Clusters and how to make it work: Cluster Strategy Toolkit

Anu Manickam, Karel van Berkel

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Clusters are the magic answer to regional economic development. Firms in clusters are more innovative; cluster policy dominates EU policy; ‘top-sectors’ and excellence are the choice of national policy makers; clusters are ‘in’. But, clusters are complex, clusters are ‘messy’; there is no clear logic and no one agrees to how it can be successful.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGroningen
PublisherHanze University of Applied Sciences
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • clusters
  • business strategy
  • european union
  • organisational change


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