Mainstreaming Innovative Instruments for SME development in Europe


Cluster Support Environment Model (North West of England)


The Cluster Support Environments (CSE) model considers the physical infrastructure requirements of a cluster. Whilst all clusters are different and the specific mix of infrastructure will therefore vary, there are several generic types of infrastructure which might be present. The model considers the premise that businesses need support at various stages of growth, including spin-outs and diversification from large businesses. It also considers the specialist facilities that businesses may need to use on a short term basis to develop new products and processes. ( » )

Jun, 30 2009 Comments Closed | Clusters, Good Practices, Knowledge transfer, North West England, Support for innovation