EU-US. Cooperation Arrangement on Clusters signed in Washington, D.C.
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.
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