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Meet the Partners

SME Cluster Growth brings together nine partners from seven European countries.  It consists of six HEIs, a business professional, a VET service provider, and a University Industry Network. The consortium is coordinated from University of Malaga, Spain by Dr. Clara Plata Ríos who has over 10 years management experience of national and European projects at …

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Call for SME contributions to small and medium size enterprises (SME) growth needs survey – influence our research

The SME’s Cluster Growth project aims to support small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) with their growth needs.  Our survey is a crucial exercise to achieve a deep understanding of SME experiences.  The results will be used to inform the European Commission, and SME Growth more broadly. The survey itself will take about 10-15 minutes …

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SME Cluster Growth Project Launches Across Europe

A coalition of higher education institutions (HEIs), future skills and business growth professionals and university-industry relationship experts has announced the launch of a forward-thinking project to support small andmedium-sized (SMEs) businesses focused on engineering to form clusters to increase competitiveness and grow. The ERASMUS+ Knowledge Alliance project, SME Cluster Growth, kicked off in early 2021 and …

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Growth focus through 6 cluster growth councils

Following a successful SME survey spanning 500 engineering businesses from across Europe, SME Cluster Growth partners are preparing to establish six Cluster Growth Councils.  Each will serve as a platform to develop closer relationships between Engineering SMEs and universities in order to build joint action plans and strategies, align activities with local and regional issues …

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