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10 June 2020 - 12 June 2020
Online event, Italy
Cluster-to-Cluster Meeting & Innovat&Match Brokerage Event

International Cluster-to-Cluster (C2C) Meeting


The C2C International Cluster-To-Cluster Meeting will be held on the 10th June 2020 in digital mode.

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C2C is conceived as a summit gathering clusters from different regions and countries aiming at exploring common areas of interest, activate new partnerships with clusters and other innovation actors, and exchanging innovative models for cluster collaboration. The event is an annual appointment for meeting high-level representatives of clusters and cluster experts to prepare the ground for practical cluster international cooperation and innovative projects.

The format: two online talks and a web-matchmaking event with two online sessions of cluster-to-cluster bilateral meetings focused on 3 main areas: Digital Growth, Sustainable Growth, Blue Growth.


🤝 All cluster representatives participating in the C2C meeting will have the opportunity to join also Innovate&Match 2020 brokerage event on 11 and 12 June.


10 June, Cluster-to-Cluster


Welcome & Briefing: Giovanni Anceschi - President of ART-ER

Opening remarks: Ulla Engelmann - Head of Unit Advanced Technologies, Clusters and Social Economy at European Commission

Keynote Talk: Cluster organisations and sustainability: how to face the crisis? Alain Tubiana - Chairman, Gnomon SAS, Head of Master in Cluster Management, Strasbourg University

Moderator: Lucia Seel - Member of the European Cluster Expert Group of the European Commission

C2C meetings | Session 1

Cluster-to-cluster bilateral meetings
Keynote Talk: Cluster leadership in times of adversity.
Bianca Dragomir
- CEO Avaesen Cluster, Founder Clusters of Change

Moderator: Lucia Seel - Member of the European Cluster Expert Group of the European Commission
C2C meetings | Session 2

Cluster-to-cluster bilateral meetings

Who should participate

Cluster Top-Management, Cluster Experts and Consultants and Representatives of organisations responsible for cluster policy.

How to participate

The event is open to all clusters and cluster-like organisations and is free of charge, upon registration (mandatory) since the number of participants is limited. 

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Participants 660
Meetings 1140
Algeria 1
Austria 5
Belgium 16
Bosnia And Herzegovina 2
Bulgaria 15
Canada 2
Chile 1
Croatia 2
Czech Republic 1
Denmark 3
Egypt 2
Estonia 1
Finland 2
France 26
Germany 15
Greece 10
Hungary 17
Ireland 6
Italy 305
Latvia 1
Lebanon 1
Lithuania 1
Mexico 1
Moldova, Republic Of 2
Morocco 3
Netherlands 2
Norway 1
Peru 1
Poland 18
Portugal 19
Reunion 1
Romania 40
Russia 1
Serbia 1
Slovenia 7
Spain 37
Sweden 8
Tunisia 1
Turkey 94
Ukraine 10
United Kingdom 4
United States 1
Total 687
Company 246
University 39
R&D Institution /Research Centre 22
Laboratory 28
Association/Agency 24
Cluster Organisation 190
Innovation Promotion Agency 21
Public Authority / Government 15
Start-up 66
Other 36
Total 687
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