The Secretariat is responsible for the daily operation of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors, and was established in its current form on 1 January 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Secretariat develops and implements strategies in order to improve cluster collaboration, expand the network and add value for the members of ICN. Some of the focus areas of the Secretariat in 2017 have been to create consortia of clusters for various EU funding opportunities; to organize the Annual Meeting in Lyon, France; to seek opportunities to develop SME internationalization support services; and to inform members of business opportunities and to spread knowledge regarding the latest developments in the cleantech sector.
Frederik Thure was appointed as Head of Secretariat by the Board of Directors and started his tenure on 1 January 2016. He can be contacted on email@example.com or +45 61 24 33 16.