A Vibrant Platform At The Service Of Cluster Organisations
The European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) is an action of the Cluster Internationalisation Programme for SMEs funded under COSME launched by DG GROW of the European Commission in 2016. The ECCP provides networking and information support for clusters and their members aiming to improve their performance and increase their competitiveness through trans-national and international cooperation.Read more
About Cluster Organisations
This is the stage on which cluster organisations present themselves - their structures, services, experiences and above all, their interest in cooperation with peers. We invite you to explore this diverse cluster community, identify your potential cooperation partner and show the world what you are good at - by profiling your organisation !
About matchmaking events
ECCP organises inter-European matchmaking events, as well as opportunities for you to meet your peers from other countries – either in EU or abroad. Find also additional international matchmaking opportunities promoted here.
ESCP-4i | Going International
What is ESCP-4i?
The European Strategic Cluster Partnerships – Going International (ESCPs-4i) are transnational cluster partnerships that develop and implement a joint internationalination strategy and support SME internationalisation towards third countries beyond Europe.Read more
ESCP-S3 | Smart Specialisation
What is ESCP-S3 ?
The European Strategic Cluster Partnerships for smart specialisation investments (ESCP-S3) are transnational cluster partnerships that support cluster cooperation in thematic areas related to regional smart specialisation strategies and to increase the involvement of the industry in the context of the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation.
- ESCP-4x | For Excellence
What are ESCPs ?
The European Strategic Cluster Partnerships have been launched by the European Commission as effective means of supporting cross-border collaboration for the benefit of SMEs with the ultimate goal of boosting economic growth and competitiveness in Europe.Read more
- ESCP-4i | Going International
About International Cooperation
In a globalised world, SMEs need to be able to confront increasing competition from developed and emerging economies and to plug into the new market opportunities these countries will provide.Read more
- Partner Search
About European Cluster Initiatives
As an information hub, ECCP collects and structures a wide variety of information relevant for cluster organisations from various European programmes and initiatives like the ones below. These are supporting in different ways the interaction between clusters and for driving the competitiveness of European businesses. We offer you here the unique opportunity to find out more about the most relevant cluster-related projects and what you can learn from them. Or, why not, cooperate with them!Read more
The WINNing Days - get ready for Horizon Europe
Are you active in the water sector or involved in a water-related initiative or challenge within another sector?
If so, you may be interested in the first WINNing (Water Innovation Networking) days focused on Horizon Europe and targeting the actors who want to be one step ahead in their innovation strategy.
A Conference on 2 February 2021, including plenary sessions and five dynamic workshops, will be followed by one-to-one matchmaking opportunities for businesses, which will run until 16 February.
Horizon Europe is the next European Union (EU) funding programme for research and innovation and will run from 2021 to 2027. As water impacts many sectors and areas of research and innovation, with cross-cutting challenges, this event aims to bring together all the key actors to foster cross-sectoral discussion and ideas.
Find out more and register here.
Content available soon
Upcoming Events | View all
Open Calls | View all
- 1 of 7
Latest News | View all
Subscribe to Newsletter
Select the newsletter(s) to which you want to subscribe or unsubscribe.
- Industrial clusters as drivers of the European economy: results from the 2020 European Panorama Report
- Smart guide to cluster policy monitoring and evaluation published
- Trends in European clusters: results from the 2019 European panorama, trends and priority sectors reports published
- The Smart Guide to Cluster Policy - a tool for cluster policy makers and stakeholders
- Cluster presence and economic performance: a new look based on European data
© European Union, 2020. Reproduction is authorised provided the source is acknowledged. The information and views set out in this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of EASME, the European Commission or other European Institutions. EASME does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this website. Neither EASME, nor the Commission or any person acting on their behalf may be held responsible for the use which may be made of the information contained therein.
The ECCP is in the process of updating some of the content on this website in light of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. If the site contains content that does not yet reflect the withdrawal of the United Kingdom, it is unintentional and will be addressed.