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The AVALON project is a European Commission Community Research 6th Framework Programme, Priority 3 NMP Project.

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Friday 10. of July 2009 AVALON successfully completed

With the end of May 2009, the AVALON project has come to a successful end. After 51 months of collaborative work, the project goals both in the fields of material and of management research have been reached and in many cases...

Wednesday 29. of April 2009 AVALON results presented at Innovation Forum Embedded Systems in Munich

The Smart Network approach developed in the AVALON project by the Center for Management Research of DITF Denkendorf was presented on April 24th at the Innovation Forum Embedded Systems in Munich. The event was organized by...

Monday 06. of April 2009 Third AVALON Roadshow in Brussels

A third AVALON Roadshow event was held in Brussels (Belgium) in the frame of the annual public conference of the European Technology Platform on 1st of April 2009 (http://textile-platform.eu/textile-platform/). Numerous...

Friday 28. of November 2008 Second AVALON Roadshow

Another AVALON Roadshow event was held in Milan (Italy) in the frame of the NanoItalTex Conference on 26th of November. Numerous representatives of the local (textile) industry showed vital interest in the demanding thus...

Thursday 23. of October 2008 Smart Innovation Networks

In AVALONís networks of industrial companies, research centers and service providers, new organizational paradigms to enable effective communication, cooperation and col-laboration in all phases of the extended cross-sectoral...

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Project Coordinator:

Centre for Management Research of DITF-MR Denkendorf

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31 partners from 10 European countries, 20 of them being SMEs


March 2005 Ė February 2009


12,3 MÄ (Funding: 7,4 MÄ)


AVALON is a European Community Research SME-Integrated Project of Directorate-General for Research - European Commission, Directorate G - Industrial Technologies, Thematic Priority 3: NMP - Nanotechnologies and nano-sciences, knowledge-based multifunctional materials, and new production processes and devices within the Sixth Framework Programme for RTD




Integrated Project for SMEs