Information session on regional innovation and clusters

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Available languages : English
Period : 2007-2013
Date : 16/11/2011

This information session for 20 Chinese government officials was carried out on behalf of the European Commission's Directorate General for Regional Policy (DG REGIO). It took place from 2 to 15 October 2011 within the framework of the European Parliament’s pilot project to enhance regional and local cooperation by promoting EU regional policy on a global scale. It was the third in a series of four sessions that are implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Entwicklung (GIZ) GmbH. The services delivered by GIZ draw on a wealth of regional and technical expertise and tried and tested management know-how. As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development.

This information and training course was part of the EU-China Regional Policy Dialogue focused on innovation and cluster policies. The course aimed at providing insights to European best practices, offering Chinese experts a source of reference for developing own future regional policies. The seminar aimed specifically at delivering European experiences for Chinese experts’ during the implementation of 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015).

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Inspiring non-EU countries: EU - China

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