Promotion of the idea of cluster management excellence and the cluster management excellence labelling approach.
The EUCLES association facilitates the promotion of cluster management excellence based on a coordinated European approach as well as the delivery of quality Labels to qualified cluster management organisations. The Association implements and further develops the European cluster labelling scheme which was developed under the European Cluster Excellence Initiative (2009-2012) and the European Cluster Excellence Initiative Phase 2 (2017-2019).
A key link
The Association brings together national and regional clusters networks which are involved in the implementation of the ECEI labelling scheme at national or regional levels.
A reliable referer
The Association acts as a reliable and transparent partner for Member States and regions across Europe implementing the ECEI labelling scheme as well as for the European Commission.
Implementation and management of the cluster management excellence scheme.
Assessing cluster management excellence and awarding respective European excellence labels.
Validation of the list of labelling experts.
Further development of cluster management excellence labelling scheme, including indicators, procedures and dedicated reports.
Organisation of various events and meetings.
Regular communication with the European Commission, stakeholders and general public.