Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

of 11 /11
The European Cluster Observatory TCI Global Conference, Gurgaon, 1 December 2010 Göran Lindqvist CSC, Stockholm School of Economics

Transcript of Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

Page 1: Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

The European Cluster Observatory

TCI Global Conference, Gurgaon, 1 December 2010

Göran LindqvistCSC, Stockholm School of Economics

Page 2: Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

A knowledge platform for the European policy community facilitating analysis and supporting fact-based policy

2 Lindqvist, TCI Global Conference, 1 Dec 2010

Page 3: Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

Key activitiesStatistical cluster data and regional competitiveness datao Collect secondary statistical data from national statistical

agencieso Process and assemble the data in a database

Data about cluster organisationso Identify them with secondary data (Google, reports, etc)o Solicit primary data (website users)

Make the data publically available on a websiteProduce analysis and reportsProvide a ”library” for cluster-related documents

Lindqvist, TCI Global Conference, 1 Dec 20103

Page 4: Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

Cluster mappingMultiple indicators: employment, firms (units), wages, growthComparable data across all of Europe

Gives you answers to questions like:”In which European regions is a certain sector concentrated?””In which sectors is a certain European region specialised?

Lindqvist, TCI Global Conference, 1 Dec 20104

Page 5: Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

Lindqvist, TCI Global Conference, 1 Dec 20105

Page 6: Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

Lindqvist, TCI Global Conference, 1 Dec 20106

Cluster Mapping

Page 7: Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

Example of non-cluster use:

Services vs.manufacturing

Lindqvist, TCI Global Conference, 1 Dec 20107

Page 8: Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

Typical uses:Observatory reports, examples:o Creative and cultural industries clusterso Mobility industries clusterso Smart specialisation in European regionso Service vs. manufacturing orientation

Other EU uses, examples:o A reference source for cluster policy reports by the

European Commission

Lindqvist, TCI Global Conference, 1 Dec 20108

Page 9: Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

Typical usesNational and regional reports

Academic books,articles, working papers, etc.(currently 104 hits on Google Scholar)

Lindqvist, TCI Global Conference, 1 Dec 20109

Page 10: Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

EU and India: an important difference

India EU

Competitiveness = productivity Competitiveness = innovation

Improve qualtity and efficiencyEnhance knowledge flowsbetween firms, research and education

Best done in homogoneousgroups of firms producing same or similar products

Best done in systems of related industries and ”triple helix”, and across clusters

Narrow cluster definition Wide cluster definition

Lindqvist, TCI Global Conference, 1 Dec 201010

Page 11: Presentation done by Goran Lindqvist

Contact

Göran Lindqvist, PhDCenter for Strategy and CompetitivenessStocholm School of Economicswww.sse.edu/[email protected]+46 8 7369524

11 Lindqvist, TCI Global Conference, 1 Dec 2010