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
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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
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ESCP-S3 | Smart Specialisation
What is ESCP-S3 ?
- 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
Sentinel selects the most promising countries for hospitality
- Oct 29, 2018
- Marco Passarella
The Sentinel consortium completed the identification of 5 emerging markets for tourism where hospitality is expected to clearly grow during next years.
The targeted countries are:
- South Africa
- United Arab Emirates
- United States
After the 5 priority markets selection, the project partners are leading a market analysis of each one. These studies will take into account the 5 forces analysis for the contract-hospitality market and a competitors’ analysis of the SME members of the clusters.
Then the cluster managers will be involved in exploratory missions to each target market in order to validate “in situ” 2-3 markets where the partnership will focus in the strategy that will be developed.
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