Key area: Knowledge-based region

Challenges brought by a knowledge-based society are equal for all partners of the CENTROPE region: knowledge and its efficient use have become key competitive factors. Cooperation in the area of research and education, strategic alliances among universities, better possibilities of transferring know-how between research and industry as well as support of entrepreneurial innovation will directly help create technology and research clusters, and thereby enhancing the potential of the economic success of the Central European region.