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Output papers from 2020 European Cluster Conference published

The 7th edition of the European Cluster Conference took place for the first time in an entirely virtual set-up on 10 and 11 November 2020. The programme was organised by the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs in partnership with the German Federal Ministry...
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Awards recognise European cluster excellence in 2020

European Clusters Alliance president Antonio Novo Guerrero has been honoured with a special award at the European Cluster Conference 2020. Mr Novo, who is manager of Cluster IDiA in Spain, received a Special Award for EU Cluster Mobilisation for his work during the COVID-19 pandemic, which included...
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‘Make clusters stronger to make Europe greener, more digital and resilient’ says Commissioner Breton at European Cluster Conference 2020

Key stakeholders from across Europe have gathered online for the first ever fully virtual European Cluster Conference. The European Commission’s flagship annual cluster event brought together cluster managers, cluster organisations, associations and partnerships and their members to debate and shape...
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Clusters have key role to play in European recovery, says Commissioner Breton

European Commissioner Thierry Breton has hailed the response of clusters to the COVID-19 crisis and stressed the key role they must play in creating greener, digital, and more resilient industrial ecosystems across the continent. The Commissioner for the Internal Market was speaking at the start of...
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Register now for European Cluster Conference and Intra-European Matchmaking Event

Registration is now open for the European Cluster Conference 2020 and an Intra-European Cluster Matchmaking event that will take place online between 10 and 12 November 2020. The first fully virtual European Cluster Conference is organised on 10 and 11 November by the European Commission's...
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The European Cluster Conference 2020 - Save the Date!

The European Cluster Conference 2020 is a unique chance to discuss and share about current and future priorities for cluster policies and developments to support sustainable industry development, interregional cooperation and to build connections between Europe’s value chains, clusters and...
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SAVE THE DATE! Intra-European Cluster Matchmaking Event - In the context of the European Cluster Conference

Within the context of the 7th edition of the European Cluster Conference 2020, the EU-funded European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) will organise an Intra-European Cluster Matchmaking Event. The Matchmaking Event will be a unique opportunity for Clusters from the EU (and non-EU COSME)...
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European Cluster Conference 2019 students' report

Creating a blog on the European Cluster Conference and feeding it live – this was our task during the two days we spent in Bucharest. Quite challenging for three students without any experience in web design. But teamwork, enthusiasm and effort made it possible: in about one week we learned how to...
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Echo from the European Cluster Conference 2019 in Bucharest/Romania, 14-16 May 2019

The 6th edition of the European cluster conference took place during 14-16 May 2019 in the palace of Parliament in Bucharest. The conference was organised by the European Commission's Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs in cooperation with the Romanian...
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Get to know the speakers of the European Cluster Conference 2019!

The 6th European Cluster Conference will take place in less than a month at the Palace of Parliament in Bucharest. This event offers a unique opportunity to discuss and engage interactively in trending topics related to cluster policy developments and initiatives at the European, national and...
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Third European Cluster Policy Forum: improving linkages and synergies in cluster policy

On 15 November 2018, 18 representatives of 15 EU countries met to discuss how clusters and regional and local ecosystems can accelerate entrepreneurship, industrial modernisation and growth and what policies can do to support this process and connections between them. Participants were updated on...
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Call for ideas for topics to be discussed at the European Cluster Conference 2019

For the first time the cluster community has the possibility to co-create the agenda of the European Cluster Conference! We invite you herewith, as member of this community, to share your interest in trending topics important for the future cluster development. Tell us what themes you would like to...