Clusters Program

Cluster Creation

Cluster initiatives can help connect businesses and other end users to new technologies, startups to new markets, and researchers to commercial partners.

This section offers guidance for stakeholders interested in starting a cluster initiative in their region. The cluster creation process is divided into three stages:

  1. Evaluating the region
  2. Engaging stakeholders
  3. Building an organization 

These pages are only intended as a starting point for cluster organizers. For more information on creating a successful cluster initiative, contact the Clusters Program, read our report on Building a Successful Technology Cluster, or visit our resources page.