Cluster development

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Cluster development

A development design that concentrates buildings and infrastructure in specific areas on a site to allow remaining land to be used for recreation, common open space, or the preservation of historical or environmentally sensitive features.

cluster housing

Dwellings grouped closely together to form relatively compact units. The space between clusters usually is allocated to pedestrian circulation and cooperative recreational use. This pattern normally results in a higher density of land use than that of a conventional subdivision layout.
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During the work on this project, which lasted from 2006 to 2008, extensive research on clusters and cluster initiatives was carried out.
Local authorities might create potential to the establishment, operation and development of cluster initiatives within the public-private partnership, financing business, communal and technical infrastructure of the TDA.
Research of cluster initiatives is mainly based upon particular examples or case studies.
Additional steps by the EU world-class cluster initiatives include the establishment of a program for training cluster management professionals to organize and coordinate cluster initiatives, and the development of programs aimed at integrating innovative SMEs into clusters to promote technology transfer and support the internationalization of their product development activities.
This enthusiasm was further fuelled by the significant public money that flowed to cluster initiatives.
The federal funding is part of the Budget 2001 allocation that NRC received for leading-edge technologies and to expand NRC's regional innovation and technology cluster initiatives.
It continues to underpin many programs concerned with primary-secondary transfer, ranging from individual and school cluster initiatives to wider research programs (cf.
From a rational planning perspective, a master plan for each cluster should be in place before cluster initiatives are developed.
As part of its Regional Cluster Initiative, SBA will accept proposals from local and regional cluster initiatives beginning July 7 for funding of up to $600,000 per cluster to support up to 15 projects across the country.
The training also defined critical steps for the installation of new cluster initiatives while an interactive way between participants and trainer was being followed," Hergenroether said.
Among the projects that have been selected for the final shortlist are a cancer research centre set up via a public-private partnership; cluster initiatives to link universities, regional authorities and local businesses; a centre where young people can try out different professions; cinemas contributing to the reduction of carbon emissions; a region using a new type of hydrogen bus'; and research projects on commercial space flights, biotechnologies and sustainable methods of renovating buildings.
Cluster initiatives (5a) should be set up by companies not governments to support business interests and they should not be dependant on government financing.