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TCI Global Conference

October 8 - October 10

In Antwerp, experts from around the globe will be gathering in a forum setting—while seeking to make headway in the domains of cluster developmentregional competitiveness and innovation support. At the TCI 2019, Flanders will showcase its clusters and its expertise in cluster development, while providing ample occasions for international networking.Two main types of clusters
As part of its official cluster policy, Flanders has launched various innovative business networks. These networks aim to create a dynamic within a group of companies, and are expected to implement a concrete action plan:

  • by fostering intense cooperation between the participating companies;
  • resulting in demonstrable economic added value.

Launched over a year ago, Flanders’ spearhead clusters constitute a second type of cluster in the region. These initiatives boost long-term and cross-sector collaboration projects for enhanced innovation in some of Flanders’ most advanced and promising sectors: chemicals (Catalisti), food(Flanders’ FOOD), energy (Flux50), logistics (VIL) and sustainable materials (SIM), blue economy (The Blue Cluster).

Local clusters with global potential

Putting Flanders’ spearhead clusters on the global map is a key goal of Flanders Investment & Trade, as part of ‘Vlaanderen Versnelt’ or ‘Flanders Accelerates’. This refers to the official internationalization strategy aimed at promoting the region’s global potential in five main domains:

Download the ebook to find out more about how Flanders supports innovation through cluster development.To know more about the conference, click here.

Details

Start:
October 8
End:
October 10
Website:
http://www.tci-network.org/tci2019

Venue

Flanders Meeting & Convention Center Antwerp
Koningin Astridplein, 20
Antwerpen, 2018 Belgium
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