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Clustering & Smart Specialisation - Where policy meets practice

From: 14 May 2018 - 10:00 To: 14 May 2018 - 11:30

Clustering & Smart Specialisation - Where policy meets practice

All are welcome to a special public lecture with guest speaker James Wilson from Deusto Business School, Spain

Cork University Business School & the Competitiveness Institute are pleased to invite you to Clustering & Smart Specialisation - Where Policy Meets Practice with James Wilson, Research Director at Orkestra Basque Institute of Competitiveness & Deusto Business School, Spain.

  Date Monday 14th May             
  Time 10 am start.  Tea & Coffee served from 11 am
  Venue Creative Zone, Boole Library, UCC
 Parking Public parking available at Perrott Avenue (near Hayfield Manor Hotel)  or Perrott's Inch (near Gaol Cross) 

About the speaker

James Wilson's work focuses especially on

  • territorial strategy-making.
  • governance,
  • • innovation and cluster policy,
  • policy evaluation,
  • Universities' role in territorial development

James has published widely on these issues and has played leading roles in European research projects. particularly in the fields of clusters and smart specialization strategies.  James is regularly invited as an expert speaker/advisor by institutions including the European Commission and national and regional governments. He is a member of the Board of Directors (and current Secretary) of The Competitiveness Institute (TCI) Network.

All very welcome to attend.  

RSVP by Thursday May 10th to Prof. Eleanor Doyle T: (021) 4902975  E:

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