Innovation is rocking the fashion industry. From customer journeys to logistics, from wearables to new materials, fashion retailers and manufacturers are brimming with creativity. So what does a world where AI, blockchain, circular economy solutions, optical fibre and 3D printing define fashion experiences look like? Federica Leonetti, who leads the Enterprise Europe Network group of textile and fashion experts, takes a look at these five trends, which are literally shaping a new era for the fashion industry.
This week: workshop on big data and B2B sharing platforms, intellectual property training in Copenhagen and new VAT fraud rules.
It’s EU Green Week! Every year, a celebration of green initiatives takes place during a week-long event throughout the European Union (EU). Combining discussions on green policy and real world applications, this year’s theme – "Applying environmental legislation" – is particularly relevant for businesses and industry.
This week: funds available in the 2019 Connected Europe Facility Telecom calls for proposals; join the 'Eyes on Earth' Roadshow and learn how the EU Copernicus satellite programme works; opportunities for businesses with the European Data Incubator.
The Enterprise Europe Network has partnered with the European Business Summit to present at the session “Vision of Tomorrow's Leaders”. This session will take place on 7 May in Brussels, within the official programme of this leading event.
This week: webinar on exporting dairy products to Japan, webinar on the Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Call 2019 (EUR 26 million of EU funding available), new European electronic invoicing standards applicable, apply and vote open for the European Cluster Conference 2019 Awards.
This week: webinar on exporting GI products to Japan, EU-Ethiopia Business Forum to take place next month in Brussels, new funding for Catalonian businesses, apply for the Training at Work Award.
Intellectual Property has a strategic role as an enabling factor for competitiveness, innovation and growth. In our latest blog post, IP ambassador Marco Gorini, Head of Technology Transfer and Innovation Services at Veneto Innovazione Spa, explains what it takes to build an IP strategy, which takes into account the business development phase and specific needs of a company. He also looks at how the Enterprise Europe Network can support businesses in this crucial task. Don't miss this eye-opening post with practical tips and resources.
This week: webinar for EU businesses on Domain names in Latin America; EU support for cultural and creative businesses in Portugal; new loans for Romania’s students and smaller companies; survey on career opportunities in the Textile/Clothing /Leather/Footwear (TCLF) sector.
This week: informative factsheets for a “no-deal” Brexit; defence research info day; EU support for innovative businesses in Finland; report on EU trade defence.