6. Collaboration and Cluster Management

Building innovative clusters requires creating horizontal and open networks and cooperation of many different regional sectors to reinforceinnovation capabilities and competitiveness. Transnational cluster collaboration and sectoral partnerships offer great opportunities for the clustercompanies as they can promote access to new knowledge, technology and markets. Cluster management can play a crucial role in makingsuccessful innovative clusters.
The aim of this track is to share ideas on how to enhance various types of collaboration inside and outside clusters(cross borders and cross sectors). We will deal with practical matters such as methods and tools of cluster evaluation, and leadership in clustermanagement.