BUILD RESILIENCE: Develop an active role of clusters in local labour markets

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership National Network

The MEP National Network is a public-private partnership delivering solutions to U.S. manufacturers on advancing U.S. manufacturing. The MEP National Network comprises the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and 51 MEP centers comprising 1,300...

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The ABIGEM Project

The European Turkish Business Development Center (ABİGEM) project has started in 2002. ABİGEM was initially established in three cities, Gaziantep, Kocaeli, İzmir to provide professional management consultancy and training services in order to help the SMEs develop their potential and increase their...

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Empowering SMEs for Networking and Inter-Regional Cooperation Project - Cluster Info Centres

The Empowering SMEs for Networking and Inter-Regional Cooperation project supports SMEs to increase their competitiveness on international markets, diversifiy their products and services, improve innovation and labour capacity. The Cluster Info Centres were established in selected five pilot cities...

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Eureka clusters fund international industrial cooperation

The main objective of Vinnova, Swedish innovation agency, is to help building Sweden’s innovation capacity, contributing to sustainable growth. The organisation works together with a number of actors, including cluster organisations, to create opportunities and incentives to work together and to...

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Business Incubator Network of Moldova

The Business Incubators support the start ups in terms of logistics and consultancy support. Meanwhile, they represent the nucleus of cluster development in the R of Moldova (e.g. Sorintex, in the field of textiles, which management is located in the Business Incubator of Soroca and Cahul Creative...

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MarSA (Maritime Seed Award)

The Ministry for Transport, Infrastructure & Capital Projects and the University of Malta’s Corporate Research and Knowledge Transfer Office, created a fund called ‘The Maritime Proof of Concept Fund’, which facilitates innovation and the creation of science-based business ideas in the marine field...

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[email protected] and [email protected]

[email protected] and [email protected] are two programmes established by the Northern Corridor Economic Region's Implementation Autority (NCIA) to provide incentives to companies to create jobs and to re- and upskill workers resepectively. NCIA is committed to ensure resilience of businesses in the...

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Competence Centres Programme

“Competence Centres” and “Technology Transfer Contact Points” have been implemented by Central Finance and Contracting Agency (CFLA;Centrālā finanšu un līgumu aģentūra) in order to promote the cooperation between science and business programmes. Estimated budget expenditure range per year is between...

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Cluster Programme

This measures aims to foster the creation of clusters in order to encourage a common cooperation network and operates in interconnected sectors, economic niche, product or service group or value chain or region. As a result of the selection of project applications, 14 clusters - 8 sectoral and 6...

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Innovation Labs Program

Innovation Labs programme is managed by the startup division of the Israel Innovation Authority, an independent publicly funded agency. The main objectives of the programme is to provide entrepreneurs and startup companies with access to unique technological infrastructures, market insights, and...

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The Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI)

The Ministry of Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) implemented a SFURTI with a view to organise traditional industries and artisans into clusters to make them competitive and increase their income. The Scheme includes setting up of infrastructure through Common Facility Centers...

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One District One Product Scheme (ODOP)

ODOP is an initiative to step forward towards realizing the true potential of a district, fuel economic growth and generate employment and rural entrepreneurship. The ODOP initiative is operationally merged with ‘Districts as Export Hub’ initiative being implemented by Department of Commerce, with...