Digital transition

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Artificial Intelligence 4.0 Strategic Programme (Finland)

The Programme aims to address the “behind the first row” manufacturing companies and challenge them to make the leap to digitalisation. The program integrates regional and national ecosystems, including clusters, and also European Digital Innovation Hubs.

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MADE in Denmark

Manufacturing Academy of Denmark MADE was launched in 2014 to strengthen the Danish manufacturing ecosystem through applied research, development and innovation. MADE unites manufacturing companies, universities and Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) in an innovative collaboration that...

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industrie4.0 Flanders

In order to retain and strengthen the manufacturing industry, the Government of Flanders is investing heavily in the transition to industry 4.0. This integrated approach is developing along five lines of action. 1) The creation of a central platform enables better consultation between the government...

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Clusters SMEs Invest (France)

The programme offers tailor-made financial products for SMEs members of cluster organisations.

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Innovation clusters in Saxony

Innovation clusters in Saxony: In 2017 the regional government of Saxony launched a competition for the forming of Innovation Clusters with the aim of developing and implementing new value chains in Saxony. The competing consortia of existing clusters, companies or research organisations had to set...

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Clusters of solidarity economy

In Italy, Clusters of solidarity economy (DES Reggio Emilia, DES Brescia, DES Brianza, DES Altro Tirreno, DES Varese, DES Torino, DES Livorno) have as their primary objective the creation of economic spaces that are attentive to the local area, to the common good and to whatever else is needed to...

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Competitiveness Clusters Portugal

In 2019, the Portuguese Government and the Competitiveness Clusters signed the Sectoral Pacts for Competitiveness and Internationalisation (Pactos Setoriais para a Competitividade e Internacionalização) to increase the competitiveness, innovation and internationalisation of Portuguese businesses...

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Portuguese Action Plan for Digital Transition

The Action Plan was approved in April 2020 One of the measures under the Action Plan is the establishment of an integrated Digital Innovation Hubs network in Portugal. This network will be part of the European DIHs network and aims to provide a set of services, such as finance advice, skills and...

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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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AEI PROGRAMME: CLUSTERS OF INNOVATIVE ENTREPENEURS

This is a programme Spanish Government to support innovation among clusters. The the main targets are to: • Encourage the constitutions of Innovation Clusters (AEI), mainly by SMES; • Promote advantages and/or benefits derived from the implementation of innovative joint projects; • Improve the...

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eNCUENTRA Programme

eNCUENTRA is led by Cluster IDiA’sYouth Programme for Digital Skills. It promotes high levels of digital capacities and services among its members. The eNCUENTRA programme works on the dissemination, recruitment, guidance, training, job placement for digital profiles directed towards non-ICT trained...

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AS-Fabrik Alliance

AS-Fabrik Alliance is an initiative for city-level collaboration to build a skills ecosystem for current and future workers in the knowledge-intensive business services sector in Bilbao (Spain). It is developed by an alliance comprising local government actors, university research centres and two...