News & Events

The Cluster Excellence Day 2015, 19th February 2015, Brussels


On Thursday 19th February 2015 the European Foundation for Cluster Excellence marks the completion of their third Train-the-trainers programme in Cluster Excellence Management by holding a Cluster Excellence Day in Brussels.

Happy New Year from all the ECA team and New Cluster Internationalisation Call now published

The ECA team is sending you their best wishes for a bright and successful year ahead.We hope that this New Year 2015 will bring you success and foster many  international cluster cooperation opportunities.

EU-Japan Centre: Up-coming events in Brussels


In November, the EU-Japan Centre will co-organise two events in Brussels:

17th Japan-EU Conference on Monday, 17 November (all day)

Cluster Manager Award Contest 2014 now open!


The European Commission’s Enterprise and Industry Directorate General  is pleased to announce that the 5th edition of the Cluster Manager Award  is now open and the Award will be presented during the European Cluster Conference 2014 to be held in Brussels on the 20-21 October.


This award is a great opportunity for all cluster managers from across Europe to showcase their activities and demonstrate the excellence of the services they provide to their members and notably their SMEs.


EU Cluster Matchmaking Event, Mission For Growth to Chendu (Sichuan, China) 21st - 23rd October, 2014


From 21st to 23rd of October 2014, Mr. Calleja, Director General of the European Commission responsible for Enterprise and Industry, will lead the European “Mission for Growth” to Chengdu (Sichuan, China) with the aim of promoting business partnerships between companies in Europe and China that are active in targeted sectors.