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It is a perfect moment to become a TCI member and to benefit from membership advantages during the entire 2018. We invite the cluster and competitiveness community around the world to be part of this leading network.

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What is on in 2018?

This year TCI Network will continue contributing and finding new ideas to develop the framework of cluster-based economic development. Global and regional events and activities will be launched in an intense calendar in order to place cluster efforts into the broader context of innovation and competitiveness policies. Click here to see all the activities planned for 2018.

First meeting point in Sofia for the TCI Europe 2018

Are you aware of Bulgaria’s and Eastern Europe opportunities and potential for clusters? Get to know the local cluster ecosystem through visits to leading cluster firms, interact with Easter Europe cluster teams and leading actors and get access to concrete learning experiences on innovative collaborative projects in the region.

Warming up for the 21st TCI Global Conference

TCI 2018 will be held in Toronto, Canada on 16-18 October 2018 focusing on the theme of "Collaborating to Compete: Clusters in Action”.  More than 400 local and global leaders from across the cluster ecosystem, including business and government leaders, academia, and cluster organizations will share learnings and develop business opportunities that will drive economic growth and prosperity.  Call for proposals opening soon!

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Building Innovation Superclusters in Canada

Take a look at "Building Innovation Superclusters in Canada", by written by Don Tapscott, Co-founder and Executive Director at Blockchain Research Institute. This article aims to explain the extraordinary advances that Canada, country that will host TCI2018, is making towards becoming an innovation economy. Don't miss it!


In remembrance of Antoni Subirà from the TCI Network

With deep sadness we inform you that Antoni Subirà passed away last January 7th, 2018. Professor Subirà was Chairman of the Advisory Board of TCI Network and a pioneer of cluster policy in Catalonia. His colleagues at TCI Network pay tribute to him and show their respect and admiration for his great work.


Meet TCI's new Board member Prof. Geunwoo Ryu, Korea

Get to know Hyeyoung Cho who is professor at Keimyung University. He will be in charge of the TCI Asia Chapter. Prof. Geunwoo Ryu is a TCI Board member elected during the TCI General Assembly 2017.


European Cluster Matchmaking event in Brussels


In the framework of the Second European Industry Day, the European Cluster Collaboration Platform organises, on behalf of the European Commission, a European Cluster Matchmaking Event in Brussels on February 22nd, 2018. The Matchmaking Event is expected to gather representatives of up to 140 European cluster organisations for cross-sectorial meetings.


TCI Tools - resources in the Media Corner


Do you need the new TCI Network logo in high resolution? Or a picture of our President? Curious to know what the press says about TCI? You can find it all in our Media Corner. TCI provides a range of tools free of charge to be downloaded and used by the media and cluster practitioners.


New selection of academic articles on clusters

This month's selection includes an article entitled "The Changing Geography of Innovation and the Role of Multinational Enterprises by: D. Castellani. The John H Dunning Centre for International Business

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