European Cluster Partnerships

One concept, four objectives

The European Cluster Partnerships have been launched by the European Commission to encourage clusters from Europe to intensify collaboration across regions and sectors.

These EU Cluster Partnerships pool resources and knowledge to work concretely together on joint strategies.
The objective is to undertake actions in the common interest of their SME members.
The ultimate goal is to boost economic growth and competitiveness in Europe.


European Cluster Partnerships | Innovation

The European Cluster Partnerships | Innovation addresses the challenge to develop new cross-sectoral industrial value chains across the EU, by supporting the innovation potential of SMEs.


European Cluster Partnerships | International

The European Cluster Partnerships | International facilitates collaboration on internationalisation strategies and helps European SMEs access markets beyond Europe.


European Cluster Partnerships | Excellence

The European Cluster Partnerships | Excellence supports the development of cluster management excellence and strengthens strategic cross-regional collaboration between industrial clusters across Europe.


European Cluster Partnerships | Smart Specialisation

The European Cluster Partnerships | Smart Specialisation facilitates cluster cooperation in thematic areas related to regional smart specialisation strategies.

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