IMCG blog

  • Smart grid project FlexiGrid energized with new project manager

    The IMCG-coordinated EU project FlexiGrid gets a new energy injection by adding business development expert Douglas Almquist, to the team. Douglas takes over as the new project manager. – FlexiGrid is in a good position to create new business opportunities for the energy sector in Europe, he says.

  • Love at first sight – but not always an ever lasting love

    When you fall in love you see your partner as a flawless human being and when you start a collaborative project it is the same thing. We love our project partners and we believe that the collaborative, friendly spirit will always be there. To tell you the truth, you will not always be head over heels in love, […]

  • 5 tips – How to prepare for a successful project review

    Project review – if you are working in an EU project you know exactly what that is. It involves a lot of preparation – you are to condense all work progress done the last 1-1,5 year into a couple of 15-30 minutes presentations. In the meeting room you can feel the tension, engagement, excitement and […]

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    Unique funding for carbon capture – Billions from the EU to industry

    The European Innovation Fund provides a new opportunity for energy-intensive industries with ambitions to become climate-neutral. This summer the fund starts financing carbon dioxide-reducing innovations.
    – EU is investing billions, where 40 percent of the loan is written off. It is a unique opportunity for leading edge businesses,” says Magnus Andersson, finance expert at IMCG.

  • Welcome to the final conference of Inspirewater March 25-26 in Brussels

    Access to clean water is becoming an increasingly crucial question for both municipalities and industries. At Inspirewater’s final conference IMCG and partner organizations will present the results of the Horizon 2020 project. The main focus is on water management in process industries.     There are many reasons for process industries to take a holistic […]

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    Established markets key for green innovations to live on

    A lot of green technology with great potential to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions are demonstrated in EU-funded projects. Unfortunately, many never reach their full potential due to unclear planning from market actors on what will happen when the project ends.
    – What often is lacking is the knowledge within relevant industry of the growing demand for the technology, says Jonas Norrman, CEO of IMCG, who presents value chains and business models for green innovation at a Smart cities conference in Lyon this week.

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    The upcoming Celsius Summit: From demo to impact

    Magnus Andersson, a high profiled expert in European innovation management leads the workshop “Facilitating the replication and scaling of demonstrators” during this year’s Celsius Summit in Brussels October 17-18. There he will point out existing obstacles and how to get around them.