Towards excellence in cluster management

The European Foundation for Cluster Excellence (EFCE) is a non-profit, independent foundation and training Academy, based in Barcelona, Catalonia.  It was set up to teach, evaluate, raise and sustain the competitiveness of regional economic clusters worldwide. Its aim is to promote the use of clusters as an effective tool for the economic development of regions. Learn more >>


Two new training programmes have been set for 2016/17 in Cluster Excellence Management Training. Designed as essential tools for economic development practitioners and cluster managers to build on their foundation and knowledge in developing economic clusters and managing cluster initiatives.
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As a recognized protagonist of the Clusters and Value Chains landscape, the Foundation engaged into the discussions and rich debates of the 19th TCI Global Conference.  An fantastic opportunity to get inspired by and network with the world's best experts in economic development.
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March 2015, the city of  Dabrowa Gornicza held the first edition of the Cluster World Congress, the biggest event dedicated to clusters ever organized in Poland. During the Congress awards ceremony, representatives of the Foundation were distinguished in recognition of their work and impact as cluster experts and practitioners.
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The CIP Call 2013 programme reached successful conclusion in Brussels.  A highlight of the week, the Cluster Excellence Day 2015, allowed participants, guests and distinguished speakers to exchange on different aspects of cluster-based economic development.
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Two new training programmes in Cluster Excellence Management are set for 2017.
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Agenda

February 20 - 24, 2017
Barcelona, Spain
Cluster excellence training with
CLUSTEM

January 9 - 13, 2017
Tallinn, Estonia
Cluster excellence training with
5ForExcellence

January 24 - February 2, 2017
Barcelona, Spain
Competitiveness School

November 21-25, 2016
Pamplona, Spain
Cluster Excellence Training in Navarra


The European Foundation for Cluster Excellence attended the 19th TCI Global Conference, 8-10 November 2016.
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