...A FEW WORDS AFTER THE DAYS OF CLUSTERS IN OHRID...
The best way to predict the future is to create it. For the seventh time the Balkan and Black Sea Cluster Family contributed to creation of better future in the region supporting the DAYS OF CLUSTERS 2016 in Ohrid, from 22-24 September.
The City of Ohrid was the city of clusters in the Balkans 2016 providing the great opportunity to cluster actors to exchange knowledge and experience, meet each other, create new partnerships and all of those together with enjoying in Macedonian hospitality, delicious food, wine, history, nature and music.
This year’s conference gathered over 150 cluster-based economic development experts, academicians and cluster experts from the 5 continents: Asia, Australia with Oceania, North America, Africa and Europe; 27 countries had been involved in the practitioners and academic tracks preparation and implementation: New Zealand, South Korea, USA, Malawi, Australia, France, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Tunisia, Montenegro, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Check Republic, Poland, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, BiH, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Macedonia and Serbia.
One of the most important conference achievemnet is the signing of the grand transnational Agreement oN Cooperation between the South Korea and the Balkan Black Sea Cluster Family with friends, initiated by Dr. Danka Milojkovic, Cluster House Director and the Global TCI Network Board of Directors Member. Representatives from clusters organizations from Hungary, Bulgaria, BiH, Croatia, Serbia, Czech Republic, Romania, Macedonia, Albania and Slovenia signed the MoU with the Keimyung University Daegu South Korea , Prof. dr. Geunwoo Ryu, Dean and an initiator of the Global TCI Network Asia with Oceania Chapter. The general objective of the Agreement is bridging the transnational regions closer based on the socio-economic R&D twinning programmes development.
The candidates for the Days of Clusters 2017 are Albania, Slovenia and Hungary.
The Cluster House is looking forward to see you for 365 days in new beautiful place in the amaising BBS Region, to continue with the joint mission – cluster synergy for happy people in the region
3 days of conference
The “DAYS OF CLUSTER 2016” mission is to strengthen cross cluster collaboration between countries in the BBS region with aim to maximise the cluster concept capitalisation in their economies.
Government, ministries and state agencies, universities, research and development centres, technology transfer centres, start-up centres, clusters, SMEs, business incubators and business support organisations
Cluster Brokerage Event
Brokerage events B2B, B2C, C2C related to the development of business opportunities in the region. During the conference bilateral agreements will be signed between clusters.
The Global TCI Clusters and Innovation Practitioners Network
Global CONFERENCE IN EINDHOVEN, November 2016
SPEAKERS DofC 2016
Days of Clusters 2015 REPORT
The mission of this year’s conference is strengthening of the Balkan & Black Sea (BBS) cluster synergy through the public-private dialogue building and regional cluster best practice.
Hotel Belvedere 4*
Single room: 39 EUR/room/day/BB
Double room: 59 EUR/room/day/BB
Additional meal / lunch or dinner: 8 EUR/person/meal
“…enjoyed professional and social part of the event and wish to congratulate once again for your efforts and enthusiasm in “bringing together” such a great network and event….. Warm regards from Slovenia to all of you.”
Dr Marko Koscak | STUDIO MK&A Ltd., Slovenia
“…I would like to thank you once again for giving me the possibility to meet you and many other colleagues from different countries all sharing the same cluster passion…”
Mr. Fabio Russo, Senior Industrial Development Officer, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Austria
“Thank you all, I had a wonderful time warm regards and good luck to your endeavors”
Vassilis Makios, General Director, Corallia, Athens, Greece
“….The event was very informative and in my opinion groundbreaking and future-oriented. I am looking forward to seeing you again soon.”
Jürgen Mühlberger, Dipl.Exportökonom FH bei Mühlberger Produktmodifizierung, Germany