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Emerging industries and interregional cooperation

The development of emerging industries is often driven by cross-cutting technologies, creativity and service innovation, and societal challenges such as the need for eco-innovative and resource-efficient solutions. As emerging industries are frequently characterised by high growth rates and further market potential, they hold the key to future competitiveness and prosperity.

The development of emerging industries can particularly benefit from the collaborative opportunities provided by clustering. There are a number of initiatives at EU level which support clusters in the emerging industries:

On-going initiatives:

This action started in 2015 with a budget of €24.9 million. As a result of the 2015 call, six INNOSUP-1-2015 projects received funding and are presented here. The 2016 call has a budget of €15 million while the call for 2017 has a budget of €18,5 million;

 

Previous initiatives: