Cluster programmes in Europe and beyond

Andrea Zenker*, Laura Delponte, Noelia Dosil Mayan, Rene Wintjes, Clarissa Amichetti, Jessica Carneiro, Mirja Meyborg, Ad Notten, Esther Schnabl, Thomas Stahlecker

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This report provides an overview of national and regional cluster support in Europe as well as a selection of non-European countries, based on information on cluster policies and cluster programmes or other interventions to support cluster activities. With this horizontal overview, it complements the Smart Guide to Cluster Policy that identified good practices.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEuropean Commission, Publications Office of the European Union
Commissioning bodyEuropean Commission
Number of pages164
ISBN (Electronic)978-92-9202-477-2
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jul 2019

JEL classifications

  • o31 - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
  • o32 - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D
  • o25 - Industrial Policy


  • Government policy
  • innovation policy
  • industrial policy
  • R&D


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