On 27 April 2017, the EU Liaison Office of the Autonomous Province of Trento will host at the premises of the Representation of the European Region Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino the meeting of the Vanguard Initiative's Brussels Coordionation Network.

The Vanguard Initiative is a pilot experience in the development of innovative models of interregional cooperation aimed at the development of new industrial value chains in the various  manufacturing sectors on which smart specialization strategies of partner regions are focussed. There are currently five technological domains covered by the Vanguard Initiative focuses: (Energy, Sustainable Manufacturing, 3D Printing, Bioeconomy and Nanotechnologies) with the aim of promoting the deployment of the most advanced technology in by companies.

The Autonomous Province of Trento, with the support of Hub Innovazione Trentino-HIT and Trentino Sviluppo (provincial development agency), has been an observing member of the Initiative since December 2016.

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