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INNOVACT offers a tailored training for stakeholders involved in cross-border value chains in Latin American border regions. The training focuses on three relevant themes.

Click on each theme to access its content. 

  • Cross-border cooperation (CBC) and innovation: Modes and experiences of cross-border cooperation in the EU. Strategic cooperation and Project Cooperation – how to start. Cooperation projects for CBC Innovation – Success Factors of EU projects. How to formalize cooperation and make it last.
  • Innovation Governance: Governance and Cooperation in regional innovation systems (RIS3 methodology). Governance and joint decision-making – how to plan cooperation? Operational implementation of innovation strategies. Monitoring and Evaluation of innovation cooperation. Joint Implementation of an Action Plan.
  • Clusters and Innovation: The relevance of clusters and value chains for generation of income and employment. Innovation and knowledge transfer in clusters and value chains. Policy instruments used in the EU to support innovation and development of value chains. Innovation partnerships. Practical examples.

Each subject is structured around 5 training modules to be delivered in face-to-face training sessions on the ground, in virtual webinars or for self-learning. Powerpoint presentations of the main content will be available in this online repository of training modules shortly.

Basic content is open to the interested public. Registered users will find also additional contents for each topic such as more practical examples and exercises.

Please note, that the content of the training is being developed on a rolling base, in order to match concrete needs of the INNOVACT partner regions and stakeholders.

BLENDED LEARNING: INNOVACT Training for Innovation and Cooperation in Border Areas