Our international offer of service for actors on the global scene.
Our business is to share the experience of French clusters and encourage inter-cluster networking on a global scale.
1/ We knit partnerships with our international counterparts.
2/ We take part in European projects to promote the experience of French clusters and to generate for them new international opportunities.
3/ We are at the heart of international inter-clustering.
- We edit the field-by-field guide of French clusters.
- We edit “MAP’STER, French Cluster Mapping”, for those involved in clusters and the economy both in France and throughout Europe.
- We organise inter-cluster gatherings and conferences,
- we organised the meeting of French and Swedish clusters from the life sciences field in 2015, with the support of the Swedish association for innovation;
- in 2016, we organised the “WORLD INNOVATION & COSMETIC CLUSTER SUMMIT” between cosmetics clusters and those proposing innovations applicable to the field of cosmetics internationally.
4/ We organise training days and study tours.
- Russia: organisation of training for nuclear sciences and aerospace clusters in Dimitrovgrad, including a study tour in France (2015).
- Romania: provision of training on the emergence of clusters and organisation of a study tour in France, including networking links with French clusters (2015).
- Palestine: work raising the awareness of 1000 SMEs to cooperation and organisation of a study tour to France, including networking links with French Clusters (2014).
- Tunisia: training in cluster facilitation skills of the managers to be of future Tunisian clusters (2013).
- Morocco: training managers on cluster strategy and facilitation tools (2013).
5/ We organise international events.
- European Cluster Days, at European Parliament: 24 countries were represented (2015).
6/ We are partners in your events.
- We worked, alongside the French embassy in Turkey, to organise a day around innovation, “The French-Turkish Innovation and clusters Forum”, to enable the links between Turkish and French “technokents” [clusters in Tunisian] (2015).
- Organisation of the WORLD INNOVATION & COSMETICs CLUSTER SUMMIT” in the framework of Cosmetic 360 exhibition (2016).
7/ We are the expert at your side for all your projects, such as creating clusters or drawing up public policy concerning clusters.
- Cameroon: support in structuring 4 clusters in the following fields: mechanical engineering, wood transformation, cassava growing and processing, rice growing (2015)
- Republic of Congo: technical assistance in creating 2 new clusters in the poultry growing field and creation of networking links with French business clusters and clusters (2015).
- Palestine: help in launching the call for projects “émergence de clusters” (cluster emergence) and in defining the structure of 4 clusters (2015).
- Morocco, Tunisia, Lebanon: cluster benchmarking and evaluation and “Cluster Excellence” quality marking (2014).
- Tunisia: advice to the Minister of Industry in defining the cluster policy and help in creating a national association of Tunisian clusters (2013).
Your Contact for international matters : Lisa Besnard