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.

Latest News


The HempClub partners met in France to participate in a face-to-face training

Last week the HempClub partners met in Angers (France) to visit flagship entities and participate in a training session. During the event, Vegepolys Valley (Angers, France) – a competitiveness cluster gathering together firms, research and training centers in the plant field – hosted the HempClub partners. During this meeting, we have the opportunity to know more about Vegepolys Valley and its success stories…

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