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Clusters and Knowledge Economy
Put simply, clusters are geographically close groups of interrelated specialized organizations. Two main historic reasons for industrial clusters were: easy knowledge exchange and the availability of skilled labor. I believe the arrival of the knowledge economy including all its communication technologies decreases the need for traditional regional clusters. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Regional proximity
  Decrease the need: yes. But not end it: there are still valid reasons for regional clusters remaining.

  Special Interest Group on Clusters
  Specialized business communities such as those on 12manage could be seen as a new type of clusters, without the need for geographical proximity. Make sure you are part of the SIG on Clusters at 12manage and Register ;-)

  Cooperation and Competition
  I agree with Bertrand. We are seeing new types of clusters arriving without national or regional borders. Note that firms within clusters may be cooperative or competitive or even independent. This aspect remains unchanged in internet / knowledge economy.

  Three types of clusters
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  Still need for local action

  4 Cluster Drivers

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