GLOBAL BUSINESS CLUSTERS



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Global Business Clusters, Networks and Global Supply Chains (2014-2015)

 

With the sponsorship from the University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) and the support from the Pro-Vice Chancellor International’s Office, scholars from the Research Centre for ‘Business Clusters, Networks and Economic Development’ (BCNED), University of Surrey and ‘Stakeholders & Networks’ group, University of Sao Paolo in Brazil formed a new collaborative network. The grant was awarded to support the project on ‘Global Business Clusters, Networks and Global Supply Chains’ and the collaboration between the Faculty of Economics and Administration (FEA) at the University of Sao Paolo in Brazil, and Surrey Business School at the University of Surrey in the UK.

During the two research visits in Brazil and in the UK the team engaged in a large number of collaborative meetings and workshops and prepared the ground for two forthcoming publications and fostering future collaborative research.

 



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FIELD VISITS:

 

Bio-technology cluster:

At FIPASE trade association, USPRP incubator, and SUPERA technological park at the
Bio-technology cluster in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil

(October 15, 2014, University Of Sao Paolo – Ribeirão Preto (USP-RP), Brazil)


 




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Interviews at Cietc incubator at USP

(October 15, 2014)


 




 

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Research Workshop At FFIA:

 

Research Seminar at FFIA

Aby Emanuela Todeva on ‘Business Strategy and Network Structure’ for Master and MBA students

(October 15, 2014, Sao Paolo FEA-USP, Brazil)


 

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Workshop at FEA-USP

Research Methodology for Global Business Clusters and Global Value Chain
Networks’ with over 40 participants from academic institutions in brazil

(October 23, 2014, Faculty At The University Of Sao Paolo FEA-USP, Brazil)


 

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Research Workshop On Global Value Chains: Global And Local Integration

"Mapping Distribution and Concentration of Capabilities and Value Added Along the Global Value Chains”

(20 Feb 2015, University Of Surrey, UK)


 

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SPONSORS:

 

UGPN

UGPN
The University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) sets out to create a foundation for international collaboration enabling academics and students from some of the world’s top universities to work together on issues of global importance.. link

 

Schools of the University of São Paulo (FEAUSP)
The School of Economics, Business and Accounting, also known as FEA-USP, is one of the departments of the University of São Paulo
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UGPN

São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)
São Paulo Research Foundation – FAPESP – is an independent public foundation with the mission to foster research and the scientific and technological development of the State of São Paulo link

 

UGPN

Stakeholders and networks, Grupo de Pesquisa, CNPQ
Fostering Science, Technology and Innovation and also formulates its policies, contributing to the advancement of the frontiers of knowledge, sustainable development and national sovereignty. link

 

UGPN

University of Surrey
The Business Clusters, Networks and Economic Development (BCNED) group at Surrey University are focused upon revealing underlying linkages and interdependencies in the global economy and the impact of regional agglomerations of firms on global industries and value-chains. link

 

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