The BCC at the Technology & Competitiveness Institute conference in Spain

8:42 am in Berytech News, General by salim tannous

450 delegates from around the world participated in the 15th TCI annual global conference which was held in San Sebastian from the 15th to the 19th of October.

The theme of the conference was “Constructing Place-based Competitiveness in Times of Global Change”. A lot of attention has been given to firm- and cluster- level strategies for competitiveness and strategies for ensuring sustainable competitiveness and development.

Hosted in a part of the world renowned for building competitiveness strategy; the conference also offered an opportunity to share and reflect on the competitiveness trajectory of the Basque Country, a Spanish region with strong tradition, experience and results in cluster and competitiveness policy. Delegates had the chance to explore some of the region’s innovative clusters – renewable energy, machine tools, wine and tourism … – and unique experiences such as the city regeneration of Bilbao or the cooperative organization of Mondragon.

Cluster Tour around Renewable Energy

The Basque Country has a long tradition in energy production. These well-established Basque firms maintain a leading role in new traditional energy projects and are at the forefront of innova¬≠tion in the sector Read the rest of this entry →