Industrial clusters are responsible for a significant share of European jobs, SME growth and specialisation within regions.
Cluster strength for Europe’s regions has, for many years, been measured using the cluster star methodology introduced by the European Cluster Observatory measuring strengths in size, specialisation and productivity.
European Panorama of Clusters and Industrial Change 2020
This report analyses cluster strength across 51 exporting industry sectors in Europe and identifies 2,950 regional industrial clusters, which account for almost every fourth job in Europe
Methodology Report for the European Panorama of the EOCIC database
This report provides the definition of the indicators included in the European cluster database for which the data are accessible in the online Cluster mapping tool and that were used for the 2019 and 2020 versions of the European Panorama for Clusters and Industrial Change.