• Benchmarking of regional clusters: Two parallel trainings will be organized in Canary Islands on how to assess cluster performances by using the ECEILog Esca benchmarking tool. Each ClustArs partner in collaboration with an ESCA certified benchmarking trainer will support regional clusters in using the benchmarking tool to assess their performances, identify the rooms for improvement and design targeted strategies toward excellence. The participating clusters will be awarded with the Bronze Label and will get advice on further improvements needed to move to the next level of excellence.

  • Training for cluster instructors and cluster managers: The objective of this training is to strengthen the local capacities and knowledge in the field of LOGO EFCEcluster management tools and practices. The benefits of this capacity building activities will not be limited to the trainees itself, since the newly created expertise will be immediately put at the disposal of its origin territory through workshops. In addition, the local potential will be further developed by additional trainings directly addressed to cluster managers. To make the knowledge accessible at local level, all the training materials will be translated into the local languages.

  • Support cluster organization to acquire the gold label of excellence: The objective is to support cluster organizationsgold label which has been awarded with the bronze label to raise their level of excellence in order to obtain the gold label, designing a roadmap of actions for gold excellence for all clusters involved in the project and supporting the best performing cluster in the acquisition of the gold label.