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Cluster Matchmaking Event in Hannover, Germany

Undertake European Cluster Collaboration and bring about new opportunities at Hannover Messe (Germany): 13-14 April 2015

On 13 and 14 April 2015 the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs together with HANNOVER MESSE will organise a European cluster matchmaking event in Hannover (Germany), with the aim to foster cooperation between clusters from across Europe and beyond.

This event offers a unique opportunity for your European cluster to explore possible common areas of interest for cooperation and complementarities in terms of sectoral, value chain, and market focus of your SMEs with a large panel of European and international clusters, with a view to develop cluster collaborations and thus creating greater possibilities for your SMEs and companies to grow through opportunities such as access to new markets or to new products and services.



Participants are welcome to attend the Hannover Messe 2015 ( held at the same venue on 13-16 April 2015. Participants of the European Cluster Matchmaking Event will receive free entry tickets for the Hannover Messe 2015 for 13 and 14 April. Please note that a separate registration procedure applies for attending the HANNOVER MESSE itself.

This call for expression of interest is launched to identify a European delegation composed of representatives from cluster organisations from a wide range of industry sectors such as manufacturing, production, energy, environment that are willing and committed to participate in a European cluster matchmaking event at the HANNOVER MESSE.


Please download the full Call for the Expression of Interest and the Cluster Questionnaire.


Expressions of interest to participate in this mission must be submitted electronically by the 13 March 2015 to Lena Ohlig,


If you have questions regarding the mission please contact either Lena Ohlig, or Andrea Koch,


More information on the event can be found at:

Hannover Messe

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Upcoming Events

March 13, 2015
March 18, 2015
Strasbourg, European Parliament
April 13, 2015 12:00 AM
Hannover, Germany