Vertical Roadmap

We propose a five stage process for designing innovative investment projects per niche industry market, such as:

  1. mapping sectoral and regional strengths
  2. identification of actors per sector of interest
  3. actors engagement
  4. collaborative project design
  5. monitoring and assess

Mapping

Regional
scientific profile

EDP Focus
groups

Specialisation
indexes

Implement
monitor
assess

Balanced
scorecard

End users'
satisfaction
survey

Identify
actors

Vision
sharing

Research
infrastructure
mapping

Clusters &
innovation
ecosystems

Engagement

Collaborative
vision building

Debate at
a glance

Project
co-design

Action plan
co-design

Open data
tool

Mapping

Mapping is about studying the regional specialisation, the exact technologies and scientific sub-fields in the thematic area, the existence of research infrastructures that are useful in this field and the existence of clusters and innovation ecosystems.


Related varieted analysis

Related Variety Analysis is an application that is designed to identify highly correlated sectors -with regards to existing specialisation of a region- which can represent underlying regional growth opportunities for diversification.

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How can I identify my region in the global value chain?

First it is important to sketch the regional scientific profile, the existing clusters and the specialization of the region and also to perform a related variety analysis…