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The European Cluster Conference 14-16 May 2019

The European Cluster Conference "Connecting Ecosystems: Bridge. Inspire. Change" on 14-16 May 2019 took place at the Palace of Parliament in Bucharest, Romania, with more than 450 participants representing regional, national and EU policy-makers, cluster organisations, other SME intermediaries and business network organisations and other stakeholders.

A pre-conference EU cluster matchmaking event that attracted 149 clusters and generated 369 face-to-face meetings gave participants the opportunity to connect with each other. Interactive group discussions were organized throughout the three days of the conference on emerging hot topics, master digital transformation and sustainability and creating shared value. Participants could also listen to panel discussions on how to stimulate strategic interregional collaboration, and on linkages between cluster-related EU initiatives with different services of the European Commission.Following a pitching session, participants elected the new European Cluster manager of the year 2019, Bianca Muntean from the Transilvania IT cluster. The INNOSUP-1 cluster project of the year award went to impact connected car represented by David Seoane from Fundingbox, the ESCP-4i of the year award was given to adpack² represented by Lubos Komarek from Nanoprogress, and the ESCP-S3 of the year award was granted to European automotive cluster network represented by Clotilde Nade from Vehicle du Futur.


More information about event you can find here.