Four Motors for Europe

Economy

Members:

  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • Catalonia
  • Lombardy
  • Associated Members: Flanders, Québec, Wales

For information on the current activities of the group please consult the following link: Recent activities

Aims:
The Economy Group gathers practitioners involved in the implementation of economic development policies, in order to establish permanent channels of information and exchange of best practices and, through this, to support the economic growth of their territories and to enhance the role of regions in the future success of the European economy.
The group has been meeting regularly since 1992, with the participation of the Associate members.
Joint missions, insitutional and technical, have been organised regularly since 2002.
The group also encourages the organisation of common actions (exhibitions, events, etc.), special projects, and supervises the different economic working groups.

Sub-groups of the Economy Group:

Industry of the Future

New group looking at Industry 4.0, made up of policy makers + clusters + Technology Centres. Joint European projects, collaboration, information exchange, benchmarking.

Electric mobility and future transport technologies

Brings together experts from cluster networks, public institutions and research institutes.
Continuous exchange of information and experience on the development of future transport technologies in the Four Motors for Europe. Partners initiate cross-border activities and projects to support the development of future transport solutions in Europe. Meetings with representatives of the European Commission in Brussels, joint projects proposals as well as conference and trade fair participations.

Clusters Dialogue

The Economy Group gathers practitioners involved in the implementation of economic development policies, in order to establish permanent channels of information and exchange of best practices and, through this, to support the economic growth of their territories and to enhance the role of regions in the future success of the European economy.
The group has been meeting regularly since 1992, with the participation of the Associate members.
Joint missions, insitutional and technical, have been organised regularly since 2002.
The group also encourages the organisation of common actions (exhibitions, events, etc.), special projects, and supervises the different economic working groups.