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25 May 2021 - 26 May 2021
Cluster benchmarking 2020: Polish clusters potential and Polish-Norwegian cooperation

Welcome to:

“Cluster benchmarking 2020: Polish clusters potential and Polish-Norwegian cooperation

two-day series of events dedicated to Polish and Norwegian clusters and cluster members. The event is organised by PARP in cooperation with Innovation Norway.

  • When?
    May 25th-26th, 2021;
  • Where?
    • Online matchmaking on b2match platform,
    • Virtual sessions on Zoom platform – we provide the link in a separate e-mail shortly before the event.

The results of the benchmarking study will be commented and discussed by:

  • dr hab. Arkadiusz Kowalski (Warsaw School of Economics)
  • dr Marta Mackiewicz (Ministry of Economic Development, Labour and Technology)
  • Krzysztof Krystowski (Polish Cluster Employers' Association)
  • Przemysław Wojdyła (Cluster "Green Chemistry")
  • Marzena Strok-Sadło (Lubelska Medycyna Cluster)
  • Monika Antonowicz (PARP)

The practical part brings the insight into best practices that have been identified during the study:

  • Functioning of ThinkTank groups - Eastern Automotive Alliance
  • Systematic support for digital transformation processes - Silesia Automotive & Advanced Manufacturing
  • Barometer of the business cycle indicators - Metal Processing Cluster
  • Sectoral Competence Council for Chemical Sector - Association of West Pomeranian Chemical Cluster "Green Chemistry"

The expert part, which is a source of knowledge and inspiration, will feature foreign and domestic speakers: Christoph Matthias Reiss-Schmidt, prof. Marian Gorynia, representatives of NCBR, Innovation Norway and Norwegian clusters.

The event will end with a lecture by prof. Christian Ketels, an expert in the field of clusters with a worldwide reputation.

The afternoons are dedicated to "matchmaking": virtual though direct meetings of cluster representatives, especially Polish and Norwegian ones, as an opportunity to exchange experiences and establish cooperation.

    Why participate?

    • Showcase your most favourable projects, products or know-how,
    • Target potential business partners in pre-scheduled face-to-face meetings,
    • Initiate cross-border contacts and co-operations,
    • Find new international customers.

    Registration deadline: 24.05.2021.

    Meetings booking deadline: 26.05.2021.

    The event is funded within:

    • the Smart Growth Operational Programme, funded by the European Union within European Regional Development Fund and
    • the Bilateral Cooperation Fund, funded by the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 and the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2014-2021.
    Closed since 25 May 2021
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    Participants 65
    Meetings 41
    Poland 83
    Norway 21
    Iceland 1
    Sweden 1
    Total 106
    cluster organisation 68
    other entity 19
    cluster member (company/entrepreneur) 8
    cluster member (other type) 5
    cluster member (R&D) 3
    authority / government 3
    Total 106
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    Before event 1214
    After event 240
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