Capacity building of public innovation agencies, for Transfer and Technologic (IADB-RG-T3031)

Countries
  • Costa Rica
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Panama
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
C
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Borrower
Public Innovation Agencies and/or government agencies that boost innovation in selected countries.
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.40 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 12, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Aug 23, 2017


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Project Description
The objective of this Technical Cooperation (TC) is to strengthen the institutional capacities of public innovation agencies in El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Guatemala, Costa Rica so that they can design and implement public policies and programs that facilitate the execution of transfer projects and technological entrepreneurship in the participating countries. At the same time, it is hoped to support the agencies so that they can strengthen the capacities of technologically based entrepreneurs, intermediary agents such as incubators and accelerators of technological businesses, and technology transfer offices through the execution of specific pilot projects of technology transfer and entrepreneurship In a "Learning by Doing" scheme where the execution of the projects allows the different actors to interact, learn and acquire practical experience as well as developed the necessary business networks and interactions. To this end, activities will be developed in the following dimensions: (i) institutional strengthening of innovation agencies, (ii) fostering the linkage of agencies with industry and technology transfer and entrepreneurship centers, as well as the implementation of the programs designed, (Iii) implement and implement from public innovation agencies, pilot projects of transfer and technological entrepreneurship with local and regional impact and (iv) systematization and evaluation of policies and pilots implemented.
Investment Description
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Indicative Budget Component 1 / Institutional strengthening of innovation agencies / USD 70.000 Component 2 / Fostering the linkage of agencies with industry and technology transfer and entrepreneurship centers / USD 70.000 Component 3 / Implement from public innovation agencies, pilot projects of transfer and technological entrepreneurship with local and regional impact / USD 230.000 Component 4 / Systematization and evaluation of policies and pilots implemented / USD 30.000 Total : USD 400.000
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TEAM LEADER Adrián Magendzo TEAM MEMBERS Galileo Solís Ignacio de León Matteo Grazzi Elías Tefarikis Adriana Oreamuno ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF IADB The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) or Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)-funded project. If you submit a complaint to MICI, they may assist you in addressing the problems you raised through a dispute-resolution process with those implementing the project and/or through an investigation to assess whether the IDB or IIC is following its own policies for preventing or mitigating harm to people or the environment. You can submit a complaint by sending an email to MICI@iadb.org. You can learn more about the MICI and how to file a complaint at http://www.iadb.org/en/mici/mici,1752.html (in English) or http://www.iadb.org/es/mici/mici,1752.html (Spanish).