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Position paper from the European Clusters Alliance: Recommendations for the update of the EU Industrial Strategy

In March 2020, the European Commission published a new strategy to support Europe‘s industry in the green and digital transition and increase the resilience of European ecosystems. The COVID-19 crisis has since presented numerous challenges for society and industry in Europe, however. It has...
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EU Industry Days: New ECCP website helps clusters to be more resilient

Last week was the EU Industry Days annual event on industry, which brought together a wide range of partners, industry leaders and policymakers to discuss key industrial challenges and co-develop opportunities and policy responses as part of an inclusive dialogue. As part of the EU Industry Days...
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EU to set up new European Partnerships and invest nearly €10 billion in the green and digital transition

European Partnerships are provided by Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme (2021–2027). Their aim is to accelerate the development and uptake of new innovative solutions across different sectors by mobilising public and private resources, and also to contribute to the...
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Recommendations for cluster policies to boost resilience and foster the green and digital transitions

The European Expert Group on Clusters recently published a recommendation report on how to use clusters to boost the green and digital transitions and resilience. The report contains 15 specific recommendations, along with examples of good practices. It offers ideas for policymakers at European...
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The ‘Towards Green Transition’ call for applications is now open!

We are pleased to announce that the call for applications for the ‘Towards Green Transition’ Facility is now open. The ‘Towards Green Transition’ Facility is a new initiative to enable clusters registered at the ECCP to promote green transition skills amongst their members through technical advisory...
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Scandinavian joint venture to recycle electric vehicle batteries

Swedish battery maker Northvolt and Hydro, the Norwegian aluminium supplier, have joined forces in a new venture to recyclie the batteries from electric vehicles. Hydro Volt aims to leverage the advanced Norwegian market for electric vehicles to secure a sustainable feed of battery materials...
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European Union’s New Industrial Strategy Package supports industry to lead on the digital and green transitions

On 10 March the European Commission published a set of policy documents putting forward a renewed industrial policy. The policy package consists of a New Industrial Strategy for Europe, an SME Strategy for a sustainable and digital Europe, a report on identifying and addressing barriers to the...
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Chinese opportunities: business Tour to Shenzhen, China 16th-21st November 2016 for the ICT and greentech sectors

The Dragon-STAR Plus project team is going to organize a business tour to Shenzhen, China during the China Hi-Tech Fair 2016 in Shenzhen, China on 16th – 21st, November 2016 to support technological and research collaboration between Chinese and European organizations in the ICT and green...