Connecting Clusters

Growth is about connecting clusters to share ideas, skills, talent, and knowledge. Engineering SMEs are invited to explore ways of connecting within our cross-cluster network. Our unique European network of high-trust partners is your launchpad. It provides engineering SMEs access to science parks, business organisations to utilise facilities, hot desks, and university access points.

You are invited to visit one of six European destinations

Choose from one of six European destinations to visit virtually or in-person to explore opportunities for growth and areas of expertise. Our network partners help you to explore opportunities. 

Mobility Destinations

Benefits for SMEs

Who can participate?

ITU - TURKEY

ITU

UAH - SPAIN

IMTBS - FRANCE

UMA - SPAIN

MTU - IRELAND

UNIBO - ITALY

Join our Hot Desk Exchange Scheme

Benefit from access to workspaces and facilities across our partner network in science parks, business hubs and incubators. Establish cross-border contacts to explore international markets, increase your SMEsvisibility and find potential partners among the Cluster Growth Councils in six regions.

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Guidelines for the hot desk exchange scheme ensure a structured and quality programme is offered to participants.

SME Cluster Growth Magazine

Issue #2

Spring is here! The second issue of our bi-annual EMPOWER magazine focuses on summarising the main findings of the research phase of the project.

Throughout its pages, you will discover how engineering SMEs can be supported by looking at some inspiring initiatives developed in seven regions involved in the project.