Find here a selection of recent news on clusters and competitiveness. Any news from your organization? Contact us and we publish it on this page.

Latin America & Caribbean
26 September 2018

Register now and share your expertise by submiting your proposal for parallel sessions and participatory workshops that will be held on the second and third conference day. We are looking for experiences of what worked well and not so well worldwide .

North America
26 September 2018

We are pleased to announce that the 21st TCI Global Conference 2018 will be held in Toronto, Canada on 16-18 October 2018.

26 September 2018

20th TCI Global Conference
"The future of clusters through cross-country and cross-region collaboration"
7-9 November 2017, Bogota, Colombia

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26 September 2018

The Chamber of Commerce of Bogota hosted the 20th TCI Global Conference The Future of clusters through cross-country and cross-region collaboration, which was characterised by   allowing interactions between cluster and competitiveness professionals of multiple countries and regions.

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26 September 2018

Another year has finished and for TCI it has been another year full of activites to advance in the practice of cluster and competitiveness. We look back to all we have achieved this year and look forward to what is next in 2018.

26 September 2018

We are proud to have shared with him our 20-year history of the TCI Network-The Competitiveness Institute and have counted on his generous support and advice through the years in our conferences and chairing our Board of Advisors.




26 September 2018

At the end of May date 24th and 25th experts from Sweden, Germany and Basque country, came to Latvia to fulfill a peer review exercise on clusters policy development for implementation of RIS3 strategy in Latvia. Peer review exercise were organized by Ministry of Economics which is one of the 9 project partners.

26 September 2018

Catalonia was a pioneer region in cluster policy, used as a tool to improve industry competitiveness through improving strategic positioning of companies and the business environment in which they compete. With a background of more than 25 years, Catalan cluster policy features some key elements: a combination of analysis and process, fostering change using Porter’s adapted tools, and an...

26 September 2018

Last month the Foundation, in association with IESE Business School, held its Competitiveness Summer School, the annual agora for policy makers end senior practitioners in economic development. The training week went fast and it was a great experience to see the engagement level between participants, the faculty and speakers, hailing from diverse geographies and areas of expertise.

26 September 2018

TCI Cluster Evaluation Working Group Workshop
Cork, Ireland, 14-15 May 2018


04 April 2018

If interested in hosting a TCI conference in 2019, please write to Patricia Valdenebro, CEO TCI Network,

04 April 2018

Register now and consult the details of the Call for Proposals and how to submit.

02 April 2018

TCI European Conference 2018, Sofia, Bulgaria

"Turning challenges into opportunities"

23 February 2018

TCI Network seeks to develop tighter bridges between the practitioners in our network and the academic community working on clusters. In this line, we regularly post listings of new academic articles on clusters and competitiveness on our website.

22 February 2018

2018 is set to be a busy year for the TCI cluster evaluation working group. Following last year’s workshop in Oslo and a session at the global conference in Bogota, Madeline Smith, Emily Wise and James Wilson met at Orkestra in San Sebastian in February to plan forthcoming activities and work on refining some of the outputs from the ongoing activities of the working group.

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04 February 2018

TCI European Conference 2018, Sofia, Bulgaria 20-22 March

"Turning challenges into opportunities"

24 January 2018

We invite all TCI members to renew their membership before 31 March and encourage the cluster and competitiveness community around the world to join TCI now, so as to benefit from membership advantages during the entire 2018!

22 November 2017

TCI Network seeks to develop tighter bridges between the practitioners in our network and the academic community working on clusters. In this line, we regularly post listings of new academic articles on clusters and competitiveness on our website.

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22 November 2017

Silvano Bertini, Head of Economic Development Policies Unit at Emilia-Romagna Region, is the winner of the TCI Network 20th Anniversary Essay Competition that took place for the 20th TCI anniversary celebration.


21 November 2017

Many interesting presentations were given by the speakers during the 20th TCI Global Conference in Bogota, Colombia. The TCI conference material is a great working tool for cluster practitioners helping them to advance in their professional development. In order to make this material accessible to a wide public, TCI has been publishing for some years now material produced in the framework of our activities. We invite you to download the content and share it with your network!



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