The project Clusters & Cooperation for Regional Development in Central Europe, of which Milano Metropoli Development Agency is the Italian partner, focuses on promotion of the exchange of best practices in cluster management, as well as the cooperation among clusters from the same thematic field but different geographical origin, through the creation of so called "meta-clusters".
Regional development agencies and other business supporting actors are acting very often as clusters facilitators, as well supporting actors in clusters services development and promotion. The creation of industrial clusters various between the EU27 countries, whereas in the new member states clusters are relatively new instruments receiving currently support from structural funding scheme.
Within the CLUSTERS-CORD the partners, representing the regional business supporting actors (e.g. RDAs) have joint their forces in order to improve regional capacity in the management and development of clusters, through the exchange of experiences and good practices and development of direct cooperation among existing actors.
The project general objective is to strengthen the cooperation among clusters from the same thematic field but different geographical origin, through the creation of 5 Strategic Cooperation plans which will result in creation at least 3 so called "meta-clusters". The project has selected 10 key industries that will be closely examined: Mobility & Logistics; Professional Services; ICT; Automotive & Aeronautics; Tourism; Health Sciences; Energy & Environment; Production Technologies; Wood Industries; Food processing. The partners will exchange their know-how and experience related to the regional cluster policies that are important instruments creating framework conditions for regional innovation.
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