S3-4AlpClusters

Smart Specialisation with Smart Clusters

Project Reports and Additional Resources

General Information

  • S3-4AlpClusters (2018). Policy Memo - The S3 Innovation Model
  • Keller, M., Reingruber, I., Dermastia, M., Bersier, J. and Meier zu Köcker, G. (2018).  Smart Specialization Strategies (S3) and Clusters – An Innovation Model for Transformative Activities. Working Paper HES-SO//FR HEIA FR / Business Upper Austria / Anteja / ClusterAgentur. Fulltext available
     

Generation of a Base of Evidence

  • Meier zu Köcker, G., Dermastia, M. and Keller, M. (2017). Strategic Alpine Space Areas for Cross-regional Cooperation. Interreg Alpine Space – S3-4AlpClusters. Download.
  • Meier zu Köcker, G. and Dermastia, M. (2017). StressTesting Regional Approaches Conducive to Implement S3 through Clusters. Interreg Alpine Space – S3-4AlpClusters. Download.
  • S3-4AlpClusters (2017). Policy Memo -  First Findings of Alpine Space Stress Testing Approaches conducive to Implement Smart Specialisation Strategies through Clusters. Download
     

Identification of Transformative Activities

  • Foray, D., Keller, M., Bersier, J. and Meier zu Köcker, G. (2018). Transformative Activities for Smart Specialisation: Considerations on a Workshop Methodology. Working Paper EPFL, HES-SO//FR HEIA-FR, ClusterAgentur. Fulltext available


Development of Transformative Activities

  • Meier zu Köcker, G., Dermastia, M., Keller, M. and Bersier, J. (2018).  Alpine Cluster Innovation Express (ACIE) - Proposal for a Cross-regional Scheme to Support the Development of Transformative Activities in the Alpine Space. Download
  • Reingruber, I. et al. (2019). Final recommendation report on cluster services. Interreg Alpine Space – S3-4AlpClusters. Download: Reingruber et al. (2019).
     

Implementation of Transformative Activities

  • The Cluster Toolbox (TACT): 
    23 Best Practices from the Alpine Space: Download
    14 New Cluster Services: Download.
  • Antonioni, S., Mion, L., Keller, M. and Bersier, J. (2018). Good Practice Report. Interreg Alpine Space – S3-4AlpClusters. Download.

Antonioni, S., Mion, L. and Keller, M. (2018).  Regional Approaches to Implement S3 through Clusters - Cluster Workshop Synopsis Report. Interreg Alpine Space – S3-4AlpClusters. Download

Evaluation of the Process

  • The Evaluation Toolbox (TAET):
    Handler, R., Weiss, S., Gruber, M., Dermastia, M. and Meier zu Köcker, G. (2019). Evaluation of the interplay between S3 and Clusters - Evaluation Toolbox.  Interreg Alpine Space – S3-4AlpClusters. Download.