The Balkan Cluster Day conference in Nis 25 March, 2016
The Balkan Cluster Day conference held in Nis gathered 48 clusters and cluster initiatives, and 100 other participants on the 25th of March 2016
- Posted on: 13.04.2016
On the 25th of March 2016 The Balkan Cluster Day conference held in Nis gathered 48 clusters and cluster initiatives. This was alongside 100 participants from public, academia and business sectors from 7 countries; these being Italy, Montenegro, Macedonia, BiH, Turkey, Bulgaria and Serbia. The event, promoted by the Global TCI Cluster Network Barcelona, European cluster network ECCP Brussels, Bulgarian Dnevnik, Izmir Cluster Development and all Serbian media, enabled participant to meet each other, set up partnerships for future cross border IPA and other EU and bilateral business development projects.
The focus of the event was clusters in the following sectors: to tourism, textile, agro, energy efficiency, construction and urban planning, old crafts and youth entrepreneurship. Dr. Danka Milojkovic, a director of the Global TCI Board of Directors responsible for clusters in SEE and The Balkan Cluster project manager opened the conference, supported by the General Consulate of the Republic of Bulgaria Consulate of the Republic of Bulgaria with the aim to boost the CBC BG-SER economic cooperation and a high representative of the Republic of Serbia Assembly Mr. Milija Miletic in order to promote investment in the South Serbia. Prof. Dr. Nikolina Trajanovska from the Macedonian Ministry of Economy and Prof. Dr. Radmil Polenakovik from the University ‘Cirilo and Metodije’ were special guests that intro introduced participants with Macedonian cluster policy and community and announced the leading cluster event in the SEE, the 7th Balkan and Black Sea conference DAYS OF CLUSTERS at Ohrid Macedonia from 22-24 September 2016.