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Accelerating Competitiveness Through Collaboration

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Global Competitiveness Principles on place-based innovation

The GFCC and its members are proud to launch its annual flagship publication, the Global Competitiveness Principles. The Global Competitiveness Principles offer an overarching framework for national strategies aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to foster innovation, competitiveness, and prosperity in the 21st century.  This year’s edition focuses on place-based innovation and supporting initiatives


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2022-2023 Annual Report

Check out our Annual Report for a comprehensive review of GFCC's 2022 activities and accomplishments. Highlights include a successful forum in São Paulo in partnership with CNI, and a flagship Global Innovation Summit in Greece. Additionaly, our partnership with the Japan Science and Technology Agency led to a new initiative, Driving Growth in Times of Crisis. Download the report for valuable insights, including exclusive articles from our members, and stay up-to-date on our latest achievements

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Driving Innovation in Times of Crisis 

GFCC Launches New Driving Innovation in Times of Crisis Report


The report highlights the efforts and accomplishments made by the GFCC and JST throughout 2022 to understand crises and find opportunities for innovation through resilience efforts. Download the report to access valuable insights from past events and glimpse the future of the flagship initiative Driving Innovation in Times of Crisis.


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About the GFCC

Founded in 2010, the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is a network of leaders and organizations from around the world committed to competitiveness and higher living standards. Our members strive to achieve innovation, productivity and prosperity in their nations, regions and cities. The GFCC develops and implements concepts, initiatives and tools to navigate the complex competitiveness landscape and take action.


Thriving markets and people rely on both their own national policies and collaborations across the globe. In this spirit, the GFCC brings together experts for their mutual competitiveness and benefit, true to the motto of Accelerating Competitiveness through Collaboration. ​

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Our initiatives

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Learning Labs

University and Research
Leadership Forum


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Global Competitiveness

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Global Competitiveness

GFCC Membership

The GFCC provides its members with exclusive access to a network of global leaders, international competitiveness organizations, renowned corporations and research institutes by providing a platform for connections through global events and internal initiatives that are exclusively available to members. ​


Members of the GFCC engage with each other regularly, exchanging ideas, addressing challenges related to innovation and competitiveness, and comparing best practices. The GFCC not only facilitates this, but also rationalizes and filters this information. Thus, we provide research for our members through annual reports that prove valuable for their future endeavors and competitiveness strategies, be they national or international.

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