up, more EEN members are invited to join the community. Our aim is to create a sustainable web-based platform in order to facilitate SMEs to access solutions for a more efficient, clean production and strengthen their competitiveness.

If you are EEN partner, you can promote the services of the KET4CleanProduction platform to your local manufacturing SMEs and support them increasing their competitiveness.

A special training for EEN partners is available here to guide you. Don’t forget to ask for your certificate, when you’re done!

Become an active member of our platform and be included on our interactive map!


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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 777441

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