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Interview with Christian Rangen, international advisor on strategy, transformation and cluster development

Interview with Christian Rangen, international advisor on strategy, transformation and cluster development. Extensive experience with cluster and Supercluster projects in Asia, Europe and Norway. Business School Faculty and author of Building Innovation Superclusters (report) and Innovation...
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European Institute of Innovation and Technology: Commission proposes strategy for 2021-2027

The European Commission proposed its new Strategic Innovation Agenda for 2021-2027 as well as the revised EIT Regulation aimed at aligning the EIT with the EU's next research and innovation programme Horizon Europe (2021-2027). With a proposed budget of €3 billion, which represents an increase of...
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INNOSUP-1: providing innovation support for SMEs to develop cross-sectoral value chains

The Horizon 2020 funding programme of cluster-facilitated projects for new industrial value chains, INNOSUP-1 and the projects the funding is delivered through were outlined in a news article published today, July 8, 2019 on EASME's website. Building upon the innovation potential of SMEs and...
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Have your say on future objectives for EU-funded research and innovation

The European Commission is preparing the implementation of Horizon Europe, the next and most ambitious EU research and innovation programme (2021-2027) with a proposed budget of €100 billion, in an intensive co-design process. As part of the process, the Commission has launched an online...
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FILEX France Forum

SAVE the DATE for FILEX France Forum the 1st Forum of the sectors of excellence and territorial ecosystems 12 and 13 September 2019, Paris (France) Organized by France Clusters and its partners, notably the CGET (Government agency for territorial cohesion), the Banque des Territoires (Bank of...
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EIT RawMaterials Start-up and SME Booster Call 2019

The call is open througout the year with deadlines: 15 March / 14 june / 20 September. The EIT RawMaterials “Start-up & SME Booster Program” is one of the EIT RawMaterials funding instruments dedicated to supporting third parties’ activities, such as business creation by idea holders and growth...
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Is China catching up to the United States in innovation? ITIF report holds that it is

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation is a nonprofit and nonpartisan research and educational institute and think tank whose mission is to help policymakers around the world assess and promote policy solutions that can boost innovation, productivity and growth. The ITIF’s influence is...
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WORTH Partnership Project - 3rd Call for Applications

WORTH Partnership Project, funded by COSME Programme of the European Union for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs), creates and supports transnational collaborations between fashion designers, creative people, manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) and...
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REGIONS IN INDUSTRIAL TRANSITION. NO REGION LEFT BEHIND

On 8 May 2019 the European Commission (DG REGIO) published a brochure presenting the first, promising results of the launched pilot actions to support ‘Regions in Industrial Transition’, ’Coal Regions in Transition’ and the creation of new value chains through interregional investment in innovation...
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2019 European Research and Innovation Days

The EU’s main funding instruments for research and innovation in Europe are the successive multiannual framework programmes. The current framework programme Horizon 2020 will be succeeded by Horizon Europe (2021-2027), the European Commission's proposal for the next EU research and innovation...
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University-Industry Collaboration : New Evidence and Policy Options

Targeting in particular policy makers, "University-Industry Collaboration. New Evidence and Policy Options" presents the main outcomes of the OECD Working Party on Innovation and Technology Policy (TIP) 's project "Assessing the Impacts of the Policy Mix for Knowledge Transfer" conducted in 2017...
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Highlights of the Bulgarian National Cluster Conference 2019

More than 160 delegates from 12 countries gathered last week in Sofia for the National Cluster Conference, which took place in Sofia Tech park. The 2-days conference has been co-organised by the Association of Business Clusters Bulgaria, BSMEPA (Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion...