A recent study of managers and members of European clusters conducted by the CEE-ClusterNetwork, an association of Central and Eastern-European clusters, found that the main responsibilities of cluster managers are enabling the collaboration of cluster participants, search for new participants, development of strategic plans, event planning and management, and marketing and representation of their organisations.[…]
Background information prepared by Stanislav Sokolenko for the first meeting of entrepreneurs from the Ukrainian Union of Construction Goods Manufacturers. The meeting’s topic was “Regional construction clusters as an effective means of cooperation of governments, entrepreneurs, scientists and society”. Learn more here
Smila rayon forms an organizing committee and starts its first green tourism and crafts cluster. In Smilyanska gazeta
The Donbass-2025 action plan was developed by Monitor Group, a top international consulting firm, as part of the economic development project initiated by the Foundation for Effective Governance. The Foundation is the brainchild of Rinat Akhmetov. Learn more here
Ukrainian State Agency for Innovation and Investment initiated the formation of a farm equipment cluster in Melitopol, Zaporizhia, Markets and Business reports.
In 2005 the International Foundation for Market Assistance surveyed all Ukrainian regions and recommended the formation of industrial clusters. A 2009 progress report on cluster formation in Odessa region is available here
In 2005 the International Foundation for Market Assistance surveyed all Ukrainian regions and recommended the formation of industrial clusters. A 2009 progress report on cluster formation in Volyn region is available here
The Kharkiv region is launching new cluster initiatives and speeding up the formation of clusters. The international forum “Innovation, Investment, Kharkiv Initiatives” will present new projects in biopharma, logistics and other areas on the 25th of September, 2009. Learn more here.
Switzerland, Sweden, and Finland are innovation leaders according to the 2008 Summary Innovation Index for EU27 countries, while Turkey, Bulgaria, and Latvia lag in innovation. See UNECE Ukraine was not part of this study, however, Anatoli Poruchnik and Irina Brykova (Kyiv National Economic University) published a study in 2006 where they calculated the innovation index[…]
Today, manufacturing contributes only 10% to Saudi Arabia’s GDP. To reduce its dependence on oil production and to increase the share of manufacturing to 20%, Saudi Arabia initiated a national program of cluster development in five priority areas: car manufacturing, metals processing, packaging, consumer goods and construction materials. A National Center For Competitiveness was founded[…]