Mature clusters with a national position: The NCE-programme is directed towards dynamic industry clusters that have established systematic collaboration and have potential for growth in national and international markets. Within their respective sectors and technology areas, the clusters are to have a national position.
Clusters that have established a systematic collaboration and that have developed dynamic relations with high interaction and a broad strategic action area. The participants in the clusters have considerable potential for growth in national and international markets. Within their respective sectors or technology areas, the clusters have a strong national position and the participants normally have clear and strong international ambitions.