Based on succesful impacts of the CZ-RS Cluster-Based SME Trade Forum in Nis in October 2016 and recommendation of the Serbian Automotive Cluster members – the CZ-RS project beneficiaries, Ms. Karonilna Janik, Caunsellor of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Belgrade, has been in visit to the Serbian Cluster House, a driver of the SMEs internationalization in Serbia and in the region, in December 19, 2016. It was the introductory meeting with the aim to reviewing possibilities of the cluster-based SME trade cooperation between Poland and Serbia.
On behalf of the Cluster House, as the Serbian national clusters collaboration platform and the Balkan Black Sea Cluster Network coordinator, Dr. Danka Milojkovic introduced a Polish guest about the Cluster House business development model and its tools, such as the Balkan Black Sea Cluster Network, cluster actors data base (3000 contacts: 60% Balkan & Black Sea, 30% Europe, 10% worldwide), the journal Infocluster and the Annual Balkan and Black Sea Conference DAYS OF CLUSTERS.
The meeting was concluded that further cooperation will be developed following the SMEs needs in both countries. Based on the Czech National Association Ostrava and the Serbian Cluster House proposal for one-day CZ-RS-PL-SVK-HU-RO cluster-based SME trade matchmaking event in Bucharest in April 2017, supported by the CZ Ministry of industry and trade and cluster project partner institutions, further project-based cooperation also will be discussed.