Who We Are

The Competent and Connected Clusters Unfold the Hemp Industry Potential for the European Bioeconomy (HempCluB) project is an EU COSME project coordinated by LGCA bringing together 7 clusters and association operating in the
  • primary hemp production
  • bioeconomy
  • mechatronics
  • green chemistry sectors

from Italy, Czech Republic, Romania, Austria and Portugal.

Our mission

HempClub project works to unlock the potential of hemp by creating EU value chains for biobased applications and new business opportunities for primary producers and chemical companies.

Why hemp

With its unique chemical properties, environmental benefits, high yield and wide range of applications, hemp is a valuable crop for the bioeconomy, contributing to achieving climate neutrality, although still representing a niche crop in Europe.

What we do

As a European Strategic Cluster Partnership, HempCluB promotes collaboration, synchronised strategies, and encourages innovative interregional investments to enhance cluster excellence.

Implementing ClusterXChange

Through mutual learning, and SMEs and other stakeholders’ mobility, HempCluB aims to unlock the biomass exploitation potential supporting the ClusterXchange scheme’s implementation.


Canapa Forum – Business Exchange
5-10 September 2022, Naples
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Latest News


Call for training for the experts recruitment for cluster management capacity and skills building – new deadline 10 october 2022

On the 31st August 2022, the HempClub project launched a call for training for the experts recruitment for cluster management capacity and skills building.  Fourteen cluster managers will take part into eight training modules for a total of 70 hours of training with the objectives of: Strenghtening managerial skills functional to achieving the Cluster Excellence Label…

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