Clusters and professional groups play a central role in the global economy. They bring together companies and institutions (schools and universities, research centers, local authorities etc.) that operate in a specific business sector or geographical region, and work together to drive innovationto foster economic growth and improve competitiveness.
Here is the context in which these clusters and professional groups operate and the challenges they face:
- Stimulating innovation
One of the main missions of clusters and trade groups is to stimulate innovation among their members. This can be achieved through collaboration, knowledge sharing, joint research and development, and so on. Facilitating this process in an increasingly digital and globalized environment is a challenge.
- Complex interactions
These groups often include a large number of players - companies of all sizes, universities, research institutions, suppliers, etc. - with a variety of interests and objectives. - with diverse interests and objectives. Facilitating effective and productive interactions between these players is crucial.
- Access to information and knowledge sharing
Clusters and professional groups play a key role in disseminating relevant information and providing access to the latest research and technologies in their sector. Managing this mass of information and disseminating it effectively is a complex task.
- Competitiveness and growth
These groups aim to improve the competitiveness of their members, helping them to adopt new technologies, develop new skills, access new markets and so on. They can also play a role in supporting regional or sectoral economic growth.
- Digital transformation
Like many other sectors, clusters and trade groups are faced with the need to digitally transform themselves. This may involve adopting new technologies, digitizing processes, improving digital skills and so on.
A collaborative innovation platform MARYLINK provides clusters and professional groups with a robust and flexible solution that facilitates the sharing of knowledge, ideas, project management and much more:
- Stimulating innovation
Thanks to its Smart Spaces dedicated to ideation (like the Ideashub Smart space), a MARYLINK platform facilitates the collection, development and selection of innovative ideas. Its artificial intelligence engine, featuring theGPT integrationhelps you to develop ideas, provide information on a subject, translate and even rewrite proposals to make them more convincing.
- Facilitate complex interactions
MARYLINK offers user and content management tools that allow for a more efficient fine-tuned permissions management. This means that each smart space can be configured to suit different types of users and roles within the cluster or trade group, facilitating efficient and secure interactions.
- Managing and sharing information
With Smart Spaces dedicated to resources (like the Resources Smart space), MARYLINK makes it easy to manage and share relevant information. Members can publish and access articles, news documents, the videos and other resources. In addition, GPT integration helps to provide information on specific topics on demand.
- Improving competitiveness and growth
By facilitating collaborative innovation and the exchange of ideas, MARYLINK helps boost competitiveness and growth. What's more, its integrated GPT engine provides guidance and insights adapted to the context of each Smart space, helping members to improve their proposals and projects.
- Supporting digital transformation
By offering a turnkey digital solution for collaborative innovation, MARYLINK supports clusters and professional groups in their digital transformation. Its tools can help digitize innovation and project management processes, enhance members' digital skills, and facilitate online communication and collaboration.
A MARYLINK platform enables a cluster or professional group to animate its ecosystem and fully exploit its innovative potential.
💡MARYLINK offers optional modules and services that can further enhance the platform, such as tools for instant messaging advanced collaborative groupsaeventsand much more. These tools help to meet specific needs and maximize the efficiency of the platform for each cluster or professional group.