Ports 4,0 looking for innovative ideas or projects related to ports logistics sector and trade
September 17, 2020
Ports 4.0 is a unique program with available funding, a specialized team and the necessary infrastructure to accelerate ideas and projects.
The main target of the Fund is to actively promote and incorporate disruptive or incremental innovation as a competitiveness, efficiency, sustainability, security and protection element, in the Spanish public and private logistics-ports sector, to facilitate its transition towards economy 4.0.
Countdown to the deadline for submitting ideas and projects to the Ports 4.0 Fund:
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