The 25th September, Enric Pedros and Elisabeth Molina, participated in the matchmaking event organized by ACCIÓ, where new born clusters from NORWAY, founded by ARENA program, met Catalan clusters, in order to exchange their experiences and to share new project opportunities.

During the session, the responsible on Innovation Norway Agency in Madrid, Mr. Hakon Hauan, explained two different programs to financing projects between both countries, and we could also know more about the European Enterprise Network, after Ms. Monica Duran presentation.

During the afternoon and before the matchmaking meetings, two experiences regarding internationalization in clusters, where presented, for the Catalan side, Enric Pedros explained the origin of the cluster, the FEMAC’s foundation and the three different axis which the clusters works with, standing out the internationalization strategy. Ms. Katherine Myhre, cluster Manager of Oslo Medtech was in charge of the Norwegian presentation.

The meeting was represented by Mr. Joan Martí and Alberto Pezzi, responsibles of the Cluster Development in ACCIÓ, by Ms. Karin Gjerlow Senior Advisory in Innovation Norway, Mr. Johan Vibe, Norwegian Ambassador in Spain and Mr. Antoni Grau, director General for Industry Government in Catalonia.

At the end of the sessions, we could enjoy from a nice view of the Maresme coast, in the social event and dinner organized in Alta Alella Cava Privat vineyards.