Clusters Think In - Competing internationally

Clusters Think In - Competing internationally Clusters Think In - Competing internationally

23 June 2022


16:00 - 18:00


Connected Places Catapult


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How can regions and nations help the UK become internationally competitive?

Are you interested in building successful economic regions and nations and levelling up the UK? Join us to shape our Thriving Regions and Nations work by gaining and sharing insight on how clusters can support the UK’s international competitiveness and spur economic growth, in association with Tortoise Media.

The Oxford/Cambridge Arc is a good example of an international competitive cluster. This event will focus on the role of clusters in boosting the UK’s international competitiveness and how government and business can partner to deliver high value interventions to get more businesses exporting and attract investment to more locations.

In the event, we’ll cover: 

  • Why can you export more effectively from a cluster than outside one? Including areas such as scale, reputation and network
  • How do you identify and prioritise market opportunities?
  • Where is the existing Government support good and lacking, is there cut through?

This event is invite-only and will be a maximum of 1.5 hours, including time for networking. Tortoise Media will be facilitating this session and there will be a write up of the discussion, as well as film and audio used to create to resources for the Clusters Playbook, which will be built up as we undertake the roadshows.

What is a Think In?

A ThinkIn is not a panel discussion but a forum for civilised disagreement, designed to reach a better informed opinion based on the experience and expertise of everyone in the room. Together, we’ll aim to answer questions like: What is a cluster? What role do they play in the levelling up agenda? And how can businesses and policy makers work together to make them a success?



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Hannah Collins

Hannah Collins

Clusters Project Manager, CBI


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