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TCI Network corporate presentation 2015


TCI Network presentation, January 2015

TCI Network presentation, January 2015

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  • 1. TCI Network 2015
  • 2. What is TCI Network? TCI Network is the leading global network of main organizations and practitioners with deep expertise in clusters and competitiveness, who collaborate in a unique open, flexible and practical context to advance in the practice of competitiveness, innovation and cluster development. Through its activities, TCI reaches out to 9,000 practitioners from development agencies, government departments, cluster organizations, academic institutions, companies and multilateral organizations in over 110 countries. Founded in 1998, TCI is a nonprofit, non- governmental organization with a global scope, open to members from all continents.
  • 3. Who forms the TCI Network?
  • 4. 548 Active members with the common objective to make their regions and clusters more competitive A network of organizations and persons Organizations Development agencies Government departments Cluster organizations Companies Academic institutions Multilateral organizations Persons Business leaders Cluster managers Policy makers Researchers Consultants Source: TCI Network, 11.11.2014
  • 5. 63 member organizations Source: TCI Network, 11.11.2014
  • 6. Geografic distribution, 2014 Profiles of TCI members, 2014 523 active members Regional development agency National development agency Researcher Cluster facilitator Consultant Regio nal Gvt Multilateral organiation Business person Source: TCI Network, 11.11.2014 National ministry
  • 7. Has a 10 to 15 years’ experience In a leading position, setting strategy & designing programs and policies Works for an economic development agency Experienced in economic development & specifically in innovation, internationalization, marketing and evaluation of clusters Uses project management, cluster analysis and facilitation as tools Speaks 2-3 languages and has working experience mainly in Europe and quite probably in other regions, including developing countries With interest in paticipating in joint programmes and cooperation projects The profile of a TCI member
  • 8. Governance - Board of Directors Christian Ketels, President Harvard Business School, USA Klaus Haasis, Secretary Combine Innovation GmbH, Germany Alberto Pezzi, Treasurer ACCIÓ, Gov. of Catalonia, Spain Jaime Echeverri Medellin Chamber of Commerce, Colombia Karin Gjerløw Høidahl Innovation Norway, Norway Lotte Langkilde University of Southern Denmark, Denmark Chong In Lim KICOX, Korea Danka Milojkovic Cluster House, Serbia Frédéric Miribel Invest in Lyon - Aderly, France Yasin Naku Siraba Innovation Systems & Cluster Programme Uganda Manuel Montoya Automotive Cluster Nuevo Leon, Mexico Tom Sommer MassMEDIC, USA Werner Pamminger Clusterland Upper Austria, Austria Madeline Smith Institute of Design Innovation, UK Richard Walker Economic Development Australia
  • 9. Prof. Antoni Subirà, Chairperson IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain Mr. Sergio Arzeni LEED Program, OECD, France Prof. Michael Best University of Massachusetts, USA Dr. Bob Breault Breault Research Org. ,Tucson, USA Mr. Emiliano Duch The World Bank Group, Washington, USA Prof. Michael J. Enright Enright, Scott & Associates, Hong Kong Hon. Ms. Tea Petrin. Vice-Chairperson University of Ljubljana, Slovenia Mr. Ifor Ffowcs-Williams Cluster Navigators, Ltd, Nelson, New Zealand Prof. Piero Formica International Entrepreneurship Academy, Sweden Mr. Yves Guyon Lyon Aeroports, Lyon, France Mr. Alec Hansen Development Alternatives Inc, USA Mr. Eric Hansen Ec. Transformations Group, USA Mr. Kenneth Lanza USAID, USA Mr. Andy McDonald Scottish Enterprise, Glasgow, UK Prof. Michael Porter Harvard Business School, USA Prof. Hubert Schmitz University of Sussex, UK Prof. Örjan Sölvell Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden Governance - Board of Advisors
  • 10. TCI Secretariat Patricia Valdenebro CEO Leire Oiarbide Network Coordinator Jacqueline Glarner Communications Officer
  • 11. ¿What can a practitioner obtain from TCI? What does our network give you? • Specialised knowledge and expertise • Networking and internationalization opportunities • Increase your and your organization’s visibility
  • 12. •Key information about clusters, competitiveness and innovation systems on a global level •Latest trends in competitive strategies and cluster-based policies •Best practices in cluster development and management •News about cluster initiatives and competitive regions worldwide •Experiences on methodologies for economic growth and regional development Specialised knowledge and expertise ¿What can a practitioner obtain from TCI?
  • 13. •Contact with leading competitiveness actors and relevant organizations active in cluster and regional development in an open, flexible and practical context •Access to potential partners with deep expertise for possible joint projects •Interest Groups on competitiveness topics to build on strengths and expertise •Regional initiatives and local contact points to exchange experiences and best practices Regional Initiatives Local Contact Points Interest GroupsConferences and Workshops ¿Qué puede encontrar un profesional en TCI? Networking and internationalization ¿What can a practitioner obtain from TCI?
  • 14. Membership certificate ¿Qué puede encontrar un profesional en TCI? Visibility and profile ¿What can a practitioner obtain from TCI? • Reinforce your international visibility • Showcase your cluster and regional competitiveness programmes • Inform about ongoing projects, RFPs, job openings and events • Identify yourself as a TCI member and show how your organization is connected in the relevant global community • Get recognition as cluster professional Include your logo in TCI publications Announcements through TCI web and social media
  • 15. • Newsletter Subscribe yourself! 9,000 subscribers already receive it monthly • Members Directory Get in contact with experts from around the world • Cluster Initiative Database Benchmark your initiative, compare your cluster Online resources • Social networks Where can you find relevant information?
  • 16. Ongoing projects ¿Qué puede encontrar un profesional en TCI?  Mapping the capabilities/expertise within our network  Peer reviews  TCI interest groups “Cluster Evaluation” & “Gender and Innovation”  Webinar on clusters and competitiveness  Regional seminars  TCI speakers’ database  Benchmarking of cluster initiatives  Tightening bridges between practitioners and the academic community  Professional training to develop and manage cluster initiatives in Latin America Mapping of cluster initiatives in Latin America Hot topics  Evaluation of cluster programs  Training on cluster management  Shared value
  • 17. TCI Latin American Chapter Regional initiatives ¿Qué puede encontrar un profesional en TCI? • 16% of TCI members are in LA • A regional, institutionalized committee. 8 representatives from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil and Venezuela. • 3 strategic projects: • Professional training to develop and manage Cluster Initiatives in LA • Mapping of cluster initiatives in Latin America • Webinars • 8th TCI Latin American Cluster Conference, Medellin, 15-18 June 2015
  • 18. TCI Oceania Chapter Regional initiatives ¿Qué puede encontrar un profesional en TCI? • 8% of TCI members are in LA • 2n TCI Australasian Cluster Conference, Sydney, 17 April 2015
  • 19. 8th TCI Latin American Cluster Conference Medellin, Colombia, 15-18 June Europe: Proposal of Conference on Cluster Policies in collaboration with UNIDO 18th TCI Global Conference Daegu, South Korea, 3-6 November TCI Oceania Chapter 2nd TCI Australasian Cluster Conference Sydney, Australia, 17 April TCI Latin America Chapter Cordoba, Argentina, September Gathering of US cluster practitioners, Boston, US, Spring Planned activities for 2015
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