January 19, 2010

Cluster Facilitation vs. Cluster Management

In this LEDCast episode, Frank Waeltring interviews Ifor Ffowcs-Williams on the role of a cluster facilitator. The difference between cluster management and cluster facilitation is discussed. Different kinds of funding and its implications are also elaborated on and the roles of different cluster facilitators are described. The main challenges for future cluster initiatives are also explored.

Ifor Ffowcs-Williams at the TCI Conference in Finland

Frank Waeltring is a partner in mesopartner. Ifor Ffowcs-Williams is an international cluster development expert and is the CEO of the niche economic development consulting firm Cluster Navigators. Ifor has also his blogsite e4oncompetitiveness.