The AlplinkBioEco project consortium (co-financed by the Alpine Space INTERREG programme) groups France Clusters, Plastipolis and their partners, from Germany, Austria, Italy, Slovenia and Switzerland, met in Ljubljana on 12 and 13 November to draw up an evaluation of actions carried out since the launch of the project just over 6 months ago. A document [...]
Twelve representatives from clusters from North Africa and the Middle East went to Barcelona to discover best practice of Catalan clusters. This was thanks to Booster Track, the support programme of THE NEXT SOCIETY initiative for Mediterranean clusters. From 19 to 23 November, the 12 North African and Middle Eastern cluster representatives took part [...]
The collaborative social network i-Community is now open. This network is an online service which offers South-Med cluster managers (Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan), their teams and their EU peers, a virtual space to ask questions, meet and exchange. It also allows them to post their success stories, to exchange best practice [...]
The next meeting of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) will take place on 3 December 2018 in Barcelona (Spain). The meeting will be a work-group on industrial cooperation. Representatives of the Ministry for industry, from the private sector and from other member countries will be present on the occasion, especially from Southern countries, and [...]
“Cancer Campus” (oncology and health, Île-de-France) is a major reference in terms of cancer research and the fight against cancer. It is about to be integrated to Paris Biotech Vallée, the cluster and future health and bio-technologies hub. The hub will also include Génopôle, the first Île-de-France bio-park wholly dedicated to bio-technologies and genetical research. [...]
France Clusters and Plastipolis are in the midst of elaborating the regional bio-economy strategy for the Alpine Space
As part of the AlpLinkBioEco project, co-financed by the INTERREG Alpine Space programme, France Clusters and Plastipolis are currently putting together a document concerning the bio-based economy strategies and regional instruments of the French regions of Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté and South Provence-Cote-d’Azur. This presentation of policies, clusters and players in the sector [...]
To raise awareness and commitment, the European Commission is launching a new campaign on the actions of clusters within the European Union
Next month, the European Commission will launch a new awareness and commitment raising campaign about the actions led by clusters throughout the EU regions and Member States. A call for applications will open for the organisation of national and regional events between November 2018 and April 2019 as part of the EU Cluster Weeks. The [...]
Poles and clusters are currently at the heart of french government concerns. Indeed, they are strongly concerned by two measures: - Phase IV competitiveness clusters, a call for applications which aims to select competitiveness clusters capable of carrying an European ambition while preserving the "project factory" and "factory products" . It aims to bring out [...]
Techsap Ouest silver economy, Normandy Region) versatility has proven its high performance. The businesses in the network are intent on innovation, a sure sign that the cluster is efficiently structuring an ecosystem around Normandy’s silver economy.
Pole media Grand Paris (digital technology, Île-de-France Region) is a partner in the joint Wallonia and Canada funding programme: Canada-Wallonia Digital Media Incentive for Multiplatform Projects. The programme has just been renewed for 3 years.