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Internationalisation and Commercialisation Methods for Business Networks (InterCom)

Navigator Consulting participated in an international training and development programme designed to improve the management capacity of business clusters in Poland and Lithuania.


Navigator Consulting participated in an international training and development programme designed to improve the management capacity of business clusters in Poland and Lithuania. This project was co-funded by the Leonardo da Vinci Programme, project number 013-1-PL1-LEO05-38152


Project Leader: Wielkopolska Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Project Partners: Foundation Partners for Local Government, Poland

Human Capital Research and Development Institute, Lithuania

Navigator Consulting Partners LLP


The InterCom Project developed and tested innovative methods for internationalisation and commercialisation of business clusters and networks. The project partnership worked with 12 business clusters in Poland and Lithuania to:

  • Review cluster strategies and operations

  • Assess manager competencies

  • Develop action learning training for online marketing, internationalisation, commercialisation, project management and negotiation skills

  • Support the strategic development of the clusters through ongoing mentoring and support

  • Develop and test a Learning Management Platform for the action learning courses.

The Clusters that participated in the project were:

Polish Clusters:

Poznan Education Cluster

Wielkopolska Furniture Design Cluster

Architectural Glass Association Cluster

Metal Cluster

Lubuski Metal Cluster

SpeedUp iqBator

Leszno Printing & Advertising Cluster

ECDF Mobile ICT Cluster

Lithuanian Clusters:

Anyksciai tourism cluster

Bio-Power Plant Development Cluster and FORIS consulta

Kaunas Airport


Food (Fruit and Vegetable) Cluster

IVita Cluster

Navigator Consulting provided methodological and training support for the project, drawing on its experience advising international business clusters and networks as well as other clients.

A key outcome of this project has been our launch of Business Cluster Network, an online community and professional intelligence platform for business networks and clusters.

For further information on our consulting services for business clusters and networks, please contact us.


Related Posts

Business Cluster Network launched

07 December 2015

InterCom presented at Global Entrepreneurship Week in Poznan

16 November 2015

InterCom Online Training Platform launches in Beta

10 September 2015

Thematic Focus: Developing Business Clusters in Europe

27 April 2015

InterCom Project completes second International Business Cluster Training Course

17 April 2015

Navigator completes online marketing strategies for 12 Polish and Lithuanian Business Clusters

26 February 2015

Polish and Lithuanian business clusters complete first part of InterCom training

30 October 2014

InterCom Steering Committee Meeting in London

16 June 2014

Navigator delivers training for Lithuanian and Polish business clusters for internationalisation

16 July 2014

InterCom Project launches Operations

10 January 2014

Navigator wins InterCom Project for International Business Networks

12 September 2013

Wielkopolska Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Date of Engagement:
January 2014 - December 2015

Countries of Operation:
United Kingdom, Poland, Lithuania

Business Function:
Corporate Strategy, Human Resources, Digital Transformation, Marketing

Business Sector:

Industry & Manufacturing, Information & Communications Technologies, Management Training, Professional Services, Vocational Education & Training

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