The Strategic Cluster Partnership (ESCP) for Personalised Healthcare: Report on the "EU‐Japan Cluster Matchmaking Event" more

A strong European policy to support SMEs and entrepreneurs 2015-2020 Public consultation on the Small Business Act more

Report of the incoming mission of European Aerospace Cluster Partnerships more

Since October 2011, the consortium of 18 central European partners has worked together developing a joint strategy on new cluster concepts.more

EU-ASEAN collaboration opportunities Cluster Matchmaking September 2015 more

New European Commission web tool helps SMEs to innovate through KETs more

How to register on the platform: contact us more

The first interacting event for clusters specialised in environmental technologies & cleantech

The first edition of World Efficiency Exhibition & Congress will be held in Paris , October 13-15th October 2015
This event, organised in conjunction with the COP21 Agenda of Solutions offers an opportunity to enhance clusters action for innovation  to accelerate the ecology, energy and climate transition.  A dedicated day for cluster to cluster and B2B collaboration will be organised on the 15thof October. 

See here for further details and registration.


Series of cluster matchmaking events in Milan: upcoming events in September-October 2015



The European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs together with the Enterprise Europe Network organise a series of cluster to cluster and cluster to business / B to B matchmaking events in Milan in the context of Expo Milano 2015. 


After the previous EU-CELAC and EU-Mediterranea events in May-June 2015, the next events should raise strong interest amongst european clusters of the agro-food sector (and other sectors) with opportunities to find collaborations with cluster organisations from the ASEAN (South-East Asia) and from the USA.


For more information, visit the page of the two events:


EU-ASEAN cluster matchmaking event, 29-30 September in Milan


EU-USA cluster matchmaking event, 5-6 October in Milan  - Deadline extended!

EU-US. Cooperation Arrangement on Clusters signed in Washington, D.C. - Agreement available for download on ECCP


Clusters are being recognised on both sides of the Atlantic as boosters of the economy and a Cooperation Arrangement on Clusters, the first of its kind, was signed on 22 April in Washington D.C.


The agreement was signed between the U.S. Department of Commerce, represented by Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews, and the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs by Director-General Daniel Calleja, represented  by Joanna Drake, Director responsible for Entrepreneurship and SMEs.


The objective of this agreement is to facilitate transatlantic linkages between EU and US clusters, and help SMEs find strategic partners.





For more information and access to the agreement visit the news page.


Upcoming Events

October 12, 2015
Yokohama, Japan
October 26, 2015
Makuhari Messe, JapanI
November 3, 2015
Daegu, Korea, 3-6 November
January 25, 2016 12:00 PM
Tokyo, Japan

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