business clusters

business clusters

a system of market and non-market links between geographically concentrated companies and institutions. The links enable cooperation among suppliers and competitors on business processes, purchasing, investments and technical research.
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Identify target business clusters to attract to the Innovation Center.
Dubai Holding will continue to reinforce its successful strategy of investing in innovation, knowledge, technology, content and business clusters to support Dubai's efforts in setting up advanced infrastructure, which in turn will attract top global talent.
Business clusters were first popularized in Micheal Porter's book, The Competitive Advantage of Nations.
Mladen Mladenov, Executive Director of the Association of Business Clusters (ABC), has said that a total of 261 clusters have been registered in Bulgaria so far.
It makes sense to have these sports business clusters here as we have excellent sports facilities in the form of the University of Limerick.
It is essential Solihull works closely with Birmingham and the major educational institutions and universities in the city to ensure the right supply of skills and labour they require to further its business clusters and create employment and investment opportunity.
Ian Jenkinson Director of the School of Engineering Technology and Maritime at LJMU emphasised the importance of business clusters in economic development.
More schemes are expected to follow for female youth entrepreneurship, small and medium sized businesses of the wine sector, manufacturing and services, processing and marketing of agricultural products and business clusters.
I understand local authorities need to develop their own business in terms of council tax revenue but losing the airport will further isolate the area and its potential for attracting new business clusters.
The Confederation of Tunisian Citizen Enterprises (CONECT) is holding from November 27 to 29 November, 2013 in Gammarth, Tunisia, the Business Road Show, an event for business clusters and networks support.
This trend will eventually lead to further segmentation of cities by business clusters.
If the government changed planning policy in the way Johnson proposes, he would consider altering his own London Plan policy to encourage boroughs to identify the kinds of business clusters they believe are beneficial or detrimental to high streets and town centres.
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