Clusters

ECCP News

Recap of the Joint Clusters Initiative Euroclusters call Info Day

To implement the updated EU Industrial Strategy, the European Commission launched the  Joint Cluster Initiatives (JCI), also known as ‘Euroclusters’. With a budget of €42 million, Euroclusters will contribute to building resilience and accelerating the transition to a green and digital economy. The...
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Joint Cluster Initiatives (EUROCLUSTERS)

Are you a cluster, cluster network or organisation supporting the green and digital transitions helping to build EU resilience? To implement the updated EU Industrial Strategy, the European Commission has launched around 30 cross-sectoral, interdisciplinary and trans-European strategic Joint Cluster...
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The Characteristics Industrial Clusters need to be Successful

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) launched a $1 billion grant called the ‘Build Back Better Regional Challenge’ (BBBRC) which aims to transform regional economies through industrial clusters. Despite the fact, there are many clusters in the US and the EU...
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Participate now in a survey on EU cluster support platforms

On behalf of the European Commission’s DG GROW, Prognos AG is conducting an EU-wide survey to collect insights on the effectiveness of the ECCP and EREK platform among users. The survey aims to answer the following questions: What has been the impact of EU cluster support for your cluster...
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Europe’s industrial clusters mobilise to fight COVID-19

How are European industrial clusters active in the fight against COVID-19? Euronews explores this topic in a recent article, accompanied by a video showing how clusters are involved in innovation to fight the COVID-19 crisis. The objective is to innovate, bring new products quickly onto the market...
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European Alliance Against Coronavirus: List of previous recordings

From March to July 2020, the European Cluster Alliance (ECA) hosted webinars on pertinent issues of clusters during the COVID-19 crisis. Below you can find summaries and videos of the webinars. To read more on the ECA webinars on The Role of Clusters in Accelerating the European Recovery (since...
Community News

Catalonia Trade & Investment completes an European project with Denmark and Austria to exchange experiences on cluster policies

We are delighted to announce that ACCIO-Catalonia Trade & Investment, the public agency working to attract foreign direct investment to Barcelona and Catalonia, has completed the project Clusters Innovation Programme (CLIP), together with Lower Austria and Denmark. The goal of the project is aimed...

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InnORBIT project open call for innovation intermediary organisations to pilot space entrepreneurship support programmes

InnORBIT, is a H2020 project that aims to promote space entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe through local space initiatives organised by innovation intermediary organisations such as clusters, digital innovation hubs, industry associations among others. The goal of InnORBIT space initiatives is to...
Community News

The four projects that the Packaging Cluster presented in the line of aid to the AEI are approved

The sum of all of them will have a budget of €790,628, of which €454,607 will be included in the grant The Packaging Cluster is positioned as a key figure in collaborative innovation, being the second catalan cluster that has presented the most projects and the third that has moved the most amount...
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17 Catalan clusters travel to Boston to seek alliances and strategic opportunities

This is Strategic Cluster Week, an initiative organized by ACCIÓ through the Catalonia Clusters program 17 Catalan clusters have traveled to Boston this week with the aim of exploring strategic opportunities within their sectors, fostering international networking and learning about how clusters...
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The Energy Cluster of Catalonia has been awarded with the Gold Label from the European Clusters Labelling Excellence Structure, which recognizes excellence in cluster management

The Energy Cluster of Catalonia has recently received the Gold Label, the highest recognition given by the European Clusters Labelling Excellence Structure (EUCLES). The European Clusters Labelling Excellence Structure awards those clusters which have proven high standards in cluster management and...
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FGOI: First Exploratory Visit in Third Countries - South Africa

On April 4th - 8th, a FGOI delegation coordinated by the Transylvanian Furniture Cluster & Hygia Consult will travel to the Western Cape Province, meeting with stakeholders in Cape Town, George and Knysna. During the meetings, the project and the intentions of the European companies will be...