Clusters Cord project
Clusters & Cooperation for Regional Development in Central Europe (CLUSTERS-CORD) is CENTRAL EUROPE Initiative program running from 1st March 2010 to 28th February 2013 (36 moths).
A cluster can be broadly defined as geographically co-located end producers, suppliers, services providers, research laboratories, educational institutions, and other institutions in a given economic field, are important drivers of dynamic regional economies. Clusters are powerful engines of economic development and drivers of innovation in the European Union. They provide a fertile business environment for companies, especially SMEs, to collaborate with research institutions, suppliers, customers and competitors located in the same geographical area.
CLUSTERS-CORD brings together 10 European partners interested in exchanging experience on cluster policies, best practices, cluster management, and development of direct cooperation among existing actors.
CENTRAL EUROPE is a European Union programme that encourages cooperation among the countries of Central Europe to improve innovation, accessibility and the environment and to enhance the competitiveness and attractiveness of their cities and regions.