- Year: 2012
- Author: Maniu, Mircea T
- Journal Name: Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai. Studia Europaea
- Journal Number: Vol.57, No.1
- Publisher: Journal Studia Europaea
- Published Location: Cluj-Napoca City, Romania
- Country: Romania
This research starts from the analysis of Romania's regional development policy over the last few years, while introducing the argument of creating poles of growth, genuine innovative clusters, according to schemes that have been validated within the European Union. The research horizon is comprised within the realities noticed in the North-Western Region of Development, and the potential case of good practices identified in this regard is that of the Cluj Metropolitan Area, which reunites production and conception factors which are necessary for a sustainable and durable development, indicative of Romania.