Digital transformation

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Cluster Cooperation Leads to Digital Innovation in the Agricultural Sector

Two French clusters – Inno'Vin Cluster (cluster of the wine industry in New Aquitaine) and the SPN (network of Digital Professionals) – collaborated in 2021 to produce an innovative solution for the agricultural sector. The clusters were responsible for creating E-Cab (a simulator for driving...
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Consultation for a Resilient, Green and Digital Construction Ecosystem

Are you an EU cluster or SME in construction? The European Commission has an open consultation to make the construction ecosystem greener, more digital and more resilient. The staff working document is the basis of the consultation and will be a key step towards improving sustainability in...
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Upgrade your Cluster's Capacity Building Efforts in 2022

The ECCP has just published the new Guide on Capacity Building for Clusters to provide clusters with ideas on how to lead the green transition, accelerate the digital uptake, and build resilience within their ecosystems. Designed as a hands-on tool focusing on the essentials, this Guide is intended...
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Enterprise Europe Network Supports Businesses in their Digital Transition

More than ever before, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) must use digital technologies to stay competitive. Digitalisation can help SMEs to reduce costs, innovate, and enter the global market. Digital leaders are also more equipped to overcome disruption and take advantage of new business...
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Clusters driving the Green and Digital Transitions event recap

The Cluster Policy Learning and Capacity Building event on ‘Clusters driving the Green and Digital transitions’, organised by the EISMEA, the European Commission and the Ile de France Region took place this 22-23 November 2021 in Paris and online. The event brought together the members of the EU...
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European Commission Adopts 2022 Work Programme for a Post-COVID-19 EU

The European Commission’s 2022 Work Programme aims to create a post-COVID-19 Europe that is greener, more digital and more resilient. The programme includes 42 policy initiatives and reflects on the lessons learnt from the Covid pandemic whilst focusing on the young generation through the European...
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How cluster managers can further professionalise their cluster organisations through skills

On 27 October, the ECCP organised its 8th Capacity-Building Webinar on Skills. The key focus of the webinar was developing strong cluster organisations and improving internal management processes, which are key to increased resilience and fostering the green and digital transition.  Participants...
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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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EU SPATIAL Project Aims to Create Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence

The newly adopted Recovery and Resilience Facility has earmarked €134 billion for the EU’s digital transition. Part of this budget will enable the EU to become a global leader in cutting-edge, trustworthy AI. The European approach to artificial intelligence (AI) should help to build a resilient...
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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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State of the Union sets out a path for Europe's Digital Decade

The pandemic highlighted the key role that digital technology plays in building a sustainable and prosperous future for the EU. In particular, the crisis exposed the divide between businesses that are digitally capable and those yet to adopt digital solutions. It also showed the gap between urban...
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SMEUnited welcomes Consultation on the 2030 Digital Compass

SMEUnited, an association of crafts and SMEs across Europe, has released a position paper, outlining their comments on the European Commission’s consultation on the 2030 Digital Compass. The Commission had launched a consultation in June 2021 for the 2030 Digital Compass vision, inviting...