#HotTopics in the cluster community

During the preparation of the European Cluster Conference, the cluster community had the opportunity to co-create the agenda of the conference by contributing trending topics important for the future cluster development. The session started off with some inspiring presentations: Andrea Zenker (European Observatory for Clusters and Industrial Change, Fraunhofer Institute Read more…

Panel discussion on linkages between cluster-related EU initiatives with different services of the European Commission – “Teamwork makes a dream work”

Cluster policy isn’t a one-way road, it is also about linkages between different EU initiatives. During the panel discussion moderated by Ulla Engelmann, representants from different Directorate Generals presented their work. Dana Bachmann (Head of Unit – Vocational Education and Training, apprenticeship and adult learning) spoke about vocational excellence. Vocational Read more…

Results from the #EUClusterWeeks

Lucia Seel (European Cluster Collaboration Platform), Kaspar Nielsen (Cluster Excellence Denmark) Katarzyna Kowalska (UNIMOS Alliance) and Mats Williams (WilConsulting) were the rapporteurs of the events organized within the #EuClusterWeeks. They attended national and cross-border cluster conferences in Spain, Denmark, Bulgaria, Germany, Romania and Hungary for example. Lucia Seel called these Read more…

High-Level Policy Roundtable

Cluster Policies in #Lithuania, #Portual, #Spain, #Germany, #Poland and #Romania. Thank you for sharing your success stories and your visions of future cluster policy! We retain the importance of a regular evaluation of cluster initiatives and their activities as well as the professionalisation of cluster managements.

Three major changes for European clusters

Clusters will help us tackle the challenge of #ChangingEconomies #Digitalisation #AI #ScaleUp #ChangingClimate #Sustainability #Value #ChangingAttitudes #Tacklepopulism #Usandthem Let’s make our voice heard to shape the future of the European Cluster Vision. @Clusters_EU – Slawomir Tokarski, Director for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs