ChemClust is a project of cooperation with the objective to improve the effectiveness of regional development policies in the area of innovation and cluster policies for the chemical sector. 10 chemical regions from 7 Member States work together by means of interregional cooperation and exchange of best-practice.

The cooperation is based on the partnership of the European Chemical Regions Network (ECRN). Being a result of the discussion in the framework of the High Level Group for the competitiveness of the chemical industry in Europe, chaired by then Vice-President of the European Commission Günter Verheugen, it wants to pursue its Final report.

The partners are regional authorities and development agencies from Saxony-Anhalt (DE), North Rhine Westphalia (DE), Asturias (ES), Masovia (PL), Ustí­ Region (CZ), Cheshire West and Chester (UK), Novara (IT), Limburg (NL),Teesside (UK) and Schleswig-Holstein (DE) which are responsible for the establishment and support of clusters and the implementation of regional innovation policies.

The idea of ChemClust is to respond to acknowledged problems in chemical regions.

The means is to develop interregional exchange.

The subjects are successful practices in innovation and cluster policies.

The basis is search and development of technology.

The lift of innovation capacity and the rate of innovation is targeted.

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Being a project of taking up regional initiative and being about European regions to share solutions on innovation, so what is especial for our cooperation. You might find the answer here.


ChemClust is dedicated to accomplish the outline of the project in meeting expectations on processing Lisbon treaty and Gothenburg agenda. If you want to know by which means we want to perform this, go beyond



The Interregional Cooperation Programme INTERREG IVC , financed by the European Union's Regional Development Fund, helps Regions of Europe work together to share experience and good practice in the areas of innovation, the knowledge economy, the environment and risk prevention . EUR 302 million is available for project funding but, more than that, a wealth of knowledge and potential solutions are also on hand for regional policy-makers.

INTERREG IVC European Regional Development Fund