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The European Cluster Strategic Partnerships for Excellence, CLAMTEX - Cluster management towards excellence in Advanced Manufacturing and Textile Industry , had its second formal meeting on June 30 th held remotely. The project meeting started with a review of the progress on the cluster baseline benchmarking that has been implemented in the past months with the organization of several virtual workshops. Those were aimed at getting to know each partner and identifying best practices within the partnership. This is the first step towards a full cluster strategy review and the definition of joint cross-sectoral and cross-...
Date: 02/07/2020 - 07:57 | CLAMTEX
The European Cluster Strategic Partnerships for Excellence, CLAMTEX - Cluster management towards excellence in Advanced Manufacturing and Textile Industry , has organized a series of remote workshops among the different cluster management teams. Those workshops used participatory methodologies within a virtual platform for collaboration using design thinking. The series of workshops aimed at mutual learning and identify the partnership baseline in terms of strategy. The different workshops will enable the generation of a baseline report that will serve as a starting point for further project actions such as strategy...
Date: 02/07/2020 - 07:54 | CLAMTEX
The CLAMTEX project is now online with its recently launched project website www.clamtex.eu . The project website will be the main information point for companies members of the cluster partnership interested to participate in the ClusterXchange program as well as the different participatory activities organized by CLAMTEX. The project website is complemented with the social media for the project with a Twitter account ( @CLAMTEX ) and LinkedIn account ( CLAMTEX-Project ). Follow us and stay tuned for updates!
Date: 02/07/2020 - 07:51 | CLAMTEX

SMARTENERGY launched a survey asking on the one hand companies for their needs in the market uptake of their innovation and on the other hand the regional innovation stakeholders how they support the go to market of innovation. The detailed benchmarking of the services offered by both the partner clusters and the actors in their innovation ecosystem provide the basis for targeting those services aimed to increase the business support capacity of the clusters in the partnership. Exisiting support services are often duplicated and therefore increasing business support capacity of clusters in the partnership requires new...
Date: 16/06/2020 - 13:55 | SMARTENERGY

Launched the latest February in Barcelona, the “SmartSports4GoodLife” project is funded by the European Commission COSME program and focuses on the need to jointly face the European sports industry challenges for the next years (digitalisation, sustainability, etc.) by strengthening the management capacities and skills of Clusters as a tool to provide add-value services and transfer knowledge to their members, especially SMEs. The cross-sectoral dimension of the sports industry requires the establishment of a permanent collaboration with Clusters from other sectors (textile, technological, tourism, etc). CLUSTER MONTAGNE...
Date: 11/06/2020 - 13:12 | SmartSports4GoodLife
Cluster Sports & Technology is an open innovation cluster for sports and vitality, located in the Brainport region in South Netherlands. In the cluster more than 100 companies, SportFieldLabs, public authorities, universities and knowledge institutions move together for innovation for sports and vitality. The innovation turnover of the cluster is more than 5 M€ per year. “ An excellent starting point, but certainly not the end point ” according to Rene Wijlens, Cluster manager. “ Our cluster partners have expressed the ambition to further develop and professionalise the cluster. The goal is to create a globally...
Date: 09/06/2020 - 14:26 | SmartSports4GoodLife
INDESCAT is the Catalan Sports Industry Cluster, a private entity led by companies. As a cluster, we bring together companies and organizations related to the world of sport, with the main objective of developing actions that improve their competitiveness and also that of their environment. INDESCAT represents more than 80 companies and organizations, with an overall turnover near 1,500 M€, which offer services and products to the sports and physical activity market. We are a non-profit association including companies and organizations from all the sports segments, from micro-enterprises to large companies with global...
Date: 09/06/2020 - 14:24 | SmartSports4GoodLife
The SmartSports4GoodLife project was officially launched on 12th February 2020 in Barcelona, at the headquarters of INDESCAT , the Catalan Sports cluster, with promisiong outlooks. The project, which is co-financed by the European Commission COSME program under the Cluster Excellence call, focuses on the need to jointly face the European sports industry challenges for the next years (digitalisation, sustainability, etc.) by strengthening the management capacities and skills of Clusters as a tool to provide add-value services and transfer knowledge to their members , especially SMEs. The cross-sectoral dimension of the...
Date: 09/06/2020 - 14:06 | SmartSports4GoodLife
The SmartSports4GoodLife leaflet is ready. Why don't you have a look at it? You will find the project objectives and information on the consortium partners. We are looking forward to face the challenges of the sportsindustry together for the next 2 years.
Date: 09/06/2020 - 13:43 | SmartSports4GoodLife

THIS IS WHAT WE CALL A REAL RESULTS EXPLOITATION! BRILLIANT partners will exploit the Erasmus+ Cluster4Smart training platform in its project path towards excellence! We are happy to have contributed to testing the platform and now we are going to effectively use it! In fact, BRILLIANT Consortium will include the Cluster4Smart training modules in the “Be Brilliant Academy” knowledge and skill-building activities in order to further expand our co-learning offer and meet better cluster managers’ needs. We also invite all cluster managers to give it a try: http://training.cluster4smart.eu/ Big thanks to Cluster4Smart...
Date: 10/06/2020 - 08:48 | BRILLIANT

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