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5th Cluster Matchmaking Conference

For the 5th time BSR Stars hosts the Cluster Matchmaking Conference. After five years with cluster matchmaking and cluster internationalisation (through Innovation Express) it is time to bring cluster collaboration to the next level. The Cluster Matchmaking Conference offers excellent matchmaking opportunities with Europe’s leading cluster organisations, lot’s of networking opportunities and a thrilling interactive programme in a vibrant and learning atmosphere.  

The two days will offer an interactive programme with short kick off presentations, cluster matchmaking and lots of interaction between the participants so you can learn from each other and share your experiences and challenges. Bring an open mind and your best learning skills.


Cluster Matchmaking

...is a core element of the conference. Customise your own cluster matchmaking meeting schedule with the other clusters and develop new international collaborations. You can book up to eight meetings. As a new feature, this year the matchmaking is now offered on both conference days.

Celebrating five years of cluster internationalisation

Since 2013, BSR Innovation Express have funded 179 projects supporting the internationalisation of 4000 SMEs through clusters. Get insights to the learnings from the projects and the tested models on cluster internationalisation. 

Sustainable cluster models

...is going to be a theme across the conference programme. Here you can get inspiration from BSR Innovation Express, ClusterAgency Baden-Württemberg and the other clusters on how to make your cluster model sustainable and lasting.

Cluster co-learning labs

In the co-learning labs, you can share your experience and learn from the other cluster participants. Choose between:

  • Co-learning: Sustainable Models for cluster internationalisation
  • Co-learning: Fund your internationalisation – how to get the EUROs
  • Co-creation: Develop new cluster collaborations for international projects

Who can participate:

Cluster managers and key cluster staff from clusters with at least a Bronze label according to the European Cluster Excellence Initiative (ECEI) or with a proven international track-record or Cluster managers, from clusters listed in the Baden-Württemberg cluster database. If in doubt please contact Kaspar Nielsen on kan@clusterexcellencedenmark.dk 

Due to popular demand we have a limitation of two participants per cluster.

Further information about registration and program:

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