URBAN INNO at Clusters in Europe IV
The Hungarian Ministry for National Economy organizes the Clusters in Europe IV – 2017 international conference on 30 November - 1 December 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. This fourth edition of the conference will serve as a great opportunity for national and regional authorities, policy makers and cluster practitioners to exchange experiences and best practices on clustering policies and supports thus perfectly into the main objective of URBAN INNO: to maximise the innovation potentials of urban ecosystems in Central Europe through a better linkage of actors in urban innovation ecosystems. The goal the conference is to provide an overall picture about the European cluster scheme from the beginning to the present, focusing on the triggers and driving forces in different countries, regions that initiated a new network based approach in Europe.
The conference will offer keynote lectures and parallel sessions focusing on different cluster-related topics. Tamara Högler from URBAN INNO partner CyberForum will discuss in a panel discussion the role of clusters in Smart Specialisation Strategies, which form the basis of the URBAN INNO project.
The organizers expect around 200 participants from all over Europe to take part in the event.