European Cluster Trend Report

« The European Cluster Trends report will identify and analyse where and how clusters of related industries are transforming themselves and where new specialisation patterns give rise to the emergence or renewal of industries.

The report focuses on three specific aspects, namely 1) internationalisation of clusters 2) cross-sectoral transformations and 3) foresight analysis. It shall support policy-makers, cluster practitioners and companies to spot transformation trends at an early stage and facilitate further policy efforts in this regard. The analysis will contribute to improving the implementation of regional smart specialisation strategies and will, moreover, help European regions to identify potential collaboration areas where industrial trends do not only cut across sectors, but also cross borders (…) »