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Next Generation EU: European funds for digital and ecological transformation webinar

The Next Generation EU plan will promote projects that involve structural change and have a lasting impact on economic and social resilience, sustainability and long-term competitiveness. A webinar on 19 Feb (12:00 CET), organised by ACCIÓ and the 29 clusters of the Catalonia Clusters Program, will...
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Catalan clusters mobilized against COVID-19

Catalonia has been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis. ACCIÓ, the Catalan Agency for Business Competitiveness, has set up two main initiatives: a Virtual Desk that acts as a single contact point for companies and freelancers to solve any covid-19 query and a Marketplace to connect companies offering...
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Packaging Cluster returns from China with contacts that can generate opportunities in the smart packaging field

The second Fact Finding Mission finishes in Shanghai, China, with a collective and individual agenda for the 6 clusters that gathers more than 770 companies in the European Active and Intelligent Packaging value chain. This second Fact Finding Mission, which is part of the AdPack2 project, has been...
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Catalan clusters boost new business opportunities with South Korea

The Packaging Cluster exposes good practices in international relations and projects Fifteen clusters from Catalonia and South Korea participated in the sixth edition of the International Intercluster Meeting with the aim of promoting synergies and strategic alliances between the clusters of the two...
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16 Catalan Clusters travel to the future in New York

ACCIÓ, the Catalan Agency for Competitiveness, in lead of cluster policy, organised the VII-th Strategic Training Week, a sophisticated instrument for cluster managers offered to the members of the Catalonia Clusters Program. Through the week, participants held more than 70 meetings with different...
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The Catalan Efficient Energy Cluster celebrates its 10th anniversary hosting the 6th Efficiency Night

The CEEC awarded prizes to the best projects developed by start-ups in the efficient energy sector in Catalonia. The Cluster honoured to the Fuel Poverty Group for its work in the fight against energy poverty. Miriam Santamaría, geographer and journalist, has been awarded the 2018 Communication...
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IV International Intercluster Meeting: Lombardy meets Catalonia

Catalonia was a pioneer region in cluster policy, used as a tool to improve industry competitiveness through improving strategic positioning of companies and the business environment in which they compete. With a background of more than 25 years, Catalan cluster policy features some key elements: a...
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First Catalan financial cluster to be created during 2018

The Catalan News published an article on 6 July following the announcement made by the Catalan Vice President and Minister of the Economy and Treasury Oriol Junqueras that a Catalan financial cluster will be created in 2018, the first of its kind in Catalonia. The initiative aims at bringing funding...
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Celebrating 25 years of Cluster Policy in Catalonia

On June 8th, Catalonia celebrated its 25th anniversary on cluster policy in an event hosted by Mr. Carles Puigdemont, President of the Government of Catalonia. The ceremony gathered cluster managers, companies, technology centres, universities and associations part of the cluster ecosystem as well...
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Catalonia and Quebec’s transport clusters to develop collaborative projects

The Railgrup Cluster of Catalonia and the Quebec Ground Transportation Cluster in the Canadian province of Quebec have established a cooperation agreement in order to facilitate industrial meetings and economic cooperation. This alliance between Catalan and Canadian clusters covers technological and...
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III International Intercluster Meeting: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes meets Catalonia

Catalonia was a pioneer region in cluster policy, used as a tool to improve industry competitiveness through improving strategic positioning of companies and the business environment in which they compete. With a background of more than 20 years, Catalan cluster policy features some key elements: a...
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International Mission of Catalonia Cluster Managers, Korea 2016

Catalonia was a pioneer country in terms of cluster policy, starting at 1992. Since then, there’s been a continuous cluster policy for more than 2 decades. One of the main takeaways of this long cluster experience is that cluster managers are a key success factor in a cluster initiative. It’s not...