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Policy Briefings For 10 European Regions

The European Observatory for Clusters and Industrial Change (EOCIC) has provided customised advice on modern cluster policy in support of industrial modernisation to 10 regions in industrial transition. The services were funded by the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry...
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Massive Open Online Course on Smart Specialisation Strategies

The concept of smart specialisation has had an immense impact in Europe and beyond after the European Council’s decision to adopt smart specialisation as an essential principle of European regional policies. Even though the general principles are well known in Europe by now, the actual...
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Summary Report on Cluster Policy in Regions

The summary report on lessons learnt from fostering modern Cluster Policy in regions in industrial transition summarises the work carried out by EOCIC in the 10 pilot regions in industrial transition and proposes concrete policy proposals tailored to the regions’ needs. The work of EOCIC shows...
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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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The Competitiveness Summer School 2018 successfully finalized its summer edition

From the 4th to the 8th of June, the 2018 Competitiveness Summer School took place in Barcelona. Organized by the European Foundation for Cluster Excellence and hosted by IESE Business School, this year's edition focused on a series of topics related to the growth of regions, cluster-based economic...
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A NEW DEAL FOR EUROPEAN DEFENCE

Several ECCP profiled clusters were represented at the Project workshop “European Defence Action Plan: New Opportunities for Regions” co-organised by DG GROW, EURADA and ERRIN and held in Brussels on the 9th of March. The meeting highlighted several new funding opportunities for defence related...
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‘International cooperation and regional clusters: innovation in water efficiency’

Following the success of the [email protected] project which comes to a close in June 2016, the project partners invite you to join in celebrating the achievements of the project at their final event ‘International cooperation and regional clusters: innovation in water efficiency’ on Wednesday 18th May 2016 at...