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Clusters are large projects usually run by industry in self-organisation. Clusters are powerful engines of economic development and drivers of innovation in the European Union. They provide a fertile business environment for companies, especially SMEs, to collaborate with research institutions, suppliers, customers and competitors located in the same geographical area.

Source and further information:

WBC-INCO.NET has mapped the clusters in the region and presents them in a deliverable on innovation infrastructures.

To read seven independent national reports on national innovation infrastructures please visit

For conclusive summary with the list of mapped organizations, please refer to