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DAYS OF CLUSTERS 2016 in Ohrid, 22-24 September

The best way to predict the future is to create it. For the seventh time the Balkan and Black Sea Cluster Family contributed to creation of better future in the region supporting the DAYS OF CLUSTERS 2016 in Ohrid, from 22-24 September.

The City of Ohrid was the city of clusters in the Balkans 2016 providing the great opportunity to cluster actors to exchange knowledge and experience, meet each other, create new partnerships and all of those together with enjoying in Macedonian hospitality, delicious food, wine, history, nature and music.

This year’s conference gathered over 150 cluster-based economic development experts, academicians and cluster experts from the 5 continents: Asia, Australia with Oceania, North America, Africa and Europe; 27 countries had been involved in the practitioners and academic tracks preparation and implementation: New Zealand, South Korea, USA, Malawi, Australia, France, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Tunisia, Montenegro, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Check Republic, Poland, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Macedonia and Serbia.

One of the most important conference achievemnet is the signing of the grand transnational Agreement oN Cooperation  between the South Korea and the Balkan Black Sea Cluster Family with friends, initiated by Dr. Danka Milojkovic, Cluster House Director and the Global TCI Network Board of Directors Member. Representatives from clusters organizations from Hungary, Bulgaria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Czech Republic, Romania, Macedonia, Albania and Slovenia signed the MoU with the Keimyung University Daegu South Korea , Prof. dr. Geunwoo Ryu, Dean and an initiator of the Global  TCI Network Asia with Oceania Chapter. The general objective of the Agreement is bridging the transnational regions closer based on the socio-economic R&D twinning programmes development.

The candidates for the Days of Clusters 2017 are Albania, Slovenia and Hungary.

ECCP was present at the conference, introducing its services for international cluster cooperation to the interested cluster organisations.

The Cluster House is looking forward to see you for 365 days in new beautiful place in the amaising BBS Region, to continue with the joint mission –  cluster synergy for happy people in the region