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Fostering Clusters’ Interregional Collaboration and Integration into International Value Chains

Project acronym: ClusterFY
Project duration: 2017-01-01 – 2021-12-31
Project budget: 1,8 mil. Euro

The overall objective is:

The ClusterFY overall objective is to improve regional/national policy instruments seeking to intensify clusterization processes (KETs related), fostering clusters’ and business networks interregional cooperation, integration into innovative value chains and better employment for the implementation of S3.

The project sub-objectives are:

  1. To create the favourable conditions in order to boost the regional/national Key Enabling Technologies (KET‘s) related networks and cluster development as an important part of Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3) and innovation ecosystem;
  2. To intensify clusters and business networks collaboration across borders and sectorial boundaries exploiting KET’s and enhance interregional business networks and cluster cooperation in fields of strategic interest;
  3. To increase the internationalisation of clusters and business networks and their integration into innovative value chains.

Main outputs

The main outputs are: 64 interregional learning events, 8 Action Plans addressing 7 ERDF and 1 national policy instruments, at least 16 good practices analysed and shared, 55 people with increased professional capacity, Joint Clusters (KETs related) Policy recommendations. Partners will try to find solutions to encourage clusters to drive growth in the regions and contribute to the implementation of S3. 

Project partners: 

Organisation

Acronym

Country

1.

Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (Lead partner)

MITA

Lithuania

2.

Northern Netherlands Alliance

SNN

Netherlands

3.

Municipality of Hudiksvall

MH 

Sweden

4.

Polish Agency of Enterprise Developement

PARP

Poland

5.

South Muntenia Regional Development Agency

SM RDA

Romania

6. 

University of Castilla-La Mancha

UCLM

Spain

7. 

Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency

SIEA 

Slovakia

8.

Centre for Research and Technology Hellas

CERTH

Greece

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