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You are interested in German and European cluster support measures? Then this is definitely the right site for you!

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Cluster Excellence in Germany

The map of Germany enables users to quickly find the most efficient clusters and cluster management organisations in Germany. These are members of the “go-cluster” programme as well as winners of the "Spitzencluster-Wettbewerb”.

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Cluster Search

Looking for clusters in Germany? Our Cluster Search offers a precise insight into the diverse cluster landscape, categorised by federal state, technology field or your own keywords.


Newsletter – also in English

You want more information from the program "go-cluster" and news from the world of clusters? Then feel free to order our newsletter! Now also available in English.


The "go-cluster” programme provides a stimulus to improve cluster management and help turn German clusters into highly effective international clusters. The initiative provides support for innovative services and raises the international visibility of innovation clusters. Members of the "go-cluster” programme can obtain funding for novel solutions.


With the "Zukunftscluster-Initiative", the BMBF is supporting research-strong regions throughout Germany under the motto "Clusters4Future" with new and courageous approaches in the field of knowledge and technology transfer. Their aim is to create the next generation of regional innovation networks.

Federal Level

Germany’s 16 federal states have launched numerous measures to support the development of efficient clusters. These measures take into account the individual strengths of the regions – across technology, business or innovation – and are also designed around present structures and other features specific to the region.


You want more information from the program "go-cluster" and news from the world of clusters? Then feel free to order our newsletter! Once a quarter, the English “go-cluster” newsletter offers important news on international cluster policy, the BMWK's programme and information on events with a nationwide and European impact.

Search here the wide array of German Clusters. There are numerous cluster networks funded by the federal government and the federal states as well as clusters from all industries and technology fields financed by the private sector.

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  • Cover of decade programme "go-cluster"
  • Cover Climate action, sustainability and resource efficiency
  • Cover Cluster initiative expedition

    A visit to eight of the ‘go-cluster’ members

  • Cover Deutschlands Spitzencluster

    Deutschlands Spitzencluster

  • Cover Cluster Service: Basic and Further Training

    How innovation clusters secure the supply of specialists and get them qualified

  • Cover Cross-Cluster Success Stories

    Service concepts for cluster partnerships

  • Cover Evaluation Executive Summary

    Executive Summary

  • Cover Cluster Monitor Germany
  • Cover Selected Cluster Successes

    Results from the promotion of innovative services