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The European Cluster Observatory: Measuring the performance of clusters<br />Berlin, 15 December 2009Göran LindqvistCSC, S...
IVORY TOWER<br />The ECO Consortium<br />2<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />
a European hub for clusters and cluster organisations<br />providing knowledge and facilitating collaboration <br />Lindqv...
Innovation Platform<br />www.clusterobservatory.eu<br />KnowledgePlatform<br />Collaboration Platform<br />Cluster Mapping...
What to evaluate and measure?<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />5<br /> the cluster initiative / programme<br />ope...
Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />6<br />Source: adapted from Diez, European Planning Studies, 2001<br />
Global Cluster Initiative Survey 2003, 2005<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />7<br />Objectives<br />Types of goals...
Värmland triangulation model<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />8<br />Large-scale survey to participants: estimated...
Cluster mapping<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />9<br />Employment data update<br />in 2010 and 2012<br />Time ser...
A flexible online cluster mapping tool<br />User-defined regions<br />combinations of NUTS-2 regions<br />Specialregions<b...
Regional framework conditions <br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />11<br />Secondary data:<br />skills, innovation, e...
Online collaboration platform<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />12<br />“ the official European platform for cluste...
Cluster library<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />13<br />Policy reports<br />a virtual<br />EuropeanClusterLibrary...
The Observatory’s role<br />Statistical cluster analysis, time series<br />Cluster performance indicators: wages, etc<br /...
Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />15<br />2010<br />2011<br />2012<br /><ul><li>First performance indicators
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Measuring the performance of clusters- The European Cluster Observatory approach

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A presentation for the Workshop "Promoting cluster excellence - measuring and benchmarking cluster performance and quality of cluster organisations"

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Measuring the performance of clusters- The European Cluster Observatory approach

  1. 1. The European Cluster Observatory: Measuring the performance of clusters<br />Berlin, 15 December 2009Göran LindqvistCSC, Stockholm School of Economics<br />Download this presentation at: www.slideshare.net/GoranLindqvist<br />
  2. 2. IVORY TOWER<br />The ECO Consortium<br />2<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />
  3. 3. a European hub for clusters and cluster organisations<br />providing knowledge and facilitating collaboration <br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Innovation Platform<br />www.clusterobservatory.eu<br />KnowledgePlatform<br />Collaboration Platform<br />Cluster Mapping<br />Regional Framework Conditions<br />Cluster Library<br />4<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />Cluster organisation profiles<br />Clustermemberprofiles<br />Clusterorganisationbenchmarking<br />European Cluster Managers’ Club<br />Sectoralinformation(events, news…)<br />“Market place”(projects, training…)<br />
  5. 5. What to evaluate and measure?<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />5<br /> the cluster initiative / programme<br />operational performance of the organisation<br /><br />evaluation<br /> the cluster<br />effects of the efforts on the enterprise or region level<br />
  6. 6. Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />6<br />Source: adapted from Diez, European Planning Studies, 2001<br />
  7. 7. Global Cluster Initiative Survey 2003, 2005<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />7<br />Objectives<br />Types of goals, e.g. innovation, training, exports, etc.<br />Business environment<br />Economic policy setting<br />The initial strength of the cluster<br />Setting<br />Performance<br />Cluster competitiveness <br />Cluster growth<br />Operational performance<br />Initiation and planning<br />Governance and financing<br />Resources<br />etc.<br />Process<br />Source: Sölvell, Lindqvist, Ketels, The Cluster Initiative Greenbook, 2003<br />
  8. 8. Värmland triangulation model<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />8<br />Large-scale survey to participants: estimated changes to the research, education programmes, entrepreneurship, and to sales growth<br />Shadow Controls<br />Statistical comparison of sales and employment growth between targeted firms and a national reference group in same industries<br />Deep interviews with key actors, assessing the success of the process<br />Generic Controls<br />Process Tracing<br />
  9. 9. Cluster mapping<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />9<br />Employment data update<br />in 2010 and 2012<br />Time series, growth<br />(high sector resolution,full geographicalcoverage)<br />Performance indicators<br />Wages, patenting, etc(lower sector resolution, partial geographical coverage) <br />Flexiblemapping tool<br />Flexibility to address regions and sectorsrelevant for the user<br />
  10. 10. A flexible online cluster mapping tool<br />User-defined regions<br />combinations of NUTS-2 regions<br />Specialregions<br />“Baltic”, “Mediterranean”, “Danube”<br />Defaultregions<br />NUTS-2<br />User-defined<br />sectors<br />Combinations ofNACE-4 industries<br />Specialsectors<br />“Creative industries”, “KIBS”, “eco”, etc.<br />Defaultsectorsabout 40 categories = allconcentrated industries<br />10<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />
  11. 11. Regional framework conditions <br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />11<br />Secondary data:<br />skills, innovation, etc.<br />Regional framework online mapping tool<br />Primary data:<br />regional survey<br />Regional benchmarking report<br />
  12. 12. Online collaboration platform<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />12<br />“ the official European platform for cluster collaboration ”<br />Cluster organisation profiles<br />Clusterorganisationbenchmarking<br />“Market place”(projects, training…)<br />Clustermemberprofiles<br />Sectoralinformation(events, news…)<br />European Cluster Managers’ Club<br />
  13. 13. Cluster library<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />13<br />Policy reports<br />a virtual<br />EuropeanClusterLibrary<br />Sectoral reports<br />Regional reports<br />Cluster cases<br />
  14. 14. The Observatory’s role<br />Statistical cluster analysis, time series<br />Cluster performance indicators: wages, etc<br />Regional competitiveness data<br />Benchmarking of cluster organisations<br />Also:<br />Own reports: emerging clusters, regional competitiveness<br />Depository for reports by others<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />15<br />2010<br />2011<br />2012<br /><ul><li>First performance indicators
  16. 16. New Cluster Library
  17. 17. New cluster mapping tool
  18. 18. GCIS 2011
  19. 19. Secondary regional data
  20. 20. Primary regional data
  21. 21. Cluster organisation benchmarking</li></li></ul><li>2nd user survey: government and academia<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />16<br />
  22. 22. Contact<br />Göran Lindqvist, PhD<br />Center for Strategy and Competitiveness<br />Stockholm School of Economics<br />www.sse.edu/csc<br />goran.lindqvist@hhs.se<br />+46 8 7369524<br />17<br />Lindqvist, Berlin, 15 Dec 2009<br />Download this presentation at: www.slideshare.net/GoranLindqvist<br />

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