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  • Cluster development and smart specialisation at city level

    The cluster approach is acknowledged as the most influential one in modern industrial policy worldwide, and the arrival of smart specialisation has emphasized its influence. But, why? How might local

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    The urban dimension of smart specialisation: building a two-way bridge

    Smart specialisation and its related methodology known as Research and Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialisation (RIS3) have been assessed as “the most comprehensive industrial policy experience

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    Smart specialisation: why is it the time for cities to act now? Experiences from Bilbao and Basque country

    The Basque Country is celebrating now the 25th anniversary of the Basque cluster policy. According to Michael Porter, it was the first region in the world in applying massively the cluster concept to