A Vibrant Platform At The Service Of Cluster Organisations
The European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) is an action of the Cluster Internationalisation Programme for SMEs funded under COSME launched by DG GROW of the European Commission in 2016. The ECCP provides networking and information support for clusters and their members aiming to improve their performance and increase their competitiveness through trans-national and international cooperation.Read more
About Cluster Organisations
This is the stage on which cluster organisations present themselves - their structures, services, experiences and above all, their interest in cooperation with peers. We invite you to explore this diverse cluster community, identify your potential cooperation partner and show the world what you are good at - by profiling your organisation !
About matchmaking events
ECCP organises inter-European matchmaking events, as well as opportunities for you to meet your peers from other countries – either in EU or abroad. Find also additional international matchmaking opportunities promoted here.
ESCP-4i | Going International
What is ESCP-4i?
The European Strategic Cluster Partnerships – Going International (ESCPs-4i) are transnational cluster partnerships that develop and implement a joint internationalination strategy and support SME internationalisation towards third countries beyond Europe.Read more
ESCP-S3 | Smart Specialisation
What is ESCP-S3 ?
The European Strategic Cluster Partnerships for smart specialisation investments (ESCP-S3) are transnational cluster partnerships that support cluster cooperation in thematic areas related to regional smart specialisation strategies and to increase the involvement of the industry in the context of the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation.
- ESCP-4x | For Excellence
What are ESCPs ?
The European Strategic Cluster Partnerships have been launched by the European Commission as effective means of supporting cross-border collaboration for the benefit of SMEs with the ultimate goal of boosting economic growth and competitiveness in Europe.Read more
- ESCP-4i | Going International
About International Cooperation
In a globalised world, SMEs need to be able to confront increasing competition from developed and emerging economies and to plug into the new market opportunities these countries will provide.Read more
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About European Cluster Initiatives
As an information hub, ECCP collects and structures a wide variety of information relevant for cluster organisations from various European programmes and initiatives like the ones below. These are supporting in different ways the interaction between clusters and for driving the competitiveness of European businesses. We offer you here the unique opportunity to find out more about the most relevant cluster-related projects and what you can learn from them. Or, why not, cooperate with them!Read more
ALPHA-RLH receives the visit from Pierre Moscovi, European Commissioner in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation
- Nov 25, 2018
- Audrey Durand
The French comptitiveness cluster ALPHA-Route des Lasers & des Hyperfréquences hosted Mr Pierre Moscovi, European Commissioner in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs at the European Commission on October, 24th. The European Commissioner took advantage of its visit in the Bordeaux area to meet part of the animation team , as well as members of the cluster. Pierre Moscovici had the chance to visit LP2N, a Joined Research Unit (JRU 5298) between Institut d’Optique Graduate School (IOGS), University of Bordeaux and CNRS as well as ALPHA-NOV, a technological centre for optics and photonics. The European Commissioner also had the opportunity to visist the IOA, the Optic Institute of the Nouvelle Aquitaine region where the offices of the cluster are located. The tour included a visit of the innovation space for students in optics and photonics to allow them to test ther ideas. The visit of Pierre Moscovi took place in a very convivial atmosphere and allowed ALPHA-RLH to present its ecosystem. ALPHA-RLH is looking forward to deepen its linkages with the European Commission with regards to cluster policies and innovation.
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