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Industrial policy: recommendations to support Europe's leadership in six strategic business areas

On 5 November 2019, the European Commission published recommendations by a group of experts, the Strategic Forum on Important Projects of Common European Interest, to boost Europe's competitiveness and global leadership in six strategic and future-oriented industrial sectors: Connected, clean and...
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New Regional Competitiveness Observatory: Supporting policy and practice through the latest data

The Regional Competitiveness Observatory measures and compares the performance of European regions from different perspectives. Developed by Orkestra-The Basque Institute of Competitiveness, this tool aims to support policy-makers, academics and practitioners who are working to understand and...
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Impressions from the Competitiveness Summer School 2018

June 15, 2018 Last month the Foundation, in association with IESE Business School, held its Competitiveness Summer School, the annual agora for policy makers and senior practitioners in economic development. The training week went fast and it was a great experience to see the engagement level...
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Innovation & Gender

Published by the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems VINNOVA and authored by Inger Danilda and Jennie Granat Thorslund (eds.), the book tackles questions such as "Why does GENDER DIVERSITY matter when it comes to product and service innovation? What has RESEARCH shown? And what does...
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Registration open: Microeconomics of Competitiveness - MOC Course

2018 edition / 28th September- 19th December In an open world like today’s, where competition is extremely fierce, courses such as the MOC Course, are more relevant than ever. Internationally, it is the most complete and trusted programme when it comes to understanding the multiple dimensions of...
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The Competitiveness Summer School 2018 successfully finalized its summer edition

From the 4th to the 8th of June, the 2018 Competitiveness Summer School took place in Barcelona. Organized by the European Foundation for Cluster Excellence and hosted by IESE Business School, this year's edition focused on a series of topics related to the growth of regions, cluster-based economic...
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Building the competitiveness of firms, clusters and territories

Orkestra-Basque Institute of Competitiveness, in collaboration with the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, of Harvard University, directed by Professor Michael E. Porter, and networking with around a hundred other prestigious educational institutions from the five continents, offers the MOC...
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9th TCI Latin American Cluster Conference “Competitiveness, clusters and smart specialization” Temuco, Chile, 14-17 June 2016

This year's TCI Latin American Cluster Conference gathered 200 cluster and competitiveness professionals from 14 countries in Latin America, Europe and North America. Under the main theme of “Competitiveness Policies, Clusters and Smart Specialization”, participants shared their knowledge and...
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For Competitiveness of Cities and Regions

For Competitiveness of Cities and Regions Clusters Summer School, Barcelona, May 2015 The known Clusters Summer School returns to Europe in May, co-organized by the European Foundation for Cluster Excellence and IESE Business School, under the name of Regional and City Competitiveness School. Both...