Clusters and networks

Innovation through cooperation – clusters and networks as an instrument for the activation of areas of strength and growth

Clusters, which represent organized platforms of companies and research bodies in defined economic and technology areas, have become an important instrument of innovation policy. We possess extensive experience in the design and implementation of cluster policy measures and our services portfolio incorporates the support of clusters in every phase of their development cycle, including soundings and cluster strategies, the targeted strengthen-ing of cluster management, international networking and evaluations.


Focal Points:

  • Feasibility studies, cluster soundings 
  • Development and support of cluster and network initiatives, and services portfolios 
  • Performance analyses, evaluations and monitoring
  • Strategic and financial development of clusters, increases in own financing 
  • Coordination of platforms and cross-cluster cooperations
  • Internationalization and EU programme accessing
  • Initiation and support of national and European projects