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Build Better Innovation Clusters With Strategy Tools

What is Strategy Tools?

DIGITAL ACADEMY

Learn the very latest tools, thinking, and methods in strategy. Learn at your own pace with the Strategy Tools Digital Academy.

STRATEGY PROJECTS

From mapping investors in your cluster to cluster strategy projects; this is the perfect platform for you.

ONLINE STRATEGY PLATFORM

Get the right tools for your cluster development. With 40+ powerful cluster strategy tools you can take on any strategy challenge.

STRATEGY CANVASES

This is your space to connect with like-minded cluster leaders, ask questions, share your work, and learn from the experiences of others.

COMMUNITY HUB

What is the Strategy Tools platform?

DIGITAL ACADEMY

Learn the very latest tools, thinking, and methods in strategy. Learn at your own pace with the Strategy Tools Digital Academy.

STRATEGY PROJECTS

From mapping investors in your cluster to cluster strategy projects; this is the perfect platform for you.

STRATEGY CANVASES

Get the right tools for your cluster development. With 40+ powerful cluster strategy tools you can take on any strategy challenge.

COMMUNITY HUB

This is your space to connect with like-minded cluster leaders, ask questions, share your work, and learn from the experiences of others.

We build new digital strategy solutions for innovation clusters.

NEW REPORT

Strategy Tools in Action

Go behind the scenes on how strategists across the globe use Strategy Tools in their work. Beyond the interviews, we are also honored to have some of the world’s best minds in strategy contributing their thoughts and essays to the report. 

Why Strategy Tools?

Your business landscape is changing much faster. Most organisations are working with outdated tools & assumptions. The world of strategy needs:

New, relevant strategy frameworks

New, connected ways of learning

New, digital ways of collaborating

New ways of driving large scale change

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Read our strategy insights

The world of strategy is shifting. Leaders, companies & governments are looking for new ways to build strategies for the future. Read more about these shifts in our insights.

REPORT

BUILDING INNOVATION SUPERCLUSTERS

Report based on work with over 40 clusters and cluster initiatives (from autonomous mobility, drones, energy transformation, heavy industries, aquaculture and more).

ARTICLE

CLUSTERS & CAPITAL: 10 CHALLENGES TO OVERCOME

How should an innovation cluster tackle the challenges they will face developing a capital strategy? And how can clusters connect their strategy capital with the bold work coming from the EIC?

ARTICLE

LEADERSHIP IN THE AGE OF SUPERCLUSTERS

In this article we explore the leadership traits and behaviors we have identified in interviews, observations and in-depth conversations with formal and informal cluster leaders across countries and industries.

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Learn and build strategic capabilities

Deliver more value to your cluster. Upskill in just hours, with on-demand strategy programs available anytime, anywhere.

GLOBAL CLUSTER LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Designed for cluster managers, cluster boards, national cluster programs, policy makers, and ecosystem developers, the Global Cluster Leadership Program helps you build capacity for cluster management.

SUPERCLUSTER! SIMULATION CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

A 100% online certification program to support your development, learning and mastery of the Supercluster! simulation. Bring to your cluster, innovation agency, economic development agency clients, or ecosystem.

COMING SOON: SUPERCLUSTER STRATEGY INTRO

Learn how to define a clear road map, clear targets and deep alignment in your cluster.

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Start working

Work on strategy together with your team on relevant tools that have been developed for today’s clusters such as:

SUPERCLUSTER STRATEGY INTRO

Create a cluster strategy in a single, easy-to-understand framework to foster understanding and alignment around your supercluster strategy.

SUPERCLUSTER STRATEGY MAP

Helps you map out a supercluster strategy and how you can involve, engage and activate all stakeholders in a supercluster development project.

SUPERCLUSTER OPEN INNOVATION MAP

Using the Open Innovation Map, innovation clusters can now quickly set up a strategy, structure, and process for open innovation at the cluster level.

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Develop Your Cluster with Cluster Solutions

From workshops, Cluster & Capital programs or multi-year cluster strategy projects . Work with us on the Strategy Tools Cluster Programs – 100% digital or blended. See one example how we design and deliver a 3-9 month Cluster & Capital Program.

Stay connect with like-minded strategists

Strategy Tools Hub is a growing community platform for professionals working with strategy. From strategy consultants, CEOs, startups, government leaders to internal strategy teams, this is your space to connect with like-minded strategists, share your work, and learn from the experiences of others.

How NCE Seafood Innovation Cluster Gets Its Startups Investor-Ready

Bergen-based NCE Seafood Innovation Cluster has long had entrepreneurship
as a strategic pillar.

But after mapping out the startup members, one thing stood out.
 How can we get the startups more investor ready?

The answer came in the digital-first program “Are You Ready to Raise Capital” 

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Thousands of companies, consultants and leaders around the world use Strategy Tools Digital Solutions to build capabilities and deliver business impact.

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“The new cluster strategy which we developed together with Christian Rangen resulted in two things – we got a new strategic area called “Startups & Commercialization”, and we now have a structure to better engage and interact with the startup and VC communities.”

 

Tanja Hoel
Director, NCE Seafood Innovation Cluster