Partner Regions

Clusters and entrepreneurship in support of emerging industries

Emerging industries can particularly benefit from the collaborative opportunities provided by clustering. Within its Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP), the European Union supports six projects across Europe in the grant programme "Clusters and entrepreneurship in support of emerging industries".

The partner projects collaborate in the fields of mutual policy learning and in the provision of business support, networking and access to clusters for their generated project ideas at a European scale.

All projects run over two years, started in February 2014.


The project aims at building upon 4 clusters dedicated to different technological and ...

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Region of Madrid/Spain

Hosting the highest concentration of Spanish research infrastructure, this project aims at ...

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Solent Region/UK

The aim of LoToNo is to create a vibrant ecosystem and a positive collaborative ...

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The project aims at establishing a support scheme for emerging industries in ...

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Targeting structural change from a polymer to a biopolymer based industry, this project plans to ...

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Clusters and Emerging Industries

Further information about the activities of the European Commission on cluster policy and emerging industries are provided on the EU cluster potal.