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REACT EU supports Spanish SMEs and regions in their recovery

Under REACT-EU, the European Commission has granted €3.7 billion for of Spain’s recovery and digital and green transition. Funding is a combination of European Regional Development (ERDF) funds and the European Social Fund (ESF). A breakdown of the funding is as follows: €1.64 billion in Andalusia...
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Cluster congress of Spanish federation Clusters.es at Forum Transfiere

It is time for the yearly meet-up of clusters in Spain! The Spanish cluster federation Clusters.es will celebrate its cluster congress 2021 in Málaga, Andalusia, on 14 and 15 April. Taking all necessary safety measures for this first presential meeting after a long time at Forum Transfiere, Clusters...

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AMETIC, the Spanish Electronics and IT Associations of Industry in need of miniature electro valves for artificial ventilators

The General Secretariat for Industry and Small and Medium Entreprise within the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism in Spain has recently published an emergency post informing that AMETIC, the Spanish Electronics and IT Association of Industries is looking for miniatures electro valves. AMETIC...
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Ecodesign Breakdown in Spain: 100 companies exhibit their green products

Why are more than 100 companies ecodesigning in the Spanish Basque region? Why is it expected that these companies ecodesign products to reach 7.000 milion €/year turnover by 2020? A 20 years public-private partnership is the answer. The early adaption of EU Product and Ecodesign Policies has been...
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Industrial clusters participate in the COP25 Climate Summit in Madrid

A session on industrial ecosystems and open innovation took place last Thursday, 12 December 2019 during the COP25 Climate Summit in Madrid, Spain, where the example of business clusters was showcased as a driver for innovation and growth. The session was open by Ms. Eva Revilla, from the European...
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Eureka: South Africa, Austria, Spain, South Korea and Germany call for projects on disruptive technologies

Deadline for applications: 01 April 2020, 17:00 (CET) Within the Eureka initiative, this call is based on mutual consent between the participating national funding bodies (NFBs), namely: the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (South Africa); The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), The...
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Stretching the collaboration between the Catalan Water Partnership and the cluster Water Council from USA

The Water Council (Milwaukee, USA) and the CWP (Catalonia, Spain) signed an MOU agreement at WEFTEC last year. Since then, they have welcomed two cluster-associated companies from CWP: SIGMA DAf and CondorChem Envitech, as overseas members of The Water Council. Recently Beverly Ferrara, representing...
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Supporting cluster development in the region of Castilla-La Mancha

On 9 July 2018 the regional government Junta de Castilla-La Mancha and the Institute of External Promotion IPEX organized in Albacete an event dedicated to the encouragement of cluster development in the region, including the support for SME internationalisation through clusters. The event was...
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The "BOND Spain Cluster" brand was successfully launched

The Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness successfully launched the "Bond Spain Cluster" brand to promote innovative clusters on May 22, 2018 in Madrid. The new label of the Agrupaciones Empresariales Innovadoras (innovative clusters) has been created with the clear objective of...
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Highlights of the 5th Spanish National Congress of Clusters

The V National Congress of Clusters reinforces the role of business innovation in the era of digital transformation. In 2018, the international label "Spain Cluster" will be launched. At the headquarters of the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, the V Congress of Innovative Business...
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International Mission of Catalonia Cluster Managers, Korea 2016

Catalonia was a pioneer country in terms of cluster policy, starting at 1992. Since then, there’s been a continuous cluster policy for more than 2 decades. One of the main takeaways of this long cluster experience is that cluster managers are a key success factor in a cluster initiative. It’s not...