Skills

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Training Program for activity sectors that are represented by Competitiveness Clusters

In 2021, the Portuguese Government created a pilot initiative aimed to training the assets of companies - entrepreneurs, managers and technicians - in pursuit of the strategies related to the training of human resources defined by five Clusters (i) Footwear and Fashion Cluster, (ii) Automotive...

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Cluster policy in Poland

Funding - support planned for the years 2021-2027: Development of the potential of growing clusters - support to cluster management organisations Support for the supra-regional growing clusters, aspiring to obtain the status of National Key Clusters - strengthening the professionalization of...

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Industry4Ukraine - Platform of industrial and hightech sectors

The platform of industrial and hightech sectors Industry4Ukraine was created to develop modern industry as the basis of the Ukrainian economy. In 2020, three committees of the platform started their work: - the Cluster Committee; - Committee for Smart specialisation of Regions; - Committee for...

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Ukrainian Clusters Portal - Ucluster

Ucluster connects Ukrainian regional clusters of entrepreneurs, academia and local authorities. Ukrainian startup founders and cluster participant are provided with news on startups and regional clusters both in Ukraine and abroad, and events are organised to bring the Ukrainian cluster community...

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TTGV XNOVATE Programme

The TTGV Xnovate programme offers tools for the discussion and implementation of new ideas and methods for communities to learn together with innovators. The programme consists of five sub-brands: 1. Xnovate Circle is a community of applications about technology and innovation; 2. Xnovate Fellows is...

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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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The Strategic Project of Facilitating Digital Transformation of The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

The SME agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs, coordinating with other ministries and bureaus are responsible of developing The Strategic Project of Facilitating Digital Transformation of The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. Its aims are: to provide intelligence; provide free online courses of IT...

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Programme Catalunya Clusters

This initiative aims to help clusters to focus their strategy, train cluster managers, co-finance strategic projects, organise missions to different ecosystems for international benchmarking and launch collaborative projects between Catalan clusters or with international entities. The initiative...

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Section 2 on Designation, Creation and Operation of Green Convergence Cluster - Green Convergence Cluster Act (Act on the creation and fostering of green convergence clusters)

The 2021 Green Convergence Cluster Act provides a legal foundation for a series of cluster-related activities under the measure 'Designation, creation and operation of green convergence clusters' (Section 2 of the Act). The supported activities under the measure include the establishment and...

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Technology Stations Programme

The core goal of the TSP is to contribute towards improving the competitiveness of industry through the application of specialised knowledge and technology; and facilitating the interaction between industry, (especially SMEs) and academia in order to enable innovation. There are 18 Technology...

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South African BioDesign Initiative (SABDI)

SABDI was launched by the Department of Science and Innovation of South Africa and is a contracted fund which supports collaborative and integrative research projects that focus on functional genomics, structural biology, synthetic biology and systems biology. SABDI is particularly interested in...