The K-Zone consists of one specific zone on the island, which may help to create synergy through external economies of scale. The clustering of companies and organisations that are part of knowledge-intensive and creative sectors, can exchange information quickly and benefit from external economies of scale. For Curaçao, this implies that cooperation between firms can create synergy. Curaçao being a small island, it is important to look at geographical and transsectoral networks and innovations. Knowledge exchange is key in
transsectoral innovation, which makes cooperation important. The idea behind the Knowledge Zone is that knowledge exchange will be easier if businesses are clustered within one zone (knowledge-zone.com, 2012; Goede et al, 2012). 45 companies, institutions and organisations (both private and public) have joined the Knowlege Zone.