On November 23rd of 2017, the company's director Carlos Tarrasón ministered a presentation in the industrial city of Contagem about the New Industrial Revolution, explaining the concept, the new technologies and its applications, new business models, examples in the whole world and in Brazil and reflected about what are the opportunities for the micro and small enterprises in this new industry context.

During the 7th and 9th November of 2017 we participated in the 20th TCI Global Conference on Clusters, organized by TCI in Bogotá, Colombia. Carlos Tarrasón, Cluster Consulting CEO, carried out a presentation on the 3rd day with the experience of the company on the following topic: "Promoting enterpreneurship through cluster initiatives". More information about the event at the links: 

http://www.tci2017.org/

http://www.tci2017.org/Program/Day-3-Better-implementation-practice-Better-business

 

During the 30th October 2017 took place in the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) a strategy and competitiveness course through the partnership with UFMG Consultoria Jr. (UCJ). Working on a real cluster initiative case with 30 students from the Economics an Business School (FACE-UFMG).

We are looking for a senior consultant (full-time job) to be incorporated as a minor shareholder. 

The consultant must have MBA, Master degree in Economics or Master of Arts in International Relations in a university of recognized reputation. Knowledge in strategy, regional development, value chains or clusters, innovation systems and competitivity will be appreciated.

The consultant must have analytical abilities, communication, interpersonal relations and leadership skills. It is required a minimum experience of 5 years in the private corporate world or as the administrator of public projects related to the private corporate world. Experience in sectores such as Information Technology, Health, Education, Fashion, as well as international experience will be appreciated. 

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On August 29th of 2017, we participated in the SEBRAE-MG internal training journey about how to develop the territorial vocations and their relations with the smart specialization policies. Carlos Tarrasón, the director of Cluster Consulting, presented examples of how to address the development politicies.

During the 24th  November of 2016 took place in the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) a strategy and competitiveness course through the partnership with UFMG Consultoria Jr. (UCJ). Working on a real cluster initiative case with 22 students from the Economics an Business School (FACE-UFMG).

During the 8th and 10th November 2016 Carlos Tarrasón participated in the 19th TCI Global Conference on Clusters, organized by TCI in Eindhoven, Holland. Carlos presented the experience of the company on the topic: "Inovation in Food Clusters in Minas Gerais". More information about the event at the link: http://www.tci2016.org/ 

Boyang Xue and Carlos Tarrasón publish this article to present food trade opportunities for Minas Gerais and Brazil in China. Our aim is to enhance the dialogue about how to create value in Brazil and insert our companies in global value chains targeting the Chinese market. This is a new opportunity for the Brazilian economic development that we have to take advantage of. See article.

On the 22nd of June 2016 the Strategic Plan and Service Model of the Canastra cheese producers Association (APROCAN) was presented in São Roque de Minas aiming to reinforce the region's Protected Geographical Indication and Collective Brand. The work was developed in partnership with INAES and SEBRAE-MG and started on the 1st of August 2015.

During the 14th and 17th June 2016 we participated in the 9th Latin American Clusters Congress, organized by the TCI, in the city of Temuco in Chile. Carlos Tarrasón, Cluster Consulting director, presented one session with the company experience: "IT Serra Gaúcha cluster betting for Industry 4.0." See presentation here. Further information about the congress at: http://9clactci.com

During the 19th and 20th May 2016 we participated in the workshop to define the ideal evaluation model for clusters. It was organized by TCI and with the participation of representatives from Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the UK. More information about the workshop at: http://www.tci-network.org/evaluation_activities_ws2016

During the 11th to 15th April 2016 we were on a mission together with a delegation from the Minas Gerais Government, IADB, FIEMG and SEBRAE-MG to know about the experience of Uruguay and Argentina in the building and management of Innovation Systems and Centers and bring it to the development of the Minas Gerais System.