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Welcome to the

Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils

A global
multi-stakeholder membership organization founded in 2010

The GFCC is committed to disseminating best practices to accelerate productivity, growth, and prosperity for countries, regions, and cities.

 

The GFCC does that through high-level networking and events, in-depth conversations, advice, and education.

 

Learn more about GFCC's purpose and offer

The GFCC provides exposure and access to a unique network of global leaders, innovation agencies, corporations, and research institutes through its networking activities and knowledge-sharing platform.

Initiatives

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Driving Innovation in Times of Crisis

Driving Innovation in Times of Crisis deepens the understanding of crises to unlock new opportunities for innovation, enhance competitiveness, and promote resilience.

 

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University and Research Leadership Forum

The University and Research Leadership Forum is a living think-tank to examine trends and generates ideas to optimize education and research enterprises.

 

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Global Competitiveness Award

The Global Competitiveness Award honors leaders who have advanced the competitiveness agenda.

 

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Innovation Learning Labs

Innovation Learning Labs are workshops designed to spark progressive dialogues and enhance knowledge of innovation policies and initiatives.

 

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Thought Leadership

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GFCC Annual Reports

The reports offer a transparent account of the GFCC's annual performance, detailing its objectives, accomplishments, and future prospects.

 

Read all GFCC reports here

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GFCC Principles

The reports guide nations and organizations to compete effectively in today’s global environment. Built by GFCC and its community.

 

Read all GFCC Principles here

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GFCC Blog

Competitive Edge serves as a platform for our community to share knowledge, expose innovative ideas, and learn about the newest innovation trends.

 

Access the GFCC blog here

Upcoming Events

Global Innovation Summit 2023

This year's Global Innovation Summit will happen from November 12 to 14 in Doha, Qatar, hosted by Qatar University, a leading academy institution in the Middle East.

 

Under the theme Shape Tomorrow: Innovate the Sustainable Future, the summit will delve into the creation of business models and policy frameworks that tap into the sustainability opportunity to boost economic prosperity while safeguarding the planet and mitigating the impacts of climate change.

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Innovation in the Face of Adversity: How Past Crises Have Shaped the World

On August 30, at 9 am ET, the GFCC and its member Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) will host the webinar Innovation in the Face of Adversity: How Past Crises Have Shaped the World as part of the Driving Innovation in Times of Crisis (DITC) initiative.

 

The webinar will draw lessons from three case studies developed by a joint research team since the beginning of this year: the 9/11 attacks, the Global Financial Crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In Person and Virtual Events

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The GFCC curates an exclusive collection of both online and in-person events.

 

Often implemented in partnership with member organizations, they gather members, fellows, and partners from around the globe. 

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News & Announcements

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GFCC and CNI host forum with university and industry leaders in São Paulo

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