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International Cluster-To-Cluster Meeting- C2C

On 5th June 2019 in Bologna an "International Cluster-to-Cluster meeting - C2C" will take place. 

The C2C is conceived as a summit gathering national and regional clusters from European countries aiming to exchange innovative models for cluster cooperation, explore common areas of interest, activate new partnerships among clusters and between clusters and other innovation actors. 

The meeting will be a unique opportunity to meet high-level representatives of clusters (e.g. cluster managers)  and cluster experts (e.g. policy makers, practitioners) for exchanging knowledge and insights and preparing the ground for practical cluster international cooperation and innovative projects.

Participants will have the opportunity to join two interactive sessions:

  • a workshop with keynote speakers and a round table discussion;
  • a matchmaking with several rounds of cluster-to-cluster bilateral meetings.

All clusters participating in the C2C meeting will also have the opportunity to join the R2B - Research to Business exhibition and all related activities, including the Innovate&Match brokerage event on the 6th and 7th June.

Up to 15 travel grants are available to support the participation of clusters from EU countries (deadline 6 May, 2019).  All travel grant information - including guidelines -  are available at the official web page.

The C2C meeting is organized by ASTER in collaboration with the the Emilia-Romagna Clust-ER Network and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), it is promoted by the Emilia-Romagna Region and has received the patronage of the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP).

The event is open to all clusters and cluster-like organisations and is free of charge but registration is mandatory via the on-line form available here.

For more information, please visit the official web page at: https://innovatematch2019.b2match.io/page-2121



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