The project was led by Greater Stavanger Economic Development, a partnership of the local authorities in the Greater Stavanager area. The partners were a mixture of regional authorities, innovation agencies and business organisations and included:
The vision of the project was to develop competitive businesses and new jobs in the regions by strengthening the innovative foresight planning in the private and public sector. A new means of compiling and conveying past and future trends and developments for use as a basis for decision-making would be developed and international cooperation would be strengthened between business clusters and individual businesses as well as public facilitators.
The aim was to develop innovative foresight planning as a tool related to business development to improve their basis for decision-making.
The objectives were to:
The clusters included: