InterCluster 09: 3-4 December 2009 in Brussels
InterCluster2009® third edition took place on 3 and 4 December 2009 in Brussels. 110 participants, including over 30 clusters from 20 different countries in Europe (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom), had the chance to brainstorm during the two world cafés on the topics of World-Class clusters and on the excellence of clusters. The debates pointed out the great need for specific cluster management training and the need to strengthen cooperation between clusters in Europe. Among the noticed keynote speeches, besides those of the major cluster policy makers of the European Commission, Dr. Martin Schuurmans, president of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).