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Project Description

Acronym
ClusterPoliSEE

Objective
ClusterPoliSEE main objective is to enhance the capacity of regional policy makers to confront, prevent and anticipate change, developing smart specialization strategies for cluster improvement, thus accelerating differentiation and structural change towards a knowledge-based economy in which there is a place for all SEE regions to position themselves.

Lead Partner
Marche Region – Italy

Partnership
23 members partnership covers 11 different SEE programme countries (8 EU MSs and 3 IPA.
Partnership involved: Regional and National Public Institution responsible for cluster policy development and implementation, Regional Development Agencies responsible for the management of Cluster Programmes and Regional Innovation strategies, National Research Institutes and Universities, Innovation promotion bodies and Cluster Networks.

Project duration
30 months, starting May 2012

Activities
Work plan runs through a matrix approach where six cross cluster development areas: Innovation, R&D driven Cluster Development; Sustainability through Cluster Development ; International Cluster Cooperation and networking, Financial Framework Improvement (Cluster Financing), Cluster and Regional Specialization, New skills and Jobs creation, cross- cut operational phases of the project 1. to find out information gap data and barriers and how to remove them for learning process and 2. to improve effective regional cluster policy making.
Therefore, pilot actions and their assessment complement and instantiate abstract prioritizations, serving as benchmarking for current and perspective initiatives.

Main outputs:
- Reflective policy making mechanism pattern
- Intelligent benchmarking methodology for specific cluster policy- developed and tested through pilot
- Training package as S3 common knowledge base
- Foresight exercise reports

Budget
Total budget: 5,18 mil. Euro, of which 3,81 mil. Euro is ERDF contribution and 0,59 mil. Euro is IPA contribution.

Source of financing
Project financed by European Commission through SEE Programme

Learning platform

Cluster PoliSEE S3 learning platform is a collaborative and  policy learning system across all project countries to transform SEE into a broad-reaching laboratory for regional policy innovation including the institutional, organizational, design and implementation aspects, and to develop a  competence centre in SEE for Cluster stakeholders to spearhead and test the advantages of  the smart specialization model as a guideline for R&D and competitiveness policies.

SEE Cluster Policy learning platform aims at improving  SEE cluster policies  through cooperative learning, policy transfer and information interchange between SEE policy makers exploring the added value of transnational cooperation based on an open and interactive web-based support for mutual learning and through a shared knowledge base and common tools.

Any institution representative, R&D Transfer and innovation promotion body, cluster network or more simply, a stakeholder interested in Smart Specialization themes, cluster policy, development and networking in the South East Europe area, you can freely join Cluster PoliSEE S3 platform.

Cluster PoliSEE S3 platform is available at the address: www.clusterpolisees3.eu.

To take advantage of the information and features internal to the platform, actively contribute to the next programming period activating cluster policy learning mechanisms and development, enrollment in the platform is needed. Registration is very simple. It is sufficient to select "join as a new user" in the menu and indicate your personal details, your type of organization for which you work, your contact email address and to consent to the privacy agreement. Then you will receive an email in which a registration confirmation is required  and functional  to the choice of your own password.

Published Articles

INFO Nord-Est no. 32 (November 2012)

INFO Nord-Est no. 35 (August 2013)

INFO Nord-Est no. 36 (November 2013)

INFO Nord-Est no. 37 (December 2013)

INFO Nord-Est no. 39 (September 2014)

INFO Nord-Est no. 40 (November 2014)

Article published in Business 24 newspaper (September 2013)

Newsletter

No. 1 (March 2013)
No. 2 (July 2013)
No. 3 (December 2013)
No. 4 (October 2014)
No. 5 (December 2014)
No. 6 (December 2014)

ClusterPoliSEE Leaflet [RO] (May 2013)


ClusterPoliSEE Videoclip

ClusterPoliSEE from 2020Fesr Marche on Vimeo.

Support Documents

Overall impact assessment dossier: cluster policy analyses

ClusterPolisee WP1 concept paper WG6
CLUSTERPOLISEE Partner Presentation
Cluster PoliSEE WP3 tasks and timeline
PPs'Needs and Expectations WP4 - ADR Nord-Est
SEE CLUSTER POLICY LEARNING PLATFORM concept (draft 1)
Presentetion Cluster PoliSEE WG6 - Gabriela Macoveiu
Presentation Cluster PoliSEE WP3 - Gabriela Macoveiu

 

News and events

24/09/2014  Conclusions of International Conference 'Clusters and knowledge management for Europa 2020'

North-East Regional Development Agency organized on 22-23 September in Iasi, the international conference Clusters and knowledge management for Europa 2020, an event supported by the Ministry of Economy, Institute for Economic Forecasting of Bucharest, Association for Promotion of Knowledge Economy and the National Association of Romanian Clusters, as partners.

Read more...

 

Emisiune TVR Iasi - Conferinta Internationala Clustere, 22-23 septembrie 2014 from Constantin Amarinei on Vimeo.

 

Emisiune Digi 24 Iasi - Clusterele din Romania la Iasi from Constantin Amarinei on Vimeo.


For more further information about ClusterPoliSEE project, please visit dedicated web page www.clusterpolisee.eu.