Project “Fostering Clusters’ Interregional Collaboration and Integration into International Value Chains”

Project: Research



To improve regional/national policy instruments seeking to intensify clusterization processes (especially in KETs related sectors), fostering clusters’ and business networks interregional cooperation, integration into innovative value chains and better employment for the implementation of smart specialization strategies.

Layman's description

Helping business networks and clusters to collaborate in international value chains and interregional collaborations as part of regional growth strategies.

Key findings

[project in progress]
Korte titelClusterFY
Effectieve start/einddatum1/01/1731/12/21

Samenwerkende partners

  • Hanze
  • Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) (hoofd)
  • The Northern Netherlands Alliance SNN (Project partner)
  • Municipality of Hudiksvall (Project partner)
  • Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) (Project partner)
  • South Muntenia Regional Development Agency (SMRDA) (Project partner)
  • University of Castilla La Mancha (UCLM) (Project partner)
  • Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency (SIEA) (Project partner)
  • Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) (Project partner)


  • interregional cluster collaborations
  • international value chains
  • interreg North Sea Project