Strength in numbers

A new 'clustering' initiative aims to bring firms and organisations together to pool their strengths in order to help them achieve their common goals, writes Elaine O'Regan.

14th July, 2012
Strength in numbers
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Collaboration can benefit companies of all sizes by leveraging economies of scale and shared knowledge, according to Jean Mullen, project manager of a new 'clustering' programme launching this month. The idea behind the €2 million pilot initiative, which has a broad remit, is that companies of all sizes - and from any sector - can come together to identify and achieve a common goal.

"The principal is that there are more strengths in a collective...

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