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The partners of RECiPE4Mobility, a new European project coordinated by Mov'eo, invite you to discover the added-value services offered by automotive & mobility clusters to their members, especially SMEs. The downloadable document at the end of this article is the result of four months of best practices sharing between AutomotiveNL (Netherlands), E-Mobility Cluster (Germany), Mobinov (Portugal), Mov'eo (France) and Zone Cluster (Hungary). RECiPE4Mobility ( stands for Regrouping European Clusters in a Partnership of Excellence for Mobility ) is a 24-months project pursuing the overall objectives of strengthening our...
Date: 04/08/2020 - 12:48 | RECiPE4Mobility

EXTRATEX team announce the publication of a call for tenders for the provision of a specialist training service. Publication reference: EXTRATEX/TRAINING/02/2020 Programme: COSME Duration and timing: 2 months in total, from October 1 st 2020 to November 30 th 2020 A public call for applicants is open for the task indicated in the subject. The attached Term of Reference provide details and instructions to be followed by eligible applicants. Applications can be sent by email from July 17 th 2020 included to August 31th 2020 included. The call is available at the following link: https://extratex.eu-vri.eu/home.aspx?lan=230...
Date: 17/07/2020 - 07:51 | EXTRATEX

The cluster form is very popular in Hungary but only one sport cluster exists, the MSE Cluster Ltd., and it is also among the few in Eastern Europe. MSE is an ambitious organization and is eager to learn as it would like to expand their activities, services and area of operation both at national and international level. MSE Hungarian Sport- and Lifestyle Development Cluster is one of the 25 accredited clusters in Hungary gathering 33 members (SMEs, university, research institutions, sport clubs, media etc.). MSE Cluster Ltd. (one of the 5 partners in the project along with Indescat, Sports and Technology, Cluster Montagne...
Date: 15/07/2020 - 06:45 | SmartSports4GoodLife
Launched the latest February in Barcelona, the “SmartSports4GoodLife” project is funded by the European Commission COSME program and focuses on the need to jointly face the European sports industry challenges for the next years (digitalisation, sustainability, etc.) by strengthening the management capacities and skills of Clusters as a tool to provide add-value services and transfer knowledge to their members, especially SMEs. The cross-sectoral dimension of the sports industry requires the establishment of a permanent collaboration with Clusters from other sectors (textile, technological, tourism, etc). CLUSTER MONTAGNE...
Date: 11/06/2020 - 13:12 | SmartSports4GoodLife
Cluster Sports & Technology is an open innovation cluster for sports and vitality, located in the Brainport region in South Netherlands. In the cluster more than 100 companies, SportFieldLabs, public authorities, universities and knowledge institutions move together for innovation for sports and vitality. The innovation turnover of the cluster is more than 5 M€ per year. “ An excellent starting point, but certainly not the end point ” according to Rene Wijlens, Cluster manager. “ Our cluster partners have expressed the ambition to further develop and professionalise the cluster. The goal is to create a globally...
Date: 09/06/2020 - 14:26 | SmartSports4GoodLife

The European Cluster Strategic Partnerships for Excellence, CLAMTEX - Cluster management towards excellence in Advanced Manufacturing and Textile Industry , had its second formal meeting on June 30 th held remotely. The project meeting started with a review of the progress on the cluster baseline benchmarking that has been implemented in the past months with the organization of several virtual workshops. Those were aimed at getting to know each partner and identifying best practices within the partnership. This is the first step towards a full cluster strategy review and the definition of joint cross-sectoral and cross-...
Date: 02/07/2020 - 07:57 | CLAMTEX
The European Cluster Strategic Partnerships for Excellence, CLAMTEX - Cluster management towards excellence in Advanced Manufacturing and Textile Industry , has organized a series of remote workshops among the different cluster management teams. Those workshops used participatory methodologies within a virtual platform for collaboration using design thinking. The series of workshops aimed at mutual learning and identify the partnership baseline in terms of strategy. The different workshops will enable the generation of a baseline report that will serve as a starting point for further project actions such as strategy...
Date: 02/07/2020 - 07:54 | CLAMTEX
The CLAMTEX project is now online with its recently launched project website www.clamtex.eu . The project website will be the main information point for companies members of the cluster partnership interested to participate in the ClusterXchange program as well as the different participatory activities organized by CLAMTEX. The project website is complemented with the social media for the project with a Twitter account ( @CLAMTEX ) and LinkedIn account ( CLAMTEX-Project ). Follow us and stay tuned for updates!
Date: 02/07/2020 - 07:51 | CLAMTEX

SMARTENERGY launched a survey asking on the one hand companies for their needs in the market uptake of their innovation and on the other hand the regional innovation stakeholders how they support the go to market of innovation. The detailed benchmarking of the services offered by both the partner clusters and the actors in their innovation ecosystem provide the basis for targeting those services aimed to increase the business support capacity of the clusters in the partnership. Exisiting support services are often duplicated and therefore increasing business support capacity of clusters in the partnership requires new...
Date: 16/06/2020 - 13:55 | SMARTENERGY

THIS IS WHAT WE CALL A REAL RESULTS EXPLOITATION! BRILLIANT partners will exploit the Erasmus+ Cluster4Smart training platform in its project path towards excellence! We are happy to have contributed to testing the platform and now we are going to effectively use it! In fact, BRILLIANT Consortium will include the Cluster4Smart training modules in the “Be Brilliant Academy” knowledge and skill-building activities in order to further expand our co-learning offer and meet better cluster managers’ needs. We also invite all cluster managers to give it a try: http://training.cluster4smart.eu/ Big thanks to Cluster4Smart...
Date: 10/06/2020 - 08:48 | BRILLIANT

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